Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

All-North Jersey Boys Swimming: Coach of the Year: Chris Armen, River Dell/westwood

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

All-North Jersey Boys Swimming: Coach of the Year: Chris Armen, River Dell/westwood

Article excerpt

Chris Armen can't remember a year quite like this one.

A losing team evolved into one of Bergen County's fastest. Records were broken and then re-broken again. The wins came at an unprecedented pace.

River Dell/Westwood (11-3) might have been the biggest surprise of North Jersey swimming.

It's why Armen is The Record Boys Swimming Coach of the Year.

"Since I've been coach, this has been the most successful season we've had," said Armen, in his 12th year.

Before this winter, the Golden Hawks had never won as many as 11 meets or placed as high as fourth at the Bergen County Meet of Champions during Armen's tenure.

"In most cases, when we walked in on the boys side, the best swimmer in the pool was on our team," said Armen, well-respected by many opposing coaches. "On a lot of occasions, even the two or three best swimmers. …

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