Head Coach (775-315-7701)
Coach Kat is a USA Synchro Level 1 and ASCA Level 2 certified coach. She has taken age group Synchronized swimmers to National Championships, and has been selected to coach competitive swimmers at LSC All Stars, Pacific Coast All Stars, Western Zone Championships, and North American Challenge Cup meets.
When Coach Kat moved to Carson Valley in 2006, she began coaching the Carson Valley Masters team, and was the Dolfins' substitute Head Coach for a month. She joined the team as an Assistant Coach in January 2007, and served as Head Coach from 2009 through present.
Kat likes practices to be disciplined and fun! This comes from two of her past occupations; 10 years in the United States Air Force, and 10 years as a preschool teacher in Washington State. For 15 years she has enjoyed coaching competitive swimming and synchronized swimming at both the Assistant Coach and Head Coach levels. She started competing in swimming at the age of 5, and has been involved in the sport ever since.
Greg grew up swimming in Southern California at the beach
and as a member of the Seal Beach Swim Club where he held club
records in Backstroke and IM. He also enjoyed swimming in his
Club's annual Rough Water Swim, an open water course, at Seal
Beach, California. (he looks forward to taking his kids to
compete in the open water swim!) In addition to club swimming,
Coach Greg was a member of the Huntington Beach Junior Lifeguards
where he increased his open water skills and got in beach running,
surfing, volleyball, boat drops, pier jumping and a few life saving
Coach Greg attended Cal
Poly, San Luis Obispo where he studied broadcast
journalism. After a successful career in Radio (Top 40 Dj)
& TV (he does great weather!), Coach Greg is now semi retires
which allows him to spend time with his family doing
something really fun and fit. A life long swimmer, he appreciates
what swimming has taught him about perseverance, hard work and the
success that can come from that effort. In addition to swimming, he
has been involved in several other sports including volleyball,
football, softball and spent several years coaching baseball.
He started coaching with the Dolfins in August of 2010.
He recently injured his achilles tendon and had to take a
break from coaching. But he is now back on the deck and happy
to be coaching again!
When not at the pool,
you can sometimes find Coach Greg skiing or out with the Boy
Scouts, hiking, fishing, and camping. He has two boys and a
girl on the team.
Coach Jennifer moved to South Lake Tahoe when she was 4 years
old. She grew up in Tahoe and began swimming for Tahoe Swim Club
(under Coach Jerry Erickson) when she was 10. She swam with the
team for 5 years until she discovered her love for cross-country
running. She began running in 7th grade and continued through her
junior year at South Tahoe High. In 1990 she was #1 in the state of
Nevada and ranked #6 in the nation at the 2-mile run.
Coach Jennifer married her spectacularly awesome husband in 2001
who she’s known since she was 4 years old. They moved to
Gardnerville in 2001 and have 3 kids who are all Dolfin swimmers.
Coach Jennifer currently works for the Douglas County School
District as a kindergarten aid. Coach Jennifer loves working with
kids and loves being a coach for the Douglas Dolfins!!