Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors

Coaching Staff
Mike Werner High Performance Director, Nat-D, S2

Mike grew up in Henefer, Utah and graduated from North Summit HS in 1993. He is married to Serena, his favorite coach, has a son named Ryan and twin daughters Remi and Thea.

Mike Werner is our High Performance Director.  He coaches our National Development Team and Stingrays 2.  He has been coaching since 1994.  During Mike’s coaching career, he has served on the Utah Swimming Board of Directors in the capacities of Coaches Representative, Safety Chairman, Age Group Chairman, Technical Planning, General Chairman, Senior Chairman and is Championship Meet Committee Chairman. He has been involved with the Utah Zone Team as the Team Manager in 1999, 2004 and 2005, Assistant Coach in 2006, and as the Head Coach in 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007. 2010, 2013 and Associated Head Coach in 2021.  Also, Mike was the Assistant Manager for USA Swimming Western Regional Select Camp in 2006 and an Assistant Coach in 2015.

Mike's successes include the 2005 Utah Swimming Sportsmanship Award, 2007 Utah Swimming Coach of the Year, 2008  UT 3A HS Female's Coach of the Year, 2008 Utah Swimming's Most Improved Coach of the Year in 2008, 2012 UT 3A HS Male Coach of the Year, 2014 UT 3A HS Girls Coach of the Year, 2014 UT Overall HS Boys Coach of the Year, 2015 UT 3A HS Girls Coach of the Year, 2015 UT 3A Boys Coach of the Year, 2015 Utah Swimming Age Group Coach of the Year, 2017 UT 3A HS Boys Swim Coach of the Year, 2018 4A HS Girls Swim Coach of the Year.

Mike has also worked with multiple swimmers that have achieved national age group top 10 rankings.

Dani Caldwell Age Group Director, Royals 2/Stingrays 1

Coach Dani has been coaching for over 20 years on USA-Swimming club teams.  In 2006 she and her husband, Adam, took over a local team and started building SUSA.

Dani and her husband, Adam, have three children.  If she's away from the pool, she is probably traveling with family.  She has visited over 60 countries on 6 continents.  In addition to coaching year-round for SUSA, she was the head coach for 11 years of DHHS, PVHS and Hurricane HS.  While she coached high school, her girls won a 4A State title and she was a 5-Time Coach of the Year recipient.

Her greatest reward comes when she can help your swimmers achieve their highest potential.  Dani has coached swimmers to  the national level, State Championships and has helped swimm ers  realize their goals and dreams.  She loves seeing the look on their faces when they accomplish something they didn't think was possible.

Kate Greenwood Royals 1/Stingrays 1, Pre-comp
Tessa Moore Royals 1/Stingrays 1, Pre-comp
Nancy Page Royals 1, Stingrays 1, Pre-Comp
Adam Caldwell Financial Chair