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 one of the coaches. For all questions related to administrative, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact one of the board members or the Director of Coaching.

Coaching Staff

Dani Caldwell

Head Coach


Coach Dani has been coaching for over 15 years on USA-Swimming club teams. She was awarded Coach of the Year for the Utah high school 3A Boys Team (2011) and Girls Team (2012). She was nominated as Utah Coach of the Year by Utah Swimming. Dani has published in the American Swimming Coaches Association Journal. She has been selected three times as All-Star Coach for the Utah Western Zone team. She is a Level 2 member of ASCA and NISCA.

Her greatest reward comes when she can help swimmers achieve their highest potential. Dani has coached swimmers to the national level, helped secure college scholarships for several, and had the opportunity to watch one of her college swimmers compete in the 2012 Olympic Swim Trials in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dani and her husband, Adam, have three children. Away from the pool, Coach Dani enjoys traveling, scrapbooking and biking. She has visited 17 countries on 5 continents. In addition to her year-round team, Coach Dani has been the Head Coach of PineView, Desert Hills and Hurricane High swim teams since 2008.

Shawn King

Coach (YR 7 a.m., 4:30 p.m.)


Coach Shawn has been a part of the swimming world for as long as he can remember.  He brings a passion for swimming and a commitment to success.  Shawn is a Level 3 Certified coach member of the American Swim Coaches Association and continues to take courses to enhance his coaching skills.

Coach Shawn has helped to lead a revolution of the 15 and Over swimming in southern Utah that included coaching the Desert Hills Men's swim team to its first swimming state title in 2018, and solid 3rd place finishes in the Senior division of Utah Swimming's 2017 Long Course and 2018 Short Course Championships.  Althought Shawn currently spends most of his time with the 15 and over swimmers, he has experience coaching all ages and abilities and loves to see progress at any level.

He loves spending time with his wife, Heather, and 4 sons, Paul, William, Henry, and James.  Shawn graduated from Dixie State University in Psychology.  

Board of Directors

Adam Caldwell

Financial Chair