Coaching Staff:

Roderick Speed

Head Coach Roderick Speed was raised in East Cleveland, Ohio and attended Shaw High School and was a member of the swim team. He later attended Cleveland State University where he obtained a psychology degree. He began coaching swimming at The Cleveland Skating Club in 2002. While he was there, he developed The Skating Club’s program into a robust program, often resulting in high level swimmers. He also spent time at Laurel School and University Swim Club as Head Swim Coach and Head Age Group Coach for 3 years, respectively. Lastly, Roderick spent 8 years as a Swim Coach for the nationally recognized Lake Erie Silver Dolphin Swim Team. As a LESD Coach, Roderick has held several coaching positions, most recently Head Site Swim Coach at Hathaway Brown School. Roderick is in his 5th year as the Hathaway Brown Head Varsity Swim Coach where in 2018, he led the Blazers to a State Runner Up finish, which is the highest in school history. Roderick resides in University Heights with his wife Antoinette and daughters Elle and Averie. He is looking forward to taking the Blazing Barracudas to new heights!

Stacey Aroney

Stacey Aroney is the Assistant Athletic Director and Director of Aquatics at Hathaway Brown. She teaches swimming within physical education classes for grades Kindergarten through Seventh and is the varsity assistant coach for Hathaway Brown. Stacey is the Blazing Barracudas administrator and primarily coaches the Developmental groups laying the foundation for competitive swimming. After graduating from Ashland University, Stacey interned at Cleveland State University as the Aquatics Intern working with the recreation center and athletic department. During her time at Cleveland State, Stacey assisted in scheduling and running USA Swimming meets. After working at CSU, Stacey worked at the YMCA of Greater Cleveland as the Regional Aquatics Director and then found her home at Hathaway Brown. Stacey is a American Swim Coaches Association Level 2 coach and Level 1 Disability coach who has coached for the French Creek Marlins, CLE Swim, and Lake Erie Silver Dolphins in the past. She is also an American Red Cross Instructor Trainer; training lifeguards, swim instructors, babysitters, and those who are in need of CPR. 

Eddis Singleton

Eddis Singleton is a product of all that Northeast Ohio Swimming has to offer.  He was born and raised in East Cleveland, Ohio where he was a member of the Shaw High Swim Team.  He became a 2x state qualifier and District Champion.  His success there presented him with an opportunity to swim on a collegiate level as he was recruited by and swim for Coach Lavery at Mount Union College in Alliance, Ohio.  At this small D3 institution he became a 3x national champion, 4x conference champion and a school record holder. As a post-grad collegiate athlete he continued swimming in the Greater Cleveland area before pursuing a spot on 2008 and 2012 Olympic Teams.  Representing Swim MAC out of Charlotte, NC he competed in the 2008 US OPEN as well as the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Trials. 

Kayla Kelly

Kayla Kelly has been in aquatics field for ten years and coaching swim team for six years. She began her career coaching age group swimming at the Cleveland Skating Club and Hathaway Brown School. She has been the Assistant Aquatics Director for Hathaway Brown since July 2018. A graduate of Notre Dame College, Kayla holds a Bachelors of Arts in Biology with an Exercise Science concentration. Kayla enjoys coaching age group swimmers because watching the personal growth and development of our young athletes while focusing on technique, swimming terminology and foundation. Kayla's favorite stroke to swim is backstroke. 

Kylie Cremer

Kylie Cremer began swimming competitively in 1996 in Sayville, NY for the USA Swim Club Islip Aquatics. She started her varsity swimming career as an 8th grader and went on to become an Automatic All-American in the 400 Freestyle Relay with a 2nd place finish at the New York State meet in 2007 in her senior season. Kylie continued the sport at the Division 1 level, swimming for SUNY Binghamton and competing in the 500, 1000, 1650 yard Freestyles and the 400 yard Individual Medley. She completed her competitive career as the women's team Co-Captain in 2012. After graduating college, Kylie began coaching for her old club team until October of 2013 when she moved to Cleveland, OH and began coaching for the Lake Erie Silver Dolphins at the Cleveland Skating Club. In 2015, she coached primarily at Hathaway Brown for the age group program. The following year, she was hired by the school to be the Head Middle School and Assistant High School swim coach, which she continued through the 2017-2018 season. Kylie now also works as a full-time Registered Nurse at Cleveland Clinic's Hillcrest Hospital.