Coaching staff


Head Coach 

This will be Anna Smith's 4th year as a Lindgate coach.  She is a sophomore at Southeast Missouri University studying Physical Education.  Anna is a 2020 Kirkwood graduate and was a varisity swimmer at KHS all 4 years.  She has coached at Lindgate with our Junior Gators program for several years, was involved in Parkway's swim school, prep programs and Red team. At school, Anna is a Tri Delta, works for the Office of Admissions and teaches group exercise. In her free time she likes to take cycling classes, go to the gym, walk her dog Eli, and hang out with Coach Emily. 


Assistant Coach

Emily Carlson is joining us from Springfield, IL. She just finished her freshman year at University of Illinois Urbana Champaign where she is studying chemistry. She was on her high school varsity swim team all 4 years. She swam on FAST Swim Club and the Springfield YMCA club team. Emily also swam with Lindgate. During her breaks from school she enjoys babysitting and nannying. In her free time Emily likes to go to the gym, swim, hang out with her cat, and hang out with Coach Anna. 





We are happy to welcome Anna Casey to Lindgate!  Anna just finished her first year teaching in the Wentzville School District.  In addition to teaching, she is the head dive coach for both Parkway West and Parkway South girls dive teams.  Before coaching high school diving, Anna worked at The City of Ballwin every summer teaching group and private dive lessons.  In high school, she dove for both Lafayette High School and Clayton Diving Alliance.  Her favorite dives are inwards and twists. Coach Anna is very excited to join the Lindgate family!   

Coaching Staff