Coaching Staff 


Nolan Brown

Head Coach

Senior Silver / Senior Bronze Coach


Nolan Brown has been representing Redlands Swim Team since the early age of 5.  He started out in RST’s Learn to Swim Program and quickly climbed through the ranks of age group competition. 

Nolan attended Redlands High School where he swam all four years on the varsity team.  While competing for RHS, he achieved 4 years of All-American status, 7 individual CBL titles and 3 CIF titles. 

Right after high school, Nolan attended Arizona State University for 1 year and finished out his college swimming at California Baptist University.  His major switched multiple times throughout his college experience, eventually graduating with a Bachelors in Kinesiology. While swimming for CBU, Nolan achieved 6 individual conference titles and placed 4th in the 200 back at D2 NCAA.

Nolan first started coaching for Redlands Swim Team as a substitute coach in 2015 and quickly fell in love with his role.  After learning the ropes of coaching, he moved into a full-time position as Age Group Gold/Head Age Group Coach.  Now he is currently Redlands Swim Team’s head coach and works with the Senior Silver level group .  Nolan is passionate about providing young athletes the tools to thrive both in and out of the pool.

Austin M Brown

Senior Gold Coach


Austin Brown is a home grown Redlands swimmer, representing RST since the age of 5. He worked his way through the age group ranks and eventually achieved his goal of competing in the 2008 and 2012 US Olympic Trials.

He attended Redlands High where he swam 4 years of varsity, achieving All-American status each year and winning 2 CIF titles.

Austin majored in Legal Studies while attending UC Berkeley, swam varsity for the Bears each of the 4 years and is ranked top-10 on CAL's all-time list in the 100/200 fly. During that time he was a 3-time NCAA D1 Championship qualifier, 2-time D1 Team National Champion and helped the Bears snap Stanford's 31 year win streak by taking the 2013 PAC 12 Championships.

After graduation, Austin returned to Redlands and began coaching for RST. He is passionate about sharing his love of this sport and is dedicated to continuing RST’s tradition of producing some of the best swimmers not only in California but in the nation.

Lead Age Group Coach

Age Group Silver Coach


Jamie Cortz has been coaching ince 1996 and has been with Redlands Swim Team since 2005. He was a CIF Finalist, was awarded All City & All League honors in the city of Long Beach, and was inducted into the Lakewood Hall of Fame for both swimming and water polo. 

Jamie received his Bachelor’s Degree from UC Riverside and Master’s Degree from Cal Baptist University. He has been in public education as teacher, coach, and administrator since 1996.

Jamie was the ASCA Eastern Section Coach of the Year in 2011. He has coached many Junior Olympic Champions and National Top 16 swimmers. Coach Jamie can’t recall ever having a bad day on the pool deck, and has cherished every moment watching his swimmers growing up and gaining the lifelong benefits from the sport of swimming.  

Ashley M Dorrego

Age Group Gold / Masters Coach






Heather Heacock

Age Group Bronze Coach