Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Thomas Huggins Head Coach-Team Administrator
Eileen Walker Head Age Group Coach - Groups 2 & 3

Eileen has been involved in competitive swimming for the past 35 years.  Eileen progressed through summer league, YMCA, USA Club swimming, High School, and NCAA Division I Swimming.

As an Age Group Swimmer, Eileen participated in YMCA Nationals, and was a Texas State Finalist.  As a high school swimmer, Eileen was a 4-year State Finalist, and High School All-American.

Eileen swam at Texas A&M University from 1981-1985 where she was  a 4 year letter winner, Conference Finalist, Conference Champion, USA Senior National Qualifier, and a 4-time NCAA Division I All-American.  She was Co-Captain her Senior year and was a member of the NCAA Championship 11th Place Team.  She finished her career at Texas A&M as the school record holder in the 200, 500, and 1000 free and free relays.

Eileen has been an active Saluki Swim Club Board Member since 2003.  She currently swims with the Saluki Masters Swim Club.  Eileen is married to SIU Swimming Head Coach, Rick Walker.  Their son Kyle is a thrower on the SIU Track Team, and daughter Kelsie is a member of the SIU Swim Team.  Both Kyle and Kelsie are former Saluki Swim Club members.

Jill Ragar
Board of Directors
Thomas Huggins Board Member - Head Coach