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It's All About The Kids at Swim Ohana.  

Coaching Staff

Greg Kam

Owner/Head Age Group Coach

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Greg Kam has been in the water since he was 3 years old. Between the ages of 8 and 12 he lived in Greece where he and his father would don fins and swim in the open water every day. This was where he really developed his love for swimming and established the basis for his future swimming and coaching career. He didn't begin swimming competitively until high school where he qualified for Regionals and State, making finals at State. He also  played many other sports throughout his life. In high shcool his basketball team was the State Champs in his senior year. And he played baseball for Brigham Young University Hawaii Campus. He has continued swimming and went to Nationals as a Master swimmer.

 

  • After high school he served a two-year mission in Mexico.
  • He has a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Houston.
  • He is an Eagle Scout which led to working with the Boy Scouts for 26 years coaching and mentoring young men.
  • He was certified and worked as an EMT ( Emergency Medical Technician) in Tuscon, AZ
  • He worked at HBSC Bank for 12 years, first in sales progressing to Assistant Vice President in Charge of Retention and Consumer Lending.
  • He began coaching for FINS as a Developmental Coach in 2012 and then later as Head Coach. He continued coaching for FINS until 2017.
  • He was mentored by Texas Swimming Hall of Fame Coach John Vogel in working with Senior swimmers.
  • He developed and coached a Masters swim program.
  • Coach of Trinity Lutheran Private School swim team for 3 years.
  • Coach of the summer league swim teams the Spring Creek Forest Sharks and the Wimbledon Killer Whales for a total of 4 years.

"I strongly believe in the mind-body connection in swimming. If you prepare them physically in a positive, fun environment and get them to believe they can do it, the swimmer can go beyond their usual abilities to achieve amazing things." - Coach Kam

Elizabeth Boston

Head Senior Coach

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Liz Boston has lived in the Houston area for most of her life. Her interest in swimming dates to childhood when she began swimming for a local NWAL summer league swim team, the Wimbledon Killer Whales. While swimming for the Killer Whales for three summers she competed at Ponderosa.  At 10 years old she joined the USA swim club ATEX competing for many years. Her swimming accomplishments were numerous including: TAGS Champion, Southern Zone Team Member & Champion, USA Top 16 Rankings, Junior National Team Member, and Klein High School Varsity Team Member.

Liz graduated from Texas State University with degrees in Exercise Sports Science and Business.  Working in many fields related to both fitness and business, including :

  • Personal Trainer And Fitness Instructor
  • Motivational Speaker and Field Sales Trainer for Anthony Robbins Companies
  • Vice President PTA - Fundraising and Re-Organiztion
  • 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 Head Coach for the Wimbledon Killer Whales Summer League, Divisional Champs All 4 Seasons.  
  • 2011-2014 Team FINS Coach, Developmental to National Level Athletes
  • 2012-2017 Swim Shops Team Sales & Manager
  • 2015-16 Clinician with Texas Swimming Hall of Fame Coach John Vogel - Clinic Focus: Start, Stroke, Turn, and Psychology Reinvigorating Teams & Athletes

"I have been in and around swimming almost all my life. I  have been a swimmer, a swim mom, and a coach. Each of these roles and all my experiences give me, I feel, a unique perspective. They have also helped me see both the positive and the negative aspects of swimming and coaching from all angles. I love applying the tried and true methods of training and mixing them with the cutting edge innovations within our sport. I am very excited to be involved in a new swim team that is intent upon offerring the best possible platform for which athletes can chase dreams!" - Coach Liz

 

 

Oscar Munoz

Head Developmental Coach

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Oscar Munoz is a native Texan with a huge competitive attitude in all sports. Throughout his early years he played many sports including football, baseball, and soccer. It wasn’t until middle school when he finally had a calling toward the pool. He began swimming summer league where he earned the “Fastest Learner” award as he developed all four strokes quickly. He continued his swimming career in high school where he swam Varsity for Klein Oak High School all four of his years there. He qualified for regionals during his junior and senior years in his favorite events, the 100-yard freestyle and the 100-yard butterfly.  Oscar graduated from Sam Houston State University with a bachelors degree in Business and Finance.

 

 

 

  • 2013 - 2014 Memorial Northwest Marlins Coach
  • 2013 - 2017 Team FINS Developmental Coach
  • 2017 Windrose Stingrays Co-Head Coach
  • 2017 Team FINS 10 & Under Head Coach
  • 2018 - 2019 Wimbledon Killer Whales Head Coach

“My main goal as a coach is to create an environment where swimmers can easily learn and have fun doing so.” - Coach Oscar

Kelly Sells

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Kelly Sells grew up in San Ramon, CA a suburb in the Bay Area. She has always had a love of swimming and she began swimming at the age of 4 but didn’t start competitive swimming until the age of 14 where she decided to try out for the high school swim team. She swam Varsity all 4 years .With little training she became a sprint freestyler as well as backstroker. She excelled at the 100 backstroke and received a consideration All-American Time Standard her senior year.  

 After finishing High School, Kelly took a break from swimming to pursue college soccer all while working as an assistant Athletic Trainer and assistant Varsity Soccer coach at Miramonte High School in Orinda, CA. She attended Brigham Young University in 2000 but took time off to see her husband through his undergraduate and law degree. She graduated in 2010 with a BS in Family Life. 

She returned to swimming in 2015 working for PACK. Started coaching masters and teaching swim lessons for the YMCA shortly after that. Coached for Country Lake  Estates summer league team 2015 to present. 

She currently lives in Spring, TX with her husband and their four children.

Victoria G Herritage

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Victoria is a native Houstonian with a passion for the life-long sport of swimming. She began swimming at the age of four for her neighborhood NWAL swim team. She started swimming her year-round adventure with Coach Kam. When she aged out of her summer league swim team she knew coaching was the right choice for her. She coached as an assistant for the Wimbledon Killer Whales and the WindRose Stingrays. In addition, she has worked as a counselor at a day camp, taught water safety, water aerobics and an abundance of private lessons. Besides having a passion for swimming, she has a passion for teaching kids. In her free time you’ll probably see her swimming Masters practices, studying, spending time with friends and family or grabbing a cup of coffee! She is currently attending Lonestar College pursuing her higher education while continuing to coach.

 

“My highest goal as a coach is to instill the love of swimming in these kids, giving them something to work towards and then seeing when they accomplish it.” - Coach Tori

Kristen Danna

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Kristen D’Anna was born and raised in Spring, Texas. She has a huge love for the water and the sport of swimming. She first began competitive swimming at the age of 6 with her neighborhood swim team, the Memorial Northwest Marlins. After quickly realizing her love for the sport, she started swimming for New Wave (now PACK) at the age of 9. She continued swimming through middle school and at Klein High School where she swam on the varsity team all four years. Her favorite events have always been freestyle sprints and butterfly.

After graduating high school in 2015, Kristen retired from competitive swimming, but her love for the sport did not end. She coached for several summer league teams and eventually found her way to Country Lake Estates where she has coached for the last three summers. Kristen also attends Texas A&M University and will graduate in December of 2019 with a BS in Special Education. Gig ‘em!

“As a coach, I believe it is important that we lift our swimmers up in as many ways as possible. We are not just developing great swimmers; we are developing great human beings.” – Coach Kristen

Ben Porter

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Ben was born in Pennsylvania but has spent most of his life in Texas. He began swimming at the age of 6 on a club team when he lived in Indiana. When he was 8, he swam in Dallas for Metroplex Aquatics beginning his competitive life. After moving to Texas at the age of 10, he swam for Pack and Team Fins for 6 years and was on the Klein High School Varsity swim team for 2 years. When Ben was 16, he had to choose to continue his passion for swimming or music due to time constraints. He chose music and played trumpet all through high school becoming one of the best players in his region. Ben however never lost his passion for the sport of swimming and when he was offered the opportunity to coach, it was a perfect way to reconnect with the sport. A graduate of Klein High School, Ben currently is a student at Lonestar College pursuing a business and marketing degree while coaching.

“My top priority as a coach is to make sure the kids are pushing themselves to do  their best while also having fun and feeling motivated to do so.”