Demian J Werner
Owner, Safety Officer, ISI Delegate
Demian is a Certified Level 3 Coach through ASCA and has owned
and operated Lane Four Aquatics since 2011. S
hortly thereafter he founded one of Iowa's largest swim
invites "Swim Pink". In 2018 Demian hired a new, highly
accomplished, Head Coach to oversee athlete development and
training. He continues to oversee the team's operations and support
Demian began competitive swimming at the age of six in Aurora,
Colorado for Mission Viejo. He then swam for Lyons Township
under Olympian Ross Seymour and finally at Westmont Swim Club under
his coach and mentor Dave Krotiak.
Demian applied his swimming talent to his first career as a
decorated Navy SEAL for over 10 years. As a SEAL Demian
specialized as a corpsman, scout swimmer, and sixty gunner.
He was also known for his abilities to hold his breath under
water, carry a wounded soldier (in or out of the water) and his
trauma medical skills. His favorite sayings from his military
years and slogans he lives by include: "The Only Easy Day was
Yesterday," and "We don't take these risks to escape life but
rather to keep life from escaping us."
He is married to Sally and has three children, Peyton, Cody and
Demian's team achievements within
recent years include:
2 time Olympic Trial Qualifier
US Open Qualifiers
Age Group State Records set
Numerous Indiv./Relay State Championship Swims!
Alexa Elle Harris
Operations Director, Asst Coach
Alexa has been swimming since an early age and has always excelled in swimming, in particular the backstroke and more recently butterfly. She swam for Moline High School until she graduated in 2009 when she went on to compete at the collegiate level for Division 1 at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. Alexa graduated in 2013 with a degree in Early Childhood Education. Additionally, she has swum year-round for Lane Four Aquatics since 2011.
Alexa has numerous swimming accomplishments including high school, college and USA swimming. Most notably, Alexa qualified for the 2012 US Olympic Trials in the 200 Backstroke and the 2016 US Olympic Trials in the 100 Butterfly.
Outside of the pool Alexa works for the Moline School District and enjoys theater and performing arts, Disney princesses, her dog, working out, and cooking!
Alexa enjoys working with athletes at all levels and oversees the Pulling Water Learn to Swim lesson program. In addition to developing young swimmers, she has expertise in preparing for national and pro-level meets, nutrition for swimming, and dryland training. Alexa is a life-long swimmer that knows the sacrifices along with the benefits of competing in the sport!
Andrea L Gutierrez
Lessons Manager, Asst Coach
Andrea Gutierrez has been teaching swim lessons to kids all over
the QC and surrounding areas since age 15. She currently is a
Pareducator for the Bettendorf School District and the Pool Manager
at Scott County Park where in the last six years she has grown the
swim lesson program from 100 kids to over 270
he started her coaching career in 2009 when she developed the Scott
County Family YMCA Dragons Swim Team.
There she produced several state and regional swimmers. She
then moved to Bett Swim Club which was later named Piranhas Swim
Club. There she worked with the Stroke Development group and High
Andrea is married to Ricardo and they have twin girls Hollye and
Outside of work Andrea likes to spend time with her family
traveling, reading books, and hanging with her dogs Bella and
Andrea, Hollye, and Valerie are very excited to be a part of the
Lane 4 Aquatics swim team!
Daniel Mario Rodriguez
Daniel, a graduate from Rock
Island High School and Senior swimmer at West Virginia University
is majoring in Electrical Engineering, has swam since an early
age, below is his WVU bio!
- Part of winning 200 free relay team at Big
12 vs. Big East Weekend (1:24.55)
- Season-best 50 free time came at NC State
- Swam in preliminaries in 50 free, 100 free,
100 fly as well as the 200 free relay at Big 12 Championship
- Earned season-best 100 free time of 46.59
in Big 12 prelims
- Swam a career-best time in the 50 freestyle
(20.91) and a career-best time in the 100 freestyle (46.18)
at the Big 12 Championship
- Posted a career-best time in the 100
butterfly with a 49.89 at the Big 12 Championship
- Member of the 200 medley relay team,
placing second with a time of 1:32.74 against TCU
- Earned a sixth-place finish in the 50
freestyle with a time of 21.68 against Pitt
- Placed 14th in the 50 freestyle with a time
of 22.16 at Ohio State
- Trained at Lane Four Aquatics while
attending Black Hawk College
- Placed fourth in the 50 freestyle with a
time of 20.46 at the 2015 Speedo Champions Series
- Swam in the 100 freestyle and placed fifth
with a time of 45.60 at the Speedo Champion Series
- Took fifth in the 100 butterfly with a time
of 57.67 at the Futures Championships
- Swam at Rock Island High for Scott
Robinson, Bob Calegan and Grant Bramer
- Swam at Lane Four Aquatics for Demian
- Four-year letterwinner
- Two-time Illinois High School State
- Two years coaching age group
- Junior National and Winter National