Turning Your Fitness Dreams Into Reality

Specializing in swim coaching & instruction for fitness, triathlon, and competitive swimming in the Southern New England area.

Let Big Dreams Fitness provide you with the skills and encouragement to help you turn your fitness dreams into reality.

Katherine Schwab is the owner of Big Dreams Fitness and looks forward to helping you accomplish your goals.


  • Private swim instruction in both the pool and open water
  • Small group swim instruction in both the pool and open water
  • Triathlon and endurance sport training plans

Big Dreams Fitness Will Help You:

  • Set realistic and achievable goals
  • Develop proper technique
  • Improve your endurance and speed
  • Believe in yourself and your abilities

Coaching Services emphasize proper technique, safety, and goal attainment.

Customized Training Plans are usually designed with an event in mind. They are based on your current ability level as well as your athletic goals. All plans include gradual increases in time and intensity with specific recovery days.


  • 1996 – Began racing in triathlons, completed all distances from Sprint to Ironman over a period of the past 20 years
  • 1997 – 1998 New England Barracudas – MA: Swim Coach for local United States Swimming team
  • 1995 – 1997 Suburban Athletic Club – MA: Head Coach of Swim Team & Aquatics Instructor
  • 1999-2009 – Head Triathlon Coach for Massachusetts Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training
  • 2002 – Launched Big Dreams Fitness