Metro Parks Tacoma Staff Metro Aquatics coaches and staff are employees of Metro Parks Tacoma. Communication is extremely important to all Metro Parks Tacoma coaches and staff, who strive to communicate clearly and openly with you regarding every aspect of your swimming experience. We encourage all questions or concerns be shared directly with your coach or with another staff member. Below is a list of contact points.
Metro Aquatics Boosters Metro Aquatics Boosters are organized volunteers who come together to support our athletes, coaches, and the local community. In order for our program to reflect the needs and desires of our community, we need input and feedback from everyone. Please use the list below as a starting point for contacting Metro Aquatics Boosters.
Lead Age Group Coach
Coach Max oversees the training and development of all year-round age group swimmers. He directly coaches the Achievers and Challengers groups.
Born and raised in Southern Illinois, Max Byers began swimming at the age of 9 for a local summer league team, then the local YMCA in Edwardsville, IL, and then at Penn State on a full-ride scholarship. As an age group swimmer Max was an Illinois state champion, 3-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and a finalist at the US Junior National Championship. Coach Max’s seven years of coaching experience includes working with Junior National qualifiers at Nittany Lion Aquatics Club in Pennsylvania, and as an intern with Queens University of Charlotte (2015 NCAA Div-2 National Champions). Coach Max graduated from the nations #1-ranked School of Kinesiology at Pennsylvania State.
Lead Development Coach
Sheri M Frings
Associate Coach- Explorers
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