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. She has been coaching in the Chattanooga area for the last twenty four years with the last 12 being at Baylor Swim Club Pitman has experience coaching at many levels: summer league, high school and age group/ senior.
In 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2011 she coached the Southeastern Middle School Champions as well as the 11-12 girls Southeastern Age Group Champions at Baylor. She has helped many swimmers achieve the Southeastern championship level. Laura currently is the assistant coach with The Baylor Lower school team and coaches the novice group with the Varsity and helps with other groups as needed. Laura is responsible for the daily operations of the club. Laura is a 2013 inductee to the Chattanooga Sports hall of Fame.
Coach Pitman lives in Hixson with her husband Wes, dog Lulu and 2 cats. Her oldest daughter Sloane, is a former Baylor Swim Club athlete and Lady Vol swimmer. She is a recent graduate of the University of Tennessee and is employed as an assistant overseeing community events with LuLu Lemon Athletica as well as a part time yoga instructor. Her youngest daughter Arden is also a former Baylor Swim Club and University of Tennessee Lady Vol athlete.