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Wahoo Coaching Staff

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.

Coaching Staff

Carmen Carrion

Head Coach

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Carmen Carrion will be the Wahoo Head Coach this season. Coach Carmen comes to us from Ga Tech where she received her BS and MS.  At Tech, Carmen played for the women's soccer team and participated in triathlons. Carmen led the swim lesson program at Tech for several years and more recently opened The Atlanta Premiere Swim Academy, where countless Wahoo have benefitted from her instruction. Carmen is pursing her Doctorate at Ga State in Education Psychology.  She hopes to inspire and help children succeed in the world of academia.  

Jelani Watkins

Coach Advisor

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Jelani Watkins is an Atlanta native and recent Master of Music graduate from Georgia State University. In 2011, he graduated from his undergraduate alma mater Morehouse College with a B.A. in Music. He was an age-group swimmer for several Atlanta clubs in his teens and competed for North Springs Charter High School state swim team for all four high school years. During his undergraduate matriculation at Morehouse College, Jelani coached for the Atlanta University Center Tigersharks Swim Team and has gained additional coaching experience as a previous Head Coach of the Spalding Woods Swim Club Summer League team and the last two seasons as a Wahoo Assistant Coach. Currently, he serves as an Assistant Coach for the Dekalb Aquatic Swim Team in Decatur, Georgia.

Dylan Suna

Senior Assistant Coach

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Dylan is a Junior at Georgia Southern University where he is in majoring in Human Resource Mangement. He competed year-round for Dekalb Aquatics for eight years and has been a Wahoo from the beginning. This is Dylan's 6th year of coaching for the Wahoo. 

Wyatt Schroeder

Senior Assistant Coach

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Wyatt has been a Wahoo every year since its conception! He swam year-round as a club swimmer for nearly 11 years, but his favorite part of swimming has always been being a Wahoo. Coach Wyatt is currently in college at Georgia State University working towards a Bachelor's Degree in History. His list of talents includes yelling the loudest during Wahoo cheers and being a superior Sharks and Minnows player. Coach Wyatt is super excited to coach this season, especially after missing last season, and he can’t wait to share his enthusiasm for swimming with the next generation of Wahoo.

Josephine Berger

Assistant Coach

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Zoe Chan

Assistant Coach

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Alexander Gettig

Assistant Coach

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Della Goines

Assistant Coach

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Madelyn Goines

Assistant Coach

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Emma Jones

Assistant Coach

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Ava Laurent

Assistant Coach

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Donovan Mikula

Assistant Coach

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Lily Nevins

Assistant Coach

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Ariana Ramsey

Assistant Coach

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Noel Wheatley

Assistant Coach

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Board of Directors

Melissa Thurmond

Team Counsel

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Mike Mikula

Team Coordinator

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Eric Ericson

Team Founder/President

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