Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Elizabeth McLain Head Coach

Kingfish Head Coach (05/19- Present)

ASCA Level I Certified (08/18)

  • Started swim team age 7 in Marshalltown, IA
  • Swam year round with YMCA swimming 2001-2010
  • Swam competitively with her High School swim team, letered all 4 years
  • Swam competitively at the University of Northern Iowa 2012-2013
  • Taught swim lessons at YMCA 2010-2015
  • Coached YMCA Masters Swim 2013-2015
  • Coached YMCA Swim Team 2011-2015
  • Kingfish Assistant Coach 2018-2019
Chris Markus Coach
High School Teacher with excellent communication & motivation skills.  Coaches using innovative & efficient methods while focusing on individual needs of each & every athlete.

Kingfish Coach (08/13-Present)

ASCA Level 3 Certified (07/19)

  • 12 years youth swimming in Southern Arizona
  • 4 years with Catalina H.S. swim team. Varsity letter & State qualifier all 4 years
    • 20 years of U.S. Military service 4.5 years with U.S. Coast Guard
    • 16 years with U.S. Air Force
    • Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Certified Aquatics Instructor BSA Aquatics Instructors are the lead for all aquatics at BSA events
Board of Directors
Chris Heinz President
Blythe Belenky Vice President
Christine Pierre-Louis Treasurer
Abby Erickson Secretary
Sue Heath Fundraiser
Peggy Glasgow Head Official
Adele Rahman Head Statistician
Chris Heinz Meet Director
Michelle Platt Apparel Coordinator
Laura Yost Volunteer Coordinator