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Coaches & Directors

We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches. For all questions related to administrative, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact one of the board members.

Nothing has a greater influence on the quality of children’s sports than the excellence of the coach. The Marlins Swim Team staff consists of many professionally trained coaches. They, as member coaches in the American Swimming Coaches Association, have access to the most comprehensive training and certification program for youth coaches of any sport in the United States. Certified coaches in U.S. Swimming programs possess training and experience in the physiology and psychology of adolescent development. Our coaching staff provides the assurances that the time your children spend in swimming will be quality time.

Coaching Staff

Nikki Walsh

Head Coach Gold

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Nikki Walsh is the daughter of coach Yolanda Bates. She has been involved with swimming for 18 years. Nikki attended Logan High School where she set numerous records, was a State Champion, and earned a swimming scholarship to BYU. She swam for 4 years and graduated in 2006 with a Bachelors Degree in English. While at BYU, Nikki married Spencer Walsh and together they have a son named Miles. She recently moved back to Logan after living in Layton, UT. In Layton she was the Head Coach of Clearfield City Aquatic Team for 1.5 years. Nikki emphasizes in technique work and teaching the kids to have a “can do” attitude. She loves coaching and watching kids succeed. Nikki is the Silver Team Coach.

Marcus Singleton

Coach Gold B

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Marcus Singleton is currently the Gold B coach. He was raised in Utah and loves to do sports like cycling, tennis, and swimming. He swam in High School where he went to state and had a great time. He has been coaching and teaching lessons at Mountain Crest for over seven years, where he enjoys teaching technique that helps everyone improve their strokes and loves to see the kids having fun while they swim.

Hailie McMurdie

Silver Coach

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Taryn Gittins

Bronze

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Oakley Whiting

Silver Coach

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