Dave Louis Geyer
Owner Tiger Aquatics Swim Club, LLC
David Geyer enters his 6th 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
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, 15 and Kayda, 11.
Reed Anderson Robelot
Head Coach and Program Directior
Robelot is entering his first 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,
like to give a big thank you to Coach Geyer and the Tiger Aquatics
family for giving me this tremendous opportunity. Taking the
helm at one of the greatest Louisiana clubs in USA Swimming history
means a lot to me. I can’t wait to get back home and
start working with the top-notch staff and Tiger Aquatics swimmers
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
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 Alf - Huynh
Head Age Group Coach, Masters Coach
Kayla Alf-Huynh 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
Kayla has coached a variety of age groups from Junior
National Qualifiers, Winter Junior Qualifiers, Sectional
qualifiers, Southern Zone team members and Louisiana
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
Kayla is a native of Portland, Oregon where she
attended St. Mary’s Academy. She was team captainand
a four-year letter winner. 6A State champion, former state
record holder, current district record holder, and U.S. National
Head Coach 8 &Under’s Southern Yacht Club,
Head High School/Middle School Coach Ursuline
Head Coach/Club Administrator Nu Wave Swim Club,
Haylee Madison Knight
Assistant Coach - Tigers & Jr Tigers
Haylee Knight coaches the Tigers and Jr. Tigers groups at the
LSU site location. Haylee has been involved in the sport of
swimming since the age of 4 and her experience has spanned across
every level from learning how to swim all the way through to an
Olympic Trials Qualifier back in 2016. Haylee has several
years of coaching and teaching experience at the Weymouth Club in
Massachusetts at the toddler through middle school levels.
Haylee will be graduating from Louisiana State University in
December 2019 with a degree in Sports Administration. She is
a former member of the LSU Swimming and Diving Team. A 4-year
varsity letterman, Haylee graduated from the program with school
records in the 100 butterfly and the 400 Medley relay. Haylee
was also a 2016 Olympic Trials Qualifier in the 100 butterfly and
50 freestyle and in her senior year she qualified for the NCAA
Championships in the 100 butterfly, 100 freestyle and 50
Haylee is a native of Hanover, Massachusetts where she attended
Hanover High School. She was team captain of her club team,
The Weymouth Waves, for two years. Haylee was a 4 year
Scholastic All American with 5 individual team records and 5 relay
Assistant Coach for the Ripples Program at Weymouth Club,
Swim Lesson Instructor at Weymouth Club, 2012-2015
Deck Coordinator at Weymouth Club, 2016
Assistant Coach - Pre-State & State
Brindisi graduated from Tulane University in May 2018. Alex was a
member of the Tulane Swim and Dive team. She was named to the
American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team as well as the
Tulane Athletics 3.0 Club each season. She received her degree from
the A.B. Freeman School of Business with a double major in
Management and Legal Studies, and a minor in Marketing.
Alex will be
coaching the State/Pre-State Groups this season. She will also
serve as the Volunteer Assistant Coach for the LSU Swim & Dive
at the Stanford Swim Camp this past summer where she coached
alongside other coaches at the top of their field. She was the
Assistant Coach at Crescent City Swim Club in New Orleans for the
2018-2019 competition season. She enjoys teaching spin classes at
CycleBar, and in her free time, you can find Alex training for and
competing in Triathlons.
Alex grew up
in Sudbury, MA where she attended Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High
School and swam for Shawmut Aquatic Club.
Raegan Elizabeth Morgan
Assistant Coach - Cubs & Paws
Raegan Morgan attended 3 years at LSU as a kinesiology major and is
now completing her nursing degree at Our Lady of the Lake nursing
She swam and coached throughout high school at Pelican Athletic
Club in Mandeville, LA where she specialized in the 100
breaststroke and the 100 freestyle. Raegan was also on the LSU
Raegan taught swim lessons with Tiger Aquatics for 2 years before
becoming the Cubs and Paws coach.
Assistant Coach - Cubs & Paws
Von Raymond "Coach Rae" Jefferson has completed 2 years at LSU and
is working toward a degree in English with a concentration in
Creative Writing. He swam for Catholic High School in Baton Rouge
where he swam in the 100 freestyle and 100 back stroke. He has
worked with Tiger Aquatics for over 2 years, teaching Swim Lessons
to younger aged swimmers and recently moved up to Assistant Coach
of PAWS and CUBS.
Margot Tauzier May
Head Site Coach-Denham Springs
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
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.
Margot is a graduated from LSU in 2003, in Advertising and
Audio Visual Arts. She currently lives in Denham Springs with her
husband, Bryan, 3 children and black lab. She is in her 13th
year of publishing the Livingston Business Journal and
Business Journal - LA. She has three children – Laird,
Berkley and Tucker May.
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
Kelley Weber Gerard Fruge
Head Site Coach - JPP
Kelley Fruge is the Head Site Coach of Tiger Aquatic’s Gonzales Satellite at Jambalaya Park Pool. Kelley has several years of coaching in Gonzales for the summer swim league, where he coached both newcomer and elite swimmers from ages 4 to 18.
Kelley is currently a Senior at LSU studying in Mechanical Engineering. Due to a heart condition, Kelley was not able to swim competitively following high school. However, he can still be found swimming laps regularly at the LSU recreational center. As a high school swimmer, Kelley specialized in the 100 Butterfly and the 50 Free.
Kelley is a native of Ascension Parish where he attended and lettered for Dutchtown High School. Head Coach Gonzales Dolphins Swim Team 2014-2017
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
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 looking forward
to bringing year round- competitive swimming to Zachary after years
of the community wanting the experience.
Lyndi Alexandra Geyer
Swim Am. Program Dir. and Office Manager
Lyndi is in her 7th year as supervisor of the lesson program and
5th year as office manager for Tiger Aquatics. 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
Lyndi and Dave's daughters, Maddilyn (15) and Kayda (11), 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