Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Brad Robbins TTSC Head Coach

Coach Brad joined the TTSC family as the head coach in the fall of 2015. Brad, a Level 4 certified coach with the American Swim Coaches Association (top 8% of certified coaches in the United States), was previously the Aquatics Director and Head Coach for the HOX Swim Team at the Blackhawk Country Club in Danville, CA, the CEO and Head Coach of the Vacaville Swim team from 2013-2014, and coached for the Sierra Marlins Swim Team in Folsom, California, where he served as the Varsity group coach and Senior group assistant for 5 years from 2008-2013. While coaching with the Marlins, Brad worked with some of Sierra Nevada Swimming’s best swimmers, including multiple Olympic Trials qualifiers, Senior and Junior National qualifiers, Pro Swim Series qualifiers, and Sectional qualifiers. He was honored as ASCA's Age Group Coach of the Year for Sierra Nevada in 2012, and was selected to the USA Swimming National Select Camp staff in 2019.

Brad's coaching career began in 1994, when he started working with summer rec league swimmers for multiple teams in the Sacramento area. He earned a BA with honors in psychology from Occidental College in Los Angeles in 2003. From there, he went on to earn a Master's degree in psychology from San Diego State University, where his thesis focused on sport psychology and the motivation of athletes. Before returning to California to coach the Marlins, Brad was the graduate assistant coach for the Ohio State University's men's swim team.

As an athlete, Brad competed in one season of collegiate swimming at Occidental College before an injury forced him to turn to running. His specialty strokes were breaststroke and sprint freestyle. As a track athlete, he was a long sprinter and middle distance runner, competing as a conference finalist in the 200, 400, and 800 meter races. He was also a regional qualifier in cross country.

Away from the pool, Coach Brad loves spending time with his family (his wife Bonnie and daughter Bailey), is an avid reader and crossword puzzle enthusiast, and still enjoys running, as well as other sports, including basketball, softball, and ultimate frisbee. 

Maddy Veith Head Age Group Coach & Pre Senior Coach

Maddy has been coaching with TTSC since September 2018, first as an age group coach with the novice and developmental groups and now as the Head Age Group coach with the PreSenior group. In that time, Maddy has coached multiple swimmers to the 10 & Under and 11-13 State Championships, as well as the Northwest Age Group Regional Championship, including many first-time qualifiers. She also oversees the Summer Splash program, TTSC’s program for novice swimmers that serves as an introduction to competitive swimming. As the Head Age Group coach, she has increased the age group program’s focus on nutrition and mental health, introducing holistic nutrition as an important component of successful training.  

Prior to coaching, Maddy had a 16-year career as an athlete in the sport. She was a multi-time state champion, Junior Nationals qualifier, and team record-holder as a swimmer with the Hershey Aquatic Club in Hershey, PA. She went on to swim Division I at Princeton University where she was a two-time team captain as well as a team and Ivy League record-holder. At Princeton, Maddy earned a B.A. in Psychology with minors in French and Gender & Sexuality Studies. Off deck, she enjoys reading and writing, exploring the PNW, and organizing events for her regional alumni association.

Courtney Johnson Senior Assistant Coach

Coach Courtney started swimming for the Tigard Aquatic Club (TAC) back in 1995 (TAC is now TTSC) when she was 8 years old. She swam for TTSC all the way through high school and continued her swimming career at Linfield College. Her favorite stroke was butterfly. She has been involved with swim lessons and worked for over 11 years at the Tigard/Tualatin Pools. She first started coaching at a summer league in Tacoma, Washington during Physical Therapy school. She has a special passion for swimming and enjoys coaching on the team where she swam for so many years.

Her undergraduate degree was in Exercise Science, and Courtney also has a Masters in Exercise Science, and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She is currently an outpatient orthopedic Physical Therapist in Oregon City.

Emily Stevens Junior 1 & Junior 2 Group Coach

Emily joined club swimming at the age of 13. She swam for Sherwood High School and began swimming for TTSC her junior year. She went on to swim at the  NAC Division I University of Wyoming, where she was a backstroke specialist. Emily swam all four years and was an NCAA "B" qualifier, as well as a conference finalist. Emily continued to swim for TTSC during college off-season and enjoyed spending time with the team. 

Emily graduated in 2017 with a BA in psychology and is excited to be back in Oregon and part of the TTSC team again—this time as a coach.  She hopes to spread her knowledge to other members of TTSC, in hope that one day they too will swim collegiately.

Kyle Miller Senior 2 Coach
Jared Mendez Junior 1 & Junior 2 Group Coach
Board of Directors
Matt Farris President
Terry Whitehead Treasurer
Heidi Colligan 1st Vice President/Fundraising Chair
Tara Steward 2nd Vice President/Meet Director
Melissa Beadnell-Hutton New Member Coordinator