COACHES
Coaching Staff

Angie Carter

Head Coach

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As Head Coach, Angie Carter brings years of swim experience to the CHRISTUS program.  She began her swim career in Knoxville, TN at age 7, swimming summer league and with Pilot Aquatic Club.   After a family move to Fort Myers, FL she began training with Swim Florida under Coach Mac Kennedy and was a junior national qualifier.  In college, she swam at the University of Tennessee; earning a degree in Sport Management. 

Angie started coaching at the summer league level in 2008 when her kids joined the sport.  While maintaining her connection with summer league she quickly moved to a developmental position and eventually to Associate Head Coach with CHRISTUS Louisiana Aquatics.  CLA began in 2013 as a new team with 40 swimmers and soon grew to 170 swimmers and a 3rd place finish at the 2015 12&Under State Meet. In it's young history, CLA boasts State Champions, State Record Holders, Sectional Finalists and swimmers going on the compete at the college level.  In 2018, CLA started fresh with a focused group of athletes and maintains it's mission to develop swimmers at all levels, incorporating HARD work, FAST swimming, and FUN. 

Her experience training, competing and coaching the sport, along with her creativity, energy and passion for investing in the lives of people is an incredible asset to the CHRISTUS program.  She is married to fellow University of Tennessee swimmer, Steve Carter and they have 2 children, Grace and Graham.       

Hollin Spencer

Assistant Coach

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Hollin has been a CHRISTUS swimmer and coach from the beginning.  At 5 years old, she started swimming at the summer league level and continued to swim competitively for 13 years.  She has been coaching and providing swim lessons for the past 5 years, from summer league at the Elks and Southern Trace to developing her own summer league team CHRISTUS SWIM as well as assisting with all CLA training groups.  Along with her coaching duties, she is the Assistant Children's Coordinator for CHRISTUS Louisiana Athletic Club Shreveport and Bossier as well as Swim Coordinator in Shreveport.  She loves hockey & baseball, being with her husband and children, coaching swim and photography. Hollin is married to Riley Spencer and they have 1 son, Miller and another due this fall. 

Alex Clement

Strength & Conditioning Coach

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Alex Clement is a new and exciting addition to our CLA staff.  He is a USA Weightlifting Level 1 Sports Performance Coach as well as Crossfit Level 1 Instructor and will be the primary Strength & Conditioning Coach for the team. As a personal trainer to athletes of all ages and specialities including weightlifing, swimming and volleyball he brings great experience and energy to the program.  He teaches group classes such as Crossfit, boot camp and pilates and he has founded an online training app "let's Geaux Fitness".  His powerlifting team boasts multiple state record holders and swimmers are STATE champions and Sectional finalists.  Originally from LaRose, LA, his hobbies include weightlifting, rock climbing, tennis, cooking and seeing new places.