Billy Doughty took over the DART (Davis) program in
the fall of 2009.
Some of the latest coaching highlights include:
- 2018 - Three DART athletes on the USA National
- 2018 - Three athletes that finished top 8 at Summer US
- 2018 - An athlete selected to attend the USA National
JR Pan Pac Team (4 Gold Medals & 1 Silver)
- 2018 - USA National JR Team Coach (Mel Zajac - National
JR Team Trip, Junior Pan Pac Champs in Fiji)
- 2016 - 8 DART athletes qualified for USA Olympic
- 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 - Sierra Nevada LSC Senior
Coach of the Year
- 2015 - DART earned a Gold Medal USA Swimming
award. All other years since 2014 the program has achieved
Prior to Davis, Billy has served as the Head Coach for City of
Mobile Swim Association and as Head Site Coach for Palo Alto
Billy swam at Clemson University and for Huntsville Swim
Association. He is married to Jen "Davis" with two boys (JT
Carolee B Gregg
Head Age Group and Summerdart Coach
began coaching with Aquadarts as a UCD student in 1983. Her
initial coaching career began at age 16, when she was an assistant
coach with her hometown swim team in
years. Carolee swam on summer
swim teams throughout her youth, and competed for the UCD swim team
in college. After graduating
from college, Carolee was the head coach of the Greenhaven
and Kennedy High
swim teams in Sacramento. She has been coaching regularly
with the Aquadarts since 1993. She is the Head Age Group coach for
Aquadarts and Head Coach of the Davis Summerdarts summer team
for the past 22 years.
Carolee has been married to Bill
for over 32 years; he works at UCD and is also the Davis
High School Cross Country and distance track coach. They have four
children: Kaitlin, Brendan, Kallie and Bryce, all of whom are or
were Summerdart coaches. Kaitlin is a UCD grad, where she
competed on the XC and Track teams, and she just completed her
Masters in Public Health at Brown University. She is also a
professional distance runner running for Boston Athletic
Association. She and her husband Avi Goodman live in Providence,
RI, where Avi is completing an orthopedic residency. Brendan is a
Stanford grad, where he ran on the XC and track teams. He runs
professionally for the Hansons Brooks Distance Project, coaches
running, and lives in Davis with his wife Jonah, who is a grad
student at UCD. Kallie was a swimmer and water polo player for all
of her youth, and also coached 8 years of Summerdarts. She
graduated from Simmons College in Boston and works at Beth
Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Bryce is a Summerdart
coach and was a Summer/Aquadart for over 10 years. He is
a senior at DHS and is distance runner for the DHS XC and
Trent K Richardson
Lead Senior 1 Coach
Trent Richardson has been a Davis Aquadart coach since 2013.
Currently he is the lead coach for Senior 1, Senior HS and the
sprint coach for Senior 2. During his tenure he has coached
Aquadarts to numerous Jr. National qualifying times, Futures
Championship finals, Far Western Championships, SNS Junior Olympic
Championships, National top 20 age-group finishes and has
had multiple swimmers qualify for the Western Zone Select
Camp. Zone Select Camp spots are given to the top 28, 12-13
year old girls, or 13-14 year old boys in the Western Zone. In 2017
Trent was selected by USA swimming to coach at the Western Zone
Select Camp. Trent is currently the Senior Chair for Sierra Nevada
Prior to 2013 Trent was head coach for the Diablo Country Club
Sharks, a recreational summer team, and the head coach for Monte
Vista High School. In 2012 the Diablo Sharks achieved the most
improved team award in the Valley Swim Association. Under
Trent’s coaching from 2011-2013 the Monte Vista Swim team
placed top 10 twice and top 5 once at the North Coast Section
Championship. In 2012 the Monte Vista Men’s Varsity team
finished their dual meet season with 7 wins and just 1 loss. During
his tenure at Monte Vista Trent’s swimmers achieved 19
All-American qualifying times, this award is given to the top 100
swimmers/relays in the United States.
Born and raised in Hawaii on the island of Oahu, Trent first
started swimming with the Waialua Swim Club with coach Bob Attwood.
His senior year of high school, Trent trained with Iolani Swim Club
under coach Brian Lee. After high school Trent swam for
Diablo Valley College for Rick Millington and U.C. Davis under Pete
Motekaitis where he was Captain of the men’s team in
2009. At U.C. Davis Trent was a Big West Conference Champion and
remains a conference record holder. After finishing his swimming
career at Davis, Trent was a Volunteer Assistant Coach with the
Aggies when the Men's team went undefeated and won their first Big
West Conference Championship in 2010.
Brandon Reed Miller
Reed Miller joined the DART staff in 2015. He is currently the
lead coach for Age Group Three and assistant coach for the Senior
High School group. Multiple swimmers have achieved top 10 national
rankings for their age group, Far Western Championships, and
Sectionals qualifying standards while under Miller’s
tutelage. In 2017, Sierra Nevada Swimming selected Miller as the
Age Group Coach of the Year.
Before becoming a coach with the DART program Reed was an
assistant senior coach and 9-10 coach for the City of Mobile Swim
Association from 2014-2015. He was also an assistant coach for
Mcgill-Toolen Catholic High School. During that time he coached
multiple Alabama state champions as well as Junior Nationals
qualifiers. Mcgill-Toolen achieved a second place finish at the
Alabama High School State Championships in Miller’s lone
season with the program.
Reed started swimming competitively at the age of 16. Two years
later he walked on at Wingate University where he eventually earned
a scholarship. Miller achieved All-America status twice in his
career, which is attained by finishing top eight at the NCAA
Championships. He was also an Academic All-America selection his
junior and senior seasons. Miller was appointed team captain by his
teammates his senior year.
Coach Ray has been with the DART program since 2013. Ray
works primarily with the Senior level swimmers and specializes in
running our distance based workouts. Ray has seen DART
swimmers finish top 8 at JR Nationals since his arrival in Davis.
Ray has four children including Chris that is currently swimming
at the University of Arizona.
Age Group Coach
Jamie grew up in Davis swimming for the Aquadarts through high
school. She started her coaching career with Summerdarts at 14 and
after college and graduate school continued coaching year around.
Jamie now runs the Dart Swim School, coaches age groupers and helps
Jamie has an undergrad degree in Child and Family Development and
Master degrees in Counseling and Social Work but enjoys her
time by the pool the most. In her spare time she enjoys traveling
and spending time with here husband and dog.
Age Group Coach
Russell has been involved in competitive swimming since he was four
years old. He was a highly successful club swimmer for the Monterey
Bay Swim Club and a record holding high-schooler, but opted out of
collegiate swimming to pursue other athletic interests. Russell
began teaching swimming when he was fifteen, and he has taught and
coached every age of swimmer -- from the screaming infants to the
competitive age-groupers and the seasoned Masters. He currently is
the head coach of the Masters program at the Davis Athletic Club.
From his experience comes a passion and dedication to the
Age Group Coach
Kerry has been coaching with the Aquadarts since 2014. She also
has been an assistant coach with Davis Aquatic Masters since 2008.
She currently coaches the Bronze and Silver groups.
Kerry grew up in Carmel Valley and started swimming
competitively at the age of 7. During her childhood, she swam with
clubs in Monterey and Salinas. She continued her swimming career in
college, competing at Stanford University (1 Year) and UC Davis (3
years). After graduating from college in 1985, she joined Davis
Aquatic Masters and continues to swim for fun and fitness.
Kerry and her husband, Lance, have three children, Trevor, Tara,
and Torin. All three grew up swimming with the Aquadarts and are
now in college or graduate school.
Jordan A Vermette
Age Group Coach
Jordan is 21 years old and is a senior at the University of
California Davis in the fall. She is majoring in human development.
She has coached Summerdarts for nine years and Aquadarts for five
years.. She was a Summerdart for three years and an Aquadart for
nine years. She was a member of the Water World Open Water swim
team in San Francisco for one year and swam Alcatraz three times as
well as Golden Gate. Jordan has coached the Vacaville High School
girls’ rugby team. She has been a member of the UC Davis and
Vacaville Blackdogs women’s rugby teams. She is currently a
member of the Davis Aquatic Masters team and does CrossFit with
CrossFit Davis. She enjoys playing the piano, baking and rugby.