Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Drew Hansz

2019 will be Drew’s 10th season as Head Coach of the Glen swim team. In those 9 years, the team has improved from last place to being a top contender in our league. We’ve finished in 2nd place in the NSSL for the last two years, and have been City Meet champions since 2012.

Drew has over 25 years of experience coaching at the summer rec league, club team, and high school levels. In addition to coaching at the Glen, he is owner and head coach of dROP AQUATICS, the assistant coach of the Harrison-Farmington Thunderbirds girls’ team, and head coach of the Harrison-Farmington Phoenix boys’ team. He has turned the Farmington area into a swimming powerhouse!

Drew is a graduate of University of Michigan, where he swam and played water polo. During his competitive swim career, Drew claimed YMCA, USS and High School State Championships, including the 100 yard breaststroke at the 1991 YMCA National Championship.  He was a high school All-American in Swimming and Water Polo

Most importantly, Drew has a truly unique ability to connect with his athletes, regardless of age, experience or ability, and to share his contagious love of swimming with them. 

Assistant Coaches

Molly Tyler

Molly is a graduate of Grand Valley State University, where she earned a bachelor degree in Clinical Exercise Science.  She grew uswimming in the NSSL for the Beechview Breakers. In high school, Molly swam for the Farmington Girls Varsity swim team, where she was a state qualifier, senior captain, and part of the relay team that held the school record in the 200 Medley Relay until this past season, when it was broken by a team full of Glen swimmers.  In addition to coaching at the Glen, where she started in 2010, Molly is an assistant coach for dROP AQUATICS.  She has also worked with the Farmington High School Girls Varsity swim team and the Salem High School Varsity Boys and Girls swim teams.  Molly's enthusiasm for swimming, coaching and working with kids is obvious to anyone who sees her on-deck or has had an underwater tea party with her on the bottom of the pool.

Gloria Martinez Perez

Gloria is a native of Spain and graduate of Wayne State University.  She holds Bachelor's Degrees in Physical Activity and Sports Science (Universidad de Extremadura, Spain) and Kinesiology (WSU).  Gloria began swimming at the age of 6 and attended her first Spanish National Championship when she was 12.  She won 4 individual national titles in the 50 free and 50 fly before moving to the United States.  While competing for Wayne State, Gloria was a 16 time All-American swimmer and part of a national record-breaking 200 free relay team.  Gloria is also an assistant coach for Wayne State and dROP AQUATICS, and conditioning coach for the Farmington High School Boys team. 

Katie Goncalves

KG is a graduate of Michigan State University, where she majored in English and Secondary education.  She started swimming when she was six and was a member of KendallwoodWoodbrooke Hills, and Sports Club swim teams.  Katie swam for North Farmington in high school, where she competed in the 200 IM and 100 fly. She started coaching at Woodbrooke Hills in 2006, and after 4 years, moved to Ohio to teach ninth grade English and coach for the Dublin Dolphins - Arctic swim team. During her time in Dublin, the Arctic team won two league championships and one lower division championship.  She is also an assistant coach with dROP AQUATICS.  

Katie Tyler

KT is a graduate of Oakland Community College with an Associate's degree in Liberal Arts.  She started swimming for the Beechview Breakers at the age of 10; she grew to love swimming more and more every year.  Katie attended Farmington High School where she swam on the Girls Varsity Swim Team.  She enjoyed the 500 free and the 100 back.  Katie coached at Farmington High School for two years and is an assistant coach with dROP AQUATICS. 

Charlie Jones

Charlie is a 2018 graduate of Farmington High School, where he was co-captain of the Harrison-Farmington Phoenix swim team.  Charlie started swimming when he joined the Glen team at the age of 8.  He also swam for dROP AQUATICS, and serves as Senior Athlete Representative on the Michigan Swimming Board of Directors.  Charlie is excited to work with the youngest Glen swimmers this season and looks forward to sharing his love of swimming with them. He is studying Political Theory/Constitutional Democracy and International Affairs at Michigan State University.