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SWAT Coaches

We are here to support your needs. If you have questions that are related to swimming, training, workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches.

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Coach K

Coach K is the founder of Southwestern Aquatics Team (SWAT) His mission is to offer every child the opportunity to learn to swim safely, with confidence and give back to the local community.

Coach K has been involved in swimming since the age of ten. He specializes in technique development and refinement, speed & strength training. He has helped many of his swimmers (College bound NCAA, Junior Nationals, Sectionals, TAGS & NACC qualifiers) to become better and to reach their highest potential. He has owned a gym, been a personal trainer, trained college athletes and personal trainers to compete in their sport.  As a young athlete, he competed in multiple levels of different sports.

Coach K believes in the philosophy of the saying “work hard, work smart and work together is the path to success”.  His goal is to present every SWAT swimmer the opportunity to achieve excellence in swimming and in life.

 

Coach Kristina  (Head Age Group Coach) 

 

Coach Kristina swam as a 50 FREE Sprinter, 100 BACK & FLY at Colorado State University.  She started swimming at the age of 3 years old.  She joined year round competitive swimming at 8 years old and achieved several TAGS times throughout her youth and achieved several TOP 8 times in STATE.  Coach Kristina swam as a SECTIONAL swimmer in the 100 Back & Fly.  She represented her High school and came in 5th in STATE in the 100 FLY.  Coach Kristina started teaching swim lessons during high school and expanded her love of teaching to Coaching on deck.  Her swimmer has achieved TAGS times and reached TOP 8 status. She is an ASCA, LG, WSI certified Coach.

 

Coach Hansen (Don Cook Nat Age Group Coach)

Coach Hansen started swimming at a young age.  It led him to swim competitively for a year round swim team.  He became a Head Coach for Wharton summer league team and eventually Coach High school & year round CLUB.  He graduated from University of Texas, Austin and currently teaching in High School for a FBISD school district.

Coach Gaby (Don Cook Nat - White & Blue Fin groups)

Coach Gaby started swimming at a young age.  She started competitive year round swimming at 7 years old. Coach Gaby achieved several TAGS times and placed in the Top 8 through out her swimming career.  Coach Gaby was a SECTIONAL swimmer in the 100 Breaststroke and swam both High School & Club.  Coach Gaby started teaching swim lessons for SWAT and is in her 2nd year as a  SWAT Coach. She is an ASCA certified Coach.

Coach Lawrence (Bissonnet Pool -  Red, Yellow & Blue Fin Groups)

Coach Lawerance started swimming at a young age.  He swam for a local year round CLUB  which led him to swim for his high school swim team.  He also swam competitively for a local summer league team and eventually taught lessons for SWAT. He is in his 1st year of coaching for SWAT and is an ASCA & LG certified coach. 

Coach Anna (Bissonnet Pool - White Fin 1, 2 & 3 groups)

Coach Colin (Don Cook Nat Pool  Yellow Fin groups)

Coach Colin swam for Texas Christian University.  He s tarted swimming at a young age and competed for a year round Club achieving TAGS times.  He swam for Clements High School  and went to STATE all 4 years of his high school swimming.  Coach Colin swam for a local summer league team and taught swim lessons for SWAT.  He achieved SECTIONALS & Jr Nationals Times and specialized in the 50 BACK & 100 FLY.  Coach Colin went to ALL STARS and placed 1st in the FLY.  He is an ASCA & LG certified Coach.

Coach Barrett (Don Cook Nat Pool Red Fin & WHite Fin 3 groups)

Coach Barrett started swimming summer league at a young and started competing in year round club swimming starting when he was years old. Coach Barrett placed top 3 at TAGS in Backstroke and won NASA Junior Nationals in the 200 BACKSTROKE. After swimming in college for Southern Methodist University, his love of swimming led him to start teaching swimming lessons and eventually to his 1st year as a SWAT Coach.  He is an ASCA & LG Certified Coach.

Coach Kollin (Don Cook Nat Pool  HSC 1 & Red Fin 1 Coach)

Coach Nathan (Don Cook Nat Pool Assistant Coach)

Coaching Staff