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Shane Dye

Head Coach

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Shane Dye is the chief education officer for all WSS instructors in East Portland. 
Shane's background in aquatics spans nearly 40 years, and all across Oregon. He has been coaching and teaching people how to swim in East Portland since 1997, and has experience coaching novice, age group, senior, and college level swimmers, and has led teams in Oregon, Washington, Minnesota, and North Dakota.   Shane holds a Masters degree in Education, and currently teaches physical education and wellness in the Parkrose School District. As a member of the United States Naval Reserve, Shane has been awarded for the opening and management of a pool while on active duty, and currently serves as a certified Navy Swim Instructor. Shane is involved in planning and instruction on all levels.

Rod Lundgren

Centennial Head Coach

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Coach Lundgren has 25 years of age group coaching experience. Rod has coached for Bend Swim Club, Corvallis Aquatics and Mount Hood Swim Team. Through Rods age group programs he has produced swimmers that have gone on to swim at Senior Sectionals, Junior Nationals, Senior Nationals and Olympic Trials. Rod was also the head swim coach at Gresham High School from 1993-1997 and had the honor of coaching a few district championship teams as well as state high school finalists. He was also honored the MHC coach of the year. As a swimmer Rod swam with Bend swim club and was a member of Bend High School’s first swim team, where he set many high school records. While in college Rod swam under the Lewis and Clark swim team and briefly with the Oregon State swim club. Rod is now a certified school teacher and the aquatics director for the Centennial School District. Rod is very passionate about the Maverick Age group program. He believes that swimming is one of the most valuable life-long skills that a person can learn and he enjoys watching and helping his age group swimmers move up through the Maverick program.

 

Sean Taylor

Gresham Coach

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Sean Taylor is a fixture in Oregon swimming. Beginning as the LSC Swimmer of the Year, Sean went on to coach at the premier teams in Oregon: Multnomah Athletic Club, David Douglas, and Mount Hood Swim Team.  After graduating from Princeton, Sean combined his love for aquatics with his belief in a team-oriented approach while guiding youth athletes.  He is presently the aquatic director and varsity swimming coach at Gresham High School. Sean tests and oversees the practical application of the WSS curriculum. 

 

Dorsey A Williams

Gresham Coach

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Board of Directors

Rod Lundgren

Safety Coordinator

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Sean Taylor

Secretary/Treasurer

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Shane Dye

Board Member

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Chris Martin

Board member

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