"Jerry is a knowledgeable guy when it comes to swimming and he definitely improved my stroke and made me a better swimmer. I achieved goals I set and was pleased about that.
The problem with Jerry is he is a control freak and runs things like a dictator. Unless you are dubbed as one of his favorites, you will butt heads with this man. To be a favorite of his, either be one of his top performers or make sure you are a huge brown noser from day 1. Otherwise you will be overlooked, treated like crap, and used for him to make an example out of you in regards to discipline. His communication skills are terrible and whenever you talk with him, just remember that he is "right" even when he is totally wrong. If he says 2+2=5 then you better agree otherwise you'll learn the hard way.
The stuff explained above was experienced by a large group of swimmers who were coached by Jerry. Overall, despite personal success, I would never swim under that man having the title of coach again." - 4/15/2011