Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Akshay Gandhi Head Coach

Coach Gandhi brings with him dynamic experience as a swimmer and coach. Some highlights are below:

  • MCSL and PVS-born and bred (Wootton High School Grad, Stonebridge Sharks MCSL summer swimmer and RMSC year-round swimmer)
  • High school science teacher relocating back to Montgomery County after teaching and coaching in Anne Arundel County
  • Two years, coach, Naval Academy Aquatics Club
  • Three year, coach and Aquatics Director, Bay Ridge Marlins Swim Team
  • Four years, assistant coach, Annapolis Senior High School Swim Team
  • Four years-member, two years-Vice President, UMD Club Swim Team
  • Four years-member, National Training Group, Rockville Montgomery Swim Club
  • Four years-member, one year-Captain, Thomas S. Wootton High School Swim Team
  • Ten years-member, four years-assistant coach, Stonebridge Sharks Swim Team

This is Coach Gandhi's second year coaching Tallyho and we are excited to have him back!

Emily Demarest Assistant Head Coach
  • Current head coach of Clarksburg High School Swim and Dive team
  • 8 + years of experience working with swimmers ages 4-18 of all abilities
  • 4 years member of UMD Club Swimming, one as an officer
  • Montgomery County Public School high school teacher
  • Swam competitively in Pennsylvania on summer teams, club teams and high school team 
Board of Directors