A native of Pensacola,
Kyle, 31, previously served as the primary coach of the sprinters
at Missouri State University, as well as assisting in planning and
recruiting. While there, five student-athletes advanced to the NCAA
Men's Swimming and Diving Championships and the women's team won
its eighth straight Missouri Valley Conference title. The
men’s team also had two runner-up finishes at the
Mid-American Conference Championships.
“The potential for
Mobile and CMSA with the resources for swimming are endless. I
cannot wait to begin building the club with our staff at all levels
and inspiring the next generation of great swimmers and
people,” he said about joining our club.
Kyle graduated in 2009
with a bachelor's degree in hospitality management from the
University of South Carolina (USC) and earned a master's degree in
sports management from Missouri State University in
Before arriving at
Missouri State, Kyle served as the head coach of the Dolphin-Laser
Swim Club team in Little Rock, Ark., and was the head coach of the
Club 2o Sharks in Pensacola. Prior to his head duties, he worked as
an assistant at Trinity Prep Aquatics in Orlando and Mecklenburg
Aquatic Club in Charlotte, N.C.
A former two-time NCAA
All-American and three-time Academic All-SEC swimmer for USC,
Kyle excelled at freestyle and individual medley events. He
finished his career with the Gamecocks with seven top-16 finishes
and two top-8 finishes at the SEC championships. He has held
multiple school records and competed at the 2008 and 2012 U.S.
Head Age Group Coach
Coach Tyler Kerns is in
his twelfth season coaching at CMSA and serves as the
club’s Head Age Group Coach. Tyler is an American Swim
Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 4 coach and is a USA Swimming
certified coach. He has coached swimmers from novice to USA
Swimming Senior National qualifiers.
Coach Tyler is also
involved in the administrative and legislative side of the sport.
He was elected to the Southeastern Swimming Board of Directors
twice, once as the Age Group Chair and currently as Treasurer.
Tyler has also represented the LSC at the USA Swimming National
Convention twice and has served on the Southern Zone Age Group
from the University of South Alabama receiving his degree in
Business Administration with an emphasis in
Management. Tyler married Amanda (Berry) in October
2008. Amanda and Tyler have two children, Kennedy and Colt. Tyler
enjoys all sports and has a special appreciation for the level of
commitment and skill it takes to be a successful athlete. He values
the opportunity to serve as Head Age Group Coach for CMSA and looks
forward to continued success from the entire
West Site Head Coach
Brian Evans is the Head Site Coach for CMSA West and has over 37 years experience as a competitive swim coach. He formed the competitive program at the Providence Wellness Center location in 1997 after 14 years as an Age Group swim coach with CMSA and GMAA. As the West site head coach, Brian equally divides his coaching duties among both the Competitive Team and the Seasonal Training group members. Over the years, Brian has developed numerous City of Mobile, State of Alabama and Southeastern Champions as well as Nationally ranked swimmers.
Brian has earned a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Physical Education form the University of South Alabama and an Athletic Trainers degree from the United States Sports Academy.
He recently retired after 37 years as an Adapted and Regular Physical Education Specialist with the Mobile County Public School system. He is also the current owner, Aquatics Director and Head Swim Team Coach of West Mobile Swim Club. He is a member of Luke 4:18 Fellowship Church, has been married to his wife Debbie for 36 years and they have four daughters and five grandchildren.
This fall, Coach
Brian Duke enters his fourth season as an assistant age group swim
coach with the City of Mobile Swim Association. In his time
at CMSA, Brian has coach numerous southeastern qualifiers,
finalists, and champions along with team record holders.
Brian serves as the Assistant Age Group coach and also helps with
the masters program. His past coaching experience includes
working the past fourteen summers as a coach for summer league
teams in Mobile. He has coached many Mobile County Aquatic
League record holders and swimmers of the year. In addition
to coaching summer league he has helped coach a local high school
program. Brian is a certified USA-Swimming coach and a Level
2 member of the American Swimming Coaches Association
Brian holds masters
degrees from both Auburn University (History) and the University of
South Alabama (Education). He is a secondary Social Studies
teacher with the Mobile County Public schools. A former CMSA
swimmer, Brian attended Spring Hill College where he was a member
of the Spring Hill College swim team. During his time at
Spring Hill, the men’s swim team recorded three consecutive
third place finishes at the National Association Intercollegiate
Athletics (NAIA) National Championships. Brian gained NAIA
All-American honors and Academic All-American honors.
Coach Corinne is a new addition to the CMSA staff. Growing up in the sport of swimming, she competed at all levels of the sport, from summer league as a young swimmer to the colligate level at Texas A&M University where she earned honorable mention for the Collegiate Swimming Coaches of America Association Scholar All-American Team.
Corinne began coaching USA Club swimming midway through her collegiate career with Aggie Swim Club in College Station, Texas, where she was an Assistant Coach with the Senior Group for two years. There, she helped coach several swimmers to All-American status as well as coaching others to compete at the state and national level. Most recently, Coach Corinne was the Head Coach of the Country Club of Mobile Swim Team where she worked with children of all ages and ability levels. There, she helped the swimmers improve drastically and develop greater interest in the sport.
Coach Corinne looks forward to working with CMSA and helping our swimmers grow in the sport and achieve their goals.