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
Hunter has been swimming on the Rogers Ranch Swim team for 5 years. He attends Antonian High School and was on the varsity swim team all four years. He also has been on the AAAA club team during his high school years. He will be attending Purdue University starting next fall and looks forward to coaching kids in his community this summer.
After years of swimming summer league, Carrie is very excited to be coaching the Rogers Ranch kids. She is graduating from high school this year and has been on her neighborhood’s swim team since she was five years old. Aside from swimming, Carrie is in the choir and is looking forward to starting college in the fall. She loves working hard and playing hard in the pool, and can’t wait to make this a great season for all!
Lauren has been swimming with the Rogers Ranch swim team for 10 years. She attends San Antonio Christian School (SACS) and is on the varsity swim team and the junior varsity volleyball team. Next year, Lauren will serve on her student council as VP of Student Life. She loves being a part of the Rapids community and can’t wait to work with young swimmers.