TEAM COACHES
Head Coach Ty Vernon - t[email protected]
Coach Vernon has been coaching Walton Swim & Dive since 2013 and has been head coach since 2017.  He attended Georgia Tech for his undergrad degree and Mercer for his teaching degree.  He has taight Engineering at Walton since 2011.
Assistant Coach Heather Guiendon - [email protected]
Coach Guiendon is the new co-assistant coach of the swim and dive team. She is in her second year of teaching at Walton.  She is a Walton graduate and has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech.  She loves teaching Physics at Walton and being a mom to her two daughters, Lilly and Elle.
Assistant Coach Kira Debruyn - [email protected]
Coach Kira was a swimmer at Walton from 2010-2014 where she was a State Champion in the 200 IM.  She swam for Georgia Tech and graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering.
Middle School/Assistant Coach Ashley Tedesco - [email protected]
Coach Tedesco joined the coaching staff in 2020 as head coach of the Middle School Team.  She also assists with the high school team.  She swam for many years including high school, helped to start up the club team at Ole Miss, and swam for awhile with the Roswell Rapids as an adult.  She has coached at the middle school level in New York and Marist High School and has also coached at the high school level with Marist.  She is excited to join the team this year!