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The Dad's Club Swim Team has a Head Coach, Head Age Group Coach, as well as several age group/senior coaches. The coaching staff is responsible for all competitive aspects of the program. They enter all swimmers in meets, and develop and implement all season plans and workouts. 


Head Coach Rey Aguilar 

Coach Aguilar is in his sixteenth year with the Dad’s Club, and sixth year as Head Coach. Coach Aguilar has worked with all age groups from beginner to National level swimmers. His dedication, knowledge, and enthusiasm guided his swimmers to outstanding performances at every level. Many of Coach Aguilar’s swimmers have gone on to swim in college, are nationally ranked and have qualified and placed at state, Junior, national, and international level competitions. Coach Aguilar has also been selected as a Zones and All Star coach. He has been Head Coach for the Gulf All-star select team, and has been a member and chair of the TSA All Star committee. He currently serves in the Gulf Swimming Board.

As a swimmer, Coach Aguilar specialized in butterfly and distance free. He is a former Dad’s club swimmer and was part of El Salvador’s national team where he represented them in numerous international competitions.

Coach Aguilar received a degree in business in marketing and advertising from University of St. Thomas.
CoachRey@dadsclub-swimteam.com


Head Age Group Coach Jason Devine

Coach Jason has been coaching for the past 12 years and is in his fourth year with Dad’s club. Jason was the head age group coach at Katy Aquatics before joining Dad’s Club. He has experience with every age group and level, and has assisted athletes in reaching Gulf, TAGS, Sectionals, and top ten national rank times. He has a strong knowledge of stroke technique, skill sets and most importantly, a passion for the sport and teaching. Coach Jason has been selected to coach the All-Star and Zones teams to represent the Gulf. With all of his passion and experience, Coach Jason understands the balance and progression needed to bring kids to the highest level. He has been named the 2012 and 2015 Gulf Age Group Coach of the Year.
coachjason@dadsclub-swimteam.com


Age Group Coach Joel Beard

Coach Joel started his coaching career as an assistant club coach in his home town of Illinois. He was later promoted to head coach where he also led the local high school swim team. Coach Joel developed many Illinois state champions as well as a national qualifier in his 6 years in the program. Most recently he was the head age group coach at West Houston Aquatics (WHAT) where he aided in the success of their age group program. Joel is also involved in our local LSC where he currently serves as the technical planning committee chair. Coach Joel works with the white and blue 4pm training groups as well as silver.

coachJoel@dadsclub-swimteam.com


Age Group Coach Stephen Hall

Stephen Hall is in his 2nd year at Dad's Club. He coaches the white and blue 4pm groups and also assists with the silver and Sr. Elite group on a regular basis.
Coach Stephen was a collegiate swimmer at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California where he was a state champion. He is currently studying marketing at the University of Houston.
Stephen is also a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer, corrective exercise specialist, and performance enhancement specialist. In addition to the competitive swim team Stephen also works with our tri/masters adult group) .
 CoachStephen@dadsclub-swimteam.com


Senior Coach Carleigh Kutac

Coach Carleigh is a former Dad’s Club Swim Team member of 12 years and a Division I NCAA swimmer and runner at the University of North Texas. Throughout her swimming career Carleigh was consistently one of the best 18 & under swimmers in the state, qualified for Jr. National level meets, represented Gulf Swimming in several select teams and was a member of UNT’s conference team in multiple occasions. Carleigh has since refocused her passion from competitive swimming to coaching and competing in triathlons. Carleigh was a member of the Texas A&M Triathlon team where she completed her Masters Degree in 2014. Carleigh began coaching at Dad’s while still in college. She first helped with our Sr. Elite group and most recently assists with the senior group and leads our Masters and Tri adult swim program.
CoachCarleigh@dadsclub-swimteam.com
 
Age Group Coach Casandra Brisbin

Coach Casandra Brisbin is in her first year with Dad’s Club. Throughout her coaching career Casandra has coached age group swimmers with Crimson Gold Aquatics and summer league teams. She also developed the swim program with St. Mark Lutheran School.Coach Brisbin is from El Paso, Texas, and then moved to Houston on a swim scholarship with the University of Houston. As a swimmer, Coach Brisbin swam her age group years with El Paso Aqua Posse. She specialized in butterfly, backstroke, and Individual Medley. Coach Brisbin received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree and is a certified teacher in physical education. She is currently teaching P.E in Cy-Fair school district. She has been married for 14 years to Brian and they have two children, Catori (12) and Delsyn (9).
coachcasandra@dadsclub-swimteam.com


Assistant Coach Matthew Pyle

Coach Matt is in his fourth year of coaching and his first at the Dad’s Club. He began his swimming career at the Dad’s Club in 2004 and has carried his knowledge and passion of the sport with him ever since. Coach Matt was a four year varsity and letterman athlete on the Memorial High School Swim Team and graduated in 2013. He recently graduated from Texas A&M University with a BA in Political Science and will be attending the University of Houston Law Center in the fall of 2017. Coach Matt is also an Eagle Scout and a fluent Spanish speaker. He works with the National training group, the 4 o’clock Blue group, as well as both Silver One and Silver Two
Coachmatthew@dadsclub-swimteam.com


Assistant Coach Rusheed Smith

Coach Rushed Smith is in his first year with the Dad’s Club year round swim team.  Before joining the competitive team staff Rushed taught swim lessons in our ‘Learn to Swim’ program since for the past 6 years. He also coached our Spring Valley Dolphins swim team during the summers.  Rushed has extensive experience working with a variety of levels and ages.  He attended Alief Taylor High School and graduated class of 2008. Over the years he is certified in lifeguarding, CPR, as a Water Saftey Instructor (W.S.I), as a Life Guard Instructor (L.G.I.), and first aid.

coachrushed@dadsclub-swimteam.com