Aubrey M Knapper
Program Director / Head Coach
Aubrey is entering his 30th season as a coach for Texas Gold Swimming. This will be his 25th 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 talent in the State of Texas, including Micah Lawrence a member of the 2012 United States Olympic team. He has coached twenty-two different Texas Gold swimmers to 86 individual Texas State Championships in the last twenty-four 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.