Coaches and Directors

Coaching Staff
Franz Resseguie Head Coach

Coach Franz's corner


USA Swimming "National Team Coach" 2006-2008.  This honor recognizes Franz’s contribution to the National Team’s primary objective of achieving competitive success at the Olympic Games.

2006, 2007 & 2008 recipient of the "Coach of Excellence Award," the American Swim Coaches Association Award that recognizes achievement on the National Level.

  • 2007 National Select Camp Coach
  • 2003 & 2005 Arizona Zone Coach
  • 1999 Arizona All-Star Coach


Gardner Howland Associate Head Coach
Cemil Atay Assistant Coach
Sheila McCarroll Assistant Coach
Nick Benvenuti Assistant Coach
Kevin Ferreira Assistant Coach
Sarah Ferreira Assistant Coach
Ruth Stocks Assistant Coach

Coach Ruth's corner

Ruth graduated in 1988 with a BA in Physical Therapy and worked as a Physical Therapist in Minneapolis, MN before moving to Oregon in 1996.

She began teaching swimming during high school and continued to teach through college. After moving to Oregon, Ruth coached CYO swimming for 6 years with Valley Swim Team.

Ruth began coaching with THSC in Nov. 2006.  She became the Head Age Group coach in 2012 and is now coaching the 11-12 age group as a part time coach.

ASCA Certified Level 3
Level I CrossFit Trainer, March 2013
Registered Physical Therapist

Coaching Highlights: Having the pleasure to coach hard working swimmers.

  • Coached 3 NAG Relay Records
  • Coached 13 Individual USA Swimming Top 10 times
  • Coached 12 USA swimming Top 10 Relays
  • Coached over 40 OSI Individual Records
  • Coached 20 OSI Relay Records
  • Coached over 100 THSC Team Records (individual & Relays)
Board of Directors
Suzanne Taylor President of the Board
Amber Webster (VP) VP, Treasurer, Accounts Payable
Ken Lee Treasurer, Accounts Receivable
Robin Fernstrom Secretary of the Board
Calvin Lin Director of Operations
Khanh Blackhurst Director of Membership
Johan van de Groenendaal At Large and Meet Coordination
Sarah Salove At-large, Volunteer/Safe Sport Coord.