Jenna M Purkey
Jenna came to COM as the Head Age Group Coach in August
2011. Before joining COM, she was the head coach of Abilene Tidal
Wave for 5 yrs. During her time as a coach, Jenna has helped
athletes of all ages reach TAGS, Sectionals, and Junior Nationals.
Jenna was also the Head Swim and Dive Coach for Wylie High School
during the 2010-2011 school year. At Wylie, she had a state
finalist in both swimming and diving. Jenna is also a level 3 ASCA Coach.
Jenna grew up swimming and performed very well through her high
school years as a TAGS and state qualifier.
Jenna has been married to Jonathan Purkey since 2006 and has 1 son-
Jason Dean. They live in Midland with their two black labs, Lucy
Mike A Anzano
been at COM for 4 years and has primarily been a part of the
12 and under age group program. He graduated from UTPB with a
degree in Math in 2013.
his coaching career, Mike swam for 4 years at Parkland High in
his hometown of El Paso, TX. He was a 4A State qualifier
in 2008 and 2009, which was the first from his school. In club
swimming, he was a Sectional level swimmer for the Desert
Shark Swim Club. He continued his swimming career into college as a
member of the Falcon Swim Team while attending UTPB.
During his 4 years with the Falcons, he received
All-Conference academic honors and had the highest GPA on the men's
swim team in 2012.
now married to Aubrei Anzano and they live in Midland with
their dog Leia Organa Anzano.
Coach Luke joined our coaching staff after
coaching for Odessa Aquatic Club for nine years. Luke is a Pecos,
Texas native where he swam for Pecos Aquatic Club and Pecos High
School. Coach Luke went on to graduate from The University of
Texas of The Permian Basin with a Bachelors of Arts in History with
a minor in Kinesiology. Coach Luke strives to inspire young
athletes to overcome adveristy through hardwork, discipline, and
Flato has been involved in the sport of swimming since 1968.
He grew up swimming in El Paso for the El Paso YMCA, which
later became El Paso Aqua Posse. Coach Flato experienced many
successes as a swimmer, ranging from high school state qualifier to
being a member of the NAIA National Championship winning team at
Drury University in 1981.
been a teacher of Phsyical Education for over 30 years and has been
select as Who's Who Among American Teachers four times. He is
an inductee to the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame and has coached 63
All State First Team athletes.
Flato is recently married to Veronica and has been in Midland since
August of 2017.
Kyle J Marshall
Junior/ Pre-Senior Coach
Kyle started coaching for COM in February 2013. Kyle came from Ft.
Myers, FL where he attended North Ft. Myers High School and
graduated in 2011. While in high school he was captain of the swim
team from 2008-2011, and a three time Florida High School State
Qualifier from 2008-2011 and team MVP from 2009-2011. He is a
Sectionals Qualifier as well as an Open Water National
Qualifier.Kyle currently swims for UTPB and studies petroleum
Michael D McDonald
Michael joined COM in 2012 and has mainly coach developmental
swimmers during his time on the team. Prior to his coachinng
career, he swam for a club team in Odessa when he was 8 and later
joinend his Junior High Team & broke the 100 Backstroke and 100
Freestyle records. As he progressed in his schooling and swimming
carrer, Michael joined his high school varsity swim team where he
swam for 4 years representing Permian High School until 2011.
Sarah E Butler
Developmental 2 11+ Lead Coach
Coach Sarah joined the coaching staff at COM in March of 2016 as an
assistant to various Developmental, Dolphin, and Junior
groups. Prior to coaching, she grew up in Midland and started
swimming for COM as a second grader. Sarah has represented her
team as a TAGS finalist in the 200 Butterfly and also as a Regional
and Zones Qualifier during multiple seasons throughout her swimming
career at COM. In addition to these accomplishments, she also
represented her high school team, Trinity School of
Midland, as a TAPPS first place finalist and previous record
holder in the 100 Butterfly. Sarah graduated from Trinity in
2005 and later attended the University of Incarnate Word,
where she was a member of the Lady Cardinals Swim Team.
In December 2018, Sarah graduated from the University of Texas
of the Permain Basin with her Bachelors degree in
Sociology. In addition to coaching, Sarah works full time for
Endeavor Energy as an Engineering Technician. Sarah is married
to her loving husband Bruce Butler and a mother to her
whole life twelve-year-old Caleb Maurer.
Austin competed as an athlete for COM for 7 years, and 4 years for
his High School Program for Midland Lee. Austin is excited to work
with swimmers ans help them develop the self confidence while
havingn fun learning competitve skills necessary to be succesful in
Andy P Laegeler
Andy is a new swim coach at COM in 2018. He grew up in
Decatur, IL, playing competitive golf, attending the Missouri
University of Science & Technology on a golf scholarship.
After his undergraduate, he studied pharmacy at the University of
Houston and is currently a pharmacist at Midland Memorial
Hospital. Andy took up triathlons after golf and has now
completed 4 Ironmans, and numerous sprint, Olympic and 70.3 events
as well. He is an Ironman Certified Coach, sharing his love
for the sport by teaching others how to swim, bike and run.
His two boys compete on the COM swim team, and he developed a
passion for teaching swimming to kids while living overseas in
Indonesia for his wife’s job with Chevron, where he coached
the swim team.