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Coaches & Directors

We are here to support your needs. If you have questions related to workouts, meets, relays, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact one of our coaches listed below.

For all administrative questions, such as registration, billing, etc., please contact Lyne Martin, our Business Manager at admin@packswimming.com.

See Board Members underneath the List of Staff.

Coaching Staff

Mike McCauley

Executive Director / Head Coach

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ASCA Certified Level 4
Continuing Education Coursework Coaching Foundations School, Stroke School, Physiology School, Administration School, Leadership School, Dryland Training, Dryland Training II, Advanced Butterfly, Advanced Breastroke, Working Successfully with Swim Parents, Personal Organization for Swim Coaches, Writing and Managing Workouts, Nutrition for Swimmers, and Age Group Sports Psychology
ASCA Publications My Man Dan, The Impact of Parent Discussion in Front of Children

USA Swimming Camps:  2010 National Select Camp, 2010 Southern Zone Select Camp, 2017 Gulf Select Camp
Gulf Positions:  2012 Chairman of Ethics Committee, 2013 Technical Planning Committee

 

Coach Mike McCauley has been the Head Coach of PACK since its inception in 2007.  Since then, his swimmers have enjoyed success at Olympic Trials, US Open, Senior Nationals, Junior Nationals, Sectionals, and TAGS.

He has published 2 articles nationally with the American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA), and 2 of his workouts have been featured on the ASCA website for middle distance and distance training.  
His technique and drills have been recorded and broadcasted by USA Swimming, 2 of his athletes have made the news on multiple stations in Houston for their accomplishments, and he was also featured on ESPN Locker Talk for the achievements of PACK! 
Due to athlete development and success here at Premier Aquatics, Coach Mike was also selected as 1 of 8 coaches across the nation to coach at the National Select Camp held at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Since 2007, his swimmers have held (or continue to hold) numerous pool, Gulf, and State records across all events and relays.  Here are some of the athletes that Coach Mike had the privledge of working with:

  • 1 of his former swimmers represented Mexico in the 2012 Olympic Games
  • 1 swimmer represented the United States in Taiwan at the 2009 Deaflympics
  • 1 swimmer qualfied for the 2015-2016 USA Swimming National Junior Team
  • 5 Olympic Trials Quailifiers
  • 15 Senior National Qualifiers
  • 8 swimmers have made USA Swimming's All-Time Top 100 Performances list
  • 63 Junior National Qualifiers
  • Over 150+ Sectional Qualifiers
  • 1 swimmer named to USA Swimming's National Select Camp 
  • 6 swimmers named to USA Swimming's Southern Zone Select Camp
  • 35 swimmers named as USA Swimming Academic All-Americans
  • 59 swimmers went on to swim in college
  • Most improtantly, ALL of the incredible PEOPLE that have been involved with and emerged from PACK over the years!

Coach Mike started as a head coach at the age of 18 with The Woodlands Waves. After 4 years and a 500-member swim team later, he began coaching with USA swim team, The Woodlands Swim Team (TWST).  As an Age Group coach with TWST for 5 years, Coach Mike assisted in coaching many TAGS qualifiers, TAGS champions and TAGS record holders, as well as Junior National qualifiers.  He then became the Head Coach for Oak Ridge High School for 5 years, where he was fortunate to coach Junior/Senior National qualifiers, 4 state champions, 3 All Americans, and 2 All American relays.  During his time with ORHS, he was voted District and Region Coach of the Year for 2003 and 2004. While coaching for ORHS, he simultaneously coached the Kleinwood Dolphins for 3 fun filled years.

Coach Mike has his B.S. in Mathematics with a Minor in Secondary Education from Sam Houston State University and coaches at the Spring Creek Oaks pool with the National Elite programs.  He and his wife Devon live in Magnolia with their two daughters, Hannah and Hayden, and their son, Callen. 

If you would like to contact Coach Mike please send him an e-mail by using the above email address or give him a call at 832-771-SWIM(7946).

Shane McCauley

Head Age Group Coach & Junior Elite

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ASCA Certified: Age Group Level 5

Coach Shane has been PACK's Head Age Group Coach since the beginning.  His responsibilities include coaching the Junior Elite group and overseeing the entire age group program at Premier Aquatics. His swimmers have set TAGS records, achieved Top 16 times, Junior National, Senior National, and even Olympic Trial cuts, as well as setting National Age Group records.

Shane grew up in Guam where he swam as both an age grouper and high school swimmer.  In 1992, Shane was chosen for the Guam Olympic Swim Team as a distance swimmer. He attended Morehead State (Division I) in Kentucky and was chosen Team Captain by his junior year.  He started his coaching experience with The Waves, a summer league swim team, in South Montgomery County from 1996 - 2000.  In 1998 he was hired on as an Age Group coach for The Woodlands Swim Team (TWST).  In 2004 Shane joined Klein Aquatics as the Head Age Group Coach which he continued until the merger and creation of Premier Aquatics where he is today.  In this, he has now over 20 years coaching in USA Swimming.

Shane has been teaching History for the last 20+ years and currently with Conroe ISD.  He and his wife Leslie live in Magnolia with their two daughters Meghan and Teagan.

Eriek Hulseman

SCO - Assistant to Head Coach

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ASCA Certified Level 1

Coach Eriek was born and raised in Iowa where he started swimming at the age of 8.  He then found his way to Minnesota where he swam for Edina High School, earning multiple All-American honors.   Then he went on to swim for the University of Minnesota, earning a B.A. in Journalism (Advertising) with a minor in Film History. While there he was part of two BigTen Conference Champion teams, leading them as a Co-Captain his Senior year while earning All-Conference and All-American honors during his tenure.

Eriek served as the Student Assistant Coach at the University of Minnesota for one year before accepting a position as the Senior Assistant Coach at The Woodlands Swim Team. While there he helped coach many wonderful athletes on to State Championships, Junior and Senior National competitions, as well as through two Olympic Trials.

Eriek has been married to his wonderful wife, Laura, since 2002 and has four children - Arella, Zoe, Zadok, and Dakaia -  two of whom joined his family through adoption (he’ll let you guess which two!).

If you would like to contact Coach Eriek,  please send him an email using the above email address.

Brandon Galownia

SCO - Assistant for Junior Group

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Brandon Galownia has enjoyed competing in many sports throughout his life: soccer, football and of course swimming.  He has been swimming competitively since he was 8-years-old and now applies his swimming abilities towards triathlons and Ironman competitions.  Graduating from Oak Ridge High School, he was a Varsity swimmer all four years, Captain his Senior year and swam in the State Championship.  Also a former PACK swimmer who trained under Coach Mike, Brandon has represented our club in numerous finals across many meets and helps further the consistent approach to technical instruction.  

Brandon graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations and a Specialization in Business.  During college he coached the Oak Ridge North Otters for four years and has been the head coach at Imperial Oaks Seals Swim Team for seven years having multiple undefeated seasons and managing a membership of over 300 athletes.  Brandon enjoys coaching children and adults the fundamentals of swimming and never plans on stepping away from the swimming world for the rest of his life!

When Brandon isn’t at the pool, he works full-time as a Pipeline Controller and loves spending time with his wife and two boys (Ashley, Blaise and Crew).

If you would like to contact Coach Brandon, please send him an email using the above email address.
 

Valerie Nichols

Klein HS - Platinum & Gold

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ASCA Certified: 2

Clinics Attended: ASCA world Clinic 2007, ASCA world Clinic 2009, ASCA world Clinic 2014, 2016 ISCA World Clinic, and the 2017 National Age Group Summit

Coach Valerie has lived in The Woodlands since she was a toddler and has been swimming as long. She swam her first race at age three and began swimming with TWST in 1988, when she was five years old, with much success blossoming into a Breastroker and IMer. By eleven she was a junior national competitor and by fourteen a senior national competitor. She was All American in high school setting records in the 100 breaststroke in 2001, and was team captain for TWST that same year.

Coach Val’s love for coaching developed while coaching for the Marlin’s summer league team in 2003-2004, then as the lead swim instructor for TWST’s learn to swim program Pre-TWST from 2003-2013. In 2005 she became The Woodlands Christian Academy’s head swim coach and coached all three swimmers on the team to state where they were all finalists. In 2005 she joined the TWST coaching staff as an assistant coach. Since then she has coached many different groups of all ages and all levels coaching swimmers from the developmental level to the National level.

Valerie is married to her high school sweet heart, Dax Nichols who is also a former swimmer. Valerie is very close to her family, and when not coaching enjoys spending time with her 3 kids, her 3 siblings and their kids, and her parents. She loves a great crawfish boil, and boogie boarding at the beach, especially when joined with her family and close friends.

If you would like to contact Coach  Valerie, please send her an email using the above email address.

Kirsten McCarley

Klein HS - Senior, Silver, Bronze

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ASCA Certified Level 1
Coach Kirsten began swimming on the multiple Military Bases that her father was stationed on beginning at the age of 4 and continued to swim until she moved to Maryland. She joined the Clippers US Swimming team at the age of 14 and swam through high school, while also playing soccer as that was her primary sport. She coached the Oakland Mills Tiger sharks our local summer league in Maryland as the assistant for 2 years and 1 year as the head coach.   She also coached the Clippers age group swimmers and their beginner lessons. She continued her coaching for Kids First as the assistant manager and Piney Orchard as the assistant coach with Shaunna Purtell in Maryland before becoming the Head Coach for the Patuxent High School Varsity and Junior Varsity Swim teams. Recently she relocated to The Woodlands Texas and wanted to continue her love for coaching of all ages and talents.

If you would like to contact Coach Kirsten, please send her an email using above email address. 

Jon Koepke

Klein HS - Copper & Bronze

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ASCA Certified Level 1
Coach Jon was born and raised in Texas where he attended Kingwood High School.  He is an alumnus of Texas Tech University and swam competitively for thirteen years with summer, club and high school teams.   Jon started his coaching career with a local summer league team after high school, but developed his love of coaching while working for PACK Splash, where he has continued to serve as lead instructor for the past six years.  Coach Jon appreciates working with swimmers of all ages, and enjoys helping students discover their own passion for the sport.  You can find him, in or out of the water, working with Bronze, Copper and PACK Splash level students at Klein High School.

If you would like to contact Coach Jon, send him an email using above email address.

Shaunna Purtell

Klein Cain -Senior

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ASCA Certified Level 1
 

Coach Shaunna was born and raised in Upstate New York where she started swimming at the age of 6. She earned many State Swimming appearances during her time swimming for Southern Saratoga County YMCA. In eighth grade she made the Shenendahowa Varsity swim team, and ended up receiving rookie of the year after her 500 free performance that earned her a trip to States. Her family moved to The Woodlands, TX in 2001 where she joined TWST and started her TX swimming career swimming under Coach Mike. While at TWST she gained multiple TAGS, sectional, National and then later Olympic Trial Times. She also swam for The Woodlands High School under Coach Shane where she was All-American and part of the 2006 girls State Championship Team! She was named Captain her senior year for both TWHS and TWST. She would go on to swim college at West Virginia University (Div 1) while earning her B.A in English Literature. While at WVU she continued to grow as an athlete and captured many Big East top 6 placements and still holds school and Big East Records to this day. She was Honorable mention All-American her senior year as part of the NCAA Div 1 relay team that placed 15th in 2010. She held the captain position for her senior year at WVU and led the Women’s Team to a 2nd place finish at Big East.
 

Her coaching career began when she coached for Pre-TWST swimmers and during the summer for The Woodlands Marlins. She continued her coaching career at WVU for their club team, specializing in 8 & unders and 9-12 yr olds. During her 5th year at WVU (2011) she served as the Student Assistant Coach and went on to be the Graduate Assistant for the next 2 years while earning her Masters Degree in Athletic Coaching Education. She coached multiple swimmers to Big East Championships and NCAAs. She then ventured out to Virginia where she coached at Machine Aquatics and coached many kids to Nationals and Olympic Trials. She began working full time where she moved coaching to summer league only to stay in the sport, but is glad to be back to coaching at a larger scale! 

If you would like to contact Coach Shaunna, please send her an email using above email address.

Kimberlee Slaughter

Klein Cain - Gold & Silver

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ASCA Certified:  Level 3
Continuing Education Coursework:  Coaching Foundation School, Stroke School, Writing & Managing Workouts, Physiology School, Working Successfully with Swim Parents, and Age Group Sports Psychology.
Clinics Attended:  2007 ASCA Legends Clinic, 2008 ASCA Legends Clinics, 2009 ASCA World Clinic, and 2010 ASCA World Clinic.
Gulf Recognition: Selected in 2012 by Gulf Swimming to coach Gulf Team at US Southern Zones Meet.

Coach Kimberlee Slaughter has been involved with swimming almost her entire life. In elementary school she began swimming competitively for an AAU team, the Burford Swim Club, in Arlington, Texas. At 15 Kimberlee realized she had such a love and passion for swimming that she began teaching young children to swim. She has been teaching babies, children, and adults to swim for more than 35 years.

After moving to Spring, over 13 years ago. Coach Kimberlee became involved with 3 of her 4 children in summer league swimming. Very soon she was asked to assist with the younger age-group swimmers as an assistant coach. Kimberlee previously coached summer league with the Gleannloch Farms Gators and the Memorial Northwest Marlins. This will be Coach Kimberlee’s 6th year with Premier Aquatics and she looks forward to being able to bring her motivation, enthusiasm, and passion for swimming to Klein Collins High School where she will be the pool lead coach and coach of the  Gold and Silver Programs. 

When not at the pool, Kimberlee teaches school at Abercrombie Academy where she is a 4th grade teacher and, also, the Math teacher for all of the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students.

If you would like to contact Coach Kimberlee, please send her an e-mail using the above email address or 713-480-8455.

Louise Longbottom

Klein Cain - Bronze & Copper

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ASCA Certified Level 1
Coach Louise joins the Coaching team at PACK with 16 years of Swim teaching and Coaching experience!  She operated her own swim school in the UK in 2007, before moving to Texas in 2009, with her husband and 3 Children,  all who have swam for PACK over the 12 years in Texas!  Charlotte, her youngest Daughter is also a member of PACK and swims with the National Group!

Louise was Head Coach for the SCO Dolphins for 2 years and assistant coach for 3 years before that, and has also Coached year round for 2 other local teams for a total of 7 years and she still Coaches for a Masters group,  and encourages all parents to “give it a go” 

She has recently enjoyed helping Klein Champions with their swim program, while perusing a new career in Massage Therapy, and is looking forward to Graduating in late December, hoping to specialize in prevention and recovery from Sports related injuries!

If you would like to contact Coach Louise, please send her an email using above email address.

Travis John Subda

GLF-Pre-National Elite & Platinum

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ASCA CertifiedLevel 4

Continuing Education Coursework:  Coaching Foundations School, Stroke School, Physiology School, Administration School, Leadership School, Advanced Butterfly, Advanced Breaststroke, Personal Organization for Swim Coaches.

Coach Travis Subda began swimming in NWAL at the age of 11 for the Kleinwood Dolphins. He swam for Klein Collins High School from 2003-2007 where he lettered all four years of his career. He was a multiple event All-American and All-State recognized swimmer. In his senior year he was a state finalist in the 100 yard Breaststroke and held the school and Klein Collin's pool record in the 100 yard Breaststroke. He swam for Klein Aquatics from 2004-2007 where he had multiple sectional cuts and a Jr. Nationals cut.

Travis then went on to swim for Hiram College, located in Hiram Ohio where he majored in Neuroscience with minors in Music, Biology, Chemistry and Psychology.  He was a four-year collegiate swimmer and Captain of the swim team his Junior and Senior year. He was the first swimmer from his college to be voted NCAC Conference swimmer of the week and held 9 School records and 2 pool records when he graduated.

Travis has been coaching for a total of 12 years. He began coaching his Freshman year of High School where he was the volunteer stand in Head Coach for one year at Strack Intermediate School where he lead the Cougars Boys to a District Championship. He then was a volunteer Assistant Coach with Strack for two more years where the Cougar ladys were District Champions two years and the boys once. Travis has currently served as the Assistant Head Coach for the Gleannloch Farms Gators for the past eight years.

He was also named Concordia Lutheran High School's Head swimming coach in 2012. He currently is starting his 4th season with the Crusaders. Since becoming the coach he has had multiple State champion swimmers and the boys team has finished in the top 3 of the Tapps Division 1 State Championship the previous two years. Travis accepted a teaching position at Concordia this year and will be teaching Biology and Anatomy and Physiology.

"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine.

If you would like to contact Coach Travis, please use the above email address. 

Kim Cluff

GLF - Assistant Coach

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Landen Walin

Klein Collins - Platinum & Gold

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ASCA Certified : Level 1

Coach Landen was born in Clear Lake, TX.  Landen then moved to Canada until the age of 7.  As a kid living in the snow he quickly learned to compete whether it was in  a snowball fight with his brother or a sleigh race down a hill.  He then moved back to the Houston area, just north of The Woodlands and began swimming competitively at age 7 for The Woodlands Swim Team.  Landen swam with The Woodlands until he was 19 and then finally hung up his cap and goggles.  Landen swam at TAGS, multiple Senior Zones Meets in Flordia and South Carolina and Sectionals.  If you would ask him what he most misses about the sport, it would be the competitiveness of practice.

Landen was part of The Woodlands College Park graduating class of 2016.  As a senior he began working as an assistant for The Woodlands Developmental swim program.  He quickly realized that he could help these young swimmers.  Landen was a coach for The Woodlands Marlins Swim Team where he learned from his favorite coach and mentor.

Landen is currently attending Lone Star College and is planning to transfer to a four year school to major in Law.  In his free time, Landen enjoys playing football, basketball and ultimate frisbee.  Every Sunday during the fall, Landen is watching his favorite team, The New England Patriots.  He is also an avid hockey, baseball and basketball fan.

If you would like to contact Coach Landen, please email him at the above email address.

Jim Sharp

Klein Collins - Silver

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ASCA Certified Level 1
Coach Jim began his swimming career while living overseas in Saudi Arabia while his dad was employed with Aramco. There he developed a love for swimming which eventually turned into a love for water polo. While at Katella High School in Anaheim, CA, he swam and played water polo for four years (three year varsity). After graduation, it was his high school coach, Roy Brown, who introduced him to the passion of coaching.

He began coaching at Westador Waves in 1992, and other NWAL teams, before moving to the club team, HEAT in 1998, then eventually PACK. His high school coaching career began as the assistant coach at Klein Forest in 2002 for one year, then the head coach the following year. Since Klein Forest, he has coached at Mayde Creek High School, Tomball, Spring followed by Klein Collins in 2013, where he currently coaches.

As a swim coach, he has had swimmers and divers qualify for the State meet in 2012, 2016, 2017, and 2018, along with UIL regional and TISCA qualifiers since 2002. In addition, he has had the privilege to coach the USA swim team at the People to People Games in Amsterdam in 2007.

If you would like to contact Coach Jim,  please send him an email using the above email address.

Katherine Bryant

Klein Colllins - Bronze & Copper

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ASCA Certified:   Level 2

Continuing Education Coursework:   Physiology School, Stroke School, Working Successfully with Swim Parents, Age Group Sports Psychology

Coach Katherine Bryant started as an age group swimmer with Sunkist Swim Team in Jackson, Mississippi.  She then moved to Shreveport, Louisiana as a sophomore in high school where she swam for the City of Shreveport Swim Team (COSST). In her time with COSST, she became a Junior National qualifier and finalist in the 100 breast, 200 breast, 200 IM, and 400 IM. Her versatile achievements make her an ideal fit with our IMX training philosophy!

 

Coach Katherine also coached the Piermont Oaks Country Club summer league swim team in Shreveport. After college, she also became an age group coach for Indian Aquatic Club in Monroe, Louisiana.    
 

Coach Katherine met her husband Vaughn in college at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, where they both swam. Katherine and Vaughn have been married 23 years, and have 4 children - Mary Katherine, Sam, Ginger, and Anna Belle…all have proudly swum for Premier Aquatics.

 

If you would like to contact Coach Katherine, please email her at above email address.

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Lyne Santhin

Business Manager

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Lyne has been involved in swimming since 1997, when her daughter, Kathryn started swimming with a NWAL summer league team, shortly followed by Allison the next year, and then Matthew in 2003.   Her children started swimming with ATEX when they decided to start swimming year round, and then when ATEX and HEAT merged, she became a member of the 1st board of the new team, New Wave Aquatics, first as Pool Communication Rep and then as Treasurer for the next 3 years, until the Spring of 2006.  In the fall of 2006, she started working as a member of the New Wave staff part-time as the Team Administrator.  When New Wave and Klein Aquatics merged in the spring of 2007, she then became the full-time Business Manager for the new team, Premier Aquatics (PACK).

Lyne graduated from Texas A&M with a BBA in Accounting and became certified as a CPA shortly after graduating.  She worked for the public accounting firm, Deloitte, Haskins and Sells in auditing for several years, and then went to work in gas accounting for one of her clients until her 1st child was born.  She has served in numerous volunteer and board positions with PTO, High School Swim Team Booster Club, Girl Scouts, NCL and other community service organizations.

You may contact Lyne at admin@packswimming.com or 832-296-5800.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

Matt Sale

President

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Matt has served on the Board of Premier Aquatics since 2009 and has been involved with swimming for a number of years, after moving to Houston from Australia in 1997.  In 2001 his oldest son, Oliver, began competitive neighborhood swimming with NWAL, followed by Harry in 2002 and Hannah in 2009.  In 2005 both Oliver and Harry began year round USA Swimming for New Wave Aquatics, transitioning to Premier Aquatics, before both aged out and went off to college.  Both boys swam in college with Harry currently still swimming for Florida Tech.  Hannah is currently swimming in the PACK silver program and is also very involved with the Special Olympics (aquatics) competition.  Matt is a swimming official and is currently a Referee with USA Swimming, the NCAA, NWAL, High School and the Special Olympics.  

Matt received the R.S. "Bob" Stallings Award from Gulf Swimming in Sept 2011 for outstanding service and dedication as an official.  Matt is currently in his 3rd year as NWAL President.  

Matt has 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry and currently works for Bristow Group Helicopters as a Senior Director.  Matt and his wife Bobbie have been married for 30 years and live happily in the Spring area.

Kathy Moore

Vice-President

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Kathy and her husband, Blake, have lived in Spring since 1999.  Their three boys, Carson, Landon and Harrison began swimming with their summer league team in 2011.  They soon saw many of their friends make the transition to year-round swimming with PACK, so they decided to join as well in the fall of 2013 at the ages of 11, 9 and 8.  Carson currently swims in the Pre-National group, while Landon and Harrison currently swim in the Junior-Elite group.  You can often find Kathy serving at PACK hosted meets at the Volunteer Check-In table and creating the SignUpGenius parent timer sign-ups for PACK away meets.  Blake has served as a USA official for PACK and an NWAL official for summer league. Kathy graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies.  She taught for seven years as a Science Specialist at a math and science magnet elementary school, where she received the honor of Teacher of the Year for her school twice during those seven years.  She was also given the privilege of being named the Math Lead Teacher for her school her last two years of teaching.  Outside of her teaching career, Kathy served as President of her local chapter of an educational sorority in which she is still a member, and served on the District Council of the same sorority for twelve years where she held the offices of Treasurer, Secretary and Historian.  Most recently, Kathy served on her boys’ elementary school’s PTO Executive Board as Vice President of Membership for one year and Treasurer for three years.  Kathy enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and watching college football.

Doug Massey

Treasurer

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Doug has been involved with competitive swimming for nearly 20 years in the Houston area having supported NWAL, UIL and USA Swimming teams. He originally joined KOAST (Klein Oak Area Swim Team) in 2002, which later became Klein Aquatics and eventually merged with New Wave Aquatics to form Premier Aquatics. He previously served on the PACK board immediately following the merger.

Doug and Debbie have been married to Debbie for 29 years and they have four children (Lauren, Ryan, Brenden and Reagan) who have all swam for Pack at some point. Brenden currently swims in the pre-national group. Doug has a business degree from Sam Houston State University and currently serves as the Director of Nutrition & Food Services for Klein ISD. When not driving kids to their activities he enjoys watching the Houston Astros planning the next Disney vacation and spending time with family.

Susan Rangel

Secretary

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Susan comes to PACK from TeamFINS after the teams merged in March 2018. Her professional background includes Human Resource Management & Recruiting for the Consulting & Accounting Industry.  While serving on the TeamFINS board, she was responsible for marketing and communication.  She also served as the invitational coordinator for the GLF Gators summer league team for 3 years.

Susan and her husband, Jose, have four children, Ema, Diego, Eric & Veronica.  Their  sons have swam competitively since they were 5 & 6.  Their oldest daughter was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome when she was 2 1/2 years old.  Susan has been involved for over 7 years as a parent advisor & advotate for Texas families affected by Rett.  During this role she has been responsible for organizing social & informational events and various fundraisers to include promotional events for the Jan & Dan Duncan Neurological Reserach Institute.  

Stacey Tilley

At Large - Position 1

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Stacey and her husband, Jim, have lived in the Tomball area for over four decades and they have two daughters, Erin (16) and Katherine (11), both PACK swimmers.  Initial efforts to teach their girls water safety through seasonal swim lessons naturally progressed to summer league participation and competitive, year-round swimming.  Stacey and Jim believe the sport of swimming promotes far more than just athletic performance, and they truly enjoy the positive, friendly, high-energy environment at PACK.  Erin swims with the National Elite training group and Katherine swims with the Junior Elite training group.

Stacey is a graduate of Tomball High School, the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Houston Law Center and she has been a commercial real estate attorney for over 20 years.  She currently works at Cushman & Wakefield where she assists corporate clients with leasing office space, the acquisition and disposition of real estate assets and portfolio management.  The Tilleys are members of Salem Lutheran Church in Tomball where they are active in Children’s Ministry, Youth/Confirmation Ministry and Music Ministry.  In her spare time Stacey enjoys any activity with her family, reading great books, gardening and walking two completely worthless Yorkie Poos named Trooper and Smudge.

Chett Bell

At Large - Position 2

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Chett's initial exposure to swimming was in back in 2009 when his two oldest sons Chett and Chantz joined their neighborhood swim team. Becoming enamored with the sport, both sons joined PACK shortly after that summer league season, and have continued since. Chett and his wife Altovise both volunteer in many capacities with PACK. Chett appreciates the sport of swimming for many reasons and has seen first-hand through the growth of his own sons how swimming develops the complete individual.

Chett is a graduate of the University of New Orleans, class of 1995, with a BA in Communications and is currently employed by Superior Energy Services Inc as an Information Technology Manager.  Chett and Altovise are both natives of New Orleans and have made Spring, TX their home since 2005. He enjoys meeting people, watching football, reading, cooking and experiencing many cultures of the world through food.  When not at swimming events, he also enjoys Cub Scouting with his youngest son Chase and volunteering as den leader.

Demitrio Michelena

At Large - Position 3

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Demetrio has been married to Gloriana since 1999, and they have two children, Valentina and Alejandro.  They emigrated from Venezuela to the United States in 2010, currently live in Klein and became involved in swimming in 2011 when their children joined their neighborhood summer league swim team.  In 2012 their son Alejandro began swimming with PACK.  Alejandro currently swims in the Junior Elite group.

Demetrio graduated from the University of Zulia in Venezuela in 1994 and is a mechanical engineer with more than 23 years of experience in the oil field.  He has worked in many different countries such as the United States, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina.

In the sports area, Demetrio belonged to the National Selection of JUDO of Venezuela in the category of 86 and 91 kg. He competed in different international competitions such as the Pan-American tournament, the Central American and the Caribbean tournament, South American tournaments and Latin American Invitationals.  Demetrio participated in the National JUDO Selection and was national champion in the category of 86 kg. for 4 consecutive years.  He was also a part of the university team and was the national university champion in the category of 86 kg. for 5 consecutive years.  Once retired as an athlete from the National selection of JUDO, Demetrio was physically preparing athletes for a tougher competition in Judo and Basketball.

Demetrio and Gloriana enjoy supporting their children in their many activities, but especially enjoy watching their daughter Valentina cheer for Klein Cain HS  and their son Alejandro at his swim competitions.

Derek Lund

At Large - Position 4

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Derek and his family have been involved in swimming for over 15 years starting with summer league.  Derek was actively involved in their neighborhood teams, serving as President and more recently starting a brand new team in Auburn Lakes this year.  Summer league soon evolved into joining year-round swim for all 3 kids.  Derek and his family were active members of TeamFins, where Derek was President and his wife, Lori, was fundraising chair.  They are looking forward to being PACK parents.

Derek is a 1996 graduate of UTMB-Galveston Physical Therapy program.  He has been with Sterling Ridge Orthopedics (SRO) in The Woodlands for 12 years and their CEO for the past three years.  Under his direction, SRO added a second location in Spring and expanded to over 75 employees.  Derek has always strived to serve others, whether it was his patients in therapy, swim teams, community or his family.

Derek and his wife Lori have been married 22 years.  They have 3 children – Lauren (19), Hunter (14), and Ryan (12) and 2 furry kids – Miley, their lab, and Toro, the German Shepherd.  When not at a swim board meeting, he enjoys watching the 2017 World Champion Astros.

Rachel Mulloy

At Large - Position 5

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Rachel is a graduate of Klein High School and Texas A&M University, where she received her degree in interdisciplinary studies.  Following graduation, she returned home to teach in Klein ISD for 7 years and headed up many campus improvement projects and organizations as well as integrating technology throughout the district by teaching classes in the evening.  When Rachel and her husband, Mike, decided to start a family she chose to become a stay at home mom and raise their 3 children.  Logan, a 2018 graduate of Klein Collins HS now attending Texas A&M University, Reed, a junior at Klein Collins and a swimmer with PACK's National Elite team, and Raegan, a 7th grader at Strack who recently returned to PACK in the Platinum group.

During the time Rachel stayed home she kept busy by being involved in all aspects of her children's activities.  Various positions of the Lemm Elementary PTO board for 8 years and volunteering at the school for whatever needed to be done. Serving her church through VBS teaching and Sunday school leader.  Rachel has also been an NWAL official for the younger 2 swimmers at Forest Oaks Swim Club for 6 years, Klein Collins HS for meets and PACK hosted summer league meets.  She also served on the Klein Collins Football board as fundraising coordinator this last year.  Rachel enjoys serving her community and is passionate about the organizations her children are involved with.