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Coaches and Board of Directors

Coaches and Board of Directors

We are here to support your needs. If you have questions related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches. For all questions related to administrative items such as monthly dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact the Team Manager or one of the board members.

Coaching Staff

Silas E Almgren

Head Coach

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Silas has been coaching for the Marlins since the late 1980s. A high school swimmer himself, he has developed the Montrose Marlins Swim Team into a high quality swim team on the Western Slope and in Colorado. He coaches our older swimmers - 12 and overs and also our Masters group. Over the years, he has coached many national and junior national qualifiers. He has also seen much success coaching our Montrose High School Boys swim team. Many of his swimmer have continued their love of swimming on the collegiate level in all levels of competition. His former swimmers have broken NCAA records and finaled at NCAAs, both Div I and III. Silas is a math teacher at Montrose High School. The little time he spends away from the pool, he spends hiking, skiing, and surfing.

Sharra King

Coach of Gold

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Jill Barton

Coach of Silver

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Haylee Miller

Coach of Bronze

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Haylee has been coaching the Montrose Marlins Jammer group since 2013. She has swum competitively for 13 years and taught swim lesson for 7 years. She grew up in Loveland, Colorado and moved to Montrose in 2013 to teach math at Montrose High School. She also swims in the morning with the master group. When she is not coaching, she spends time with family and friends.

Alexia McHugh

Coach of Zoomers

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Alexia has been coaching the Zoomer group since 2012. She was a swimmer when she was younger and also enjoys swimming with the masters group. She bring enthisiasm and fun to our younger swimmers. With a background of officiating and being a super mom, she bring a host of skills to her coaching position. When not coaching or officiating she is spending time with her family.

Board of Directors

James TenNapel

President

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Suzi Z King

VP

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Erin Fields

Fundraising

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Marty McHugh

Treasurer

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Eve Donohoe

Board Member

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Weesa Hild

Board Member

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