Premier Aquatics Club of Klein

Gulf Swimming
Level 4
Excellence 300

Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Shane McCauley Head Age Group Coach/Interim Head Coach

ASCA Certified: Age Group Level 5

Coach Shane has been PACK's Head Age Group Coach since the beginning.  His responsibilities include coaching the Junior Elite group and overseeing the entire age group program at Premier Aquatics. His swimmers have set TAGS records, achieved Top 16 times, Junior National, Senior National, and even Olympic Trial cuts, as well as setting National Age Group records.

Shane grew up in Guam where he swam as both an age grouper and high school swimmer.  In 1992, Shane was chosen for the Guam Olympic Swim Team as a distance swimmer. He attended Morehead State (Division I) in Kentucky and was chosen Team Captain by his junior year.  He started his coaching experience with The Waves, a summer league swim team, in South Montgomery County from 1996 - 2000.  In 1998 he was hired on as an Age Group coach for The Woodlands Swim Team (TWST).  In 2004 Shane joined Klein Aquatics as the Head Age Group Coach which he continued until the merger and creation of Premier Aquatics where he is today.  In this, he has now over 20 years coaching in USA Swimming.

Shane has been teaching History for the last 20+ years and currently with Conroe ISD.  He and his wife Leslie live in Magnolia with their two daughters Meghan and Teagan.

Travis Subda Interim Head Coach/National Group

ASCA CertifiedLevel 4

Continuing Education Coursework:  Coaching Foundations School, Stroke School, Physiology School, Administration School, Leadership School, Advanced Butterfly, Advanced Breaststroke, Personal Organization for Swim Coaches.

Coach Travis Subda began swimming in NWAL at the age of 11 for the Kleinwood Dolphins. He swam for Klein Collins High School from 2003-2007 where he lettered all four years of his career. He was a multiple event All-American and All-State recognized swimmer. In his senior year he was a state finalist in the 100 yard Breaststroke and held the school and Klein Collin's pool record in the 100 yard Breaststroke. He swam for Klein Aquatics from 2004-2007 where he had multiple sectional cuts and a Jr. Nationals cut.

Travis then went on to swim for Hiram College, located in Hiram Ohio where he majored in Neuroscience with minors in Music, Biology, Chemistry and Psychology.  He was a four-year collegiate swimmer and Captain of the swim team his Junior and Senior year. He was the first swimmer from his college to be voted NCAC Conference swimmer of the week and held 9 School records and 2 pool records when he graduated.

Travis has been coaching for a total of 12 years. He began coaching his Freshman year of High School where he was the volunteer stand in Head Coach for one year at Strack Intermediate School where he lead the Cougars Boys to a District Championship. He then was a volunteer Assistant Coach with Strack for two more years where the Cougar ladys were District Champions two years and the boys once. Travis has currently served as the Assistant Head Coach for the Gleannloch Farms Gators for the past eight years.

He was also named Concordia Lutheran High School's Head swimming coach in 2012. He currently is starting his 4th season with the Crusaders. Since becoming the coach he has had multiple State champion swimmers and the boys team has finished in the top 3 of the Tapps Division 1 State Championship the previous two years. Travis accepted a teaching position at Concordia this year and will be teaching Biology and Anatomy and Physiology.

"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine.

If you would like to contact Coach Travis, please use the above email address. 

Kyle Hendricks Klein HS - National Group

Kyle was born and raised in Houston, TX. He began his swimming career at age 12 with PACK. He had the pleasure of swimming with PACK for the next 6 years, where he was able to compete at the national level and served as the team captain his junior and senior years. He also swam for the Klein Collins swim team where he competed at the state level 3 out of 4 years, including a runner-up finish in 2014. He went on to swim at Texas A&M, where he also completed a B.S. in Community Health and an M.S. in Health Education.

Professionally, Kyle began as a summer league coach for the Terranova West swim team from 2014-2016. He also served as an age group coach for Aggie Swim Club in 2019 and 2020. Kyle is thrilled to be back with PACK and to be working alongside the very coaches he swam under, including Mike, Shane, Kimberlee, and Travis. Kyle is currently completing his student teaching to gain a teaching certification, after which he will pursue a career as a Health or Science teacher at the middle or high school level.

Kimberlee Slaughter Klein HS - Gold & Gold Plus

ASCA Certified:  Level 3
Continuing Education Coursework:  Coaching Foundation School, Stroke School, Writing & Managing Workouts, Physiology School, Working Successfully with Swim Parents, and Age Group Sports Psychology.
Clinics Attended:  2007 ASCA Legends Clinic, 2008 ASCA Legends Clinics, 2009 ASCA World Clinic, and 2010 ASCA World Clinic.
Gulf Recognition: Selected in 2012 by Gulf Swimming to coach Gulf Team at US Southern Zones Meet.

Coach Kimberlee Slaughter has been involved with swimming almost her entire life. In elementary school she began swimming competitively for an AAU team, the Burford Swim Club, in Arlington, Texas. At 15 Kimberlee realized she had such a love and passion for swimming that she began teaching young children to swim. She has been teaching babies, children, and adults to swim for more than 35 years.

After moving to Spring, over 13 years ago. Coach Kimberlee became involved with 3 of her 4 children in summer league swimming. Very soon she was asked to assist with the younger age-group swimmers as an assistant coach. Kimberlee previously coached summer league with the Gleannloch Farms Gators and the Memorial Northwest Marlins. This will be Coach Kimberlee’s 6th year with Premier Aquatics and she looks forward to being able to bring her motivation, enthusiasm, and passion for swimming to Klein Collins High School where she will be the pool lead coach and coach of the  Gold and Silver Programs. 

When not at the pool, Kimberlee teaches school at Abercrombie Academy where she is a 4th grade teacher and, also, the Math teacher for all of the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students.

If you would like to contact Coach Kimberlee, please send her an e-mail using the above email address or 713-480-8455.

Jackie Roszak Klein HS - Silver and Silver Plus

Coach Jackie was raised in Spring, Texas where she attended Klein Collins High School. Jackie started swimming at a young age with local teams in the area and swam in college at Hiram College, in Ohio. 

Jackie started coaching summer league when she was attending college and developed a passion for coaching. 

Coach Jackie met her husband Jon in college, where she swam and he played soccer. Jackie and Jon have been married for 8 years and have 2 children- Paislee and Landon. 

If you would like to contact Coach Jackie, please contact her at above email address.

Jon Koepke Klein HS - Copper & Bronze

ASCA Certified Level 1
Coach Jon was born and raised in Texas where he attended Kingwood High School.  He is an alumnus of Texas Tech University and swam competitively for thirteen years with summer, club and high school teams.   Jon started his coaching career with a local summer league team after high school, but developed his love of coaching while working for PACK Splash, where he has continued to serve as lead instructor for the past six years.  Coach Jon appreciates working with swimmers of all ages, and enjoys helping students discover their own passion for the sport.  You can find him, in or out of the water, working with Bronze, Copper and PACK Splash level students at Klein High School.

If you would like to contact Coach Jon, send him an email using above email address.

Shaunna Purtell Cain - Pre-National, Platinum/Plat +

ASCA Certified Level 1
 

Coach Shaunna was born and raised in Upstate New York where she started swimming at the age of 6. She earned many State Swimming appearances during her time swimming for Southern Saratoga County YMCA. In eighth grade she made the Shenendahowa Varsity swim team, and ended up receiving rookie of the year after her 500 free performance that earned her a trip to States. Her family moved to The Woodlands, TX in 2001 where she joined TWST and started her TX swimming career swimming under Coach Mike. While at TWST she gained multiple TAGS, sectional, National and then later Olympic Trial Times. She also swam for The Woodlands High School under Coach Shane where she was All-American and part of the 2006 girls State Championship Team! She was named Captain her senior year for both TWHS and TWST. She would go on to swim college at West Virginia University (Div 1) while earning her B.A in English Literature. While at WVU she continued to grow as an athlete and captured many Big East top 6 placements and still holds school and Big East Records to this day. She was Honorable mention All-American her senior year as part of the NCAA Div 1 relay team that placed 15th in 2010. She held the captain position for her senior year at WVU and led the Women’s Team to a 2nd place finish at Big East.
 

Her coaching career began when she coached for Pre-TWST swimmers and during the summer for The Woodlands Marlins. She continued her coaching career at WVU for their club team, specializing in 8 & unders and 9-12 yr olds. During her 5th year at WVU (2011) she served as the Student Assistant Coach and went on to be the Graduate Assistant for the next 2 years while earning her Masters Degree in Athletic Coaching Education. She coached multiple swimmers to Big East Championships and NCAAs. She then ventured out to Virginia where she coached at Machine Aquatics and coached many kids to Nationals and Olympic Trials. She began working full time where she moved coaching to summer league only to stay in the sport, but is glad to be back to coaching at a larger scale! 

If you would like to contact Coach Shaunna, please send her an email using above email address.

Zoe Hoover Cain - Gold & Gold Plus

Coach Zoe was born and raised in Tomball Texas. She began swimming competitively at the age of 9 with multiple different club swim teams that never felt like home, until, at age 13, she switched to PACK.  First being coached under Coach Shane McCauley,  followed by Coach Shaunna Purtell, she found a passion for the sport of swimming and never looked back. At the age of 14 she joined her high school varsity swim team where she still competes today and has hopes of reaching state competition by her senior year.  PACK has brought so many friends and what Zoe has considered family into her life that have made a huge impact on her.  Zoe is currently a student at Tomball High School and has hopes for entering the medical field and continuing her swimming career through college.

If you would like to contact Coach Zoe, please use above email address.

Chantz Bell Cain - Silver & Silver Plus
Kim Cluff Team Assistant Coach

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Lyne Santhin Business Manager

Lyne has been involved in swimming since 1997, when her daughter, Kathryn started swimming with a NWAL summer league team, shortly followed by Allison the next year, and then Matthew in 2003.   Her children started swimming with ATEX when they decided to start swimming year round, and then when ATEX and HEAT merged, she became a member of the 1st board of the new team, New Wave Aquatics, first as Pool Communication Rep and then as Treasurer for the next 3 years, until the Spring of 2006.  In the fall of 2006, she started working as a member of the New Wave staff part-time as the Team Administrator.  When New Wave and Klein Aquatics merged in the spring of 2007, she then became the full-time Business Manager for the new team, Premier Aquatics (PACK).

Lyne graduated from Texas A&M with a BBA in Accounting and became certified as a CPA shortly after graduating.  She worked for the public accounting firm, Deloitte, Haskins and Sells in auditing for several years, and then went to work in gas accounting for one of her clients until her 1st child was born.  She has served in numerous volunteer and board positions with PTO, High School Swim Team Booster Club, Girl Scouts, NCL and other community service organizations.

You may contact Lyne at [email protected] or 832-296-5800.

Susan Rangel Meet Coordinator

Susan comes to PACK from TeamFINS after the teams merged in March 2018. Her professional background includes Human Resource Management & Recruiting for the Consulting & Accounting Industry.  While serving on the TeamFINS board, she was responsible for marketing and communication.  She also served as the invitational coordinator for the GLF Gators summer league team for 3 years.

Susan and her husband, Jose, have four children, Ema, Diego, Eric & Veronica.  Their  sons have swam competitively since they were 5 & 6.  Their oldest daughter was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome when she was 2 1/2 years old.  Susan has been involved for over 7 years as a parent advisor & advotate for Texas families affected by Rett.  During this role she has been responsible for organizing social & informational events and various fundraisers to include promotional events for the Jan & Dan Duncan Neurological Reserach Institute.  
 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

Matt Sale President

Matt has served on the Board of Premier Aquatics since 2009 and has been involved with swimming for a number of years, after moving to Houston from Australia in 1997.  In 2001 his oldest son, Oliver, began competitive neighborhood swimming with NWAL, followed by Harry in 2002 and Hannah in 2009.  In 2005 both Oliver and Harry began year round USA Swimming for New Wave Aquatics, transitioning to Premier Aquatics, before both aged out and went off to college.  Both boys swam in college with Harry currently still swimming for Florida Tech.  Hannah is currently swimming in the PACK silver program and is also very involved with the Special Olympics (aquatics) competition.  Matt is a swimming official and is currently a Referee with USA Swimming, the NCAA, NWAL, High School and the Special Olympics.  

Matt received the R.S. "Bob" Stallings Award from Gulf Swimming in Sept 2011 for outstanding service and dedication as an official.  Matt is currently in his 3rd year as NWAL President.  

Matt has 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry and currently works for Bristow Group Helicopters as a Senior Director.  Matt and his wife Bobbie have been married for 30 years and live happily in the Spring area.

Seth Keggins Vice-President

Seth comes to PACK from TeamFINS after the teams merged in March 2018. Both he and his wife Christie were born and raised in Maryland, married in 2005, and moved to Texas & the Klein area in 2010.  They have two children, Peyton (Junior Elite) and Levi (Silver) both of which began swimming at FINS swim school and have progressed through neighborhood summer league and currently compete year-round for PACK. When Seth isn’t working the console or in the computer room at PACK hosted swim meets, you will find him close by helping out wherever he can.  He also serves on the Inverness Estates Wipeouts swim team board. 

 

Seth is a graduate of Saint Louis University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology.  A professional meteorologist, he works in the energy industry and oversees weather risk management for natural gas and power trading. 

 

Ice hockey is a passion of his and he is a huge NHL and Washington Capitals fan. Although there are not many hockey rinks

Seth comes to PACK from TeamFINS after the teams merged in March 2018. Both he and his wife Christie were born and raised in Maryland, married in 2005, and moved to Texas & the Klein area in 2010.  They have two children, Peyton (Junior Elite) and Levi (Silver) both of which began swimming at FINS swim school and have progressed through neighborhood summer league and currently compete year-round for PACK. When Seth isn’t working the console or in the computer room at PACK hosted swim meets, you will find him close by helping out wherever he can.  He also serves on the Inverness Estates Wipeouts swim team board. 

 

Seth is a graduate of Saint Louis University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology.  A professional meteorologist, he works in the energy industry and oversees weather risk management for natural gas and power trading. 

 

Ice hockey is a passion of his and he is a huge NHL and Washington Capitals fan. Although there are not many hockey rinks in Texas, he still manages to find some ice time at Aerodrome Ice Complex in between swim meets. 

Lisa Burleson Treasurer

Lisa and her daughters, Margaux and Eva, have lived in the Spring/Klein area since 2000. Both girls swam a few years with the neighborhood swim team but only Eva kept with the sport. Eva swims both for Klein High School varsity team and with PACK. 

Lisa is a Louisiana native and ran Track and Cross-Country in High School, US National Junior Olympics and on scholarship at university in Illinois. She still spends her “free” time running/training for ultra-marathons.  Lisa graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelors in Paralegal Studies and currently works for Schlumberger, an O&G service provider, in their Ethics & Compliance Department.
Stacey Tilley Secretary

Stacey and her husband, Jim, have lived in the Tomball area for over four decades and they have two daughters, Erin and Katherine, both PACK swimmers.  Initial efforts to teach their girls water safety through seasonal swim lessons naturally progressed to summer league participation and competitive, year-round swimming.  Stacey and Jim believe the sport of swimming promotes far more than just athletic performance, and they truly enjoy the positive, friendly, high-energy environment at PACK.  Erin swims with the National Elite training group and Katherine swims with the Junior Elite training group.

Stacey is a graduate of Tomball High School, the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Houston Law Center and she has been a commercial real estate attorney for over 20 years.  She currently works at Cushman & Wakefield where she assists corporate clients with leasing office space, the acquisition and disposition of real estate assets and portfolio management.  The Tilleys are members of Salem Lutheran Church in Tomball where they are active in Children’s Ministry, Youth/Confirmation Ministry and Music Ministry.  In her spare time Stacey enjoys any activity with her family, reading great books, gardening, and walking with her Golden Retriever and two Yorkie Poos.

Doug Massey At Large - Position 1

Doug has been involved with competitive swimming for nearly 20 years in the Houston area having supported NWAL, UIL and USA Swimming teams. He originally joined KOAST (Klein Oak Area Swim Team) in 2002, which later became Klein Aquatics and eventually merged with New Wave Aquatics to form Premier Aquatics. He previously served on the PACK board immediately following the merger.

Doug and Debbie have been married to Debbie for 29 years and they have four children (Lauren, Ryan, Brenden and Reagan) who have all swam for Pack at some point. Brenden currently swims in the pre-national group. Doug has a business degree from Sam Houston State University and currently serves as the Director of Nutrition & Food Services for Klein ISD. When not driving kids to their activities he enjoys watching the Houston Astros planning the next Disney vacation and spending time with family.

Gemma Broderick At Large - Position 2

Gemma Broderick is swim-mom to Liam (10 – Platinum), Olivia (8 – Silver), Hannah (8 – Silver), and Abigail (4).  Her family has been swimming with PACK since 2018 after making the transition from a neighborhood NWAL team.  Gemma has been active in PACK in that time – often at the volunteer check-in table.  Gemma is currently on the board of and very active with the Brill Elementary PTO. Previously, Gemma worked for 7 years in accounting and financial analysis roles for Oil and Gas E&P Companies.  Gemma has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin.

Originally born and raised in England, Gemma moved to the Spring area in junior high.  She was an avid and competitive field hockey player through high school.    When not volunteering, parenting, or chauffeuring her children – Gemma enjoys a quiet cup of tea with a British chocolate.

Demetrio Michelena At Large - Position 3

Demetrio has been married to Gloriana since 1999, and they have two children, Valentina and Alejandro.  They emigrated from Venezuela to the United States in 2010, currently live in Klein and became involved in swimming in 2011 when their children joined their neighborhood summer league swim team.  In 2012 their son Alejandro began swimming with PACK.  Alejandro currently swims in the Junior Elite group.

Demetrio graduated from the University of Zulia in Venezuela in 1994 and is a mechanical engineer with more than 23 years of experience in the oil field.  He has worked in many different countries such as the United States, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina.

In the sports area, Demetrio belonged to the National Selection of JUDO of Venezuela in the category of 86 and 91 kg. He competed in different international competitions such as the Pan-American tournament, the Central American and the Caribbean tournament, South American tournaments and Latin American Invitationals.  Demetrio participated in the National JUDO Selection and was national champion in the category of 86 kg. for 4 consecutive years.  He was also a part of the university team and was the national university champion in the category of 86 kg. for 5 consecutive years.  Once retired as an athlete from the National selection of JUDO, Demetrio was physically preparing athletes for a tougher competition in Judo and Basketball.

Demetrio and Gloriana enjoy supporting their children in their many activities, but especially enjoy watching their daughter Valentina cheer for Klein Cain HS  and their son Alejandro at his swim competitions.

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