Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Jenna Purkey Email

Head Coach

Jenna came to COM as the Head Age Group Coach in August 2011. Before joining COM, she was the head coach of Abilene Tidal Wave for 5 yrs. During her time as a coach, Jenna has helped athletes of all ages reach TAGS, Sectionals, and Junior Nationals. Jenna was also the Head Swim and Dive Coach for Wylie High School during the 2010-2011 school year. At Wylie, she had a state finalist in both swimming and diving. Jenna is also a level 3 ASCA Coach.

Jenna grew up swimming and performed very well through her high school years as a TAGS and state qualifier.

Jenna has been married to Jonathan Purkey since 2006 and has 1 son- Jason Dean. They live in Midland with their two black labs, Lucy and Sadie.

Mike Anzano Email

Assistant Head Coach

Mike has been at COM for 4 years and has primarily been a part of the 12 and under age group program. He graduated from UTPB with a degree in Math in 2013.
Prior to his coaching career, Mike swam for 4 years at Parkland High in his hometown of El Paso, TX. He was a 4A State qualifier in 2008 and 2009, which was the first from his school. In club swimming, he was a Sectional level swimmer for the Desert Shark Swim Club. He continued his swimming career into college as a member of the Falcon Swim Team while attending UTPB. During his 4 years with the Falcons, he received All-Conference academic honors and had the highest GPA on the men's swim team in 2012.
Mike is now married to Aubrei Anzano and they live in Midland with their dog Leia Organa Anzano. 
Luke Serrano Email
Head Age Group Coach
Coach Luke joined our coaching staff after coaching for Odessa Aquatic Club for nine years. Luke is a Pecos, Texas native where he swam for Pecos Aquatic Club and Pecos High School. Coach Luke went on to graduate from The University of Texas of The Permian Basin with a Bachelors of Arts in History with a minor in Kinesiology. Coach Luke strives to inspire young athletes to overcome adveristy through hardwork, discipline, and perseverence. 
Steve Flato Email
Coach Flato has been involved in the sport of swimming since 1968.  He grew up swimming in El Paso for the El Paso YMCA, which later became El Paso Aqua Posse.  Coach Flato experienced many successes as a swimmer, ranging from high school state qualifier to being a member of the NAIA National Championship winning team at Drury University in 1981.  
Flato has been a teacher of Phsyical Education for over 30 years and has been select as Who's Who Among American Teachers four times.  He is an inductee to the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame and has coached 63 All State First Team athletes.  
Coach Flato is recently married to Veronica and has been in Midland since August of 2017.  
Kyle Marshall Email
Junior/ Pre-Senior Coach

Kyle started coaching for COM in February 2013. Kyle came from Ft. Myers, FL where he attended North Ft. Myers High School and graduated in 2011. While in high school he was captain of the swim team from 2008-2011, and a three time Florida High School State Qualifier from 2008-2011 and team MVP from 2009-2011. He is a Sectionals Qualifier as well as an Open Water National Qualifier.Kyle currently swims for UTPB and studies petroleum engineering.

Michael McDonald Email
Junior 1 Coach

Michael joined COM in 2012 and has mainly coach developmental swimmers during his time on the team. Prior to his coachinng career, he swam for a club team in Odessa when he was 8 and later joinend his Junior High Team & broke the 100 Backstroke and 100 Freestyle records. As he progressed in his schooling and swimming carrer, Michael joined his high school varsity swim team where he swam for 4 years representing Permian High School until 2011. 

Andy Laegeler Email
Junior 1/ Presenior 1
Andy is a new swim coach at COM in 2018.  He grew up in Decatur, IL, playing competitive golf, attending the Missouri University of Science & Technology on a golf scholarship.  After his undergraduate, he studied pharmacy at the University of Houston and is currently a pharmacist at Midland Memorial Hospital.  Andy took up triathlons after golf and has now completed 4 Ironmans, and numerous sprint, Olympic and 70.3 events as well.  He is an Ironman Certified Coach, sharing his love for the sport by teaching others how to swim, bike and run.  His two boys compete on the COM swim team, and he developed a passion for teaching swimming to kids while living overseas in Indonesia for his wife’s job with Chevron, where he coached the swim team.
Sara Welch Email
Coach Sara a University of Texas Graduate, has been in the water most  of her life and contributes many successes to the therapeutic characteristics of swimming and the water. She believes swimming can be an amazing asset for a lifetime. It is of great value for young children  all the way into ones older years (discipline, structure, exercise, stress release, goal setting, fun, camaraderie and many other gifts) She has coached the splash team since January of 2019. In the early days, she coached age group swimmers aged 8-15 from 1980s-1992. She has worked with children in swimming and the school setting for 40 years.
She is married to Pat and has three grown children, Elaine, Diana and Luke. She is grandmother to baby Madeleine.
Julia Worthy Email
Coach Julia joined our coaching staff in August of 2019, as an intern through a partnership program with Midland College. Julia is originally from Lubbock where she competed for nine years with Lubbock Swim Club and Coronado High school. Coach Julia brings strength to our coaching staff through her experience as head coach for Hereford swim club. Julia also aspires to cultivate a love for the sport of swimming and give each athlete a platform to achieve their goals in and out of the water.
Chloe Parker
Coach Chloe is a Midland native and a long time COM Athlete. Upon graduation from Midland Classical Academy, Coach Chloe will be attending Midland College through COM's Internship program. Chloe has enjoyed working with the developmental athletes teachnig skills and growing athletes for her home team. 
Tyler Smits Email
Coach Tyler is a Junior at UTPB where is competes for the Men's Varisty Swim Team, and is majoring in Mechanical Engeneering. Tyler is an Austin native where he competed for Austin Trinity Aquatic Club. Coach Tyler enjoys working with the developmental athletes bringing a wide variety of skill to our coach staff.
Kiara Aguilar
Coach Kiara is a Select Team Athlete and a National Team Qualifier. Kiarra is leader on our team where she is giving back by impacting the younger generation of swimmers through the Junior Coach Program. 
Legend Jankowski
Coach Legend moved to Midland and joined our team in August of 2019 from Las Vegas Nevada. Legend is a Select Team Athlete and a National Team Qualifier. As a Junior at Midland High School, Legend also competes on the Varsity Aquadogs Team. Legend loves to give back to his team by working with the younger generation of swimmers through the Junior Coach Program. 
Erik Eikenbary
Coach Erik is a Select Team Athlete and member of the Midland High Rebel Swim Team. Erik is a great example to our athletes as a Junior Coach in helping to develop character and compettive skills amongs our team. 
Taylor Kalen Email
Taylor grew up in Houston, TX. She graduated from Texas A&M University in 2009 with a degree in Communication. She taught dance in Spring, Texas for 8 years before moving to Midland in 2017. Her two Carter and Ryan compete on our team. It is through their experience that she developed a passion for the sport of swimming and water safety. As an admin, Taylor enjoys connecting to parents and helping them navigate the swim world.
Monique Rangel Email
Monique grew up in Midland after a short time in California. She attended UTPB where she graduated with degrees in Psychology and Social Work. She married her husband in 2013 and they have three children together, two girls and a boy, as of January 2020. Monique developed a passion for learning while in college and has since applied that passion to working at the COM. Though not a swimmer herself, she has taken up learning about the COM swim team and all it has to offer. She enjoys attending meets to learn more about the sport and immerse herself into the atmosphere of competition and teamwork.
Jaime Geric Email
Jaime has made Greenwood home, and COM Aquatics a second one. WIth a swimmer and a diver, Jaime enjoys helping parents navigate through the opportunities offered through membership on our team. 
Blair Corbett Email

Coach Blair is an awesome addtion to our coaching staff. Coach Blair grew up swimming in Canada and brings strength to our team with his experience as competetive athelte. Blair also participates on our COM Masters Swim Team and enjoys watching his son grow in swimming through our Swim and Gym Program. 

Allie Strand Email

Allie has been an admin on our team for 3 years. Allie is also a member of Mid-Cities Community Church and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. 

Kaitlin Geric
Board of Directors