COACHING STAFF


Lloyd Larsen Head Coach & Program Director
Lead Coach for National Senior Groups

Lloyd has been coaching for 32 years. This is his 20th year (40th season) with Foxjets. Lloyd is an ASCA Certified Level 5 Coach. He has coached swimmers from the younger levels through Junior Nationals, US Open, US Nationals and US Olympic Trial qualifiers. Lloyd has coached over 100 Nationally-Ranked swimmers (Top 10 or Top 16), including several National Age Group #1 Rankings and Record Holders. USA Swimming selected him as an assistant coach for the elite Central Zone Select Camp. Active in the coaching profession, he has been a featured speaker at the ASCA World Coaches Clinic as well as ASCA Coach Mentors program.  Lloyd was also an accomplished athlete with many years of swimming with AAU, Edina High School, St. Olaf College and post-collegiate swimming in the military. At St. Olaf, he was an MIAC Conference Champion, NCAA Division III National Qualifier and Co-Captain.

Lloyd believes that developing life skills and fostering personal growth are the key roles of youth athletics.  He leads our team with our Core Values of Integrity, Family, Attitude, and Ambition.  Lloyd's primary coaching duties are with the National Team, while also serving as the team's administrator and program director.

Ryan Clausman Head Age Group Coach
Lead Coach for National Age Group

This is Coach Ryan's 8th year (16th season) with Foxjets.  Ryan has coached country club, high school, and masters swimming along with his club coaching. Immediately after college, he started coaching for the Edina Swim Club and then made his way to be Head Age Group Coach at Foxjets. He primarily coaches the National Age Group and oversees the entire Age Group and Developmental programs.

Under Ryan's guidance athletes have achieved:

>  Numerous National Age group Top 16 swims
>  200+ Central Zones Qualifying Times
>  4 Age Group Team State Championships as Head Age Group Coach
>  Minnesota Age Group Coach of The Year 1998

Ryan has been coaching swimming for over 20 years.  He enjoys photography, skiing and paddle sports.  He also stays busy raising 3 beautiful children with his wife Mellanie.


Brian Nagel Lead Coach Red, Age Group Prep

This is Brian's 12th year (23rd season) with Foxjets Swim Team. He brings 20+ years of coaching experience in Minnesota swimming. He was also the Bloomington Jefferson High School Girls assistant coach for two years. Before beginning his coaching career in 1998, Brian swam competitively for 15 years with the Richfield Swim Club, Barracuda Aquatics Club, and the Bloomington Kenndy High School for four years.  He was also a member of the Team Minnesota Zone coaching staff in 2007.  Brian believes that perfecting technique and individual effort, coupled with team support, will give the swimmer a long successful swimming career.


RJ Greseth Lead Coach Bronze 1 & Bronze 2

R.J. will be responsible for the young careers of our developing swimmers. He brings patience, top tier teaching skills, and over 30 years of coaching experience to our Bronze groups. Coach Greseth started his coaching career in 1988 with West Express. He went on to be the head coach of two teams, Hutchinson High Tides and Peoria Area Water Wizards. Coach Greseth believes in fundamentals, commitment, and excellence.


Pasha Korsakov Lead Coach Seniors


Ryan Hurley Assistant Coach

Ryan was a national caliber swimmer with extensive experience and focus on technique, training, and competition.  He competed in the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympic Trials, finaling in the 200 meter breaststroke in 2004 and 2008. He swam at the University of Virginia where he was a captain in 2007 and 2009, ACC Champion in the 200 yard breaststroke, and a two-time NCAA All-American.   He still swims masters today, and recently completed Ironman Wisconsin.  

Ryan is excited to bring his experience to help the next generation of swimmer learn commitment, hard work, and personal development that go beyond the pool deck.  He lives in Minneapolis with his wife Keavy and their rescue dog, Rio. 

Sydney Ungar Assistant Coach

Sydney returns to the coaching staff after completing her first season with Foxjets Swim Team this past 2021 summer season. Sydney is a hometown native, and a Foxjet and Eden Prairie High School alum while swimming backstroke and IM. Her favorite part about coaching is interacting with the swimmers daily and watching them grow up. She believes that success is grounded in the swimmers trying their best and having fun.

Sydney recently wrapped up her education at Butler university for both her undergrad and PA school and currently spends most of her time with Hennepin Healthcare as a Physician Assistant. She enjoys spending time hiking, paddle boarding, and traveling, which included hiking part of the Pacific Crest Trail in Oregon this past summer.

Tyler Gerst Assistant Coach

Tyler is joining the coaching staff after most recently spending 4 years as a volunteer assistant at the University of Minnesota. Prior to that, he spent time as the Head Assistant Coach at California State Bakersfield, Assistant Coach with the University of Minnesota, and Age Group Assistant Coach at the Twin Cities Swim team. His favorite part about coaching is that swimming is both an individual and team sport, which allows swimmers to connect and learn from other athletes and coaches.

As a Brooklyn Center native, Tyler swam for Osseo High School until 8th grade, where he qualified for state, his favorite accomplishment. He completed his education at the University of Minnesota, earning his Bachelor’s in Sport Management and now works in sales for a building materials manufacturer. In true Minnesota fashion, Tyler learned to walk and ice skate in the same year. He enjoys water weather fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and spending time with his dog, Dixon.

Matt Koken Lead Coach Silver 1

Matt joined the Foxjets Swim Team staff in the Fall of 2017 as an assistant coach and is returning for his 10th season. This will be his 1st season as the lead coach of the Silver 1 group, after 4+ seasons as the Bronze lead coach. A Woodbury native, he swam for East Ridge High School and the South East Metro Sharks. Specializing in butterfly, he has won individual state titles, held a state record, and twice placed top 4 in high school state. He went on to attend the University of North Dakota, and was a four-year DI letter winner, earning his degrees in Marketing in 2016.

After spending a year in Atlanta for an internship, he moved back to Minnesota and currently lives in Apple Valley with his dog, Atlas, while working for a medical device company. He likes to remain active with his Peloton! His favorite part about coaching is the ability to give back to the sport that gave him so much and enjoys when the swimmers realize their potential.


Marissa Wolff Lead Coach Silver 2

Marissa is entering into her first season at the helm of the Silver groups for Foxjets Swim Team. As a Wisconsin native, Marissa moved to Minnesota to attend St. Olaf to earn her bachelor’s degrees in economics and political science. While at St. Olaf, she was a mid-distant swimmer and a NCAA DIII championship meet qualifier while earning All-American honors. Inspired by Katie Ledecky, in and out of the pool, Marissa’s favorite thing about coaching is seeing the athletes happy and believes in working hard, having fun, and making every day count.

Out of the pool, Marissa is currently serving one year of service with Americorps, a St. Paul non-profit. She lives in Minneapolis with her partner, Leif, and their two dogs, Mako and Luna. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors hiking and kayaking.

Katie Quinn Assistant Coach

This is Katie’s 3rd year coaching, and 5th season, with Foxjets Swim Team where she primarily coaches the Silver and Bronze groups. Before coaching with us, Katie swam competitively for 12 years with the St. Charles Swim Team in her hometown of St. Charles, IL.

Katie moved to Minnesota for school at the University of Minnesota in 2015 and became a member of the Foxjets Swim Team team after graduation in 2019. When she’s not on deck, Katie works for a biotechnology company based out of Eden Prairie. She also enjoys backpacking, camping, and biking in her free time. 

Kayla Albers Assistant Coach

This season will be Kayla’s first season on deck as a coach. She joins the coaching staff after completing her degrees at St. Benedicts, where she was a four-year NCAA DIII swimmer and captain her senior year. She specialized in breastroke and IM, and was a 2x MIAC Championship competitor, where she placed Top-16 as a freshman.

Kayla grew up in Eden Prairie, and swam for both Eden Prairie High School and Foxjets Swim Team. She received her undergraduate degrees in English and Hispanic studies, and recently completed her Master’s from the University of Minnesota. She loves to remain active, especially outdoors, by swimming open water, running, biking, hiking, and more! A fun fact about Kayla is that she lived abroad in Chile and speaks fluent Spanish!

Michael Berg Assistant Coach


Dave Cameron Lead Coach Masters

Coach Dave has been coaching and growing Masters swimming in Minnesota Coaching for 24 years. Dave swam for Carleton College, where he was a 15-time all-conference swimmer in distance freestyle events. For 15 years, he led Minnesota Tri Masters, a tri-specific training group in St Louis Park, which is also where he gained the confidence in open-water swimming to do his first English Channel solo swim in 2004. Since then, he's done another Channel solo, multiple relays, and coached many other channel swimmers, including his son's team "The Shrieking Eels" in 2021.

Dave is the Coaching Director for Total Immersion worldwide, has been coaching and managing at YWCA Minneapolis for over 20 years, and coached one swimmer to the 2016 and 2020 Paralympic finals. Dave's practice thought is that if you don't know the point of what you're doing in practice, there may not be one.