Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Mitzi Kremer Tighe email

I am a Brevard County native growing up in Titusville. In addition to wokring with the Rockets, I coach the Cocoa Hr/Sr High School team and teach at Apollo Elementary.. I am a 1988 Olympic bronze medalist and had the privilege to represent the USA in other international competitions. I graduated from Clemson University with a degree in Biological Science and was inducted into the Clemson Athletic Hall of Fame. I have two sons who prefer to tennis to swimming.

Location: Rockledge

Chris Beadle email

Hello, my name is Chris Beadle and I am originally from Brevard County. I started swimming at age 6 at the Rockledge High School pool with the team ROCOA. I attended Cocoa High School and was All-American, qualified for Junior Nationals at 14 and Senior Nationals at 15. I was blessed to attend and swim for Florida State on scholarship. I graduated with a BS in Merchandising. I have traveled all over the world having been an Air Force wife for 20 years. I have 3 children, who unfortunately do not swim, and two dogs. I am head coach and staff member of Viera High School. I am a total beach lover and you will most likely find me there, if not at the pool! I absolutely love the sport of swimming and am avid about everyone learning to swim!

Location: Sherwood Park Pool

 

Kyle Berry email

Kyle has been coaching for over 7 years in Brevard County, In 2018, he served as a coach for the Florida Swimming All Star Team (Spring) and the Zone All Star Team (Summer). He is the Head Swim Team Coach and staff member at Westshire Jr/Shr High School.

Location: Rockledge & Cocoa Beach
 
Gavin Ross email

Gavin has coached all levels in South Africa and the USA.  He is also the Head Coach of the Vero Beach HS Swim Team.

Location: Jungle Club

Mary Hoyt email

Mary is a 1984 Canadian Olympic and finalist in the 200 breaststroke. She is currently the Head Swim Team & Tennis Coach for Cocoa Beach High School.Both of her daugthers grew up swimming and competed at the collegiate level(NC State and Iowa).

Location: Cocoa Beach
Vanessa Ziade email

Vanessa is an avid triathlete, surfer and coach. She runs an ocean junior lifeguard camp program. She is the Head Coach of the Melbourne HS Swim Team and coaches with the Track Team.

Location: Lipscomb

 

Marlene Trujillo email

A collegiate swimming, Marlene has been involved in swimming for years. All three of her children swim.

Location: Rockledge & Cocoa Beach
Patrick Love

Pat is a teacher at Heritage High School. He has been coaching for over 25 years with the YMCA, AAU and USA Swimming. 

Location: Sherwood Park Pool
Tamara Flamm

Tamara was the Head Coach at Palm Bay High school for the last 6 years. She grew up swimming and her three children are all involved in the sport.

Location: Lipscomb

 
Laura Cole email

Laura is the assistant coach at Cocoa High School. She has a degree in music and teaches piano and voice. She is a fitness instructor for personal training, tabata, spinning and water aerobics. All three of her children swim.

Location: Rockledge
Please contact her if interested in Open Water Swimming.
Chelsea Basford

Chelsea is a graduate of Satellite High School and currently is a scholarship student-athlete at Black Hill State University (SD). She qualified for the 2018 NCAA Triathlon Cahmpionships. She was a state finalist in swimming, cross-country and track and field while at Satellite HS. She also earned a spot on the 2018 USA National Youth Triathlon team. She is coaching for the summer as well as training with the national team.

Location - Rockledge

Jamie McGarrigle

Jamie swam for Satellite HS and Brevard HEAT, making to to State in the 50 & 100 Freestyle her Sophomore, Junior and Senior years. She just returned from her 2nd year swimming at Oklahoma Christian University under the direction of Olympian Josh Davis. She has broken all of her personal best time during the last two years. She was voted the team MVP, became the first OCU female swimmer to make the conference finals and broke 10 school records. Jamie excels academically as well, making the RMAC All-American first-team list and was given the 2019 OC FInance Student of the Year award. She is graduating this summer with her Bachelors in Finance and will return to OCU as a student-athlete to pursure her MBA Degree. Besides swimmer and coaching, she loves surfing, eating food, taking naps, teaching private lessons and volunteering at her church, Cavalry Chapel of Melbourne and Lifechurch in Oklahoma. She is assisting this summer with all groups and she is also training with the Senior/National Group

Locaion - all

Cameron Price

Cameron is a student at EFSC ad a former Rocket Swimmer. He brings his enthusiam of the sport to the youger swimmers of the team.

Location - Lipscomb & Sherwood

Sebastian Sweet

A graduate of Satellite HS and currently a student at EFSC, Cameron began coaching with the Rockets in the Spring of his Senior high school year. He enjoys teaching the younger swimmers the correct stroke technique.

Location - Rockledge

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