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Meet our Staff

​If you have any questions related to workouts, meets, events, or goal setting, please contact the group coach directly.

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Coaching Staff

Dave Louis Geyer

Owner Tiger Aquatics Swim Club, LLC

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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 Course Championships.

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

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Reed 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, BTAC. 
 
“I’d 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 this summer!”  

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 Alf - Huynh

Head Age Group Coach, Masters Coach

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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 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 captainand a four-year letter winner. 6A State champion, former state record holder, current 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

 

 

Haylee Madison Knight

Assistant Coach - Tigers & Jr Tigers

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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 freestyle. 

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 team records. 

Assistant Coach for the Ripples Program at Weymouth Club, 2012-2015

Swim Lesson Instructor at Weymouth Club, 2012-2015

Deck Coordinator at Weymouth Club, 2016

Alexandra Brindisi

Assistant Coach - Pre-State & State

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Alex 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 team.

 Alex coached 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

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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 school.

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 waterpolo team. 
 
Raegan taught swim lessons with Tiger Aquatics for 2 years before becoming the Cubs and Paws coach.

Rae Jefferson

Assistant Coach - Cubs & Paws

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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

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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.
 
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

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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

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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 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

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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 Carolina.

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