Coach Megan Hylton is the Aquatics Director of the Rocklin Swim Team (RST), Head Coach for the Rocklin Mavericks, and Director of the RST Swim School. She brings over 25 years of experience in aquatics as a swimmer, instructor, coach and program administrator. Coach Megan enjoys meeting, coaching and working with RST swimmers and families and is excited about the opportunities at RST to work with swimmers of all ages and abilities in different RST swim programs.
Coach Megan came to the Rocklin Swim Team from CCA where she was coaching an elite group of 9-13-year-olds including Far Western qualifiers, Junior Olympic finalist and Western Zone qualifiers and finalist.
Megan swam on scholarship for four years at California State University Northridge where she was also the team captain. While at Cal State Northridge, she earned her Bachelors and Masters of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Sports Psychology. While earning her Master degree, Megan was the Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach at Cal State Northridge.
Megan coached the Roseville Sugarbears from 2004-2006. During the first season, she re-built the team from 33 swimmers to 154. She loves working with all ages of swimmers and is always up for a challenge.
As a professional Aquatics Coordinator for the City of Roseville, Megan supervised a program with 160 part-time staff that put over 10,000 children through swim lessons on an annual basis. She trained lifeguards, swim instructors and coaches and implemented swim lesson curriculum. In this position, she also supervised and hired coaches for the Woodcreek SeaWolves.
Megan has been part of several professional organizations including the Northern California Aquatic Management Association. She has spoken on various aquatic related topics at the California Parks and Recreation Society Conference as well as conducted smaller workshops for aquatic professionals.
She currently lives in Lincoln with her husband Zach and their four children Jackson, Madison, Molly, and Nora.