Head Coach/White Group
Coach Holly became Head Coach of Gillette Swim Team in September
2018. Before this she was the Head Age Group Coach from 2011
– 2018. During this time Holly received the American Swim
Coaches Association Head Age Group Coach of the Year Award in 2011,
2012, 2013 and was featured on USA Swimming Coaches You Should know
in 2013. She has been an assistant coach for GST on and off
since 1997. Holly returned to coaching full time in 2004.
Holly is currently a Stay at home Mom to her 3 children Dawson,
Ali and Livia. Up until October 2008 Coach Holly was
The Head Water Safety Instructor at the Campbell County School
Aquatic Center, where she had worked since October of 1997. This
has given her the opportunity to teach swimming and diving
techniques to school age children throughout the school year.
Coach Holly is the Assistant Swimming Coach for the Junior High
Swimming and Diving Team in Gillette. She was the Head Coach
of this program from 2003 – 2007. She became the Head Coach
in 2003 after being the Assistant Coach since 1997.
Coach Holly was the Assistant Coach for the Lady Camel Swimming and
Diving Team from 1997-1999. She was named Wyoming High School
Assistant Swimming Coach of the Year for the 1998 -1999 season.
Holly lettered all 4 years as a Lady Camel Swimmer. She was awarded
All Conference / All State recognition all 4 years as well. During
this time, she was a part of the first State Championship Swimming
and Diving title won by the Lady Camels in 1992.
Holly is proud to be involved with the Gillette Swim Team and looks
forward to seeing everyone succeed and enjoy their swimming
experience to the fullest!
Head Senior Coach
Coach Phil Rehard has
been the Head Coach of Gillette Swim Team since March of 2003. In
that time GST has emerged into a state power and has transformed
into an emerging regional swimming contender. During Coach
Rehard’s tenure, GST has won 25 consecutive Wyoming
State Championships, produced a junior national champion, 9
Jr. national qualifiers, 6 national qualifiers, 140 State
Record performances, 12 National Top 16 performances, 10
individual Western Zones champions, 40 Senior Sectional Qualifiers,
5 individual Age Group Sectional Champions, and hundreds of
individual state championship events.
Coach Rehard is formerly
the Head Coach for the Lady Camel Swim Team and Camel Boys Swim
Team. In those 18 seasons the Camels Swimming and Diving Teams won
10 Wyoming High School State Championships and had 3 runner-up
finishes. Coach Rehard has been named Wyoming High School Swimming
Coach of the Year 8 times.
Phil has become a well
recognized coach in the region as he has served as Team
Wyoming’s Zones Coach for the past 10 years, and has taken a
bigger and stronger GST contingent to Age Group Sectionals and
Senior Sectionals each year.
Before becoming the Head
Coach of Gillette Swim Team, Phil was the Head Coach for Laramie
Swim Club as well as an Assistant Swim Coach for Laramie High
School. He also served as a Graduate Assistant Coach for the
University of Wyoming.
Phil graduated from the
University of Wyoming in 2000 with a Bachelors degree in Exercise
and Sports Science and again in 2002 with a second Bachelors degree
in Physical Education. Phil has continued his education with a
Masters Degree in Education Administration, which he received in
Phil is a 4 year letter
winner and 2 year team captain at the University of Wyoming in
Swimming (1996-2000). He was also a High School All-American for
Rawlins High School (1993-1996). He was a Wyoming age group swimmer
for 12 years, and has been involved in competitive swimming for 29
importantly, than a list of accomplishments is Phil’s goal
and vision for greatness and future success on the state, regional,
and national level for Gillette Swim Team and the swimming program
in Campbell County.
Red Group Coach
Marci started coaching
in 1982 in Wright, WY, first as an
assistant coach then as the head coach of the Wright
Dolphins. In 1989, the Young Family moved to Gillette and
Marci started coaching the Gillette Gators in 1991 when they were
still the Gillette Super Seals until 2005 when she decided to take
a break from coaching so she could concentrate on just being a
parent to her youngest child while he swam in high
The Young Family has a
strong history in swimming, with Marci learning how to coach from
her father. All four of her children were swimmers with her
oldest daughter going on to be a DII National champion 4
times. Marci has been on deck as a coach at swim meets from
local Gator Splashes to State, Zones, Regionals and Jr.
Marci re-joined the
Gator Coaching Team last year in 2016 and has enjoyed every minute
with the swimmers.