Coaches & Directors

We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact the coach. For all questions related to fees, please contact the HOA representative.  For questions related to administrative, safety, or policy issues, please contact one of the HOA or a Director.

Coaching Staff

Coach Gopffarth

Head Coach

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Connor Allen

Assistant Coach

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Taryn N Blaylock

Assistant Coach

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Hi, I’m Taryn Blaylock! This will be my second year as a Hurricanes assisstant coach. I swam for the Hurricanes for 8 years, competitively with LAC for 3, and for the Timber Creek varsity team for 3. I will be a senior at Timber Creek for the 2020-2021 school year, and plan to major in electrical or biomedical engineering in college. I’m excited to have a great team this summer!

Matt Goin

Assistant Coach

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I am Matt Goin, I am currently a senior Finance and Entertainment student at the University of Texas at Austin (Hook ‘Em!) and plan on graduating in December 2020. While at UT, I compete and train with the Texas Triathlon team and the Longhorn Swim Club. I have over 10 years of competitive swimming experience through the Heritage Hurricanes, Timber Creek High School Swim and Dive, and LAC Club Swimming. This will be my 4th year coaching for the Heritage Hurricanes and my 3rd year doing swim lessons with Bearfoot, and I’m looking forward to having a fun season this summer!

Karson Gopffarth

Assistant Coach

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Carolyn Kosek

Assistant Coach

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Hi! My name is Carolyn Kosek and this is my third year as a Hurricanes coach. I swam with the Hurricanes for about eight years, a club team for four years, and my high school varsity team for four years. I will be attending the University of Texas at Dallas in the fall where I plan to major in biology before getting a physician assistant master's degree. I'm so eager to see all the returning and new swimmers this summer and have another fun season!

Waqar Saiyed

Assistant Coach

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Serena Shabout

Assistant Coach

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Board of Directors

Alan Blaylock

Director

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Jeremy Mayes

Heritage HOA General Manager

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