Coaches & Directors
Coaching Staff

Joseph A Pereira

Head Coach - Senior & National Groups


Joe Pereira attended #1 USC to begin his swimming career. During the season he was hit by a car and missed the travel squad losing his varsity position. He transferred to Diablo Valley College where he won three JC State titles. He was recruited by Don Reddish to swim at the University of Utah where he finished his collegiate eligibility. Under Don Reddish he then became a men's assistant coach. After three years of assisting, the Women's Head Coach position opened at the University of Utah which he accepted and became High Country Conference coach of the year. He was recruited for the assistant coach position under Olympic coach Jack Nelson at the University of Miami for the 87/88 season.

He then moved back to Utah and coached the Cottonwood Heights Aquatic Team. After several successful seasons, Joe was offered a teaching and head coaching position at Cyprus High School. With Joe at the helm the men's team won three state titles and eight women's & men's second place finishes. After 13 years, he took the position at Skyline High and Eagles Aquatics Team where Skyline under his direction has won twenty High School State Championship titles and two Utah USA Swimming titles.

Lisa Bolton

Head Coach- Junior and Novice


Lisa grew up in Salt Lake City. She is a former Skyline High School swimmer. Lisa has been teaching swimming since she was 16. She has an amazing passion for swimming and teaching kids to love the water. Lisa is married with 4 boys that have lots of energy. She is always up for an adventure and loves to try new things. She loves "playing" in the outdoors. What she loves the most is getting her family "Off The Couch" and making memories with her husband and boys.


Peter Creveling

Assistant Coach- Novice


Eagle Aquatic Team: 2005-present
Skyline High Swim Team: 2008-2011
Captain of the swim team senior year and Water Polo team junior year
Swam 100y Breaststroke as a junior at state
Swam 100y Breaststroke and 500y Freestyle as a senior at state
Majoring in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah
University of Utah Men’s Water Polo team: 2011-present
Loves to work with kids!

Danyon Burk

Assistant Coach- Novice, Strokes


Danyon is currently a Senior and on the Skyline High School swim team. He  Swam 100y Breaststroke as a junior at state and took 4th at the Utah Regional Championship in 2018. He is rated as one of the topp 100 swimmers in Utah. He has spent the last few summers as a jr. coach working with our novice group. He loves working with kids and always has a great attitude. 

Haley McFadden

Assistant Coach- Juniors


Haley has been swimming for 14 years. She swam competitively for Cottonwood Heights Aquatic Team, Brighton High School, EAT, and Skyline High School. Haley graduated from the University of Utah in 2018 with degree in Communications-Journalism. When she’s not coaching Haley enjoys writing and playing with her dog. 

Kleo Kobe

Assistant Coach- Seniors


Kleo has been swimming for her whole life and swam for EAT and Skyline High School. Kleo graduated from Occidental College in 2016 with a degree in Diplomacy and World Affairs. There she swam distance freestyle and breaststroke events  When she’s not coaching Kleo enjoys rock climbing and reading.