Head Swim Coach
Doug has lived in Seattle
for the past 7 years and swam for KING Aquatics and Seattle
University. He was a 6x All-American and a World Championship
Trials competitor. As an age-group swimmer Doug was ranked as high
as 2nd in the U.S. He attributes a large amount of his success to
the attention to detail that was given to his strokes (all 4 of
them) as they are what truly set the basis for which without his
success would not have occurred.
As a coach, Doug wants to
provide an atmosphere and opportunity to young kids and athletes
that supplies structure, fosters growth and maturity, enables
success, and ensures everyone has fun. He believes that the club's
combination of coaches, experience, and objectives will ensure that
this summer is a fun, captivating, and amazing experience for all
Kermit has been teaching and coaching tennis in the Pacific
Northwest for over 29 years. As a USPRT Certified Tennis
Professional, he has been involved in the development of several
nationally ranked adult and junior players, over 25 collegiate
tennis scholarship recipients and over 50 high school state
medalists. As a coach he has won 2 high school state team titles,
14 district championships and 17 league championships. He was the
Head Tennis professional at Bally Tennis in Federal Way until its
closure in December of 2011.
Water Polo Coach
Kyle has been playing water polo for almost 8 years now, He
started playing his freshman year of high school and never looked
back. He played 4 years of water polo at Auburn Riverside High
School and was the team captain the last two years. Besides playing
high school water polo, he has played for the Auburn Masters water
polo team since his junior year of high school. Currently he is at
Central Washington University getting his degree in teaching. While
going to school he is also the President of the Men's water polo
program and coach of the women's program.
Kyle has a great love and respect for the game, it is a major part
of his life. Because of the impact this sport has had on Kyle, he
has competed in tournaments in California, Oregon, and Victoria
Canada. He loves competing and going to water polo camps. He has
been to camps in Victoria, all over Washington and at the U.S.
Naval Academy in Annapolis. These camps have been run by some of
the best players and coaches in the world including Tony Asevado
and other members of the U.S. Olympic team. Along with being a
player he became a referee to further his knowledge of the game and
to be around it when he couldn't play.
At Marine Hills Kyle wants to teach his team to play the best
water polo they can possibly play as well as how to have fun. Water
polo to Kyle is fun as long as its safe and he wants to teach his
players how to play safe and smart water polo so they are always
having fun and learning no matter the score.