Coach Nicol has been swimming competitively since 1993 and coaching full time since 2010. Her coaching background includes summer league, developmental club, age group club, high school, and Master's. Her goal for Rogers Ranch swimmers, whether they grow up to become recreational swimmers or elite competitors, is to cultivate a lifelong love for the water, to learn how to be a good teammate, and to get excited about the opportunities to learn that come from taking on new challenges. In addition to coaching, she also researches and writes on how competitive sports shapes childrens’ world views on fairness.
Michael has been swimming on the rapids ever since he was 4 years old. He attended San Antonio Christian school where he made varsity swim all 4 years and won the state championship his senior year. Michael is a sophomore at Texas Tech University and is studying finance.
His favorite quote is “Practice Hard. Race Easy.”-Mark Saroni