An independent, intelligent, and problem solving swim coach who is dedicated and working hard to improve the skill and ability of swimming athletes.
My philosophy is anchored in self responsibility and putting in good effort.
I am committed to this sport because it is my calling and I am good at it.
I am a clear communicator and too the point.
My value is found in my knowledge base, my personal experience as a competitive swimmer, and my ability to communicate clearly what I am asking of swimmers to do.
I have high expectations of myself and others.
A head lifeguard performing duties of a recreation coordinator; training lifeguards, preparing in-services, instructing lifeguard classes, instructing CPR, AED, First Aid, and implementing aquatics programs for the City of South Lake Tahoe.
A head lifeguard training and managing a staff of lifeguards on a year-round basis.
An instructor conducting water exercise classes and instructing swim classes for children.
A swim coach conducting clinics for adults wanting to improve their swimming technique and speed.
A Masters swim coach designing, preparing, and implementing workouts for a group of triathletes and swimmers. In addition, providing stroke analysis for each athlete.
Continued working as head coach 2017-current.
An instructor planning, preparing, and executing lesson plans designed to improve the swimming ability of students whose skill ranged from novice to advanced.
Continued working as an instructor 2006, 2014-2016.
An assistant swim coach working with high school swimmers to improve their strokes, turns, and dives.
Continued working as an assistant coach 2018-2019
A swim coach instructing age group swimmers (age 8-17) in competitive strokes, dives, turns, and at swim meets.
Continued to coach 2009-2011, 2015-2017.
Kelley Edwards, Recreation Supervisor, City of South Lake Tahoe, 530-542-6059
Larry Phippen, Swim Coach, Tahoe Swim Club, 530-933-1807
Will Davenport, Head Coach, South Lake Tahoe High Swim Team, 775-291-8109
Walter Morris, Department Chair of PE, Lake Tahoe Community College, 530-541-4660 x246