Meet the Coaches

Swim and Dive Team Coaches



Megan O'Brien,  Head Swim Coach

Megan grew up swimming for the Windward Waves from age 5-18. She graduated from Alpharetta High School last year and is currently a freshman at the University of Georgia. She previously competed for Dynamo Swim Club and the Alpharetta High School swim team where she was a member of the state team. This is her third year coaching, and she is excited to serve as the head coach for the 2018 swim season. She will once again be available for swim lessons. If you are interested in swim lessons with Megan please contact her directly at  770-656-3616 or meo2698@gmail.com.  


Jonathon Nye, Head Dive Coach

Jonathan started diving when he was eight years old for the Roxboro Valley Sharks

and competing year round for Atlanta Diving Association when he was nine years

old. He dove in the Junior Olympics at the age of 12 and 15. Jonathan was on the University of Georgia Swim and Dive team and competed in the SEC swimming and diving championships his freshman and sophomore years.  Jonathan began coaching in 1993 at The Branches in Dunwoody. In 2003 he became the head diving coach for the Wesleyan Wolves in Johns Creek and remains there today.  Jonathan and his wife Colleen have been married 15 years and they have 2 children.


Emily Cross, Assistant Head Swim Coach

Emily started swimming at the age of 6 for the Lifetime Fitness Pengiuns and started swimming for the Windward Waves when she was 8. She swam with the Waves for 4 seasons before stopping swim team to focus on dancing pre-professional ballet. Emily graduated from Alpharetta High School in 2017 and is  finishing her freshman year at The University of Alabama studying mechanical engineering.  She started coaching for the youth triathlon team Multisport Explosion in 2016 and has been coaching with them ever since. This is Emily’s second season coaching with the Windward Waves. Last summer she was a coach for Little Waves and cannot wait to coach again this year!  Emily is avaialbe for private lessons, contact her at 770-853-2374 or emily.c.terese@gmail.com


Madison Shedrawy, Swim Coach

Madison  is a senior at Alpharetta High School.  She has been swimming with the Waves since she was in 6 and Unders.  This will be Madison's 3rd summer coaching the Waves.

Andy Cross, Swim Coach

Andy is a junior at Alpharetta High School and has been on a swim team since he was 5 years old.  Andy is a varsity and state team  member of the Alpharetta Raider swim and dive team.  This will be his third season coaching and 11th season on the Waves.  Andy also swims competively at Dynamo and is on the Dynamo National Team.  He is available to teach private lessons, contact Andy at 404-308-0782 or crossandrew550@gmail.com

James Kloecker, Assistant Swim Coach

James is a sophomore at Alpharetta High School and member of the Raider swim team. He has been swimmming on the Waves since he was six years old and currently swims with Dynamo.  James is the oldest of four siblings, all of whom are on either the swim or dive teams at Windward. This is James’ first season as a swim coach. James is available teach private swim lessons at Windward, contact him at 404-433-3703. 

Aidan Bull, Assistant Swim Coach

 Go Waves!