May 7, 2014
TBAY Brandon is pleased to welcome back the coaches that will be assisting with the TBAY Jr. and Hybrid groups this coming summer season.
Coach Dean (DJ) Waite is an American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 1 certified coach with more than three (3) years of experience in swim lesson instruction. An accomplished competitive swimmer, he is currently a scholarship swimmer at the University of Cincinnati. DJ attended and swam for Bloomingdale High School and was a two-time member of the All-Hillsborough County Swim Team and named to the USA Swimming Florida Scholastic All-American Team. DJ is also a charter member of TBAY Brandon, swimming under Coach Dave and assisting with TBAY Jr. for a third consecutive summer.
Coach Allison (Allie) Lehr has more than three (3) years of experience in swim lesson instruction. An accomplished competitive swimmer, she was part of the inaugural recruiting class for women's swimming at the University of West Florida where she majors in biology. Allie attended and swam for Bloomingdale High School and was named the team’s MVP four consecutive years. Allie is also a charter member of TBAY Brandon, swimming under Coach Dave. Additionally, her parents are USA Swimming Officials and her mother swam competitively at the University of Florida.
Both coaches are extremely excited about working with the swimmers this summer to not only help them improve technically and build upon the success of the spring season, but to help prepare them for Age Group success by sharing their experiences as successful High School swimmers and now as collegiate athletes.