Coaches & Directors

We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, event selection, goal setting or other swimming related needs, please contact the appropriate coach below. For administrative questions such as dues, safety or policy issues, please contact one of the board members found at the link here.

Coaching Staff

Sean Gibson

Head Swim Coach


Coach Sean has been involved with the Arlington Park swim team since 1991 when he started as a Prep swimmer! He brings 17 years of swim coaching experience; including 13 seasons as the head swim coach here at AP, 12 seasons at the high school level as well as club experience at the age group and senior levels. Sean is an ASCA Summer League and Level 2 certified swim coach. He has coached high school state champions and two Olympic Trials qualifiers. Sean attended Indiana University where he swam one season. He is a social studies teacher and head swim coach at Concordia Lutheran High School. Sean also has a background as a youth pastor. His wife, Danae, is a volunteer assistant coach with 9 years of coaching experience. They have three children, Joshua 6, Hannah 4 and Micah 1. Please contact Sean at any time with questions or concerns: 260-466-4525 or

Nick Torres

Assistant Swim Coach


This is Nick's 7th season coaching with Arlington. He swam 12 seasons for AP. While swimming for Snider High School, he earned All-Conference honors three seasons and competed at the Indiana High School State Championship. Nick is a junior at Indiana Univeristy studying Elementary Education. He is passionate about Arlington Park swimming and loves working with the kids everyday.

Jake Miller

Head Prep Coach / Big Team Assistant


This is Jake Miller's 6th season as a prep coach with us. He swam for Arlington Park for 14 seasons. Jake is currently a sophomore at Indiana University studying business management. He was a three time All Conference swimmer for Snider High School, competed at the Indiana High School state championship all four years of high school, holds multiple AP team records and his high school 400 freestyle relay broke, and hold, the SAC record. Jake has a love for swimming and helping kids become better swimmers!

Emma Stoody

Assistant Prep / Big Team Coach


This is Emma's 2nd season as a prep coach and will be her 3rd season as part of the Arlington Swim team. She is currently a senior at Concordia Lutheran High School where she competes for the swim team. Emma says she "love to see others learn new skills and succeed in what they love to do" and she is "super excited!" for another season. Emma also works as a swim instructor at the Nitro swim school.

Sydnee Trahin

Assistant Prep Coach


This is Sydnee's 2nd season as a prep coach. She is currently swimming for the University of Indianapolis as a sophomore studying Exercise Science and Physical Therapy. Sydnee swam for Arlington for 10 seasons. She was a three time All Conference swimmer for the Dwenger H.S. swim team and trains/competes with Fort Wayne Swim Team when she is home. Sydnee has competed at the Indiana Senior State championship multiple times while in high school. Sydnee brings a wealth of swimming knowledge and experience.

Mayleigh Richey

Assistant Prep Coach


This is Mayleigh's 2nd season as a prep coach. She has been part of the AP swim team for 6 seasons. She is currently a freshman at Northrop High School and competes on their high school team. Mayleigh has a background with the FORT club swim team and has been swimming for the FWCY sharks swim team through the YMCA the last few seasons.

Anna Yaggy

Head Dive Coach


This is Anna's 3rd season coaching for Arlington. She has been diving with AP for 11 years and for Indiana International School of Diving (IISD) for 9 years. Anna has competed 6 times at the USA Diving Nationals. She is a junior at Bishop Dwenger where she competes for the high school dive team. Anna holds the conference diving record for the SAC meet, qualified for IHSAA Regional each season and placed at the State Championship in 2020.

Matthew Hayward

Assistant Dive Coach


This is Matthew's 3rd season coaching with AP. He has been diving for Arlington for 12 years. Matthew has been diving 9 years with Indiana International School of Diving (IISD) club team here in town. He is currently a senior at Concordia Lutheran High School where he dives and occationally swims for the team. Matthew has been a high school sectional champion, a three time regional qualifier and placed at the State Championship in 2020. He holds both the 6 and 11-dive school records at Concordia.