Background-image
Coaches & Directors
Coaching Staff

Aubrey M Knapper

Program Director / Head Coach

Email

Aubrey is entering his 28th season as a coach for Texas Gold Swimming. This will be his 23rd year at the helm of the Wells Branch based Texas Gold program. With an emphasis on stroke technique and mechanics, he has developed some of the best Age Group swimmers in the state of Texas, including Micah Lawrence a member of the 2012 United States Olympic team. He has coached 22 different Texas Gold swimmers to 85 individual Texas State Championships over the last eighteen years. His swimmers have also achieved 16 State records and 2 National records. He has been voted the South Texas Age Group Coach of the Year for 1996, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2008, 2009 and 2010. He was also awarded the American Swim Coaches Association Age Group Coach of the year for 1997, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2009 and 2010. He received the 1999 and 2003 Tex Robertson Age Group Coach of the year award for the state of Texas. He has also been voted the South Texas Senior Coach of the Year for 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009.

Karla Lynn Rivers

Assistant Coach - Wells Branch

Email

Karla is entering her 11th season as a coach for Texas Gold Swimming. She works as a PE teacher for the Elgin school district and has done a great job of developing stroke technique with our younger age group swimmers.

Sponsors