Head SAAA Coach
Coach Janet has been coaching in Tucson since 2006,
starting the Tanque Verde HS team, leading the Indian Ridge SAAA
squad, and, most recently, as Co-Head Coach of the El Dorado
Aquatics Club. As a swimmer, Janet was an Olympic Trials qualifer,
finished 13th in the 200 IM at the 1975 Nationals,and earned
All-American honors at UCLA in 1976. She is currently a
special education teacher at Tanque Verde HS and the summertime
Aquatics Coordinator at the J, and is raising three sons with her
loving husband. She is an ASCA Level 2 coach.
Coach Reichgott joined TJCC in December 2012 from Yuma, AZ,
where the USA Swimming team broke over 60 records and twice
placed in the top-10 at Arizona Swimming Senior Championships, and
the Summer Team doubled in size. Previous to that, he coached in
Ketchikan, AK for seven years, training multiple State and Zone
champions, and High School All-Americans. He grew up swimming and
coaching north of NewYork City, and is an ASCA Level 3
coach. Reichgott believes that swimming is the best
combination of individual and team sports, encouraging
athletes to be part of something greater than themselves.
Coach Teagan is a graduate of Catalina Foothills High School,
and will attend U of A in the Fall. She has also been a lifeguard
and swim instructor at the JCC, and swam SAAA for ten
years. Teagan has participated in the La Jolla Rough Water
swim, twice, and is a varsity golfer and track athlete at
school. She loves SAAA swimming for the opportunity to learn
new skills in a fun and healthy environment.
Coach Shannon is a swim instructor and lifeguard at the JCC, who
previously swam SAAA for nine years. She is currently a Sophomore
at U of A, and is also active in charity work and tutoring.
Coach Stephanie started in SAAA when she was 4 years old, and
continued swimming through high school at Salpointe. She even holds
two SAAA records! Stephanie is currently a Biomedical Science major
at UofA, and this is her third summer lifeguarding and instructing
at the J.