Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Tyler Kerns Head Coach

Coach Tyler Kerns joined the CMSA Coaching Staff in 2006 and serves as the club’s Head Coach. He has coached swimmers from novice to USA Swimming Senior National qualifiers. 

Coach Tyler is also involved in the administrative and legislative side of the sport. He has served on the Southeastern Swimming Board of Directors as the Age Group Chair, Finance Chair, and Treasurer. Tyler has also represented the LSC at the USA Swimming National Convention and has served on the Southern Zone Age Group committee. 

Tyler graduated from the University of South Alabama receiving his degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management.  Tyler married Amanda (Berry) in October 2008. Amanda and Tyler have two children, Kennedy and Colton. Tyler enjoys all sports and has a special appreciation for the level of commitment and skill it takes to be a successful athlete. 

Megan Hinely Lead Coach, Age Group

Growing up in Hunstville, AL, Megan has been involved in Southeastern Swimming for the past 10 years, as both an athlete and a coach. Megan comes to us from Auburn University, working as an age group coach with Auburn Aquatics for 2 years, an associate coach for Auburn Masters Swimming for 2 years, and as a student intern with Auburn Swimming and Diving for their 2017-2018 season.

Graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology, Megan loves the science behind swimming. While at Auburn, Megan was involved with several organizations, such as Acing Autism and motor development research labs. Before her time at Auburn, she swam and coached for the Huntsville Swim Association. 

Brian Evans Site Director, Providence

Brian Evans is the Head Site Coach for CMSA West and has over 39 years experience as a competitive swim coach. He formed the competitive program at the Providence Wellness Center location in 1997 after 14 years as an Age Group swim coach with CMSA and GMAA. As the West site head coach, Brian equally divides his coaching duties among both the Competitive Team and the Non-Competitive group members. Over the years, Brian has developed numerous City of Mobile, State of Alabama and Southeastern Champions as well as Nationally ranked swimmers.

Brian has earned a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Physical Education form the University of South Alabama and an Athletic Trainers degree from the United States Sports Academy. 

He recently retired after 37 years as an Adapted and Regular Physical Education Specialist with the Mobile County Public School system.  He is also the current Owner, Aquatics Director and Head Swim Team Coach of West Mobile Swim Club. He is a member of Luke 4:18 Fellowship Church, has been married to his wife Debbie for 39 years and they have four daughters and six grandchildren.

Michael Nelson Assistant Coach
Vigneulle Puliatti Assistant Coach
Sarah Allen Assistant Coach
Dylan Santa Cruz Assistant Coach
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