Meet the Coaches…

Andrew Pulsifer

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…above with Emily, loves Masters swimming and has coached triathletes, college, club, high school and masters teams for four decades.

Andrew is a licensed Real Estate Broker working with Beverly-Hanks & Associates in Asheville, North Carolina. He loves to help people with all aspects of a real estate transaction.  For help finding or selling your dream home give him a shout at

Training with or coaching masters groups in Georgia, Virginia, Maine and North Carolina, he’s a seven-time U.S.M.S. National Champion and an Age-Group World Champion  (4th overall) at the 2013 World Open Water Swimming Association’s 10-mile Championships in Newport, Vermont, contested in beautiful Lake Memphremagog on the Canadian border.

He earned a Bachelor’s degree in broadcast communication studies from Virginia Tech and a Master’s degree from Georgia State University in education & sports administration.

He enjoys open water swimming, hiking, trail running, biking, paddle boarding, skiing, body and regular surfing, many of these things with his family!

Daniel Dozier


A Raleigh, North Carolina native, Daniel coaches our Wednesday morning swim and will have you questioning your fitness level. Seriously.

Daniel’s full-time gig is as assistant coach for the UNC Asheville women’s swimming program. He’s a 2016 graduate of UNC Wilmington earning a degree in Exercise Science. Daniel trained hard and enjoyed a successful swimming career specializing in the 100 and 200 Yard Breaststroke.

Asheville Masters is glad to have him on our pool deck coaching us. Please read UNCA Asheville’s complete bio of Daniel here: