P. Casey Coble
Head Coach, Senior Coach

Casey is an alumnus of LAC who has returned to coach the team. As Head Coach, he oversees the entire LAC competitive swim program, working directly with the Senior and Senior Prep training groups. Casey came on as an assistant at LAC in 2005 before being named the Head Coach in 2008. As an assistant coach, Casey helped LAC develop its Age Group swimmers into successful Senior level swimmers. His swimmers broke multiple team records, qualified for the Eastern Zone All-Star teams, were Junior Olympic Champions, and placed top 16 in the country. Also, in the summer of 2007, Casey helped coach the 13-14 girls to a team championship at Junior Olympics.

In the time since Casey has taken over as the Head Coach of LAC, the team has broken over 70 team records including multiple relay records. LAC boys have won Sectionals twice and finished top 5 four times. LAC girls finished top 5 three different times. He has also coached a 4x PIAA state record-breaker, 4 PIAA champions, and LAC swimmer have won 11 PIAA titles. He coached multiple individual Sectional Champions and relay Championships, a USA Summer Junior National finalist, 8 individual USA Summer Junior National qualifiers, 2 National Select Camp qualifiers, a USA Swimming Diversity Select Camp qualifier, a member of the USA Swimming National Youth Team and Jr. Pan Pac team, and 2 Olympic Trial qualifiers. Casey served as an assistant coach for the 2012 USA Swimming National Select Camp at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Casey is currently the Middle Atlantic coaches has also served as the MA coaches rep from 2010-2013.

Before coaching at LAC, Casey was the assistant coach for Durham Academy in Durham, NC from 2004-2005.

As a swimmer at LAC, Casey was a 3 time Jr National Champion, qualified and swam both the 200 and 400IM at the 2000 Olympic Trials and placed 20th in the 200IM at the 2001 Summer Nationals. Casey still holds several LAC team records. A graduate of North Carolina where he attended on a swimming scholarship, Casey was a 6 time ACC individual finalist and 5 time ACC individual Consolation finalist. His 200IM time ranked 10th fastest all-time in UNC swimming history upon graduation.

Margaret Kieffer
Coach/Director of Staff Development

Margaret is excited for another season with LAC. Margaret hails from Delaware County where she attended Cardinal O'Hara High School and Widener University. Having swum at both the high school and collegiate levels, Margaret decided to share her love of swimming and has now coached for over 20 years. She has coached all levels of swimming from lessons through college. Margaret loves learning and sharing about swimming with everyone, and can't wait to share it with you. 

Scott Troy
Assistant Coach

Scott was an All-American swimmer and Water Polo player at Wilson High School.  He went on to become a Division I All-American at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Scott was a member of 4 straight Atlantic Coast Conference team titles and won 3 individual ACC titles in the 100 and 200 breaststroke events.  He is still the Berks County High School record holder in the 100 breast (56.55) and is a member of the Wilson High School Athletic Hall of Fame, the Berks County Aquatic Hall of Fame, and the UNC Swimming and Diving Circle of Champions for his athletic accomplishments.  After college, Scott came back to the area and coached one season Trident Swim Club and 2 years as the Head Coach of the Boys and Girls Water Polo teams at Governor Mifflin High School.  He then spent 4 years as the co-head coach of the Reading YMCA while he was a 4th-grade teacher in the Wilson School District.  Scott took a break from coaching to help raise his children but has spent the last 6 years as the head coach of the Governor Mifflin Age Group Swimming and Diving team.  Scott formed the Governor Mifflin Aquatic Club in 2016 and coached several Middle Atlantic Junior Olympic champions while he was directing the program.  Scott and his wife Sarah have 3 boys in the LAC program, William (13), Jacob (11), and Ryan (10) and currently reside in Berks County in the Governor Mifflin School District.

Cat Wilson
Assistant Coach

Coach Cat is a Lancaster Aquatic Club alumnus who swam under Coach Casey Coble and is returning for her 3rd season with the Age Group.

A 2013 graduate from Conestoga Valley High School high, Cat was a two-time captain of the team as well as the record holder in the 100 butterfly, 200 IM, and 500 freestyle. Cat continued her swimming career at Ursinus College where she was apart of the 4-time Centennial Conference Champions (2013-2017). She earned a degree in Media and Communication, as well as Business Management.

Kylie Turner
Assistant Coach

Coach Kylie Turner is entering her third year as an Assistant Coach for Lancaster Aquatics Club. Outside of LAC she is entering her third year as the Lampeter-Strasburg High School Head Swimming Coach after serving in the same capacity at Pocono Mountain East High School in Monroe County and Cocalico High School in Lancaster County. At Cocalico H.S., she helped guide the boys’ team to an L-L League Section II title as well as a District III runner-up team finish. At Lampeter-Strasburg H.S., she helped guide the girls’ team to their first L-L League Section II title. During Coach Kylie’s time at each H.S. program there have been multiple league, district and state medalists in both individual and relay events. In summer league competition, she completed her fourth season as the Head Swimming Coach of the L-S YMCA Otters.

Coach Kylie began swimming at the age of 7 and competed for 13 years on various Swim Teams and Clubs around the Lancaster County area. She accomplished many goals as a swimmer including being an L-L League and PIAA District III Place Winner, 2x Junior Olympic Qualifier and a 3x YMCA District and State Place Winner. She continued her swimming career with the Slippery Rock University Swimming Club for two and a half years where she was a place finisher at the 2015 East Coast Collegiate Swim and Dive National Championships in the 50 Backstroke. 

Swimming was not her only sport growing up, Coach Kylie also played softball and field hockey. Coming into her junior year of high school at Lampeter-Strasburg she decided to take field hockey to the next level and committed to Slippery Rock University to play at the NCAA Division II level for two years. She graduated early from SRU with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education and a minor in Aquatics. Coach Kylie is a high school Health and Physical Education Teacher at Lampeter-Strasburg High School. 

 
Samantha Smith
Assistant Coach

Coach Sam is returning for her third session as an Assistant Coach with Lancaster Aquatics Club.  Sam started swimming at a young age for York YMCA and Wildcat Swim Club.  A 2010 graduate of Dallastown Area High School, Sam swam all four years and continued her swimming career at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford leading the team as a co-captain for three years and a school record holder.  Sam holds a BS in Sports Medicine/Exercise Science and a MPH from The George Washington University. 

Mike Nedrow
Assistant Coach

Coach Mike swam with Lancaster Aquatic Club back when the team was the only US Swim Club in south central Pennsylvania.  He graduated from Elizabethtown High School before they had a swim team and is a four year varsity veteran of Cornell University [D1/Ivy League].  In the early 1980s, Mike held all the Mid-Penn Summer Swim League individual and relay records at E-town’s Willowood Swim Club [except breaststroke, which his brother held].  He specialized in 100/200 backstroke at Cornell and often led the 4x100 freestyle relay.

Swimming is a welcome distraction from Mike’s day job as a tech industry global strategy executive.  Mike and his wife Kelly raised 4 children [including triplets] in the Conestoga Valley School District.  All four learned to swim.  One daughter, Lauren still swims competitively and is the President for the University of Pittsburgh Club Swim Team.  Mike and his family moved to Lancaster from Canada and joined the Leola Swim club in 2008, where Mike began volunteering as a stroke and turn judge.  He is now certified at the Starter level with US Swimming, and often officiates local NCAA, PIAA and Lancaster Summer League swim meets.  Mike has a long history of volunteer experience with youth through Scouts Canada and the Boy Scouts of America.  He is currently the Advisor for Venture Crew 82 [co-ed/Lancaster] and Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 82 [Girls/Brownstown] and Troop 83 [Boys/Leola].  Mike’s understanding of the swimming rules [as an official] as well as his personal swimming experience [as an athlete] will be valuable tools to assist swimmers with stroke development and a competitive mindset. 

Addison Styer
Assistant Coach
 
Addison is excited to be joining the LAC coaching staff for the 2021 season. He is from Denver, PA and grew up swimming for the Denver Sharks. Addison swam all four years at Cocalico High School. This is his second time coaching as he was the assistant coach for the Denver Sharks this past summer. Addison is a senior at Millersville University majoring in criminology and set to graduate May 2022. Besides from swimming, he enjoys CrossFit, fishing, and watching college football. 

 

 

 

 

Kallen Mitchell
Assistant Coach

Kallen is excited to be joining the LAC coaching staff this season!  She is from Princeton, NJ and grew up swimming for Princeton Tigers Aquatics Club.  She graduated from South Brunswick High School as captain of the swim team in 2019.  She has several years of experience instructing and coaching swimmers ranging from ages 3 to 18.  Outside of swimming, Kallen is a nursing student at Penn State-University Park, set to graduate in 2023.  She loves watching Penn State Football and volunteering for THON.  

 

James Moll
Junior Coach