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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

Billy Doughty

Head Coach

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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 Team
  • 2018 - Three athletes that finished top 8 at Summer US Nationals
  • 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 Trials
  • 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 Silver level. 

Prior to Davis, Billy has served as the Head Coach for City of Mobile Swim Association and as Head Site Coach for Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics.  

Billy swam at Clemson University and for Huntsville Swim Association.  He is married to Jen "Davis" with two boys (JT & Will).

Carolee B Gregg

Head Age Group and Summerdart Coach

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Carolee 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 Quincy for six 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 track teams.  

 

 

Trent K Richardson

Lead Senior 1 Coach

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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 Swimming.

 

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

Assistant Coach

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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.

 

Ray Wieser

Senior Coach

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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.  

Jamie Owen

Age Group Coach

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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 with Summerdarts. 
 
Jamie has an undergrad degree in Child and Family Development and Masters degrees in Counseling and Social Work but enjoys her time by the pool the most. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, reading and hanging out with her boyfriend and dog.

Russell Haussermann

Age Group Coach

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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 sport.

Board of Directors

Miriam Fisk

Board President

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