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 one of the board members.

Coaching Staff

Audrey O Cormack

Head Coach

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Previously the Head Age Group coach for NTN, Coach Audrey is now NTN's Head Coach. She has been an NTN coach for the past 6 years. She was a competitive swimmer from age 6 through her college career at Henderson State Univeristy. She achieved her BBA from UNT and is also the proud mother of 3 current NTN swimmers.

Coach Audrey is an ASCA Level 4 coach.

Dan Balint

National Coach

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Coach Dan has been an NTN coach for the past 8 years. He swam for the Univeristy of Arkansas and competed in the NCCA Division ! championships during his time there. He is also an Olympic Trials Qualifier ('80 & '84) and is the father of 3 current NTN swimmers.

Kirk A Stackle

Senior Coach

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Kirk grew up in San Diego. After excelling in age group swimming he headed to Austin, Texas to swim for Eddie Reese and Kris Kubik at the University of Texas. Under the program, Kirk enjoyed great success winning 3 team and 3 individual national championships, becoming a 16 time All American and achieving a berth on the 1988 Olympic team in the 200 breaststroke. In 1990, Kirk held his highest ranking as second in the world in the 200 breaststroke and third in the world in the 100 breaststroke after an outstanding Goodwill Games showing.

Kirk knows what enabled his success was not only hard work and commitment, but it was anchored in having had the opportunity to train under incredible age group coaches and legendary college coaches.  He truly enjoys imparting all that he has learned to help others reach their goals.

Kirk is a ASCA level 2;3 certified coach.

Shannon Pritchett

Platinum 1 & Blue 1 Coach

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Pritchett was a letterwinner at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she became a three-time Big Ten Champion and a four-time NCAA All-American in just two full seasons. Pritchett was forced to end her collegiate career prematurely due to injury, but earned spots on the 2002 and 2004 All-Big Ten teams before she finished.


Pritchett is a Nashville native who grew up swimming for the Nashville Aquatic Club. She has coached at Wisconsin's summer camp and has served as the assistant age group coach for the Nashville Aquatic Club. 

Pritchett has been with NTN since January 2016. In addition to coaching, she works as Managing Director for CareerXroads, a community for talent and acquisition leaders. 

Ashley W Anderson

White 2 Coach

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Coach Ashley swam in college for both the University of Texas and Arizona State. She is also the mother of 2 current NTN swimmers.

"The clock doesn't lie"

"Practice doesnot make perfect-only perfect practice makes perfect"

Andrew Warwick

Blue 3 Coach

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Coach Andrew was a competitive swimmer since age 12 and swam locally for the Timber Creek Varsity team.

Walter D Rumans III

White 1, Platinum 2 & 3 Coach

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Coach Walter was a competitive swimmer most of his life. He swam for both Southern Methodist and Florida Southern University during college. He was also an Olympic Trial qualifier (’08) and swam in the World Youth Games in Mexico.

He graduated from the University of Texas with a BA in Criminal Justice.

Coach Walter is a ASCA Level 2 coach.

“You practice the way you want to race” & “Get up and go!” are some of Coach Walter’s favorite quotes.

Board of Directors

Elizabeth Janning

Parent Club Chairman

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Alison Clem

Vice Chair

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Brenda Weilert

Secretary

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Suzanne Rubin

Treasurer

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Danna Suresh

Volunteer Coordinator

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