Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Andrew Wagner ACAC Head Coach

As a coach with over 15 years of combined experience, Coach Wagner has worked with many athletes ranging from beginner to olympic level, and has repetitively led athletes to Sectional and National qualifications.

Outside of swimming, Andy is a dedicated Husband to his wife Ashley, a devoted sports fan, and an avid Fly Fisherman.

Career Highlights:

· Head Coach at Smokey Mountain Aquatic Club ·2012-2014

- National Men’s Team Manager—USA Swimming National Open Water Select Camp (2013)

· USA Swimming National Select Camp- Home Coach (2009)

· North Carolina Swimming - Open Water Select Camp Staff (2012-2013)

· Senior Assistant Coach, Pilot Aquatic Club

· Head Age Group Coach, Atomic City Aquatic Club

· Head Coach—Karns High School Beavers and Hardin Valley Academy Hawks

· Assistant Coach —UT Men’s Swimming

· Coaching Assistant—Green Meadow Country Club, Bennington-Farrington Swim Team.


  • Bachelor Arts from University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Certified USA Swimming Coach, Certified Life Saving, AED, CPR Training
  • ASCA Level 4 pending


Jacob Gump Assistant Coach


Jacob Gump

Coaching Experience:

Swim instructor at Ymca 2014-present

Assistant Concord Hills two seasons 2016-2017

Assistant Coach Atomic City Aquatic Club 2018-present

Co-head coach Concord Christian school 2017-present

Co-Head coach, Sugarwood Stingrays 2018-present



Lenior City High School 2012-2016

Attending Roane State Community College Education Major

Kelsey Gandy Assistant Coach

ACAC Assistant Coach, 2018-present

Concord Hill Assistant Coach, 2018-2019

Chris Franklin Assistant Coach
Board of Directors
Dean Gerchar President
Jason Hill Vice President
Trish Brown Treasurer
Kathryn Chou Financial Secretary
Jessica Martin Team Secretary
Harry King Past President
Bruce Tompkins Non-Parent Board Member
Jessica Hill Publicity Chair
Chamie Riley Safe Sport Chair
Char Saunders Fundraising Chair
Kathy Ciorciari Membership/Activities Chair