Fontaine comes to RIC
with over 35 years of coaching and aquatics experience at
various levels. A decorated coach at the club and high school
level, Fontaine previously coached at East Providence, St.
Mary's-Bay View and North Providence High School. He led Bay
View to the New England Prep School Championships coached North
Providence to the 1993-94 Class “B” Championship.
He has served for two
decades as a High School and Collegiate Swim Official, while
serving as the Recreation Director for the city of Cranston, the
town of Narragansett, and the town of Somerset (MA). In 2013,
Fontaine was inducted into the Rhode Island Aquatic Hall of