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MEET OUR STAFF

Meghan Taylor

Director of Aquatics and Head Coach

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SPORT COACHING EDUCATION 

MASTERS OF EDUCATION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION

AMERICAN SWIM COACHES ASSOCIATION - LEVEL III

AUSTRALIAN SWIM COACHES AND TEACHERS ASSOCIATION 

Coach Meghan began working for Biloxi Public Schools at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year as a special education teacher and head girls swim coach.  Soon after, she was asked by district administration if she would be willing to move to the pool full time to "build the program" for Biloxi Schools Aquatics.

Coach Meghan was born and raised in Biloxi and her Indian Pride runs deep.  Her parents were both Biloxi Indians, as was her younger brother.  She attended Lopez Elementary, Michel Middle School, and Biloxi High School.  She competed all six of her high school years for the Biloxi High School Swim Team and was part of the 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004 State Championship teams. She received her bachelors degree in Sport Coaching Education from the University of Southern Mississippi and her masters degree in Special Education from Grand Canyon University.    

Coach Meghan has had an exciting start to her coaching career in high performance swim coaching and has traveled the world studying her trade and learning from the best athletes and coaches in the sport.  She has been a part of the development of nationally ranked age group swimmers and has helped grow programs from less than 50 to 400+.  She was Head Age Group Coach at Surrey Park Swim Club in Melbourne, Australia; Head Age Group Coach at Team Santa Monica in Santa Monica, California; Team Manager and Coach at Swim with Heart's Special Needs and Masters swim team in Santa Monica, California; and Head Age Group Coach at Beach Cities Swimming in Redondo Beach, California.

After 10 years of high performance coaching and travel, Coach Meghan has returned to her alma mater to share her knowledge, give back, and continue to learn.  Coach Meghan believes in developing the whole athlete through grit, confidence and character.  She coaches with a quality over quantity approach and is dedicated and invested in her athletes and families.  She is passionate about the sport of swimming and believes that water is the great equalizer.  Coach Meghan is excited about this new chapter for Biloxi Indian Swimming and the Indian Nation!

GO BIG RED! 

Christine A Field

Coaching Staff

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Coach Christine began working for Biloxi Public Schools during the 2016-2017 school year as Special Education teacher.  She was born and raised in Biloxi and attended St. James Elementary school, Michel 7th grade, Biloxi Junior High, and graduated from Biloxi High School in 2012. She was a part of the Biloxi High School Swim Team from 2007-2012, ending her swimming career after she won the 500 freestyle.  She was in the founding class for B.E.S.T when it was established in 2009 and swam year round until she graduated.  She received her bachelor’s degree in Sports Pedagogy from Mississippi State University and graduated a die hard BULLDOG FAN! 

Coach Christine's teaching and coaching journey has just begun and she is excited to expand her knowledge in order to pass it along. She believes that every student has the ability to learn and grow when given the appropriate environment and encouragement. 

GO BILOXI! 

James Edward Lee

Head Coach

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN RECREATION ADMINISTRATION 

MASTERS OF ARTS IN PARK & RECREATION MANAGEMENT

AMERICAN SWIM COACHES ASSOCIATION - LEVEL III

BILOXI ELITE SWIM TEAM HEAD COACH

CITY OF BILOXI RECREATION SUPERINTENDENT

 

Coach Jamie began working for the Biloxi High School Swim Team in 1999 and coached the program until leaving for college in 2001.  He returned after college in 2006 being hired by the City of Biloxi to run the Natatorium.  He quickly resumed his duties with the BHS swim team and once again assisted with the task of helping with the rebuild of the swimming programs after Hurricane Katrina.  Assisting the former coaching staff the numbers continued to grow steadily each year.  He then took over the program as head coach for the boys’ team in 2015. 


Coach Jamie was born and raised in Biloxi in the Sunkist area.  He attended Beauvoir Elementary, Fernwood Middle School, and Biloxi High School c/0 1997.  He then attended the University of Southern Mississippi and received his bachelor’s degree and then attended the University of Mississippi and received his master’s degree.  He now works with the City of Biloxi Parks & Recreation Department as the Recreation Superintendent and is also the head coach of the Biloxi Elite Swim Team, the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s premier year-round USA Swimming program.  


Coach Jamie has been a part of swimming on the Mississippi Gulf Coast/Biloxi area his entire life.  Growing up swimming with the Biloxi Red Tide swim team, the SURF swim team, and the Biloxi High swim team he has returned to give back his vast knowledge to his Alma matter and help build a championship program.  

Tanja Webber

Coaching Staff

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Tanja has been working for the City of Biloxi Department of Parks and Recreation since 1999.  She started working as a lifeguard and eventually began coaching swimming for the City of Biloxi with many of it's different teams.  In 2010 she started coaching with the Biloxi Elite Swim Team.  She served as an assistant coach for the MS Zones Team in 2012 and 2013.  Tanja is an ASCA Level II Professional Competitive Swim Coach and an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor.

She started her swimming career at the age of 11, swimming for the Steyr Swim team in her hometown of Steyr Austria.   She swam well enought to compete in the Childrens World Championship where she finished 8th in the 100 Breaststroke.  Tanja was selected for the 1980 Austrian Olympic Team in Breast Stroke.  Tanja also played water polo in Memmingen Germany and was  a member of the Life Saving/Life Guarding team where her team finished 2nd at the National level.

Coach Tanja has been working with the BHS Swim Team since 2015.

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Chip Crocker

President

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Melinda Cooper

Vice President

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Alison Hansen

Secretary

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Mimi Nanney

Treasurer

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Kelly Roundtree

Volunteer Coordinator

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Todd Patterson

Officials

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