Laura Pitman

Director of Operations / Assistant Coach Coach Laura Pitman grew up swimming in the Chattanooga area. Pitman swam for Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, PA during her high school years, where she was a member of the National record setting medley relay and Eastern prep school champions. At the University of Tennessee she was an All-American. … Continue reading Laura Pitman

Brian Gill

Head Age Group Coach / Swim School Director Coach Brian Gill enters his fifteenth year as the Head Age Group Coach of the Baylor Swim Club. During his fourteen years at Baylor, Coach Gill has produced Southeastern Swimming champions, four Southeastern Middle School Championships, created growth in the age group program, and developed the swimming … Continue reading Brian Gill

Jenny Smith

Masters Coach Jenny Smith has an athletic career rooted in swimming globally.  With multiple 140.6, 70.3 (qualified for 2021 Worlds in St. George, UT), Sprint, Olympic triathlons, and Channel swims under her belt racing across the World. Jenny is the first person in regionally to Swim the English Channel, Catalina Channel, 20 Bridges Swim around … Continue reading Jenny Smith

Jessica Klotz

Assistant Coach Jessica Klotz is a graduate from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology.  Jessica is known on our pool deck as Coach Jess. If you have spent much time near our pool you have heard her laugh and yell with your children! Jess … Continue reading Jessica Klotz

Francine Chittum

Assistant Coach Coach Francine Chittum was born and raised in Michigan.  She began swimming at the age of five in her town’s local summer swim team and moved onto the year-round YMCA swim team.  Her love for swimming continued to grow and in middle school, her town developed a USA swim team which she swam … Continue reading Francine Chittum

Stephanie Cohen

Assistant Coach Stephanie Cohen earned her MBA from Southern New Hampshire University and a B.S. in Sports Administration and minor in Business Administration from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She began teaching swimming lessons at Baylor in 2012 and moved into a coaching role shortly after. In addition to coaching at Baylor, Stephanie spent … Continue reading Stephanie Cohen

Samantha Jameson

Assistant Coach / Swimming Lesson Instructor Samantha Jameson was born and raised in Chattanooga, TN, and began swimming for the Chattanooga Area Swim League at age six. Shortly after, she started swimming year-round at Baylor Swim Club. Sam attended Signal Mountain High School and began coaching at the age of fourteen for Signal Mountain Green … Continue reading Samantha Jameson

Emalee Frady

Assistant Coach Coach Emalee Frady was born and raised in Anaheim, California. She swam competitively year-round since the age of 9. She currently still holds records with her club team in the 400 IM, 200 Butterfly, 1,000 Freestyle, and the 1,650 Freestyle. After graduating high school, Emalee accepted a scholarship to swim at Franklin Pierce … Continue reading Emalee Frady

Catie Carden

Assistant Coach / Swimming Lessons Instructor Catie Carden was raised in Chattanooga, TN, and began swimming for the Colonial Shores Swim Team at age eight.  She continued to swim for Colonial Shores and Stuart Heights swim team before moving to year-round swimming.  She started swimming competitive year-round swimming for Baylor.  She attended Baylor School and … Continue reading Catie Carden

Josie White

Swimming Lessons Instructor Josie White is a 2022 graduate of Tennessee Technological University and graduated from the Baylor School in 2018. She plans to become a Spanish teacher so she loves spending her summers off teaching swim lessons and coaching her favorite CASL summer swim team, the Stuart Heights Sharks!  She swam competitively at the … Continue reading Josie White

Avery Wilson

Swimming Lessons Instructor Avery Wilson was raised in Chattanooga, TN.  She attended and swam all 4 years of high school at Baylor School, graduating in 2020. She is currently a student at Marshall University and swims for the Thundering Herd. She will be a Junior this upcoming year and is studying exercise physiology with the … Continue reading Avery Wilson