Coaching Staff
Caleb Fenner Head Coach/Aquatics Director
Coach Caleb Fener is excited to start his first year with Courtside Aquatic Team as Head Coach and Aquatics Director!
 
Coach Caleb comes to Courtside from Palo Alto, California where he was Aquatics Director for Alpine Hills Tennis and Swim Club and Head Coach for Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics-Alpine Hills from August 2016 to May 2018. PASA-Alpine qualified multiple Far Western, Sectional, Junior National, and U.S. Open qualifiers while I was head coach of the program. PASA finished fourth at the 2018 Winter USA Swimming Junior Nationals and won Spring Gulf Sectionals.
 
In 2012 coach Caleb moved to Santa Clara Swim Club for a lead coaching position. After one year, he was promoted to Club Manager and Co-High Performance Coach at SCSC. He oversaw SCSC’s 2,000 members and 130 employees made up of coaches, administrative staff, lifeguards, and facility managers. Caleb worked with JO, Far Western, Sectional, Future, Junior National, Olympic Trial Finalists, CCS Champions, and Masters World Record Holders.
 
As Head Age Group Coach from 2010-2012 with Tucson Ford Aquatics, Coach Caleb handled many of the day to day administrative tasks needed to effectively run a large club including scheduling, communicating with parents, coordinating practice schedules and working with the coaches’ board to coordinate the overall operations of the team. He spent two years as a volunteer assistant coach at the University of Arizona. Caleb was immersed and contributed to the success of the 2010-2011 teams. He was part designing and implementing the dry land and weight training for the team as well as creating and implementing sprint workouts with highly respected sprint coach Rick Demont. Rick trained Matt Grevers, Amanda Beard, Christine Magnuson, Darian Townsend, and 15 other National Team Members and international swimmers during my time in   Tucson.
 
From 2008-2010, Coach Caleb worked with USA Swimming Master Coach Bob Gillett as an Assistant Swim/Head Age Group Coach with Golden West Swim Club in Huntington Beach California. While with GWSC he coached swimmers in the Age Group Beginner, Age Group Older and Age Group Elite training groups, and assisted Senior Elite group, which included Senior National/Olympic Trial finalist caliber athletes. He helped develop and start a new introduction to swim team program, Pathways which expand the club from 10 to 220 members. Caleb also developed expertise in Race Analysis, Video Analysis, Remote Site Coaching, and Heart Rate Monitoring to improve athlete performance while working with Bob and GWSC.
 
Coach Caleb is exctied to share is passion and knowledge with Courtside Swimmers and Families!

 

Jessica Coats Age Group Coach/JR and SR Assistant

Coach Jessica has been swimming competitively for Oregon Swimming from the age of 5 to18. She started swimming at the Salem YMCA, from there she was swam on the Bearcat Swim Club, Canby Gators, Sweet Home Swim Club, and finished my club career with Corvallis Aquatic Team. She attended Sweet Home High School where she was a four-year varsity performer and four-time district champion in the 100 Fly. Jessica helped my team capture the 2016 and 2017 state championship title as well as the district title four years in a row. She is also a 15 time OSAA 4A/3A/2A/1A state placer. In 2017, Coach Jessica was the state champion and school record holder in the 100 backstroke and two-time state record relay member in the 200 freestyle relay. Last year, she competed as a freshman at Wagner College, which is located in NYC.

Coach Jess is excited to share my love for swimming and hope to share my swimming knowledge with the Courtside age group swimmers.