Coach Matt swam competitively in both high school and college. Matt's passion for swimming and competition eventually lead him into triathlons. He began coaching the Huntsville Lakers in 2000 when his children became interested in the sport themselves. Matt also coached USA Swimming for 5 years with the Aggie Swim Club before beginning the Huntsville Nadadores Swim Club. Matt's goal "is to help develop each athlete's swimming ability, but more importantly develop their character." Contact Coach Matt here.
Coach Jacque began competitive swimming at the age of three. She swam high school for St. Thomas Aquinas, and club swimming with the Kansas City Blazers Swim Team. She earned a college scholarship to join the Morningside College swim team, in Sioux City, Iowa. She spent 2 years as a Mustang before two shoulder surgeries ended her swimming career. She then moved to Huntsville with her husband, Mike, and graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology. Her favorite swimming memory was when she went to a swim camp at Colorado State and was able to swim in the same lane as Amy VanDyken… and got whooped!
Coach Brittany swam competitively for 6 years on Eagle Swimming Association and was on the Varsity swim team for Atascocita High school. Brittany is currently attending Sam Houston State University where she is pursuing a bachelors degree in Animal Science. She is very passionate about swimming and wants to challenge swimmers to be the best that they can be.
Coach Josh began competitive swimming at the age of 8 and swam Varsity for Klein Oak High School, as well as in numerous club teams such as Premier Aquatics Club of Klein, FINS, and Streamline at Northampton. Pursuing a degree in Physics, and serving as part of a dive reconnaissance team in the Army, he dedicated the rest of his time coaching teams around the Houston area with the Cy-Creek YMCA, SSAN, and the Northampton Barracudas for a total of 3 years. Josh’s goal is “to promote the importance of swimming, and to aide young athletes achieve their ambitions in and out of the water.”