Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Keeler Callahan Head Coach

I graduated from Worthington Kilbourne High School in 2012. I was a member of the water polo, swim and lacrosse teams all four years of high school. Before coaching, I graduated from The Ohio State University in May, 2016 where I received a degree in physical education. During my time at OSU, I was part of the men's varsity swim team, serving as captain my senior year. 2019-20 was my first season as head coach of the Worthington Swim and Dive Teams. Before heading our teams, I served as an assistant coach at St. Charles for three seasons.

Melanie Nicely Assistant Coach

I am a Worthington native. I swam with the Worthington Swim Club as an 8 and under all the way through high school. I competed for the Thomas Worthington Cardinals from 1999-2003. I was an assistant coach for Worthington from 2012-2017. After a 2 year stint in Texas, I am very excited to be back in Worthington.

Tom Richner Assistant Coach

I am currently an artist on the Simpsons and joined the coaching staff as an assistant coach for the 2019-20 season. I swam at St. Ignatius High School where my team placed second overall both my junior and senior year. I was a member of their state championship 200 Medley Relay which won in 1993. I went on to Denison University where I was a 28-time all American and one-time Div III national record holder in the 100 Butterfly. After college, I both swam and coached at the UCLA Bruins Masters Swim Team. I won a national masters national title in the 100 fly in 2001. I am very excited to be on the deck and helping out this season.

Katie Scocozzo Assistant Coach

I am a native of Kettering, Ohio. I have been coaching for 6 years, including 2 years with the Delaware Hayes High School Swim Team, 6 years with the Worthington Swim Club and two summers with the Worthington WAVE. This is my third year with the High School teams. I am a graduate of Purdue University. I have a degree in Environmental Health Science. I am currently a Physical Science and Chemistry teacher at Delaware Hayes High School.

Brittany McKnight Head Dive Coach

I am the Dive Coach for Worthington High Schools. I am also the head dive coach for the Worthington WAVE. I have been coaching for more than 16 years. I began diving at a young age through the GCSL summer league and continued into High School where I received All-Ohio honors at the state meet. In college, I continued diving at the University of Cincinnati where I earned a BA in Spanish with a minor in Latin American Studies. I am married to Bryn and we have 3 children, Misha (10), Aria (8), and Thea (1) and pet guinea pig (Mango) and hedgehog (Pineapple).

Board of Directors
Paul Fralic TWHS Swim & Dive Booster President
Kristin Richner WKHS Swim & Dive Booster President