Coaches & Directors

We 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 [email protected] .

Coaching Staff

Jimi Kiner

Masters Coach - University of Tampa

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Jimi Kiner has been a coach of Greater Tampa Swim Association since 2001.   During his illustrious swimming career at The University of Tampa (1997-2001) he was a 22 time All-American, including a National Championship in the 100 Breaststroke (55.49) in 2000.  His Breaststroke time remained a school record until 2009.  In 2000, Jimi represented GTSA at the United States Olympic Trials.

Rachel Bohr

Master Coach - Bobby Hicks Pool

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Coach Rachel is originally from Blue Bell, PA.  She started swimming at a young age and continued through high school.  During high school she was also an All-State Water Polo player.  She went on to study Psychology at the Univeristy of Tampa and received her degree in 2016.

She started her instructing career during high school at clinics for the local winter club and individual lessons for a local summer club.  She began coaching in 2014 with GTSA, working with the Dolphin and Ribbon Group.  As her love for coaching grew, she began to work with all group levels at GTSA.  Coach Rachel became our Head Coach in 2020.  She became the Boys Head Swim Coach at Robinson High School in 2018.  She leads the team in setting personal best and team records, along with competing in post-season championships.  While coaching with each level she stays true to her philosophy...

Not only do we teach swimmers to be athletes, we also teach them life skills.  Though practices, swim meets, conversations and meetings we teach our swimmers about work ethic, dedication, success & failure, how to embrace and bring positivity to our daily situations.

It is important to take things one step at a time and always put forth our best effort!  Setting goals and taking proper steps to achieve those goals is a key component of success.

She enjoys sharing her love for the sport and hopes for others to develop the same love!