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Coaches & Directors

If you have questions related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches. For all questions related to administrative, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact one of the board members below.

2019 Coaching Staff

Eli Rothleder

Head Coach

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Coach Eli swam for the Gators since he was 6 years old. This will be his 5th year coaching for the team. He swam with the Chantilly High School varsity swim team for four years. He also spent six years swimming with multiple year-round teams, including Marlins, FISH, and Makos. Eli is currently attending the College of William & Mary and graduated from Chantilly High School. He's very excited to be coaching this season and looks forward to a great summer with the Gators.

Ryan Bracewell

Assistant Coach

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Coach Ryan has been swimming on the Gator team since he was 5 years old. He has spent 1 year as a Gatoraide and 2 years as a Junior Coach, and is now looking forward to being the Assistant Head Coach this season. He has swum for the Potomac Marlins for the last 8 years, participating on the championship team for the past 3. Additionally, he took part in his 3rd and final season on the Chantilly Swim & Dive team this past year, qualifying for the state team his last 2 seasons. Ryan will be a Freshman in the Engineering program at Virginia Tech this coming fall and is certified by the Red Cross in CPR, first aid, and as a lifeguard. He can't wait for the summer swim season to start and anticipates another fantastic season.

Alex Hargett

Assistant Coach

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Coach Alex has swum for the Gators for 9 years. This will be his 4th year coaching for the team. He dove with the Chantilly High School varsity swim & dive team for 3 years and swam for Marlins in the past. Alex will be attending the Ohio State University next fall and will be graduating from Chantilly High School in June. He's excited to be coaching this season and looking forward to an excellent season.

Maddie Ashby

Assistant Coach

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Coach Maddie has been swimming for the Gators since she was 9. This will be her 3rd year coaching for the team. She swam for her high school team during her stay in Singapore for two years. Maddie will be graduating from Chantilly High School in June and will be attending the University of Virginia to study computer science in the Fall. She is beyond excited to spend another summer in the water with her favorite group of kids!

2019 Board of Directors & Team Leads

Mike Copeland

President

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Benjy Wilhelm

Vice President

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David Mountcastle

Treasurer

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Cristina Dougherty

Secretary

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Cathy Lahr

Team Representative

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Brian Robertson

Officials Liaison

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Dan Turner

Head Timer

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Dan Hilton

Director of Operations

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Cindy Barker

Meet Support/Polar Gators

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Jeremy Lisenby

Quartermaster/Liaison-Pool&HOA

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Michelle Denny

Gator Shack

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Rita Colao Osorio

Gator Shack

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Tricia Linsley

Ribbons

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Linda Bracewell

Computer/Tech

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Bryan Topscher

Computer/Tech

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Michelle Head

Web Administrator

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Jihoon Shin

Spirit Wear

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Paula Gencarelli

Sponsorship

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Denise Nave

Social

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Jessica Doerr

Social

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Amy Mattock

Parent Liaison

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Shannon Eickhoff

Publicity

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