2022 Coaching Staff

 

Ethan Hellofs, Head Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Ethan’s sixth year on the SVGC Coaching Staff.

 

Coach Ethan started swimming when he was five years old and swam competitively 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 is a member of their club swim team.  He is majoring in Aeronautical Science, pursuing his life-long dream of becoming a commercial airline pilot.  He currently has his private pilot license with instrument rating and is working on his commercial license.  In his free time, Coach Ethan likes to hang out with friends, spend time with family, and fly to new places.  He is excited for the 2022 season!

 

 

Olivia Hall, Assistant Head Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Olivia's fifth season on the SVGC Coaching Staff. Coach Olivia swam competitively at Carrboro High School, and captained the team. She also was a member and captain of the field hockey and lacrosse teams during her time there. Coach Olivia is a rising sophomore at UNC, majoring in Global Studies with a minor in French. Outside of swimming, Olivia enjoys spending time with friends, going camping, and listening to music, and she can’t wait to make new memories with the team this year! 

 

 

Coach Taylor, Dryland Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Taylor’s first season on the SVGC Coaching Staff.

 

Taylor Brown is a rising Senior at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh.  He plays Football and participates in Track and Field (discus, shot put and javelin).  He was a part of the 4A North Carolina State Championship Cardinal Gibbons Football team this past Fall!  Taylor moved to Chapel Hill last Fall from New Canaan, CT with his family.  When he lived in New Canaan, Taylor started his own business running a flag football summer camp.  He also provided sports training and conditioning lessons to kids ages 7-12.  Taylor loves to work in athletics with kids.  He is a New Orleans Saints fan and enjoys watching football on the weekends in the Fall with his family (especially Virginia Tech games).

 
 

 

Coach Owen, Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Owen's fifth 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 Annie, Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Annie's sixth season 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 junior 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 George, Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach George's fifth season on the SVGC Coaching Staff. Coach George is a rising freshman at the University of Georgia. He was previously part of the Aquatic Club of Chapel Hill and Carrboro High School’s swim team, where he was a captain. He swims butterfly and backstroke and has loved to compete for most of his life. His favorite 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 Eve, Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Eve’s third season on the SVGC coaching staff. She is a rising freshman attending College of Charleston this fall. Eve has participated in multiple club swim teams in both PA and NC, including NCAC and YOTA. She was a captain for Carrboro High School swimming, where she competed in both Regionals and States during the past four years. Her favorite events are 200 and 100 backstroke. Outside of swimming, Eve loves traveling, running, and reading. She can’t wait for a new season of coaching!

 

 

Coach Scarlett, Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Scarlett’s third season on the SVGC coaching staff and 11th year on the team as a swimmer. Scarlett is a rising senior at Carrboro High. Scarlett has swam on ACCH, NCAC, 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, swims, and plays lacrosse. 

 

 

Coach Chloe, Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Chloe’s third season on the SVGC coaching staff and 11th year on the team as a swimmer. Coach Chloe is a rising senior at Carrboro High School where she also swims. She loves all of the strokes, especially backstroke and has been swimming since she was six years old! She also plays field hockey and loves to be at the pool. In her free time, Chloe enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, watching sports, and cooking! 

 

 

Coach Hatcher, Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Hatcher’s third season on the SVGC coaching staff and 11th season on the team as a swimmer. Hatcher is a rising 11th 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 2022 will be Coach Anna’s second season on the SVGC coaching staff. She is a rising freshman hopefully at Carrboro 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 hanging out with friends. She loves coaching and is so excited to coach in years to come!

 

 

Coach Sam, Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Sam’s first season on the SVGC coaching staff. He is a senior next year at Carrboro High School and swims for Carrboro with his favorite stroke being freestyle and backstroke. Sam has been swimming for over 10 years and is excited to coach this summer!

 

 

Coach Frances, Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Frances’s first season on the SVGC coaching staff and 11th season as a swimmer on SVGC. She is a rising junior at Carrboro high school where she has swam the past two seasons as well as played on the field hockey team. She also in the past has swam competitively for ACCH. Her favorite events are 100 free and 100 breaststroke. She is so excited to coach this season!

 

 

Coach Jackson, Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Jackson’s first season on the SVGC coaching staff.

 

 

Coach Peyton, Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Peyton’s first season on the SVGC coaching staff. Coach Peyton is a rising sophomore at Carrboro High School where she plays field hockey and soccer and runs indoor track. She has been swimming with the SVGC swim team since she was 4 years old and has always loved the team dynamic. Her favorite strokes are breaststroke and backstroke, but she likes them all.

 

 

Coach Aylin, Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Aylin’s first season on the SVGC coaching staff. Coach Aylin is a rising freshman at Carrboro High School. She plays many sports including track, cross country, and of course swimming! Coach Aylin has been swimming since she was 6 years old and she is very excited to finally be a part of the SVGC coaching staff! Her favorite stroke is freestyle and her favorite event is the 100 IM. Aylin enjoys reading, writing, and doing other creative things in her free time. 

 

 

Coach Caroline, Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Caroline’s first season on the SVGC coaching staff.

 

 

Coach Eleanor, Assistant Coach

 

Summer 2022 will be Coach Eleanor’s first season on the SVGC coaching staff. She is a rising freshman at Carrboro High School. Eleanor (Ellie) has been swimming since she was 6 years old, and is so excited to pass her experience down to more swimmers! Ellie’s favorite stroke is breaststroke, but her favorite event is 50 free. Outside of the pool, she enjoys playing softball and hanging out with her friends.