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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

Adam P O'Bryan

Senior/Junior Coach

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Adam hails from the Chicagoland area where he swam competitively for twelve years. While attending college at Indiana University, he got hooked on triathlons and distance running and has spent the last 10+ years training and competing in various multisport events up through the ironman/140.6 distance. As the junior/senior coach for the Marlins, he is excited to be engaging his passion for swimming and helping young athletes push themselves and become life-long swimmers/competitors.

Ally Hammett

Little Nemo and Zoomer Coach

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Ally was a competitive swimmer for 17 years. She swam for the Parkview Penguins as well as on the Middle school team.  She swam for the MHS girls team while in high school and on the Western State Colorado University Swim Club.  She created and has been running the swim team through the Rec Center for the last two years. 

Silas E Almgren

Masters 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.

Elizabeth A Heibel

Head Coach, Gold & Silver

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Board of Directors

Peter Amundson

Board Member

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Heni Horvath

Board Member

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Pam Motley

Board Member

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Tena Nichols

Board Member

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Leah Otto

Board Member

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Linh Radovich

Board Member

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