Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Shelby Kenny-Hernandez Head Coach

Head Coach Shelby was a swimmer and water polo player for Yucaipa Swim Team and Yucaipa Water Polo. She continued to swim and play water polo for Riverside City College. She has been mentored under many experienced coaches such as John Ogden, Mark Shubert, and met and spoken with many others every year at the ASCA World clinic. Shelby accepted the Head Coach position in 2020. She has helped coach all levels from our beginning age groups, up to our senior group. She is ASCA level 3 certified and ASCA level 5 educated and continues to take courses to continue to educate herself and her staff.  It is her passion to continue growing this team and helping each athlete to reach their individual goals.

Trevor Hoyt Senior Coach

Two-time Olympic trials athlete, Trevor Hoyt, graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor's Degree in American Education and Childhood Development. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, cooking and competing in swim meets for fun. With 17 years of experience as a swim coach, Trevor knows how to help athletes of all ages. Since 2014, he invested in learning about functional movement and injury prevention and incorporates that knowledge base into his training.

Garrett Tully Assistant Coach

Coach Garrett swam and played water polo for Yucaipa High School. Garrett joined the YST staff in 2019 and has continued to grow and educate himself. He has coached every level on our team to better understand athletes from the very beginning stages all the way to our senior and post grad athletes. Coach Garrett is ASCA level 2 certified and will be continuing his coaching education. Garrett is currently in school studying kinesiology. His goal is to help his kids better understand the sport of swimming and their body awareness as well as helping each level with injury prevention.

Dante Carbajal Assistant Coach

Coach Dante became a competitive swimmer at age 11 and continued until he graduated high school at Etiwanda HS, where he participated in water polo and swim as captain and was on the dive team. Dante’s coaching career now spans over multiple teams which started as a Jr. Coach under Mike Dickson of Hillside Aquatics who ignited his passion for coaching. During the 2 years of coaching for Coach Mike, Coach Dante coached at all levels from ages 5-18 and became the Assistant Senior coach and Age Group coach within that time. After the pandemic, Coach Dante coached for Victory Aquatics becoming the Junior Olympic coach for 2 years. Aside from coaching, Dante is also a Lifeguard Instructor and is currently studying to become a Respiratory Therapist. Coach Dante joined YST in 2022 where he will continue to strive his deep passion in teaching young athletes to achieve their goals with his coaching style of introducing life lessons and skills to create well-rounded athletes. 

Benjamin Krause Assistant Coach
Andrew Rodman Assistant Coach
Steve Walker Masters Coach

Coach Steve has been a swimmer most of his life and was a NCAA Division 2 Champion in the 100 breaststroke for the University of California San Bernardino.  He has been coaching since 1990, much of that time spent at Riverside Aquatics Association (15) and Corona Swim Club (10).  After surviving a stroke, he began a coaching career with Yucaipa Swim Team for the Masters team.  Steve enjoys coaching and the relationships he has with the Master Swimmers.

Board of Directors
Erik Dahnke President
Jessica Lingenfelter Vice President
Maryalice Williams Secretary
Alex Ballard Treasurer
Brian Stacks Communications