Coach Franz's corner
USA Swimming "National Team Coach"
2006-2008. This honor recognizes Franz’s contribution
to the National Team’s primary objective of achieving
competitive success at the Olympic Games.
2006, 2007 & 2008 recipient of
the "Coach of Excellence Award," the American Swim Coaches
Association Award that recognizes achievement on the National
- 2007 National Select Camp
- 2003 & 2005 Arizona Zone
- 1999 Arizona All-Star Coach
Age Group Coach
Coach Ruth's corner
Ruth graduated in 1988 with a BA in Physical Therapy and worked
as a Physical Therapist in Minneapolis, MN before moving to Oregon
She began teaching swimming during high school and continued to
teach through college. After moving to Oregon, Ruth coached CYO
swimming for 6 years with Valley Swim Team.
Ruth began coaching with THSC in Nov. 2006. She became the
Head Age Group coach in 2012 and is now coaching the 11-12 age
group as a part time coach.
ASCA Certified Level 3
Level I CrossFit Trainer, March 2013
Registered Physical Therapist
Coaching Highlights: Having the pleasure to coach hard
- Coached 3 NAG Relay Records
- Coached 13 Individual USA Swimming Top 10 times
- Coached 12 USA swimming Top 10 Relays
- Coached over 40 OSI Individual Records
- Coached 20 OSI Relay Records
- Coached over 100 THSC Team Records (individual & Relays)