Meet our Staff

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Coaching Staff

Dave Louis Geyer

Owner Tiger Aquatics Swim Club, LLC


David Geyer enters his 8th year as owner of Tiger Aquatics Swim Club,LLC,. He is also the Head Coach of LSU Swimming and as such will continue to provide leadership and direction for Tiger Aquatics as the Program Advisor. 

In the water Coach Dave has had multiple top 16 rankings with his athletes, including Grant Grenfell’s #1 US ranking in the 400 IM as a 12 year old.  Two athletes have been selected for the National Zone Select Camp.  Four athletes have achieved NCSA Junior National standards.  Coach Dave also trained Estonia’s Miko Malberg during his post graduate career leading up to the Beijing Olympics and the 2008 European Short Course Championships.

During the 2019-2020 LSU season, Geyer helped lead Brooks Curry to a birth in the 2020 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. Thorughout the season, Curry set school records in the 50, 100, and 200-Yard Freestyles in route to earning the 100 Free gold medal at the 2020 SEC Championships and a silver in the 200 Free. Karl Luht also earned a birth to the 2020 NCAA Championships. Throughout the season, Luht moved up to No. 2 in LSU history in the 200 Back after swimming a 1:42.81 against Missouri. At the SEC Championships, Luht finished in fourth place in the 100 Back with a time of 46.02. Niamh Robinson was the third Tiger to qualify for NCAA's. Throughout the season, the freshman moved up to No. 3 all-time in LSU history in the 100 Breast and No. 1 in the 200 Breast. At the SEC championships, Robinson finished in fifth place in the 200 Breast and and sixth in the 100 Breast.

Prior to arriving in Baton Rouge, Geyer gathered five years of coaching experience on the collegiate and club levels. The Pittsburgh, Pa., native served as an assistant coach at Mecklenburg Aquatics from 2002-05. Before his three-year stint at Mecklenburg, Geyer was an assistant at his alma mater of Shippensburg University from 1999-2001. He helped train all levels of athletes from developmental to national.

A talented athlete himself, Geyer was a four-time All-American in relays at Shippensburg. He graduated from Shippensburg with a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1999 before receiving his master’s degree in counseling in 2001. Geyer’s leadership skills did not go unnoticed as he received the Rick Marlin Scholarship Award while serving as a team captain.

Geyer is married to the former Lyndi Croft of State College, Pa. The couple has two daughters, Maddilyn, 16 and Kayda, 12.

Reed Anderson Robelot

Head Coach and Program Directior


Reed Robelot is entering his second year as the head coach of Tiger Aquatics. Coach Robelot actually began his USA Swimming career as a swimmer for the previous iteration of Tiger Aquatics, BTAC. 

Most recently, Reed Robelot spent four years as head swimming and diving coach for the Green Bay Phoenix in the 2018-19 season. Robelot joined the Phoenix in July 2015 following a five-year successful stint as an assistant coach with ACC member Virginia Tech, where he helped the Hokies to three-consecutive top-25 finishes for both the men's and the women's teams. With Green Bay, he coached the first-ever Phoenix swimmer to qualify for the Olympic Trials, Ryan Korslin, as well as elevated the men's swimming and diving team from sixth to third place team finishes in the Horizon League.

From 2011-2015, Robelot helped in elevating Virginia Tech Swimming and Diving into both a conference and national contender. He helped coach the Hokies to 17 individual All-American performances, five All-American relay performances, eight individual ACC Champions and three ACC Championship relay titles. Additionally, Robelot contributed to signing six top-20 recruiting classes and coaching five ACC record-setting performances.

While at Virginia Tech, Robelot assisted the Hokies to 18th-place finishes for both the men's and women's squads at the 2012 NCAA Championship. In 2013, the men's and women's teams both finished in second-place at the ACC Championships. In 2014, the Hokie's men's squad won the ACC Championship for the first time and finished in the top 20 at NCAAs for the third-consecutive year. In 2015, Virginia Tech was the only school to place both the men's and women's teams in the top three at the ACC Championships and brought its largest squads in school history to the NCAA Championships.

Prior to arriving in Blacksburg, Robelot spent the 2007-2010 seasons as head assistant coach of the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers. There, he helped coach the WKU women's team to three-consecutive Sun Belt Conference Championships. He also coached the men's team to a Sun Belt title in the 2009-2010 season. During Robelot's tenure at WKU, he coached numerous Sun Belt Conference champions, record holders, NCAA qualifiers and an NCAA finalist.

A three-year letter winner at Louisiana State University, Robelot was named to the Southeastern Conference Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in 1998-2002. He served as a volunteer assistant coach for the University of Houston's women's swimming and diving team and as the head coach for the Houston Cougar Aquatic Sports in 2006. As the head coach, Robelot trained a number of Junior National qualifiers and TAGS finalists.

Prior to his time in Houston, Robelot spent four years as the senior assistant coach while completing his master's degree in Sport Pedagogy at LSU. 

Kayla Marie Griffin

Head Age Group Coach, Masters Coach


Coach Kayla coaches the Tigers, Jr. Tigers, and Masters groups at the LSU site location.  Kayla has several years of coaching in New Orleans at the summer league, middle school, high school, and USA Swimming Club Team Level.

Kayla has coached a variety of age groups from Junior National Qualifiers, Winter Junior Qualifiers, Sectional qualifiers, Southern Zone team members and Louisiana state champions.

Kayla graduated from Tulane University in 2013 and is a former member of the Tulane Swimming and Diving Team. A 4-year varsity letterman, Coach Kayla graduated with school records in the 50 Free, 100 Back, 100 fly, and several relays. In her time at Tulane she was twice named the Conference USA Swimmer of the week, a mid-major all-american, and made the Dean’s list>

Kayla is a native of Portland, Oregon where she attended St. Mary’s Academy. She was team captain and a four-year letter winner. 6A State champion, former state record holder, district record holder, and U.S. National Qualifier.

Head Coach 8 &Under’s Southern Yacht Club, 2014-2015

Head High School/Middle School Coach Ursuline Academy, 2013-2014

Head Coach/Club Administrator Nu Wave Swim Club, 2013-2015



Jeannine Elise Malbrough

Lead Development Coach


Jeannine Malbrough is in her 13th year with Tiger Aquatics, serving in her first year as Lead Development Coach. Jeannine previously served as the program's Head Coach.
Coach Jeannine is an ASCA Level 2 coach. In the water Coach Jeannine has coached Tiger Aquatics athletes to #1 National rankings, several top 16 rankings, and multiple age group record holders. Coach Jeannine's athletes have acieved many high level qualifications from: US Open, Junior National, Winter Juniors, High School All Americans, Sectional Qualifiers, top 3 National Age Group rankings, Southern Zone team selections and Louisiana state record holders.
Jeannine graduated from Louisiana State University in 2007 and is a former member of the LSU Swimming and Diving Team. Jeannine is a native of New Orleans where she attended Mount Carmel Academy. She was team captain and a three-year letter winner, consensus all-district, all-metro, all-state selection (freshman, junior and senior years), and High School Division 1 Class 5A State Champion and Southern Zone champion. Jeannine graduated with honors and was also named a "Who’s Who Among American Students" and was presented President’s PSAT award.
Coach Jeannine has five siblings; three brothers and two sisters. She is the godmother to two of her nephews Thomas & Patrick. Jeannine loves LSU sports, Mardi Gras, crawfish, and the beach!
Head Coach Runnels High School 2007 - 2009
Head Coach University High School 2010-2011 (Girl's State Champions in 2010)
Southern Zone Assistant Coach 2009 - 2012
Louisiana Head Age Group Coach of the Year

Caroline Catherine Faith Maxvill

Assistant Coach - Pre-State and State


Caroline Maxvill is in her second season of leading the Pre-State and State groups with Tiger Aquatics. Caroline is in her second year as an assistant coach with the LSU Swimming Team.

Caroline is a native of Dallas, Texas and was also the head swimming and diving coach at Athens (Texas) High School in 2012-2013.

Maxvill is also an accomplished swimmer herself. After winning the 2007 Texas 4A State Championship in the 100-yard breaststroke for J.J. Pearce High School, Maxvill qualified for the 2008 Olympic Trials in the 200-yard breaststroke as a member of the Metroplex Aquatics club team. 

A four-year letter winner at Texas A&M, Maxvill helped the Aggies win two Big 12 Titles in 2008 and 2010, and earned CSCAA Scholar All-America honors in 2010. 

Maxvill graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies-Education from Texas A&M and with a master’s degree in Liberal Arts from TCU.

Lyndi Alexandra Geyer

Asst. Coach, SA Director, Office Manager


Lyndi is in her 8th year as supervisor of the lesson program, 6th year as office manager for Tiger Aquatics and first year as asst. coach with the LSU Site. Lyndi is a 2001 graduate of Shippensburg University with a degree in Elementary Education. Lyndi was a Division II All-American in the 200 breastroke and a team record holder while at Shipppensburg. 

Lyndi previously taught elementary school in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Lyndi and Dave's daughters, Maddilyn (16) and Kayda (12), are members of the Tiger Aquatics swim team.


Head Coach at Bocage Raquet Club 2017-2018

Swim America Site Supervisor 2012-present

Tiger Aquatics Office Manager 2014-present

Margot Tauzier May

Head Site Coach-Denham Springs


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Margot is a native of Gretna, outside of New Orleans where she attended Arden Cahill Academy and Archbishop Blenk High School. She started her swimming career in Louisiana as a 6 year old and swam middle school, high school and on year-round teams until she went to college in 1998. She was team captain her senior year and a three-year letter recipient. She was a state qualifier at Archbishop Blenk High School in Back and Fly in 1996, 1997, 1998. Her favorite events are 100 back and 100 fly and she loves teaching stroke technique.


Margot began teaching swim lessons through the Swim America at Arden Cahill in 1991 and has been on the pool deck, since.  During her high school and college years (1995-2002) she was with Bellemeade Swim Clubs and was the pool manager, head coach and swim instructor.


Margot restarted her coaching career in 2013 with opening of Greystone Golf and Country Clubs new swim team and has been part of the growing new program in Livingston Parish since.  She started the middle school/junior high program for Livingston Parish in 2017 and started coaching the CUBS/PAWS in Denham Springs group in 2017 where she currently presides as the Head Site coach at the Denham Springs PARDS location.


Margot is a graduated from LSU in 2003, in Advertising and Audio Visual Arts. She run BLT Marketing, a local marketing and graphic design business, after publishing the Livingston Business Journal for 13 years. She currently lives in Denham Springs with her husband, Bryan, 3 children – Laird, Berkley and Tucker May and her black lab.


Head Swim Coach Bellemeade Swim Club 1998-2001
Head Swim Coach Greystone Golf Country Club 2013 - present
Head Swim Coach Southside Jr High 2017- present
Head Swim Coach 
Juban Parc Junior High 2018 - present
5th grade - Seventh Ward Elementary 2018 - present
5th grade - Lewis Vincent Elementary 2018 - present

Kelley Weber Gerard Fruge

Lead Junior Coach- JPP


Kelley Fruge is the Junior Lead Coach of Tiger Aquatics Gonzales Satellite at Jambalaya Park Pool. He was the Head Coach for the Gonzales Dolphins Swim Team from 2014-2017, and has been coaching the Tiger Aquatics JPP satellite for four years.

Kelley is a teacher at East Ascension High School. He hopes to continue his education and one day teach History at a Louisiana State University. He enjoys swimming laps and running during his free time. 

Kelley is a native of Ascension Parish where he attended and lettered for Dutchtown High School. As a high school swimmer, Kelley specialized in the 100 Butterfly and the 50 Free.

Julie Elizabeth Peveto

Head Site Coach - Zachary


Julie (Hughes) Peveto is a 2003 graduate of LSU with a bachelor’s in Elementary Education.  She competed for the tigers all four years during her LSU career.  Julie was a 4 yr. letterman and specialized in sprint freestyle and butterfly.  She competed in the SEC championship meet every year.  Johnson was a member of the school record setting 200 medley relay.

Julie swam competitively for TAQ (formerly BTAC) in middle and high school where she learned and grew as a swimmer.  Johnson competed at Louisiana state meets, qualified for the Zones meet in 1995, qualified for junior nationals in multiple events and competed there where she became a Junior National Champion in the 100 yd. freestyle in 1997.  Johnson also competed at the Senior National level.Julie held the Louisiana state record in the 50 yd. freestyle and was a part of several state record setting relay teams along the way.

Johnson graduated from Zachary High School in 1999. She was a charter member of the swim team there where she set and still holds all of the event records for the team.

She has many years of stroke instruction from performing swimming lessons and coaching kids ages 3-18.  She was the head coach at Fennwood Hills Country Club in Zachary where she learned a lot of how to push swimmers to be their best while maintaining a fun, supportive, and encouraging atmosphere.

Julie currently lives in Central.  She is in her 12th year of teaching and now teaches 6th grade at Copper Mill Elementary.  She has two children – Joseph and Annabelle.  She is proud to have brough year round- competitive swimming to Zachary after years of the community wanting the experience.

Cade C Leblanc

Assistant Coach


Cade Leblanc is in his first season of being the assistant coach for Tiger Aquatics at Zachary. Cade served as an assistant for the Zachary High School swim team for 2020. 

Cade is a current senior at Zachary High School and was previously a Tiger Aquatics swimmer for the last seven years. 

Cade is excited to have the opportunity to pass down what was taught to him at a young age in the sport of swimming!