Coaches and Officers

We are here to support you!

  • Questions about workouts, meets, events, goal setting, other swimming needs: Contact one of the coaches. 
  • Questions about administration, such as dues, safety, policy issues: Contact one of the officers.
  • Questions about registration: Contact our registration coordinator (listed second)
  • Coaches from Allen/Lovejoy, McKinney, The Colony, Prosper, Richardson/Elite, and Denison are listed below. 
  • To view the coaches at Tyler, Longview, or Fort Worth, please see their websites (links are on the home page).
  • If you do not see your swimmer's coach listed, contact their site coordinator.  

Allen/Lovejoy and McKinney: You can visit your site's Coaches page to see who coaches which groups.

Coaching Staff
Brent Mitchell Head Coach - Metroplex Aquatics

Brent Mitchell coaches the Senior Elite program at Allen/Lovejoy and is the Head Coach and CEO of Metroplex Aquatics.

Education

  • August 1994 BS earned from University of Florida in Exercise Sports Science
  • 2003 Teaching Certification from Collin County Community College in Physical Education and Industrial Technology

Coaching Experience

  • Fall 1994 - Volunteer Assistant Coach for Gator Swim Club in Gainesville, Florida
  • Summer 1994 - Head Coach of Gator Swim Club
  • Early 1997 - Senior Head Coach for Swim Atlanta - Collins Hill
  • Early 1998 - Head Coach - ATAC-McKinney
  • Early 1998 - Head Coach - Metroplex Aquatics
  • Mid 2001 - CEO Metroplex Aquatics
  • 2015-16 JR National Team Coach
  • 2017-18 JR National Team Coach
  • 2017-18 National Team Coach
  • 2018-19 JR National Team Coach
  • 2019-20 JR National Team Coach

Swimming Experiences and Achievements

  • 1989-1993 University of Florida Swimmer
  • 11-time All-American swimmer at University of Florida
  • 10-time Southeastern Conference Champion while swimming for University of Florida
  • NCAA Champion in 1991
  • U.S. Open Record Holder in 1990
  • U.S. Open Champion in 1990
  • 4-time Southeastern Conference Team Champion as member of University of Florida Swim Team
  • Member of 1989 Short-Course Senior National Team Champions with Dynamo Swim Team in Atlanta Georgia
  • Swam under 6 Olympic Coaches (David Marsh, Donald Gibb, Skip Foster, Chris Martin, Randy Reese, Alex Braunfeld)
  • Finished swimming career in the top 50 all-time swims in the 100 and 200 Breaststroke.
  • Highest finish at summer Senior Nationals 3rd in the 200 Breaststroke; 4th in the 100 Breaststroke
  • Held three University of Florida records and is currently still Top 5 in the 100 and 200 Breaststroke all time
  • Qualified for three Olympic trials in 1988, 92, and 96
Allison Looney Registration Coordinator

Education

  • BS in Kinesiology and minor in Health from the University of North Texas
  • 2018 MA Educational Leadership

Coaching Experience

  • 2004-2006 North Texas Nadadores Age Group Coach
  • 2006-2011 Lakeside Aquatic Club Age Group Coach
  • 2011-2016 Metroplex Aquatics Head Age Group Coach
  • 2014-2017 Denison High School Head Coach
  • 2018-Present Plano West High School Head Coach

Swimming Experiences and Achievements

  • Swam at Marcus High School and Lakeside Aquatic Club in Flower Mound, TX

Sarah Mitchell Team Manager, Gear Coordinator

Sarah Mitchell is the team manager and equiment and gear coordinator

Education

  • BS in Nutrition and Food Science
  • Registered Dietition
  • Certified Yogafit

Coaching Experience

  • Collegiate, Olympic Qualifier, and Elite Athletes
  • Metroplex Aquatics
  • Lifeguard and trainer

Swimming Experiences and Achievements

  • Texas State Champion
  • Texas Age group champion and record holder
  • 2 time Olympic Trial Qualifier
  • Olympic Festival Medalist
  • Member of National Junior and National Team
  • All American for Auburn University Swim and Dive Team
Hyung sun Kim Site Coordinator and Coach - Richardson

Coach Kim is the site coordinator and Head Coach of Metroplex Aquatics in Richardson

Education

  • BA in Sports Science, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • Teaching Certification from Seoul National University in Physical Education

Coaching Experience

  • 2004 - Present Head Coach, Metroplex Aquatics in Richardson
  • 2002 - Co-Head Coach, Dallas Elite Aquatics
  • 1989 - 1995 Seoul National University Swim Team and Tennis Team
  • 1992 - 1994 Military Service
Nathan Pantalion Site Coordinator and Coach - McKinney

Nathan Pantalion is the site coordinator and senior coach at the McKinney location

Education

  • 2016 BS in Computer Science and Communication from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Coaching Experience

  • Spring 2017 - Present Metroplex Aquatics
  • Summer 2015 Coached Metro Camps
  • Summer 2015 COAST Assistant Coach

Swimming Experience and Achievements

  • 8 time UTPB top ten times
  • 2 time record holder at UTPB
  • 2015 - 2017 UTPB Senior and Junior Captain 
  • 2013 - 2017 UTPB 
  • 2013 Allen Senior Captain 
  • 2010 - 2013 Allen High School 
  • 2010 - 2017 Metroplex Aquatics
Dori Smith Site Coordinatory and Coach - Denison

Dori Smith is the Head Coach and site coordinator at the Denison location

Coaching Experience

  • ASCA Level 4 Swim Coach
  • ASCA Certified Summer League Coach
  • NFHS Level 2 Certified Interscholastic Coach
  • US Masters Swimming Level 3 Swim Coach
  • 2011-2013 Head Coach Texoma Aquatics USA Team
  • 2011-Present Head Coach Denison Dolphins TAAF Team
  • 2014-Present Head Coach Texoma Aquatics Masters Swim Team
  • 2014-Present Head Coach Metroplex Aquatics Denison

 

Jamie Stults Site Coordinator and Coach - Forney

Jamie Stults is the Head Age Group Coach and is the site coordinator at the Forney location

Education

  • 2006 - 2007 Centenary College of Louisiana 
  • Collin County Community College

Coaching Experience

  • 2008 - Present Metroplex Aquatics

Swimming Experiences and Achievements

  • SC Sr. Nationals Qualifier
  • U.S. Open Qualifier
  • Jr. Nationals Qualifier
  • 2006 - 2007 Centenary College swimmer 
  • 2005 - 2008 Metroplex Aquatics 
  • 2003 - 2006 Allen High School
  • 1998 - 2005 City Of Richardson Swim Team
Meaghan Fleck Site Coordinator and Coach - Allen

Meaghan Fleck coaches age group swimmers at the Allen location

Education

  • Collin College
  • University of Texas at Dallas

Coaching Experience

  • Fall 2016 - present Metroplex Aquatics
  • Summer 2017 - COAST

Swimming Experience and Achievements

  • 2013 - 2016 Allen High School 
  • 2008 - 2016 Metroplex Aquatics 
Collin Lightfoot Site Coordinator and Coach - Lovejoy

Collin Lightfoot coaches masters and senior group swimmers at the Lovejoy location

Education

  • 2014 - 2017 University of North Texas - Degree in English Literature & Technical Writing
  • 2012 - 2014 Henderson State University
  • Gradeuate of McKinney High School

Coaching Experience

  • 2018 - present Metroplex Aquatics Age Group Coach
  • 2017 - 2018 Aquatic Director & Masters Coach at Craig Ranch Fitness & Spa
  • 2015 - 2017 Manager at Emler Swim School 
  • 2014 - 2015 Head Coach McKinney Sea Lions
  • 2009 - 2015 MISD Swim Instructor

Swimming Experience and Achivements

  • US Masters
  • Henderson State University Swimming and Diving teams
  • McKinney Highschool Swim Team
Matthew Bolinger Head Age Group Coach - Allen/Lovejoy

Matthew Bolinger (Coach Jay) coaches age group swimmers at the Lovejoy location   

Education

  • 2018 - 2022 University of Texas at Dallas
  • 2016 - 2019 Collin College
  • 2014 - 2017 University of Utah

Coaching Experience

  • 2018 - present Metroplex Aquatics

Swimming Experience and Achievements

  • Sr National level cut
  • NCAA Division-1 B cut
  • 2014 - 2016 University of Utah
  • 2006 - 2014 Metroplex Aquatics

 

Sierra Ramos Assistant Coach - Allen/Lovejoy

Sierra Ramos coaches senior and age group swimmers at the Lovejoy location

Education

  • Texas A&M University - BS Psychology
  • Allen High School

Coaching Experience

  • 2017 - Present Metroplex Aquatics
  • Summer 2017 - 2018 COAST - Head Coach 2018
  • 2017 - Present Metroplex Aquatics Swim Lessons

Swimming Experience and Achievements

  • 2012 - 2016 Allen High School 
Tom Colket Assistant Coach - Allen/Lovejoy

Tom Colket coaches senior swimmers at the Lovejoy location

Education

  • 2013 - 2018 MPA, UT Austin
  • 2013 - 2016 BBA Marketing, Southern Methodist University

Coaching Experience

  • 2019 - 2020 Dallas Mustangs Highland Park swim coach
  • 2013 - 2017 Holly Hills Country Club Summer team coach

Swimming Experience and Achievements

  • 2019 Maui Channel Swim Second Place Overall team 
  • UT Austin Varsity Team 2 year letterman, part of National Championship winning team 2017, 2018
  • Southern Methodist University Varsity Team 2 year letterman
  • Rockville Montgomery Swim Club swimmer
Natalie Womack Assistant Coach - Allen/Lovejoy

Natalie Womack coaches age group swimmers at the Allen location and Senior 1 dryland at the Lovejoy location

Education

  • 2020 - present University of North Texas
  • 2019 - 2020 Henderson State University
  • Lovejoy High School Class of 2019

Coaching Experience

  • 2020 - 2021 LifeTime Assistant Swim Coach
  • 2020 - 2021 LifeTime Summer Swim Team Coach - coached 12 and under swimmers to A and AA times

Swimming Experience and Achievements

  • 2015 - 2019 Lovejoy High School Swimmer 
  • Record Holder in 100 back, 200 IM, 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay
  • Multi year State Qualifier and Finalist
  • 2018 Regional Champion in 100 back
  • District Champion in 100 back, 100 fly, 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay
  • 2016, 2018 Most Valuable Athlete
  • 2009 - 2019 Metroplex Aquatics Swimmer, sectionals qualifier, SRE group (2017-2019)
  • 2019 - 2020 Henderson State University Swimmer
Caroline Farris Assistant Coach - Allen/Lovejoy

Caroline Farris coaches Lessons at the Lovejoy location

Education

  • Liberty University
  • Collin College
  • Homeschool Class of 2020

Coaching Experience

  • May 2022 - present Metroplex Aquatics

Swimming Experience and Achievements

  • 2017 - 2022 Metroplex Aquatics
  • 2011 - 2016 El Paso Country Club
Peter Graham Assistant Coach - McKinney

Peter Graham coaches age group swimmers at the McKinney High location

Education

  • Homeschool

Coaching Experience

  • 2021 - present Metroplex Aquatics Coach
  • 2021 Metroplex Aquatics Swim Lesson Instructor

Swimming Experience and Achivements

  • 2011 - present Metroplex Aquatics
Kellee De Guzman Assistant Coach - McKinney

Kellee De Guzman coaches age group swimmers at the McKinney location

Education

  • University of North Texas - Kinesiology
  • University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Coaching Experience

  • 2018 - Present Metroplex Aquatics
  • Assisted in coaching Odessa Aquatic Club as a high school senior

Swimming Experience and Achievements

  • Permian High School
  • Odessa Aquatic Club
  • University of Texas of the Permian Basin
  • Events included the 50 free, 100 back, 100 breaststroke, 200 IM, and 200 breaststroke
Kyle Nelms Assistant Coach - McKinney

Kyle Nelms coaches age group swimmers at the McKinney location

Education

  • 2018 BS in Computer Science from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin 

Coaching Experience

  • 2019 - Present Metroplex Aquatics
  • 2013 - 2017 Head Coach Sonoma Ranch Renegades Summer Swim Team

Swimming Experience and Achievements

  • 2016 - 2018 UTPB Team Captain
  • 2014 - 2018 UTPB
  • 2010 - 2014 Brandeis High School
  • 2006 - 2014 Alamo Area Aquatics
  • 2001 - 2014 Sonoma Ranch Renegades
Jeremy Pantalion Assistant Coach - McKinney

Jeremy Pantalion coaches senior swimmers at the McKinney location

Education

  • 2020 BS Computer Science and Mathematics from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Coaching Experience

  • Summer 2020 - Present Metroplex Aquatics
  • Summer 2019 Metroplex Aquatics
  • Summer 2017 Metroplex Aquatics

Swimming Experience and Achievements

  • 2020 NSISC Second Team All Conference
  • 11 time UTPB top ten times
  • 10 time record holder at UTPB
  • 2018 - 2020 UTPB Senior and Junior Captain
  • 2016 - 2020 UTPB 
  • 2013 - 2016 Metroplex Aquatics
  • 2015 - 2016 Allen Senior Captain
  • 2012 - 2016 Allen High School
Officers
Vicki Porter President
Lisa Stults Treasurer
Eileen Prentice Secretary
Tania Korman Newcomer Chair
Wendy Gutierrez Concessions Chair
Aime Mangham Hospitality Chair
Aileen Miller Hospitality Chair
Melina Snyder Ribbon Sorting / Distribution
Hoi Ting (Anne) Chan Ribbons / Folders Allen
Sheena Darcy Ribbons / Folders Lovejoy
Jessica Hasbrook Ribbons / Folders McKinney
Sarah Mitchell Store Manager
Beth Hibbard Swimmer of the Month Chair
Paul Hyland Meet Director
Janet Brookner Assistant Meet Director
Don Evans Assistant Meet Director
Shannon Price Novice Meet Director
Jeffrey Lue Novice Meet Director
Angela Keller Vice President