Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Nathan Templeman Head Coach

Nathan started coaching w/ the Gators in 1991 after swimming here during JR High and High School.  Since then he has coached a wide range of age and competitive levels from novice youth to NCAA conference champions to USAT All-Americans and Olympic Trials Qualifers.  He is certified ASCA Level 4 and is an ISCA Certified Coach.

Eric Laitinen Assistant Coach

Eric grew up in Canby and swam for the Gators and Canby High School.  He also swam for Linfield College where he earned a BS in Elementary Education.  He has worked as a Coach and Swimming Pool Manager for 27 years and has over 30 years of coaching experience at Canby Swim Club and North Marion and Canby High Schools. He is a lifetime member of ASCA where he is certified at level 3.

Amy Nelson Dryland Coach

Coach Amy oversees our dryland program but also loves swimming.  Open water, triathlon, Masters...she's active in all of them.  She coached swimming and soccer at North Marion High School, studied Nutrition and Exercise Science at Utah State and is a ACE certified Personal Trainer.  She lives in Woodburn w/ her husband Jared, some chickens and a naughty cat.


Board of Directors
Kristin Mull President
Shannon Keinonen Vice President / New Members
Carrie Lawler Treasurer
Tracy Waage Secretary
Teresa Steinbock Meet Director
Bill Hayhurst Member at large
Christy Miller Member at Large
Liane Kraxberger Member at Large