2022 PINEY CREEK COACHING STAFF 

 

Scott Cohen – Head Coach

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303-478-7479

Scott has served as the head coach at Piney Creek for the past 13 years.  He has served as the head swimming coach at Smoky Hill High School for the past 27 years.  Scott has been named the 5A Colorado High School Swimming Coach of the Year four times (1996, 2005, 2010, 2011).  He was named the National Federation of High Schools Southwest Region National High School Swimming Coach of the Year in 2013-2014.  Since 1997, Scott has coached 15 Colorado High School Swimmers of the Year, 25 Colorado State Champions, 185 National All-American performances, and 172 National Academic All-Americans at Smoky Hill.  Scott lead Mullen High School to back-to-back state championships before coming to Smoky Hill.  Scott is married to Jennifer Cohen, a former Smoky Hill and Piney Creek coach.  Jennifer and Scott are parents of Katie (16 years-old) and Emily (13).

Scott serves as the Activities Director and Student Government teacher at Smoky Hill.  He graduated from Cherry Creek High School, where his teams won four Colorado State Championships and one NISCA National Power Point Championship.  Scott attended Claremont McKenna College where he was a Division III All-American.

 

Erin Wehrle – 13-14

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Years Coaching at Piney Creek = 6

5th Grade Teacher at Cottonwood Creek Elementary School and Assistant Varsity Swimming Coach at Smoky Hill High School

Swam at University of Puget Sound and Cherry Creek High School

Favorite Stroke = Freestyle

 

Jordyn Richey – 13-18

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 8

Recent graduate of Western State Colorado University with a degree in Biology. Graduate of Smoky Hill High School.

Western State Team Record Holder in the 100 & 200 Breaststroke and 200 IM.  Colorado State Championship Finalist in the 100 Breaststroke.

Favorite Strokes = Breaststroke & Butterfly

 

Kelly Saindon – 11-12

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 8

Attends Creighton University.  Graduate of Smoky Hill High School.

Favorite Stroke = Butterfly & Backstroke

 

Alex Burkhardt – 9-10 and 8 & Unders

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 3

Attends Truman State University.  Graduate of Smoky Hill High School.  State finalist in the 200 Freestyle and 100 Backstroke.

Favorite Stroke = Backstroke

 

Kristina Domashevich – 9-10 and 8 & Unders

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 4

Attends Colorado School of Mines.  Graduate of Smoky Hill High School.  State finalist in the 200 Medley Relay and 400 Freestyle Relay.  Will attend the Colorado School of Mines

Favorite Stroke = Freestyle and Backstroke

 

Jadyn Phillips – 9-10 and 8 & Under

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 3

Swims at the University of the Pacific.  Graduate of Smoky Hill High School.  Smoky Hill's 2021 Single Sport Female Athlete of the Year.  State finalist in the 200 Freestyle, 100 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle Relay and 400 Freestyle Relay. 

Favorite Stroke = Freestyle

 

Katie Cohen – 9-10 and 8 & Under

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 2

Attends Cherry Creek High School.  National All-American and State Champion in 200 Medley Relay.   National All-American and state finalist in 100 Breaststroke.  High School State Championship Qualifier in every swimming event. 

Favorite Stroke = Breaststroke

 

Cassie Scott – 9-10

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 2

Swims at Davenport University.  Recent graduate of Smoky Hill High School.  State finalist in the 200 Freestyle Relay and 400 Freestyle Relay.

Favorite Stroke = Breaststroke

 

Annelise Thomas – 8 & Under

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 2

Recent Graduate of Smoky Hill High School.  Smoky Hill Team Record Holder in the 100 Butterfly and 100 Backstroke.  Smoky Hill's 2022 Female Single Sport Athlete of the Year.  Will swim at the University of the Pacific.   

Favorite Stroke = Breaststroke and Butterfly

 

Emma Goodwin – 9-10 and 8 & Under

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 3

Graduate of Regis Jesuit High School.  Attends the University of Missouri and is studying Animal Science.

Favorite Stroke = Breaststroke

 

Josh Nieves – 11-12

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 2

Recent graduate of Smoky Hill High School.   National All-American and Smoky Hill Team Record Holder in the 200 Medley Relay and 200 Freestyle Relay.   Smoky Hill's 2022 Male Single Sport Athlete of the Year.   State finalist in 50 Freestyle and 100 Breaststroke. 

Favorite Stroke = Breaststroke

 

Isaac Yi – 11-12

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 2

Recent graduate of Smoky Hill High School.   National All-American and Smoky Hill Team Record Holder in the 200 Medley Relay and 200 Freestyle Relay.   State finalist in the 100 Breaststroke. 

Favorite Stroke = Breaststroke

 

Antonio Goris – 8 & Under

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 2

Attends Smoky Hill High School.  National All-American and Smoky Hill Team Record Holder in the 200 Freestyle Relay. 

Favorite Stroke = Butterfly

 

Daniel Yi – 8 & Under

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 1

Attends Smoky Hill High School.   National All-American and Smoky Hill Team Record Holder in the 200 Medley Relay, 200 Freestyle Relay and 100 Breaststroke.  Centennial League Record Holder in the 100 Breaststroke.  100 Breaststroke Pool Record holder at Smoky Hill, Cherry Creek and Grandview High Schools. 

Favorite Stroke = Breaststroke

 

Anna Ambrusio – 6 & Under

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 1

Attends Smoky Hill High School.

Favorite Stroke = Freestyle

 

Audrey Logan – 6 & Under

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 1

Attends Smoky Hill High School.

Favorite Stroke = Breaststroke

 

Sophia Smolenski – 6 & Under

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Years coaching at Piney Creek = 1

Attends Smoky Hill High School. 

Favorite Stroke = Backstroke