Coaching Staff

Paul Yetter

Head Coach


Paul Yetter joined T2 Aquatics in May 2010 as the club’s Head Coach.  Before coaching with SEC Champion Auburn University (2009-2010), Paul spent the previous 9 years at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club working with athletes of all ages and ability levels.

A 7-time member of USA Swimming’s National Team Coaching Staff, Paul has represented the USA as an Assistant Coach at the 2008 Olympic Games, the 2007 Japan Open, the 2006 Pan Pacific Championships, and the 2005 World Championships.  Additionally, Paul served as the Head Women’s Coach of the 2007 Pan American Games, leading the team to 14 of 16 possible Gold Medals.

In 2013, Paul served as the Head Men's Coach for Team USA's World Junior Championship Team, competing in Dubai, UAE; and most recently Paul served as the Head Men's Team Coach of USA Swimming's National Select Camp held in Colorado Springs in October 2014.

Prior to his time spent on the USA National Team Staffs, Paul gained experience assisting National Coach of the Year Bob Bowman during NBAC’s 2001-2002 season.  From 2002-2004, Paul lead NBAC's Harford County Site, and from 2005-2009 Paul guided the NBAC's High Performance Training Group at NBAC's Meadowbrook Site.

Coach Yetter's athletes have represented the USA in every major International Competition, winning medals at the Olympic Games, World Championships, Pac Pacific Championships, World University Games, Pan American Games, Junior Pan Pacific Championships, and the FINA World Youth Championships. 

Yetter has guided 7 different athletes to "USA Swimming National Team" status; in addition, a total of 14 different athletes, under Paul's guidance, have qualified to represent the United States in International competition.

Yetter was Katie Hoff's coach in 2004 when she qualified for the Athens Olympics at age 15, and again in 2008 when she qualified for the Beijing Olympics.  From 2005-2008, under Yetter's guidance Hoff set 2 Long Course World Records and 18 American Records, while earning 3 Individual Olympic Medals and 6 World Championship Gold Medals.  During the 2007-2008 season, Hoff set at least 1 American Record in 9 different events.

Following the 2008 season, Yetter guided 15 year old Elizabeth Pelton to the 2009 USA Rome World Championship team, where she finished 6th in the 200 Backstroke.  Pelton qualified for the US Team in 3 individual events -- more than any other female swimmer from the United States that year.

In October 2011, one year after T2 Aquatics was formed, Coach Yetter's T2 Aquatics swimmers Elizabeth Pelton and Erika Erndl won a total of 9 medals at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. 

Since 2002, Yetter's swimmers have set more than 75 US National Age Group records in 13 different events, while 12 different athletes have achieved more than 90 No. 1 National Age Group rankings. Recently, Coach Yetter's T2 Aquatics athletes Elizabeth Pelton (2011) and Matthew Limbacher (2013) set National Age Group records while representing T2 Aquatics.

Coach Yetter has a proven track record of coaching large groups at the Highest-Level meets in the United States; in 2008 he led a group of 12 North Baltimore Aquatic Club athletes to the US Olympic Trials, and the 2012 he led a group of 8 T2 Aquatics athletes to the Olympic Trials.

For his efforts in coaching, Yetter was named the 2007 USA Swimming Developmental Coach of the Year as well as the United States Olympic Committee Developmental Coach of the Year for all Olympic Sports.

Coach Yetter's athletes have gone on to swim for some prestigious Universities, including:  Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Columbia, Penn, Michigan, Minnesota, Texas, John's Hopkins, North Carolina, Florida State, South Carolina, Southern California, Tennessee, LSU, Georgia Tech, Williams College, Lewis University, and Richmond.

Yetter is a 1998 graduate of the University of Wisconsin where he earned a degree in English.

You can follow Paul on Twitter @PaulYetter or at Developing The Champion Within and Create Performance

Tom Yetter

Head Age Group Coach


Coach Tom Yetter joined T2 Aquatics in December 2010 as the club's Head Age Group Coach.  In the time since Tom’s arrival to Naples, T2 Aquatics’ presence at the Florida Age Group Championships has grown from under 15 qualifiers to over 35 current qualifiers.  In addition, Tom has led T2 Aquatics to its first Individual and Relay Age Group State “FLAGS” Championships.

From 2002-2010 Tom led the North Baltimore Aquatic Club’s Age Group Program to outstanding success.  Over 70 different athletes under Tom’s guidance qualified for the Maryland Zone Team during that time, and – also during that 8 year period -- 26 different athletes set over 40 Maryland State Records.  For his efforts, Tom was awarded the “Maryland Age Group Coach of the Year” award 5 times.

Tom has worked almost exclusively with 14 and under athletes, who have qualified for some of the highest level Open meets in the United States – including the U.S. Winter National Championships, Junior Nationals, and Sectionals.

Tom has guided or developed 6 different individual athletes who have reached a USA Swimming Number 1 National Age Group Event Ranking, including T2 Aquatics’ Matthew Limbacher who set a National Age Group Record at age 12 in the 50M Breaststroke.  Over 45 athletes guided by Tom have placed in USA Swimming’s “Top 10” National Rankings. 

Coach Yetter’s athletes have been ranked in the USA Swimming Age Group “Top 10” in each of the 18 competitive Age Group events.

According to T2 Aquatics Head Coach Paul Yetter, “Tom has proven himself to be among the most accomplished Age Group Coaches in the United States over the last decade. His athletes tend to achieve at a high level, and most importantly are taught to be physically and emotionally ready to take additional steps in the sport of swimming.”

Tom has been involved in USA Swimming’s Local LSC government in multiple ways over the last 8 years: He has served several times as Maryland Swimming’s Head Zone Coach, as well as the Maryland LSC Board of Directors.  In addition, Tom has served as the Technical Planning Co-Chair, Age Group Vice Chair, and Administrative Vice Chair of the Maryland LSC government.  

Follow Coach Tom at @t2aquatics and on his blog at

Kevin M. Erndl

Team Director, President, and Founder


Kevin Erndl is the Founder and President of T2 Aquatics, as well as its Team Director. 
After starting his coaching career in 1997 with the Augusta Swim League, Kevin became a YMCA of the Palms Coach at the Norris pool in 2005.  Kevin has been the driving force behind the creation of T2 Aquatics since that time; he has led the charge for Capital refinements at the Norris Pool, hired the current T2 Aquatics staff, and has overseen the Management of the Club in every way.
As a Coach, Kevin has spent time on deck with every level of T2 Aquatics athletes.  After the 2008-2009 season, Kevin was named to USA Swimming's National Team Coaching Staff based off the accomplishments of his athletes.  Curently, Kevin works with our T2 Aquatics Masters and assists all groups as needed throughout the season.
In August 2009 Kevin coached Erika Erndl to a US Open Meet Record in the 100 Meter Freestyle, helping Erika earn a spot on the 2009-2010 National Team.  Kevin’s coaching philosophy is geared toward refining an athlete’s stroke, and developing a training plan that enables T2 Athletes to swim with optimum proficiency and skill.
A graduate of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Kevin was a First Team All-ACC swimmer for the ‘Heels. Having competed in the 1999 NCAA Championships and the 2000 US Olympic Trials, Kevin has been involved as an athlete at the highest level of swimming offered in the United States. As a High School student, Kevin was named the NISCA National High School Swimmer of the Year in 1997.
Kevin earned his UNC degree in Economics, and is a full-time Portfolio Manager – as well as the Founder and Director of T2 Multisport for Tri-athletes.  In his spare time, Kevin has enjoyed competing in  Triathlons – having won the 2008 Heartland Triathlon in Sebring Florida, as well as qualifying for the 70.3 World Triathlon Championships in 2007 and a 2007, 2008, 2009 USAT All-American.

Mike James Egan

COO, Masters Coach


Mike grew up swimming with the Internationally-respected Team Foxcatcher  in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania before moving on to compete collegiately for Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. Mike then worked as an assistant on the Men’s and Women’s team of Lafayette College.

After Mike’s time at Lafayette, his swimming career evolved into a triathlon career.  After an initial health setback, Mike climbed the multi-sport ranks. In  2007 & 2008 Mike earned a spot and competed in the Ironman World Championships in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

In 2013, Mike launched, an online video program that combines training studio footage with race footage to provide structured training for PAINCAVE’s worldwide membership.  PAINCAVE has been featured in Men’s Journal, Bike Rumor, and Fox Small Business Weekly.

Mike joins T2 Aquatics with the goal of working with all levels of T2 Aquatics athletes, while also serving as a key administrator for T2 Aquatics’ programming.

T2 Aquatics’ Head Coach Paul Yetter says, “We are fortunate to have Mike Egan on our Staff here at T2 Aquatics.   Our athletes will benefit from Mike’s knowledge of Swimming and Triathlon, and our membership will benefit from Mike’s leadership and ability to problem solve.”

Mike currently coaches the T2 Masters, the Introduction Group, and the Technique & Training group.

Jennah Haney

Senior & Age Group Coach


T2 Aquatics is excited to welcome Coach Jennah Haney to our Staff.  Jennah will join T2 in the Fall of 2015 after serving as a Senior Coach for the Badger Aquatics Club of Madison, Wisconsin for the last year.  Jennah is a 2014 Graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a degree in Consumer Affairs in Business.  

Jennah comes to us highly recommended from our USA Swimming Coaching community after her first full year of work with the BAC, one of the top Club swimming Teams in the Midwest.  Jennah will be working with athletes of all ages and ability levels here at T2 Aquatics.

Daniel Little

Age Group Coach


Dan joined the T2 Aquatics Staff in the Spring of 2014 and since then has worked with T2 Aquatics as a Lead Coach for our Introduction and Technique & Training Groups.  He has also worked with the Naples Swim School as a Tiger Shark Coach, NSS Training Group Coach, as well as a clinic instructor.

Dan has been teaching and coaching swimming since 2006 and has worked with all ages from 6 months through high school.

Dan is a native of Springfield, OH, and competed as a dual athlete (Swimming & Cross Country) for Urbana University and studied Education and Communications.  As an age grouper, Dan competed for Springfield YMCA.

Debra Lyn Orringer

Age Group Coach


Debra Orringer joined the T2 Aquatics Staff in July 2015, and has been working with the Introduction and TNT groups.

Deb is a Graduate of the University of Florida.  She holds a Master’s of Science degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology, as well as a Minor in Nutrition.  Deb has worked as a Manager of Wellness Programs at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, and several PGA clubs, and since 2005 with swimmers from beginning to advanced levels.  In addition to working with swimmers in and out of the water, Deb was one of the Co-writers of Zumba'Aqua Zumba Program.

With over twenty years experience in the Health & Fitness Industry, Debra has consulted for several Fitness companies and has appeared in their TV ads as a subject-matter expert.  In addition, Debra has published numerous articles in various National trade magazines.

Debra is a member of the American Council of Exercise (ACE), the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), the International Dance and Exercise Association (IDEA), the Aquatic Exercise Association, SCW Fitness, ECA World Fitness, and the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAPHERD).

Debra propelled herself into the health and fitness industry following her own challenge with health issues, which eventually led to a visible & physically-transformative change in her overall health.  Within this process, Debra has opened her own Nutritional Wellness business so she can help others reach their health goals and free themselves of physical and financial pain.  She does work with Professional and Amateur athletes as well.

When she is not teaching, coaching, managing, or presenting, Debra dedicates a lot of her time to working with special populations and persons with disabilities.