Katie Horrigan

Meet The Flyers Coaching Team

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Katie is a recent graduate of Merrimack College where she earned a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science.

She currently is attending Worcester State University to earn her Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy and hopes to become a Pediatric Occupational Therapist.

Katie grew up swimming from a young age and went on to swim for Wachusett in high school.

She has developed a love for teaching others how to swim through teaching swimming lessons and lifeguarding at Holden recreation throughout high school and college.

In Katie’s free time she enjoys running, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends.

Learn more about the Worcester Fitness Flyers Swim Team.

Recent Posts

Who Else Wants to Exercise Without Getting Sore?

Has this happened to you? You walk out of Worcester Fitness happy and congratulating yourself for finishing a tough workout. The next day, you are really feeling it!  That’s when your shoulders may stiffen, and your lower back may ache. These symptoms are called delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). Experts used to...

Why Exercise is So Helpful in Combating Addiction

By Jared HenryThe Beginning Four years ago, I entered a rehabilitation center for the second time. When I think back on the time that my life was consumed by alcohol and drugs, there were a few common denominators that shaped how my time was spent. The first two were depression and anxiety. Alcohol and drugs were used to...

5 Easy Steps – Back on Track in 2021

2020 has been a tough year on all fronts for nearly everyone. Normalcy was thrown out the window, and for many of us, our daily routine has not been able to get back to what it was. For some of us, myself included, many goals were abandoned and we’ve gone in a direction that was not intended. And you know what? That's Ok...

Shifting Back To Neutral in 5 Easy Steps

Life comes at us fast and hard. We spend our lives juggling a delicate balance of wants, needs, deadlines, and dreams. All of these bits of stress can lead us equally to great achievements or to sleepless nights. It is a lifelong challenge to develop and practice the skills necessary to manage this load.The first step on...

6 Ways to Stay Committed to Being Fit

Life can be challenging these days! With masks and gloves, remote learning, working from home, and curfews, it's difficult to stay focused and committed to our fitness regimens. But exercise plays a very vital role in our lives, not just physically but mentally too. When we exercise, our bodies release chemicals...

8 Ways to Love Your Phone Again

There are many days when I throw my smartphone down and lament the times when we used rotary phones that took 2 minutes to dial a number.  Heck, I’d even settle for a flip phone from 15 years ago.Our smartphones consume our thoughts and take us away from doing things that make us feel good like exercise and spending time...

The Harsh Truth About Evening Snacking

If you’re trying to lose weight, you may want to stop eating in front of the TV at night. A recent study presented at the European and International Conference on Obesity adds to the growing evidence that when you eat can matter almost as much as what you eat. Researchers found that the average adult consumes nearly 40%...

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