Coaching Staff
John Pepper Head Coach

John joined the team in 2005 as a part time assistant coach and then became the full time assistant coach in 2007. He started his swimming career with the Smyrna Swim Team in 1987 and then began swimming year round with the Stingrays in Cobb County from 1987 – 1993 and swam with Campbell High School from 1989 to 1993. He was also a member of the Georgia Zone Team in 1992. He is attending University of West Georgia working>

Cherie Empson Assistant Head Coach

Cherie Empson coached three years for Tipp/Monroe Torpedoes in Tipp City, Ohio. Coached 8 and Unders for Summer Recreation League. She also coached two years for the Miami County YMCA Marlins 8 and Under program. She has two sons that have participated for 8 years in a swim program. Her youngest son, Tristan Empson, swims competitively for the Bluefins since 2012. 

Justin Park Dryland Coach
Justin Park, JD, CSCS
 
Justin is a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, who resides in Carrollton, Georgia, and works as a full-time professional triathlete. A graduate of Duke University and the UCLA School of Law, Justin was a corporate attorney specializing in mergers and acquisitions prior to developing a professional career in triathlon. Justin races 8-10 times per year domestically and internationally, focusing>
 
A Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Justin works with the Carrollton Bluefins>
 
In addition to life as a professional athlete, Justin helped found The Carolina Clinic at UNC, an executive wellness program of UNC Hospital for which he served as the Health and Fitness Director. He also is a board member for several emerging growth companies and regularly speaks at conferences, corporate events and community organizations>
Jennifer Garrett Assistant Coach
Brittany Herndon Assistant Coach

Born and raised in Carrollton, Georgia. I graduated from Carrollton High School. I have enjoyed competitive swimming since 2005. 

I swam for the Carrollton Bluefins for 11 years, Carrollton High School for 4 years and competed collegiately for 2 years at South Georgia State College. In my time as a Bluefin, I attended Age Group State, Senior State and GRPA State. I was the 2016 GRPA state champion in the 100 free. While at South Georgia State College, I set four school records, two-time NJCAA Runner Up and was a two-time All American. 

Board of Directors
Brook Kubik President
Jim Martin Secretary
Theresa Campbell Board Member
Megan McBride Board Member
Stefanie Wood Board Member
Dorrie Moate Board Member