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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 Coach Dale Turner.

Coaching Staff

Conner Chauvin

Coach (Silver Group) - Terrytown CC

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Coach Conner coaches the Navy and Silver Squad at Terrytown Country Club. He has been coaching since he ws 16 starting at Bellemede Country Club and is currently the Middle School and Carsity coach for Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy ( yeah, say that three times fast). Conner swam for Brother Martin and also participated in another USA swimming program while in highschool. Over the past 8 years of coaching and 12 years of swimming, Conner has developed a strong sense of team building that he carries into every event. 

Amy McNulty

Coach (Green Group) - Cypress Lakes CC

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Amy McNulty joined the Green Team in August 2018 to assist with coaching the 8 and under group at Cypress Lakes Country Club. Amy is currently in her 14th year of teaching elementary students. She is  a Physical Education teacher at Norco Elementary School. As a lifelong competitive swimmer, she enjoys sharing her love of the sport with young athletes. Her main goal is to help the young swimmers develop techniques to help them improve while learning the basics of all four strokes.  

Gabbie Montz

Coach (Green Group) - Cypress Lakes CC

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Coach Gabbie has been with STORM since May 2015. She is a graduate from Nicholls State with a B.A. in psychology and English. She loves working with kids and helping them accomplish their goals in a fun and exciting environment. She swam all her life, coaches a summer league swim team as the head coach, and has given swim lessons in the area for several years. She previously worked for Crawfish Aquatics in Thibodaux where she worked with beginner swimmers. Coach Gabbie runs the Green Group here at STORM, ensuring that the swimmers learn the four strokes, basic techniques to help the swimmers advance to the Navy group, and most importantly, have fun while doing so! 

Haley Montz

Coach (Navy Group) - Cypress Lakes CC

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Coach Haley has been with Storm since July of 2012. She has been coaching since she was 16. She swam competitively all her life, and was a Varsity swimmer for Destrehan High School from 2005-2009. She graduated from Nicholls State University in May of 2013 with a Degree in English. Currently, she is pursuing her master's in Education.

Coach Haley coached at Cypress Lakes Country Club helping lead the team to several championships. She has been coaching summer league teams in the area for several years, successfully developing winning programs. She is a level II certified USSA swim coach and has 7 years of year-round coaching experience. Additionally, Coach Haley was a teacher at Riverside Academy in Reserve, where she coached the middle school and varsity swim teams. Currently, she is a teacher at Destrehan High School. 

At Storm, Coach Haley runs the Navy group. Prior to this, she ran the Green Group with much success.  In 2013, the team produced three - 6 & under swimmers that had overall finishes in the Top 5.  Our Navy age group swimmers have consistently placed in the top of their events, and in 2014 were some the team's youngest state competitors in short course and long course. The Navy group continues to produce swimmers who compete at the local and state levels, as they begin training harder and challenging themselves with longer and more difficult races in meets.

Amanda Tucker

Coach (Green Group) - Terrytown CC

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Coach Amanda joined Storm in May 2017! She has been coaching swimmers for 8 years and loves helping them reach their goals. Before moving back home to New Orleans, Amanda coached swimmers of all ages and levels at her swim school in Lafayette. She believes participating on a swim team has many benefits, the greatest being lifelong memories and friendships! 

Dale P Turner

Head Coach

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Coach Dale landed his first head coaching position in 2006 at Holy Cross School.  The team was composed of seven swimmers, three of which were seniors.  By 2009 Coach Dale had cultivated the team to 51 swimmers ranging from 5th - 12th grade.  That same year Coach was able to guide the Swimming Tigers to the school's first swimming state championship, which included the 50 and 100 freestyle individual state champion.  In 2010 the team was able to repeat as state champions and also produced the 100 breaststroke state champion.  In 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 the Tigers finished their season as State Runner-Ups.

Coach Dale started coaching year-round in 2010 and founded STORM in 2011.  STORM, which is an acronym for Swim Team On the Ragin' Mississippi, was founded with the support from Holy Cross and Cypress Lakes Country Club swim parents.  Since it's formation, Coach Dale along with his coaching staff have produced numerous Top 8 State Swimmers and in 2013 produced their first All-State and Zone's Qualifier swimmer.  In 2015 STORM produced it's first Sectional Qualifier swimmer and since then have had several swimmers achieve Seciontal Qualifying Times.