Team Sports

Down East Family YMCA Youth Sports has a mission of providing a comprehensive youth sports program that meets the needs of all children in Downeast Maine.  We offer recreational and competitive opportunities for baseball, softball, basketball and soccer to achieve this mission.


Meet Our Head Coaches

Matt Montgomery
Swim Team Head Coach

Matt has been on the DEFY coaching staff since 1998. He has been the Head Coach since 2000. He coached the Ellsworth High School Team from 1998-2002. Before moving to Maine, Matt coached for the Blue Marlin Swim Team of St. Croix, USVI and the Carderock Springs Cudas in Bethesda, MD.

Shane Lowell
Youth Sports Director

Shane is back as our Youth Sports Director after taking a 2 year hiatus. Shane has served in virtually every department at the Down East Family YMCA.