Downtown Decatur Staff

Coach Demetrius

Coach Demetrius was born and raised in Chicago, IL. He is a rising senior studying Economics and Public Health at Morehouse College. As a child, Demetrius swam competitively for the Chicago South Swim Club and continued throughout sophomore year high school. He has over 6years of experience as a lifeguard, duties including Learn to swim and water aerobics. He has a solid enthusiasm for working with children and developing their swimming... Read More

Coach Maddie

Pic Coming Soon!!!Madison is returning to SWAP this summer. She’s a rising sophomore at The Georgia College and State University and is majoring in environmental science. She was a competitive swimmer for 8 years and has been teaching private lessons for 4 years. She is now the assistant coach for the Pangborn Swim Club. She has loved working with kids these past years and is excited to continue doing so!  

Coach Nick

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Coach Gemma

Gemma is a former competitive swimmer, having competed for 5 years and high school varsity swimming at St. Pius X all four years. She has been coaching summer league swimming for 5 years and this will be her second summer working at SWAP. Gemma is a rising sophomore at Louisiana State University, majoring in mechanical engineering and is also a manager of the LSU Swimming and Diving team. Gemma is great at connecting with our young swimmers... Read More

Coach Brittany

Brittany began swimming at an early age. She swam in high school (mainly sprints) for Arlington Aquatic Club in Arlington Virginia. Brittany has been lifeguard since she 15 and has been teaching group and private lessons for the past 3 years. She is now a rising senior at Spelman College with a major in Comparative Women's Studies with a concentration in Women's health and a public health minor.

Coach Jennifer

Jennifer was the kid who wouldn't stay on the wall during swim classes, she was so eager to just go swim already! She started teaching swim lessons as soon as she could get certified, and taught for seven years at her local YMCA. She has since taught private lessons at the Jewish Community Center of Washington, D.C., in Chicagoland, and even in hotel pools of Cote D'Ivoire! She looks forward to working with you to develop the skills that... Read More

Coach Tiffany

Bio Coming Soon!!

Coach Ellie

Ellie is a rising Senior at Dunwoody High School. Ellie has been teaching lessons for 3 years and is another veteran at SWAP. She’s a competitive swimmer and is a member of the Dunwoody High School Varsity Swim Team. Ellie is a volunteer coach with the Metro Atlanta Aquatic Club working the 7 year old and under swimmers. She is awesome with children and we are excited to have her on the team again this summer.

Coach Carlos

Carlos was a four year varsity letter swimmer for Southwest DeKalb High school before competing on the collegiate level at Wingate University. As a sprint butter flyer, Carlos helped lead the Wingate Bulldogs to winning a conference championship three years in a row. During Carlos’s collegiate career, he was an All-Conference performer in the 100 Butterfly and several relays. For the past four years Carlos has also worked as a swim coach... Read More

Coach Tyler

Coach Tyler has been with SWAP since last summer. He has a strong passion for working with kids and guiding them to becoming better swimmers. He was born and raised in Georgia and is pursuing a degree in Information Technology and Finance at Georgia State University. He has over five years of experience with teaching children and was a part of swim team early on in life. Tyler has 3 years of experience as a life guard and is CPR and First Aid... Read More