Coaches & Directors
Coaching Staff

Roger Dahlke

Head Coach / GPS Varsity Coach


Coach Dahlke is a native of Chattanooga, TN and has been a part of the Chattanooga swimming community since 1976.  Coach Dahlke started in 1995 as an age group coach with Scenic City Aquatic Club (now McCallie/GPS Aquatics), became the McCallie Middle School Coach, and then Head Age group coach.  In 2012 he became Head Coach of the newly renamed McCallie GPS Aquatics and in 2018 took over as Varsity Coach for the GPS Swim Team.


He lives in East Branierd with his amazing wife (Carrie) and two fantastic kids (Christian and Lily Claire).

Stan Corcoran

Asst Senior / McCallie Head Coach


Caroline Bentley

Blue Group Coach


Caroline joined the coaching staff in 2012, and has coached all levels of our age group program. She brings years of coaching experience to our club, working with swimmers of all ages and abilities throughout the Chattanooga area. She has coached in the Chattanooga Area Swim League (CASL) for over 15 years. Caroline has been selected to be a Southeastern Swimming Zones Coach for 3 years, and is currently serving as the Southeastern Swimming Age Group Chair. 

Caroline is a graduate of Girls Preparatory, where she was an All-American and TN state finalist, and is a graduate of Bernau University (GA). She is currently in the GPS Athletic Hall of Fame, the Chattanooga Sports Hall of Fame and the Lookout Mountain Sports Hall of Fame.


Kendall Jacobs

Blue Group at McC / GPS MS coach


Kendall joined the McC/GPS coaching staff in 2011, and is currently a Blue Group coach. She brings years of age group coaching to the club, as she is the middle school head coach for GPS, and in addition has coached for eight years within the Chattanooga Area Swim League (CASL). Kendall has been selected to coach the Southeastern Swimming All-Star Zone team for two years.

She began her swimming career within CASL for Stuart Heights, and during her time she was a 3x High Point winner and Jennifer Fugate nominee. Kendall is a 2004 graduate of GPS, where she was a TN State Championship qualifier and finalist. She was also a Southeastern Swimming qualifier and finalist for McC/GPS (then Scenic City Aquatic Club). During her collegiate years at Transylvania University (Lexington, KY) she was a Bluegrass Mtn Conference finalist and champion, team captain, taught swim lessons, and coached the school's summer swim camps. 

Kendall loves coaching age group swimmers, because she can help foster their love for swimming, and begin to set and reach goals, in and out of the water.

Katie Sallee

Silver Coach at McCallie


Katie started coaching at Colonel Aquatics (now part of Lexington Dolphins) in Richmond, KY.  She also was the head coach for Lafayette High School (Lexington, KY) and Arlington Country Club (Richmond, KY). Currently, she is the Co-Head Coach of Stuart Heights Swim Team (summer league) and coaches Silver Group at McCallie. 

Katie began swimming in Chattanooga for Stuart Heights when she was seven, and then Scenic City Aquatic Club. She is a 2001 graduate of GPS, as well as a State Champion and All-American, focusing on breaststroke and the IM. Katie then continued her swimming career at Transylvania University (KY).

She lives in Ooltewah with her husband John and sons Jack and Ben (who swim in blue group and silver group, respectively).

Betsy Bookout

Gray Group Coach at McCallie


Rachel Martin

Gray Group Coach