Pool Hours
Closed on Sundays
4:00PM - 8:00PM
4:00PM - 8:00PM
4:00PM - 8:00PM
4:00PM - 8:00PM
4:00PM - 8:01PM
7:00AM - 10:00AM
Metairie Facility Address
4828 Utica St.
Metairie, Louisiana 70001

Kier McGuire Braendel

Owner and Head Coach Kier Braendel is a level 3 certified USS coach with over 18 years of experience coaching in the competitive sphere. Coach Kier has served as  Coaching Staff for Louisiana Zones meets on multiple occasions and has represented Louisiana Swimming at the National Diversity Summit in Colorado Springs in 2004. Coach Kier has coached on the high school, summer league and middle school level and is currently jumpstarting a middle school swim program at her daughter's school--Lycee Francais de la Nouvelle Orleans. Prior to coaching, she was a competitive swimmer and All-State swimmer in high school. She was ranked 10th in her High School graduating class receiving a Legislative Scholarship to attend Tulane University where there was no swim team at the time.

 Upon receiving her Bachelors of Arts in Literature and Spanish with a minor in Business from Tulane University, she attended Virginia Commonwealth University on academic scholarship, but transferred to complete her Masters Degree at the University of New Orleans post Katrina. She graduated with honors Magna Cum Laude with a Masters in Public Administration in 2007.  As her Master’s Thesis Project,  Mrs Braendel proposed a city-wide elementary school swimming initiative, a program she intends to implement within the next five years. Mrs. Braendel is well loved for her quirky personality, innovative teaching styles, and dedication to developing age-group swimmers into champions. 

She is married to Kyle R. Braendel and step mom to Gavin Braendel, mother to seahorses Kaia and Ava.



Kaci R. McGuire

Public Relations Liaison and 8&u Program Developer Kaci McGuire is a Level 2 certified USS coach with 10 years of experience coaching competitive swimming. Coach Kaci has coached with summer league teams Green Acres Country Club and Sun Villa Country Club and has served as the Head Coach for Kehoe-France’s School swim team for 6 years. Coach Kaci has served as a National Coach for the Central Zone Diversity Select Camp and has served as the Louisiana Diversity Co-Chair.  

Ms. Kaci McGuire has a degree in International Relations with a focus on Africana Studies and Latin American / Carribean Studies at the University of New Orleans. Ms. Kaci McGuire is passionate about incorporating healthy lifestyle practices and interpersonal skills into the curriculum for 8 and younger swimmers. Ms. Kaci is also devoted to promoting multi-faceted diversity within Louisiana Swimming and the SLST. She serves as the Spanish and Portuguese speaking liaison to members and the community at large. Se habla español y se fala portugues.  Coach Kaci is now the proud mom to Kalilu Leonardo

Sean McGuire



Katie McGuire

Emily Laurent

Paige Williams

Taylor Lemoine

Liam MacMahon

Ben Haase

Abigail Lemoine

Megan Berthelot