One of our own, swim coach Steve Tarpinian has passed away last week, March 15th. Tarpinian started competing in triathlon on Long Island, NY in the early 80s, has worked as a race director, founded Team Total Training and the Event Power company, wrote books and was the author of various DVDs. He also managed triathlon and swim clinics and camps and was well respected for his knowledge, passion and skills. Our thoughts and prayers are with Steve's family and those closest to him at this time. Arrangements for remembrance of Steve will be announced in accordance with his wishes and those of his family.