Emily swam at UCLA and was a four year varsity swimmer. She was a finalist at the Pac-10 Championships and a member of the All-Academic Pac-10 team multiple years. Voted Most Inspirational and Hardest Working by her teammates, Emily values character in and out of the pool. Emily swam for and learned from renowned coaches Cyndi Gallagher (UCLA Women's Head Coach), Greg Meehan (currently the Stanford Women's Head Coach and 2016 Olympic Coach), and Jay Benner (club coach of Olympians Nathan Adrian and Dana Kirk). She has coached swimmers of all levels and developed swimmers into Olympic Trials qualifiers, USA Swimming All-Time Top 100 athletes, multiple National Top 10 Ranked athletes, and many kids who have gone on to swim in college, graduate, and find success beyond the pool.
Michael comes to LOSC after a year with Chehalem Swim Team.
Prior to CST, Michael served as the Head Senior Coach for the
Spokane Waves Aquatic Team where he coached multiple regional,
sectional, and national level athletes. During his time with
SWAT, he coached one athlete to a Junior National title as well as
a spot on the USA National Junior Team. Michael brings a huge
amount of experience, enthusiasm, and love of the sport.
Michael swam at Whitworth University where he was an
All-American, his wife Natalie is the current Head Coach of George
Jessie grew up in the Portland area, first swimming for TTSC
before joining LOSC and finishing up her swimming career with Coach
Emily. Jessie loves working with kids and loves swimming so
combining the two is a dream. Jessie brings an enthusiasm for
the sport, and more importantly, a strong desire to help and teach
kids through positive encouragement and compassion. She
appreciates the life long skills swimming and bring to an athlete.
Jessie recently graduated from UCLA with a degree in
Psychology. She has done extensive work and research in
infant and childhood development. In her free time, Jessie
loves to listen to Taylor Swift, be active outside, and spend time
with friends and family.