Dan Flack

Director of Competitive Swimming Head Coach / Aquatics Director Coach Flack is recognized by the American Swimming Coaches Association as a Level V coach, the highest level attainable. Level five is composed of the top 2-5% of coaches in the USA. In his twelfth year as the Director of both the Baylor School and club … 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 ten years at Baylor, Coach Gill has produced Southeastern Swimming champions, three 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

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

Jessica Klotz

Assistant Coach / Swimming Lesson Instructor Jessica Klotz is a graduate from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. Jessica learned to swim when she was three years old while living in Puerto Rico. She started competing at the age of five. She swam for … 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 graduated Cum Laude from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a B.S. in Sports Administration and minor in Business Administration. She began teaching swimming lessons at Baylor in 2012 and moved into a coaching role shortly after. In addition to coaching … Continue reading Stephanie Cohen

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

Cole Fischer

Swimming Lessons Instructor Cole Fischer is a sophomore at University of Tennessee Chattanooga, with a major of Business Marketing. 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 team and competed in high … Continue reading Cole Fischer

Chris Butler

Assistant Coach / Swimming Lessons Instructor Chris Butler is a junior 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

Samantha Vargo

Assistant Coach Sam Vargo 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, graduated from the International Baccalaureate Program and swam all four years. She began coaching at the age of … Continue reading Samantha Vargo

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