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2018 Sunrise Sharks Coaching Staff

Sharks 2018 Coaching Staff and some Fun Facts

 

Head Coach Jacob Freas

Coach Freas started swimming at age 15.

He swam for Foothill High School and graduated in 2013.

Currently he is attending CSU Sacramento studying Mechanical Engineering and Math.

His favorite Stroke/Event is Breaststroke.

His swim Accomplishments: getting Delano Hughes to kick!

Coaching philosophy: Show them you care and they will follow you to the ends of the earth.

Favorite Quote: “The driver picks the music, the passenger shuts his cake hole”~ Dean Winchester, Supernatural.

Starbucks or Dutch Bros? – Starbucks

Pizza or Tacos or Burgers? – Tacos

Favorite Ice Cream? – Cookie Dough

 

 

Assistant Coach Shane Gutto

 

 

 

Coach Gutto started swimming at age 3, he swam for several Rec teams including Green Haven Swim Team, Glen Oaks, Del Norte, USS Arden Hills and Fair Oaks Dolphins.

He swam for El Camino High School and graduated in 2008.

He currently works for the Department of Justice and DJ's professionally.

He swam in College where he was a State Qualifer in the 200 Free, 500 Free and the Mile.

His favorite Stroke/Event is 200 Free.

His swim accomplishments: High School MVP all four years and Sections Qualifier all four years as well as Top 16 College State Qualifier in 200 and 500 Free.

Coaching Philosophy: I use the "Full Immersion" stroke philosophy.

Favorite Quote: Shut up and swim! ~ My Dad.

Starbucks or Dutch Bros? - Starbucks

Pizza or Tacos or Burgers - Vegan

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor - Vegan

 

 

Assistant Coach Ashlee Crouch

 

 

 

Coach Crouch started swimming at the age of 7, she swam for Sunrise Sharks until age 12 and then transferred to CCA, a USA year round team.

She swam for Antelope High School and graduated in 2017.

She currently attends Sierra College.

Her favorite stroke is 100 Breastroke.

Her swim accomplishments: Antelope HS recordholder for 400 freestyle relay, 1st place at 1 mile open water (2016), Sierra Nevada Scholar Athlete, 5 time Junior Olympian.

Coaching philosophy: No one is uncoachable, find the right strategy.

Favorite Quote: I swim, therefore IM.

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor - Birthday Cake

 

Assistant Coach Sloan Woods

 

 

 

Coach Woods started swimming at the age of 5, she has always and still swims for Sunrise Sharks.

She will graduate from Center High School in 2019 and will be applying to several colleges where she plans to study mechanical engineering. Coach Woods also plans on swimming at the College level.

She currently swims for Center High School and is team Captain.

Her favorite stroke is Backstroke.

Her swim accomplishments: She has made MOC qualifiying times several years in a row and has the best backstroke times in her family of swimmers.

Coaching philosophy: Everyone is good at something different and it is important that every swimmer is celebrated and encouraged.

Favorite Quote: Why so serious? ~ The Joker

Starbucks or Dutch Bros? - Starbucks

Pizza or Tacos or Burgers - Pizza

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor - Mint Chip

 

 

Assistant Coach Sierra Clark

 

 

 

Coach Clark started swimming at the age of 8, she has always and still swims for the Sunrise Sharks.

She will graduate from Del Campo High School in 2018 and plans to attend Community College. Coach Clark also plans on swimming at the College level.

Her favorite stroke is 50 free and 50 fly.

Her swim accomplishments: Section finals for 50 free and 100 breast as well as current and past record holder for the Sunrise Sharks.

Coaching philosophy: To motivate swimmers to accomplish their goals.

Favorite Quote: Just do it ~ Nike

Starbucks or Dutch Bros? - Starbucks

Pizza or Tacos or Burgers - Vegetarian

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor - Rainbow Sherbet

 

 

 

Coaching Staff