2021 Coaching Staff

 

 

                                        

Coach Ethan, Head Coach

 

The 2021 Summer Swim Season will be Coach Ethan’s fifth year on the SVGC Coaching Staff.
 
Coach Ethan swam competitively throughout grade school, swimming for YOTA and the Aquatic Club of Chapel Hill.  He also swam for Carrboro High School where he qualified for both Regionals and States, and was a captain his senior year.  Coach Ethan began swimming in the Chapel Hill Summer Swim League in 2013 and joined the Stingrays in 2016.  He has always enjoyed summer league as it is a great way to meet new people, learn more about swimming, and have lots of fun!

 

During the year, Coach Ethan attends Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida where he just finished his freshman year.  He is majoring in Aeronautical Science, pursuing his life-long dream of becoming a commercial airline pilot.  He currently has his Private Pilot License and is working on additional ratings and certificates.  In his free time, Coach Ethan likes to hang out with friends and family, travel, fly, and swim.  He is excited for the 2021 season!

 

 
Coach Audrey, Head Coach
 
The 2021 Summer Swim Season will be Coach Audrey’s sixth year on the SVGC Coaching Staff. 
 
Coach Audrey started swimming with the Stingrays at age 5 and has been enjoying summer swimming ever since! She swam competitively with NCAC for 13 years and was a Team Captain and state champion at Carrboro High School. She is passionate about sharing the sport of swimming with swimmers of all ages and abilities. Coach Audrey enjoys all of the friendships and wonderful memories made both as a swimmer and as a coach. 
 
Coach Audrey is a rising Junior at Duke University studying Public Policy, French, and Linguistics. In her free time, Audrey enjoys time with friends, reading, hiking, and spending time with her dogs. She is so excited to make new memories with the team this summer!

Coach Annie, Assistant Coach

 

The 2021 Summer Swim Season will be Coach Annie's fifth on the SVGC Coaching Staff, though Coach Annie has been a Stingrays since she was four-years-old. Coach Annie was a member of the North Carolina Aquatic Club, where she had been swimming year round since she was six. She is currently a rising sophomore at Baylor University studying Communication Sciences and Disorders. In her free time, Coach Annie likes to read, hike, draw, and swim. Her favorite  SVGC memory is being a member of the winning 11-12 Girls’ Medley Relay at Champs in 2013.

 

 
Coach Owen, Assistant Coach

 

The 2021 Swim Season will be Coach Owen's fourth summer on the SVGC Coaching Staff.  He started swimming on the Stingrays at age five and has been on the team ever since.  Coach Owen swam on ACCH and Carrboro High School. He swam at both Regionals and States during his time at Carrboro. Coach Owen currently attends UNC Chapel Hill. His favorite SVGC memory is winning Champs in 2015. In his free time, Coach Owen likes to watch movies, mountain bike and hang out with his friends.

 

 
Coach Kieran, Assistant Coach

 

The 2021 Swim Season will be Coach Kieran's fourth summer on the SVGC Coaching Staff and his tenth summer as a Stingray. A rising junior at Carrboro High School, Coach Kieran is a member of the Jaguar's State Swim Team.  A freestyle specialist, Coach Kieran competed at both Age Group States and Age Group Sectionals, while swimming for the Aquatic Club of Chapel Hill.

 

Coach Kieran's favorite SVGC memory is playing sharks and minnows with his teammates. Aside from swimming, Coach Kieran is also a member of the Carrboro High School Cross-Country and Track Team. He's also an avid fan of watching television.

 

 
Coach Olivia , Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2021 will be Coach Olivia's fourth season on the SVGC Coaching Staff, and her thirteenth summer as a Stingray. Coach Olivia swam competitively at Carrboro High School, and captained the team. She also was a member of the field hockey and lacrosse teams during her time there. Coach Olivia is a rising freshman at UNC, and plans on majoring in Global Studies. Outside of swimming, Olivia enjoys spending time with friends and listening to music, and she can’t wait to make new memories with the team this year. 
 

 

Coach Jackson, Assistant Coach

 

The 2021 Swim Season will be Coach Jackson's fourth summer on the SVGC Coaching Staff, and his thirteenth summer as a Stingray. Coach Jackson's favorite SVGC memories include going to fun events such as field day. A rising freshman at the University of Utah, Coach Jackson enjoys watching movies; he also plays lacrosse.

Coach George , Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2021 will be Coach George's fourth season on the SVGC Coaching Staff. Coach George is a rising senior at Carrboro High School, and has captained their swim team. He was previously part of the Aquatic Club of Chapel Hill. He swims butterfly and backstroke and has loved to compete for most of his life. His favourite stingray memory is having pancake breakfasts after swimming with the team. Outside of swimming George loves to hang out with friends and watch English football.

 

 
Coach Max, Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2021 will be coach Max’s 3rd year on the SVGC coaching staff. Max has been a swimmer since the age of 5. He has swam for multiple club and US teams in PA and NC.  He has competed at the Junior Olympics, Regional, and State Championship meets. He was rookie of the year his freshman year at CB West HS in PA. His favorite events are 100 breaststroke and 100 free.  Max currently swims for YOTA and Carrboro High School.  In his free time Max enjoys fishing and Jazz drumming.

Coach Eve, Assistant Coach
 
Summer 2021 will be Coach Eve’s second season on the SVGC coaching staff. She is a rising senior at Carrboro High School. Eve has participated in multiple club teams in both PA and NC.  She has swam for NCAC, YOTA, and Carrboro High School in the past four years. Her favorite events are 200 and 100 backstroke. Outside of swimming, Eve has mastered the kazoo and enjoys running. 

Coach Scarlett, Assistant Coach
 
Summer 2021 will be Coach Scarlett’s second season on the SVGC coaching staff and 10th year on the team as a swimmer. Scarlett is a rising junior at Carrboro High. Scarlett has swam on ACCH, NCACA, and the Carrboro High School team. Scarlett’s favorite event is the 100 breaststroke of which she is a regional champion. In her free time, Scarlett enjoys hanging out with her friends, spending time outside, and watching sports. During the school year, Scarlett plays field hockey and lacrosse. 

Coach Chloe, Assistant Coach
 
Summer 2021 is Coach Chloe’s second season on the SVGC coaching staff. Coach Chloe is a rising junior at Carrboro High School where she also swims. She loves all of the strokes and has been swimming since she was six years old! She also plays field hockey and loves to be at the pool. 

Coach Hatcher, Assistant Coach
 
Summer 2021 is Coach Hatcher’s second season on the SVGC coaching staff and 10th season on the team as a swimmer. Hatcher is a rising 10th grader at Carrboro High School. He runs Cross Country, Swims and plays Lacrosse for Carrboro High School. He enjoys pretty much everything from hanging out with friends to competing in various sports. Hatcher’s favorite stroke is Butterfly and his favorite event is the 100 IM. 

Coach Anna, Assistant Coach
 
Summer 2021 is Coach Anna’s first season on the SVGC coaching staff. She is a rising 8th grader at Culbreth Middle and looks forward to swimming in high school. 
She started swimming on SVGC when she was 5 years old and also swam year around for several years. Anna’s favorite stroke is butterfly but enjoys all of the strokes too. Outside of swimming, she enjoys field hockey and tennis. She loves coaching and is so excited to coach in years to come!