Coaches & Directors

All members of the coaching staff are CPR/First Aid certified and Water Safety or Coach Safety trained.  They also have an annual background check and hold the Certified Coaches card through USA Swimming, which is recertified as required by USA Swimming. 

The coaches 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 one of the board members.

Coaching Staff

Hattie j Carlson

Head Coach


Coach Hattie joined the coaching staff in 2013.  Hattie competitively swam for 14 years.  She began her career as a club swimmer in Sheridan, Wyoming and swam four years at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) on their "sprint team," specializing in backstroke and freestyle. During her career, Hattie had the opportunity to assist at the "Nike Swim Camp" held at UNC and spent 5 years as the assitant coach for her home club team in Sheridan, Wy. She is dedicated to building this program and teaching competative and life skills to all swimmers. 

Alexia m Peterson

Head Age Group Coach


Alexia "Lexi" Peterson joined the Eaton Red Waves as an Assistant Coach in March 2016.  Lexi competitively swam for 16 years and is now a recent graduate of the University of Northern Colorado.  She was on the UNC Swim Team from 2012 through 2016 and competed as a distance swimmer and flyer. She was Team Captain during the 2015-2016 season.  Lexi has also served as a camp counselor and swim stroke instructor for the University of Northern Colorado Nike Pro Swim Camp during her collegiate career.  Coaching allows her to continue her love for the sport of swimming while helping young athletes find their own love for the sport.  She loves to see the smiles on the athletes faces after a great race and knowing she played a role in that success.  Swimming has been her passion most of her life but in her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, crafting and movies. 

Board of Directors

Terra Morgan

Board President


Jennifer Scheffing



Lisa Harrison



Whitney Davis

Meet Director


Yvonne Thornberg

Assistant Meet Director


Gail Wilcox

Membership Coordinator