Aaron E Workman
Senior Coach - State College
Aaron Workman is our Lead Senior
Coach. He has extensive expereince coaching at the
college and club levels, having been a coach with the
University of North Carolina, Penn State University, the University
of Pittsburgh, the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, and Team
A four-year letterman at the
University of Kentucky, Workman earned All-America accolades four
times, was named to the academic All-SEC performer during each of
his seasons on campus and was an academic All-America pick in 2001.
The freestyle sprinter helped Kentucky to four consecutive top-20
finishes at the NCAA Championships, including a 17th place finish
in 2001 when he earned All-America honors in four relay events.
Workman also competed in the 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials.
Workman absolutely loves the
sport of swimming. It has been a part of his life
since joining a team at 4 years old. He hopes to
help athletes appreciate the opportunities that the sport of
swimming can bring to their lives and help them create a roadmap to
achieve their goals.
Workman earned his bachelor of
science degree in broadcasting from Kentucky in 2001. He is married
to former Kentucky All-American swimmer Jaime Siegele. The couple
resides in State College, Pa. with their two children, Molly and
Jaime L Workman
Senior Coach - State College
The 2019-202 season will begin
Jaime’s 4th year coaching for NLAC.
Having spent most summer days at
the pool, Jaime started her swimming career at her neighborhood
summer pool with her sisters at the age of seven. Her USA Swimming
career began at age 10 when she started training with Allegheny
North Swim Club in Pittsburgh, where she competed at Zone, Junior
and Senior National meets. Jaime later swam for North Allegheny
High School where she was a school and state record holder. She was
part of three consecutive state championship teams, numerous relay
state championships and an individual state champion in the 50
Free. After high school she attended the University of
Kentucky, majoring in Elementary Education, where she was a 3 time
All-American, 4 time Academic All-American and school record
holder. She also competed in the 2000 Olympic Team Trials.
After college, Jaime moved to
Columbus, Ohio to start her teaching career in the Olentangy Local
School District. There she was an assistant swim coach for
Olentangy High School for one year and then head coach of the
Liberty High School boys team for 2 years. Upon returning to
Pittsburgh, Jaime coached swimmers from ages 4-14 back at her home
Jaime is currently entering her
15th year in education as a sixth-grade teacher at Mt. Nittany
Bradley E Gibble
Lead Age Group Coach - State College
Bradley is the coach of the junior
group. This is his second year coaching for NLAC. He is currently
attending Penn State to pursue a bachelor's degree in Materials
Science and Engineering.
Bradley joined Big Cat Aquatics
(now NLAC) as a 6-year-old and swam with BCAT/NLAC until the end of
his 15-year swimming career. HIs family moved to Paris for 6 months
in 2009 where he swam for Lagardère Paris Racing. At French
Nationals (ages 11-13), he placed top 8 in 3 events. Bradley has
won high point awards at the Pitt Christmas Invite, summer and
winter Middle Atlantic Junior Olympics. Since the start of NLAC, he
has broken numerous team records. He broke a Pitt Christmas Invite
meet record in the 4 IM. He qualified for Winter Junior Nationals
in several events as a junior and senior in high school.
Bradley also swam for the State
College Area High School team. He won 9 events at the PIAA district
meets, broke 3 district meet records and qualified for PIAA States
all four years. At states, he made finals in 6 events in his junior
and senior years. He broke 3 team records on the high school team
and was an Academic All-American. Bradley went on to swim at
Columbia University for his freshman year. He won the C final in
the 200 butterfly with a USA Swimming Winter Nationals cut at the
Ivy League Championships. As a redshirt sophomore, Bradley swam for
Penn State in the fall of 2016.
Bradley looks forward to
continuing to bring his experience and knowledge to help the kids
develop their skills and learn to love the sport that has given him
Novice/Novice Blue Coach - State College
Ally is the coach of the Novice
and Novice Blue groups. This is her first year of coaching for
NLAC. She is currently a sophomore attending Penn State University
with a major in meteorology.
Ally has been swimming since the
age of seven. She swam for Lower Paxton Aquatic Club and
Heatherfield Swim Team for 12 seasons and made it to the highest
championship meet each season. She swam for Central Dauphin High
School where she made AAA Districts three times and was captain
senior year. She currently swims for the Penn State Club Swim team
and competed in Nationals at Ohio State last year.
Ally has coached Heatherfield Swim
Team for four years and also teaches private swim lessons during
the summer. Swimming has always been a big part of her life and she
is excited to bring her passion to NLAC.