We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches. For all questions related to administrative, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact our Aquatic Director, Patty Olstad.
Rochelle E Olstad
Dive Coach, Swim Liaison
Current Certifications: ARC Life Guarding, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, First Aid and CPR for the professional rescuer.
This is Coach Rochelle’s 9th season with the Gators. Rochelle began swimming at the age of 4 with SAAA, and continued through High School where she participated in both Diving and Swimming at University HS, 2013. Additionally, she was a member of the Primavera Dance program, Pom/Flag line and in the Esperanza Dance Project.
Rochelle graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Sciences in December of 2017. She is currently working at Cimarron Animal Hospital as a Veterinary Nurse while she applies to veterinary school.
Rochelle was the Team Liaison for the Girls competitive gymnastics team at Old Pueblo Gymnastics Academy. Rochelle’s extensive background in Dance and Gymnastics as well as Swimming, Diving, and Synchronized Swimming, give her many tools to coach our Gator team!
Rochelle says what she likes most about coaching with the Gators is, “watching them swim across the pool for the first time”.
Coach Rochelle’s favorite stroke is Butterfly,