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Coaches (& Board of Directors below)

We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, equipment, or other swimming-related needs, please contact one of the coaches. For questions related to administration, such as dues, billing, sponsorship, financial assistance, safety, or policy issues, please contact a board member at bottom of page.  Our Meet Director and Parent Liaison are also listed at bottom.

Coaching Staff

Kathleen Matheson

Head Coach (775-315-7701)

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Coach Kat is a USA Synchro Level 1 and ASCA Level 2 certified coach. She has taken age group Synchronized swimmers to National Championships, and has been selected to coach competitive swimmers at LSC All Stars, Pacific Coast All Stars, Western Zone Championships, and North American Challenge Cup meets.

When Coach Kat moved to Carson Valley in 2006, she began coaching the Carson Valley Masters team, and was the Dolfins' substitute Head Coach for a month.  She joined the team as an Assistant Coach in January 2007, and served as Head Coach from 2009 through present.

Kat likes practices to be disciplined and fun! This comes from two of her past occupations; 10 years in the United States Air Force, and 10 years as a preschool teacher in Washington State. For 15 years she has enjoyed coaching competitive swimming and synchronized swimming at both the Assistant Coach and Head Coach levels. She started competing in swimming at the age of 5, and has been involved in the sport ever since.

Jennifer Stevenson

Assistant Coach

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Coach Jennifer moved to South Lake Tahoe when she was 4 years old. She grew up in Tahoe and began swimming for Tahoe Swim Club when she was 10. She swam with the team for 5 years until she discovered her love for cross-country running. She began running in 7th grade and continued through her junior year at South Tahoe High. In 1990 she was #1 in the state of Nevada and ranked #6 in the nation at the 2-mile run.

Coach Jennifer married her awesome husband in 2001 who she’s known since she was 4 years old. They moved to Gardnerville in 2001 and have 3 kids who are all Dolfin swimmers. Coach Jennifer has been a coach for DDST since 2017. She loves working with kids and loves being a coach for the Douglas Dolfins!!

Board of Directors

Kathleen Matheson

Head Coach 775-315-7701

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David Stevenson

President 775-781-2925

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Scott Fields DDST Billing

Treasurer 775-781-6647

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Wendy Yturbide DDST Meet Director

Meet Director 775-901-6317

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Shane LoPresto

Vice President

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Tessa LoPresto

New Parent Liaison 760-985-8096

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Danielle Meldru

Secretary

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Brian Northcutt

Member at Large

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Deb Duffy

Member at Large

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