Dan Flack

Director of Competitive Swimming Head Coach / Aquatics Director Coach Flack is a member of the United States Swimming National Team Coaches List, and is the only High School Coach on the National Team Coaches List for 2019. Flack is recognized by the American Swimming Coaches Association as a Level V coach, the highest level … Continue reading Dan Flack

Brian Gill

Head Age Group Coach / Swim School Director Coach Brian Gill enters his thirteenth year as the Head Age Group Coach of the Baylor Swim Club. During his tweleve 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

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

Corinne Priest

Site Director at the Hamilton YMCA / Junior Group Coach A native Floridian, Corinne grew up in the sport of swimming. As a young athlete, she competed in her local summer league, eventually swimming with a local USA club swim team. After High School, she then went one on to compete at the colligate level … Continue reading Corinne Priest

Jenny Smith

Masters Coach Jenny Smith has an athletic career rooted in swimming with multiple Full-Distance (Ironman), Half-Distance, Sprint, Olympic triathlons under her belt racing across the country, and four “Swim the Suck” finishes (a competitive 10 mile open water swim down the TN river). She started as a competitive age group swimmer beginning at the Indianapolis … Continue reading Jenny Smith

Erin Sawyer

Assistant Coach Erin Sawyer comes to us from Middle Tennessee Swim Club (MTSC) in Murfreesboro, TN. She has over tweleve years of coaching experience, and has worked with athletes of all ages and ability levels.  She is returning to the Baylor Swim Club after coaching from 2016-2018. She started out swimming at seven years of … Continue reading Erin Sawyer

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

Jake Sosna

Assistant Coach Coach Jake Sosna is an alumni of the Baylor School and was a former NISCA High School All-American. During his time at Baylor, he was part of three state championship teams and two Independent High School National Championship teams. Sosna was also a member of several school and state record relay teams. Following … Continue reading Jake Sosna

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

Chris Butler

Assistant Coach / Swimming Lessons Instructor Chris Butler is a senior at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, majoring in Biochemistry. He was born and raised in Chattanooga, TN. Chris began swimming at a young age, then joined the Chattanooga Area Swim League at age 8. Soon after, he started swimming year-round at Baylor Swim Club. … Continue reading Chris Butler

Francine Chittum

Assistant Coach Coach Francine 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 for … Continue reading Francine Chittum

Mikaya Reynolds

Assistant Coach A native Chattanooga, Mikaya Reynolds grew up in the sport of swimming.  As a young athlete, she competed in her local summer league, the Stuart Heights Sharks.  She is an alumna of the Baylor School and a former NISCA High School All-American. During her time at Baylor, from 2006 – 2013, her team … Continue reading Mikaya Reynolds

Cole Fischer

Swimming Lessons Instructor Cole Fischer is a junior at University of Tennessee Chattanooga, with a major of Communication with a minor in business administration. He is from Franklin Tennessee just south of Nashville. Cole began swimming for summer league teams at age 4 and moved to year-round Excel Aquatics at age 8. Cole swam year-round … Continue reading Cole Fischer

Sarah Winters

Swimming Lessons Instructor Sarah Winters is a graduate from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga with a bachelors’ of science degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. She was born and raised in Sevierville, TN where she became a swimmer at a young age. Winters swam competitively for Sevier Aquatic Club Stingrays (SAC) year round … Continue reading Sarah Winters