Todd Hoffmeier

Aquatic Director & Head Age Group Coach


Todd Hoffmeier is the Aquatic Director of Greater Tampa Swim Association and the president of the South Tampa Aquatic Team, Inc.  Todd has more than 20 years of coaching experience, having taught swimmers everything from stroke technique, goal setting, self-confidence, commitment, and video analysis.  He works with all ages of swimmers from toddlers to teenagers, teaching proper technique and a love of the sport.

Originally from Arizona, Todd was a state champion in the 200 IM and runner-up in the 100 fly as a youth.  He came to Tampa on a University of Tampa swimming scholarship.  He swam for three years, graduating in 3½ with a bachelor of science in elementary education.  Todd has coached several of his swimmers to the collegiate level, and he has coached high school swimming, most notable, Maritza Correia, a former Olympian.  He also was selected as a Spring 2010 All-Star Coach for the 13 - 14 Boys and a Summer Zone Coach for the 11 - 12 Boys for Florida Swimming.

Additionally, Todd coaches swimming at Palma Ceia Country Club in South Tampa, starting as an assistant coach in 1995, and then promoted to head coach in 1998.  Many of his swimmers have become Private Club League Champions during his tenure as head coach.  During his competitive swim career, Todd swam under Pierre Lafontaine and Bob Gillett in Arizona.

Todd is a member of numerous coaching organizations; is certified in CPR/AED; First Aid; WSI; is an avid lifeguard trainer; is a Level 3 ASCA Swim Coach; and, he has been recognized by the USA Level 2 Swim Team recognition program.


Senior Coach


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Odeime Medina

Dolphin Coach

Odeime Graduated from Cuba with a Bachelor's Degree in Science and Physical Education.  Odeime was on the National Swim Team for Cuba.  Her favorite strokes are backstroke and freestyle.  She also played and coached Water Polo in Medellin, Colombia for 3 years. She traveled to US in 2001 and received her citizenship in 2004. She started coaching with STAT in 2014.  She also works at Dale Mabry Elementary School as a Teacher Aide.

Casey Thompson

Dolphin & Red Coach

Casey is originally from Cincinnati, OH and began his swimming for career at age 9 with a local neighborhood swim team in 2001; he also completed with a YMCA and his high school team growing up.  He attended Wilmington College where he earned a bachelor's degree in Sports Management in 2014.  He also swam for Wilmington College for three years.  Casey began his coaching career in Ohio working for the Mason Manta Rays.  During the three years with the team, he worked with developmental 8 and under groups, senior groups, and those age groups between.  Casey is currently pursuing a master's degree in elementary education from Grand Canyon University and aspires to be a teacher for the primary grades once he completes his program.  He is eager to start his career with GTSA working with the dolphin and red groups and hoping to get the opportunity to assist with several groups throught the program.