A native of Pensacola, FL as Head Coach and CEO of the City of Mobile Swim Association Coach Cormier has led a Bronze medal club in 2018, 2020 and 2021. in his time as head coach since 2017 there has been a 2020 Olympic Trial Qualifier, 2 Summer National Qualifiers, 3 High School All-Americans, 10 Alabama High School State champions, 4 Alabama High School State record holders, 4 Winter National Qualifiers, 8 USA Swimming Futures qualifiers, 16 Senior Sectional Qualifiers, 12 NCSA Junior National Qualifiers, 12 Southeastern Swimming LSC individual champions, 16 Collegiate swimmers and athletic scholarship recipients
Cormier previously served as the primary coach of the sprinters at Missouri State University, as well as assisting in planning and recruiting. While there leading the Bear sprinters (2014 - 16) Cormier was the primary coach for 4 MVC All-Conference 1stTeam Members (Women), 2 MAC All-Conference 1stTeam Members (Men), 5 Mid - American Conference Champions (Men), 3 MVC All-Conference 2ndTeam Selections, 2014-2016 (Women), 3 MAC All-Conference 2ndTeam Selections (Men), 2 Individual Division 1 NCAA qualifiers, 1 2015 World Championship qualifier (Paul Le, Vietnam), and 1 2016 Olympic Games qualifier (Uvis Kalnins, Latvia) In his final season the Lady Bear’s secured the Missouri Valley Conference team championship (2016). It was the team’s 8thconference title in 10 years. The men’s team finished second by less than 7 points in consecutive seasons at the Mid-American Conference Championship.
Before arriving at Missouri State, Kyle served as the Head Senior Coach of the Little Rock Dolphin Swim Club which was a silver medal club excellence team under his leadership in 2013 and 14 team in Little Rock, Ark. and was the Head Coach and CEO 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.
Cormier received a bachelor’s degree in 2009 from the University of South Carolina in Hospitality Management and master’s degree from Missouri State University in sports management.
As an athletic scholarship recipient and team captain at USC Cormier was an individual NCAA qualifier in 2006, 2007 and 2009. He achieved NCAA All-American status in 2006 and 07, he was also a three-time Academic All-SEC award recipient. Kyle excelled at freestyle and individual medley events and was a school record holder at USC in the 100, 200 freestyle and 200 IM for at least a decade prior to completing his eligibility at Carolina respectively. He finished his career with the Gamecocks with seven top -16 finishes and two top - 8 finishes at the SEC championships. Cormier also competing at 2008 and 2012 US Olympic Trials, finishing his professional post-graduate swimming career in 2012 after posting 5 top 8 finishes at US National competitions from 2008 to 2012.