Coaching Staff
M J Head Coach

Coach MJ joins us after previously working as the head coach for Charleston Village Crocodiles swim team. Coach MJ is a former National Level Swimmer. He is a sophomore majoring in Pre-Nursing at UNC Chapel Hill. His accolades includes being a member of the National Honor Society, USA Swimming Zone Select Camp, and voted Captain of Apex High’s Varsity Swim and Dive Team for 2017-2018.  He is excited to motivate our swimmers and bring a lot of fun to summer swim!

Christopher Barker Assistant Coach

Coach Chris is a rising senior at Panther Creek High School and has been swimming year-round for Coach John Roy on New Wave Swim Team for 9 years. He was on Cary Park Sea Dragons for 4 years from ages 9-13. His favorites strokes to swim are butterfly and freestyle but he loves teaching all strokes. Being able to coach for the Cary Park Sea Dragons has been one of his goals since he started on our team. He is excited to continue the success Cary Park has had along with sharing the love he has for swimming! Go Sea Dragons!

Katy Milberg Assistant Coach

Coach Katy joins us this year in her 11th year as a Cary Park Sea Dragon! She will be a senior at Cardinal Gibbons H.S. and is a National Honor Society member and Honor Roll Student. Katy brings a lot of swim experience to our team as she is a year-round swimmer for Wave for the past 7 years. She loves swimming and also enjoys keeping it positive throughout! She is so excited to return on our Coaching Staff, and looks forward to connecting with all the swimmers because summer swimming is where it started for her too!

Camden Smith Assistant Coach

Coach Camden served as a junior coach for CPSD for swim season 2018. He now returns as an assistant coach for the Sea Dragons! He was the 2018 Sea Dragon of the Year and has been a Sea Dragon for 4 years. Coach Camden is a rising sophomore at Panther Creek High School, as well as an Eagle Scout with Boys Scouts of America. Not only that, he is the founder of a delivery shoe shine business.

Katie Tucker Assistant Coach

Coach Katie was a junior coach for CPSD for swim season 2018 and is now returning as an assistant coach. She has been a swimmer on the Cary Park Swim Team for 5 years and has loved every moment. Before moving to North Carolina, she was on the Broadstone Barracudas Swim Team for 4 years. She is a rising sophomore at Panther Creek High School, dance teacher assistant at Starpath Academy for 4 years, and a member of the National Charity League since 2015.

Mary "Molly" Anglum Assistant Coach

Coach Molly returns as an assistant coach in her 2nd year for the Sea Dragons. She graduated from Cardinal Gibbons High School in May 2018, swimming for their varsity swim team for several years and serving as Co-Captain her senior year. Prior to being an assistant coach, she was a Sea Dragon junior coach for two seasons starting in 2016. Her experience is assisting with the 6 & Unders and the 7 - 8 age groups in particular. She has loved her swimming experience which started when she was just 5 years old, and she is looking forward to having more of an impact with the Sea Dragons this year. She loves working with kids and bonding with her teammates as well.

Ronna Reedstrom Assistant Coach

Coach Ronna brings well over 20 years of swim team development and coaching experience to the Cary Park Sea Dragons. Over that time frame, Ronna has coached and instructed swimmers across all age groups on USA Swimming sanctioned clubs, competitive summer league teams, and high schools in Indiana and North Carolina.

She is well versed in all aspects of team development and brings a special focus on the skills critical to a swimmer's advancement. In younger swimmers, she works on technique, building confidence in their abilities, and instills enthusiasm for the sport. All of Coach Ronna's swimmers develop a love of the water and a camaraderie with their teammates - making swimming a fun and rewarding aspect of their lives!


Gloria Garver Board Member - President
Cynthia Nagle President's Associate
Liz Kowal Board Member - Secretary
Sanjeev Sachan Board Member - Treasurer


Kristen Grace-Hillenbach Board Member - VP - Volunteers
Chandra Artman Volunteers Associate
Garrett Brennan TSA Representative
Jim Hummel TSA Representative
Board of Directors
Gloria Garver Board - President
Cynthia Nagle President's Associate
Liz Kowal Board - Secretary
Sanjeev Sachan Board - Treasurer
Kristen Grace-Hillenbach Board - VP - Volunteers
Chandra Artman Volunteers Associate
Mallory Vaccaro Board - VP - Social Activities
Sunil Bhatnagar Board - VP - Meets
Kristina Carone Board - VP - Fundraising
Garrett Brennan TSA Representative
Jim Hummel TSA Representative