Coach Ramsey is the Head Coach of Davenport Metro Swim Team and the Lead Coach for the “Senior II” Group.
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Coach Ramsey first starting swimming at the age of 6 and continued that passion through her college years. She swam competitively for the Bettendorf Swim Club and Pleasant Valley Stingrays Swim Team. She also swam for Pleasant Valley High School. After graduating high school, she continued her swim career at Augustana College. During her Senior year at Augie, she began coaching at BPVA (Bettendorf-Pleasant Valley Aquatics) and primarily worked with the elite age group swimmers for 5 years. She was also a coach for Pleasant Valley and Davenport North High Schools, as well as the Head Coach for Pleasant Valley Junior High. In 2014, Coach Ramsey accepted the Senior Coach position for Davenport Metro Swim Team. In Summer 2016, she accepted the Head Coach position here at DMET.
Some of Coach Ramsey's Swimming Accomplishments:
- Placed 2nd overall in the 100 Backstroke at the Iowa High School Girl's State Championship Meet her Senior Year for Pleasant Valley High School.
- Awarded 1st-Team All-State and 1st-Team All Conference honors while competing for Pleasant Valley High School.
- Held many Augustana College Women's Swimming Records throughout her college career.
- Awarded 1st- Team All-Conference honors for all 4 years of her college swimming career.
- 2 time CCIW Champion in the 100 yard backstroke.
- 2 time CCIW Champion in the 200 yard backstroke.
- 4 time Varsity Letter winner at Augustana College for swimming.
- Augustana College "MVP" Award for the 2005/2006 and 2006/2007 seasons.
- CCIW "Swimmer of the Week" honors for the 05-06, 06-07, and 09-10 seasons.
- CCIW "Most Outstanding Performer" Award in 2006.
- CCIW "Most Valuable Swimmer" Award in 2007.
- Div. III National Qualifier in 2006 and 2007.
Some of Coach Ramsey's Coaching Accomplishments:
- Has seen many of her swimmers go on to compete collegiately at DI, DII, and DIII schools. (ie; Mizzou, Iowa, MSU, WIU, UNI, ISU, etc).
- Has developed and assisted in training many State Championship and National Championship-level swimmers.
- Has produced many ISI State Championship Qualifiers and State Champions.
- ASCA Level IV certified coach.
- ASCA Certified Stroke Technician.
- ASCA certification in Developmental Age Group Sports Psychology.
- ASCA certification in Master's Swimming.
- Business Owner and Lessons Coordinator/Instructor - Fins Up Swim School, LLC.