Coaches & Administrative Assistants

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 either the Director or one of the Administrative Assistants.

Coaching Staff

Dani Caldwell

Director, Stingrays 2 Coach (Washington)


Coach Dani has been coaching for over 20 years on USA-Swimming club teams.  Coach Dani was awarded Coach of the Year for 3A Boys Team (2011) and Girls Team (2012).  Coach Dani was nominated as Utah Coach of the Year by Utah Swimming.  Coach Dani has published in the American Swimming Coaches Association Journal.  She has been selected four times as Coach for the Utah Western Zone (All-Star) team.  She is a member of ASCA and NISCA.

Her greatest reward comes when she can help swimmers achieve their highest potential.  Dani has coached swimmers to the national level, helped secure college scholarships for several of her swimmers and got to watch one of her former age-group swimmers compete in the 2012 Olympic Swim Trials in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dani and her husband, Adam, have three children.  Away from the pool, Coach Dani enjoys traveling, scrapbooking and biking.  She has visited 35 countries on 5 continents.  In addition to coaching year-round for SUSA, Coach Dani has been the Head Coach of PineView, Desert Hills and Hurricane High swim teams since 2008.

Derek S Visser

Royals B Coach (Summit Athletic Club)


Coach Derek grew up in St. George, Utah.  He swam four years for Dixie High School, starring in Breaststroke and sprint Freestyle as well as IM events.  He has been coaching for three years for SUSA.

Derek brings to SUSA his enthusiasm for swimming and his love of learning.  Derek is a member of the American Swimming Coaches Association.  He has completed his ASCA level 3 Physiology school for swim coaches, and multiple other ASCA and USA Swimming courses to enhance his coaching skills.  Derek currently attends Dixie State College, where he is earning his degree in Elementary Education.

Derek and his wife, Helena, were married in March 2013!

Coach Becca Reynolds

Royal Rays (Washington)


Coach Becca comes to us from Hurricane, Utah, where she swam for four years>

Becca loves teaching and is enthusiastic about teaching our Royals about technique and racing.  She recently attended the American Swim Coaches Association's Age Group Conference in San Diego.  She is thrilled to be able to share what she learned with her swimmers!

Board of Directors

Adam Caldwell

Financial Chair