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Chehalem Swim team Coaching Staff

Lalanya Fisher Head Coach/Head Age Group Coach

Lalanya grew up in Boston, MA where she started swimming competitively at the age of 7.  She attended Northeastern University where she earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Athletic Training and swam at the Division I level for 4 years.  Lalanya moved to Oregon in 2003 and practiced Athletic training for the orthopedic and fracture specialists, PCC men's and women's basketball as well as Oregon Rugby (specifically Newberg) until 2008.  She then found her way back to the pool by assitant coaching the Sherwood Y Dragons swim team for a year before becoming Head Coach for the next 7 years. Lalanya was also the Head Coach for Sherwood HS for 6 years during that time.  After the Sherwood Y Dragons swim team was disbanded due to Covid, she joined the CST staff as an assistant coach in 2020.  In March of 2021 she was named Head Coach/Head Age Group Coach of CST.  Lalanya's coaching philosophy is "have fun and make every moment count."  She enjoys coaching all ages and watching swimmer's progress in the sport.  Her goal as the head coach of CST is to provide opportunities for swimmer's of all ages to improve and progress on a daily basis. 

Quentin Rieniets Head Senior Coach

Quentin began his coaching career in 2004 as an assistant coach for Sherwood High School Swimming and YAWAMA Swim Club (later to become Sherwood Y Dragons). When Sherwood Y Dragons was disbanded due to COVID restrictions, he joined the CST coaching staff in August 2020.

Quentin has worked with novice swimmers through Jr. National qualifiers.

His main goal is to give athletes the best opportunity for them to grow and achieve the highest level in swimming that they are capable of, and using swimming as a tool to help to instill the importance of respect, sportsmanship, community and teamwork in the athletes that he works with.

Erin Fincher Head Novice Coach

Coach Erin grew up in Bend Oregon and swam competitively for 9 years.  She attended college at the University of Oregon and graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology.   Possessing a love for science,  research,  and teaching, Coach Erin has found a perfect blend while working with the athletes of the Chehalem Swim Team (2011-2021).  As the Novice Head Coach she is excited to welcome new athletes to our team and introduce them to the foundations of swimming and her love of the sport.