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Southglenn Gators Coaches

Gator Coaches 


Henry Kline: Co-Head Coach (8 and Unders and 13-14s)

How long have you been a Gator?

This will be my 12th year swimming as a gator.

What is your swimming history?

I have exclusively swam for Southglenn and while I haven't done any club swimming I still love the sport and the competitive atmosphere at the Gators. Over the years with Southglenn I have learned the fundamentals of swimming and have improved my own technique time and time again.

What is your coaching experience?

Last year was my first year on the coaching staff helping coach the 8 and Under age group. Previously I have been a junior coach for the Gators and have coached soccer at Colorado United.

What is your favorite thing about the Gators?

My favorite thing about Gators is the relationships I have built with little buddies, parents, and peers. This team is very supportive and has developed into a second family for me. Over the years, I have made and maintained meaningful lifelong friendships and I believe this community is paramount to the Gator way.

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

I am really looking forward to seeing the amazing growth our swimmers make this summer. The kids really make this job one of a kind and it is amazing to watch them make such giant leaps and strides in the pool. i am also looking forward to the Gator staples in: game days, field day, and Donut Fridays (but also swimming!!).

What is on your bucket list?

- Travel to Antarctica

- Run the Boston Marathon

- Buy a farm

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Phone: (303) 656-0014

 

Courtney Helseth: Co-Head Coach (11-12s)

How long have you been a Gator?

I’ve been a Gator since I was 8 years old so this is my 14th year on the team!

What is your swimming history?

I've been a swimmer since I was 6 years old. My swimming career consisted of swimming for multiple club teams here in Colorado, the Gators, of course, and on the varsity team at Araphoe High School.  These days, I really only swim for recreational purposes, but I love continuing my love for the sport as a coach. 

What is your coaching experience?

This is my fourth year as a Gator coach and third year as co-head coach. Before becoming an official coach for the Gators, I junior coached since I was 16. I have also coached for the Littleton Youth Swim Clinic in the winter months. 

What is your favorite thing about the Gators?

My favorite thing about the Gators is the people I have met thorughout my career on the team. The team has so many great traditions and I love the sense of family I feel on the pool deck. Gators has always been and will always be my favorite part of summer. 

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

I'm really excited to have a more normal looking season this summer. It will great to have swimmers competing again, even if its not to the full exent we've had in the past. 

What are your hobbies?

1. I love hiking and going on long walks, by myself or with friends/family. 

2. I enjoy cooking but I'm terrible at baking. 

3. I love yoga as a destresser, especially during school. 

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Phone: (720) 837-0897

 

Evan Montgomery: Assistant Coach (15-18s)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How long have you been a Gator?

This will be my 14th year on the Gators, and my First as a Coach. 

What is your swimming history?

I have swam every summer on the Gators since I was 5. As a Littleton Lion, I was a 4 time Varisty letter winner, 3 time state qualifier, 2 time team MVP, and captian my junior and senior seasons. 

What is your coaching experience?

I have spent the last 3 seasons as a junior coach on the Gators under Coach Jordan and Coach Chase. 

What is your favorite thing about the Gators?

My favorite things about the Gators swim team are game-day Fridays, the sense of family, and all the friends I've made over the years. 

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

The things I am most looking forward to this summer is helping swimmers improve on technique, break personal records, and most of all having a memorable experience at the pool (I'm also excited to not have to get in the water at 6:00am anymore).    

What would you do with 10 million dollars?

If I had 10 million dollars I would vacation around the world, pay for my college tuition, and but a lot of Chipotle. 

Email: [email protected] 

Phone: (303) 842-6203

Abbey Doherty: Assistant Coach (9-10s)

How long have you been a Gator? 

I have been a Gator for 7 years now!  

What is your swimming history?

I have swam in the summer for 11 years, I have swam club swimming for 3 years, and I have swam for Heritage High School for 4 years now. 

What is your coaching experience?

The past 3 years I have been a junior coach at Southglenn and I have also coached girls soccer for Littleton Soccer.  

What is your favorite thing about the Gators?

My favorite thing about Gators is the second family we have created. I love practicing then getting to hang out with everyone after and on Saturdays. 

What are you most looking forward to this summer? 

I am most looking forward to seeing the swimmers working hard with their friends and beating their personal bests on Saturdays! 

What is your favorite movie?

My favorite all time movie is The Blind Side! 

Email:  [email protected]

Phone: (720) 393-9926

Coaching Staff