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Coaching Staff

Brent Mitchell

Head Coach

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Education

Graduated in August 1994 from University of Florida with a BS in Exercise Sports Science
Teaching Certification from Collin County Community College in 2003 in Physical Education and Industrial Technology

 

Coaching Experience

  • Fall 1994 - Volunteer Assistant Coach for Gator Swim Club in Gainesville, Florida
  • Summer 1994 - Head Coach of Gator Swim Club
  • Early 1997 - Senior Head Coach for Swim Atlanta - Collins Hill
  • Early 1998 - Head Coach - ATAC-McKinney
  • Early 1998 - Head Coach - Metroplex Aquatics
  • Mid 2001 - CEO Metroplex Aquatics

Swimming Experiences and Achievements

  • 1989-1993 University of Florida Swimmer
  • 11-time All-American swimmer at University of Florida
  • 10-time Southeastern Conference Champion while swimming for University of Florida
  • NCAA Champion in 1991
  • U.S. Open Record Holder in 1990
  • U.S. Open Champion in 1990
  • 4-time Southeastern Conference Team Champion as member of University of Florida Swim Team
  • Member of 1989 Short-Course Senior National Team Champions with Dynamo Swim Team in Atlanta Georgia
  • Swam under 6 Olympic Coaches (David Marsh, Donald Gibb, Skip Foster, Chris Martin, Randy Reese, Alex Braunfeld)
  • Finished swimming career in the top 50 all time swims in the 100 and 200 Breaststroke.
  • Held three University of Florida records and is currently still Top 5 in the 100 and 200 Breaststroke all time.
  • He had qualified for three Olympic trials in 1988, 92, and 96.
  • Highest finish at summer Senior Nationals 3rd in the 200 Breastroke; 4th in the 100 Breaststroke

Hyung sun Kim

Elite Head Coach

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Education

BA in Sports Science, Seoul National University, South Korea.
Teaching Certification from Seoul National University in Physical Education.

 
Coaching Experience

  • 1989-1995 - Seoul National University Swim Team and Tennis Team
  • 1992-1994 - Military Service
  • 2002 - Co Head Coach, Dallas Elite Aquatics
  • 2004-Present - Head Coach, Metroplex Aquatics in Richardson

Matthew M Franks

Senior Coach - Allen

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Flip Gammon

Senior Coach - The Colony

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Coach Flip Gammon joined Metro in September of 2013.  Prior to coaching with Metro, he had coached for Lakeside Aquatic Club starting in 2007.
 
Flip has an amazing resume and long standing great reputation in the Dallas-Ft Worth area.  He was the long time Duncanville High School coach and the head coach for DUST and SWAT. During his tenure there, his swimmers attained All-American honors 17 times.  He has had three Olympic Trials qualifiers, two finalists, the outstanding female swimmer in the state of Texas three times, as well as many TAGS champions and Junior National and Senior National qualifiers. He was named District Coach of the Year over 20 times and was the Region Coach of the Year twice. He was the TISCA Region II Representative for four years.
 
Coach Flip began his swimming career at Trinity High School in Euless where he was a school record holder in the 100 freestyle and All-State his junior year. He continued to swim in college at Oklahoma State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Health Physical Education and Recreation. He continued his education through several Universities, amassing nearly 30 graduate hours in Education, Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Chemistry.
Coach Flip lives in Duncanville with his wife, Sheri. They have twin sons, Derek and Trevor, and a daughter, Lacie. Coach Flip was nominated three times for Who's Who in America's Secondary School Teachers and was recently inducted into the Duncanville ISD Athletic Hall of Honor along with one of his former athletes.

Jay Chagnon

Senior Coach- The Colony

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Allison Looney

Head Age Group Coach - Metro

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Education

Attended University of North Texas and has a BS in Kinesiology and minor in Health


 

Coaching Experience

  • 2004-2006 - North Texas Nadadores Age Group coach
  • 2006-2011 - Lakeside Aquatic Club Age Group coach

Swimming Experiences and Achievements

  • Swam at Marcus High School and Lakeside Aquatic Club in Flower Mound, TX

Jamie Stults

Age Group Assistant - Allen

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Education

Centenary college of Louisiana 2006-2007
Collin County Community College


 

Coaching Experience

  • Metro 2008 - Present

Swimming Experiences and Achievements

  • City Of Richardson Swim Team 1998-2005
  • Allen High School 2003-2006
  • Metroplex Aquatics 2005-2008
  • Centenary College swimmer 2006-2007
  • Jr. Nationals qualifier
  • U.S. Open Qualifier
  • Sc Sr. Nationals Quilifier

Taylor Fields

Age Group Coach- The Colony

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Education

Attended University of North Texas studying Kinesiology

Coaching Experience

  • 2007-2011 - Lakeside Aquatic Club Age Group coach
  • 2012- Present - Metro Aquatics

Swimming Experiences and Achievements

  • Swam at Keller High school, as well as the Keller Swim Team (KST)

Jeff Sagehorn

Assistant Coach-Allen

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Education
Graduated from University of North Texas
Degree in Anthropology
 
Swimming Experience and Achievements
 
  • Swam for Metroplex Aquatics 1999-2001
  • Junior Nationals Qualifier
  • Swam for McKinney High School 1999-2001
  • State Qualifier
  • Swam for Auburn University 2001-2002

Shannon Angel

Developmental Coach

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Swimming Experience

Swam for Brighton Bullfrogs Club Team 2001-2006

Swam for Metroplex Aquatics 2006-2007

State Championship Swimmer in Colorado and Texas 2004-2007

Zones Qualifier 50 meter Butterfly 2006

All Stars Swimmer in Colorado 2006, in Texas 2006-2007

National Top 16 in 400 yard freestyle relay and 200 yard freestyle relay 2007

Jessica Bjorn

Developmental Coach

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Swam Allen highschool 1998-2000
Started  and coordinated BYU-Idaho intra-collegiate swim club 2002-2003
Student athletic director BYU-I 2003
BS health and physical education BYU-I 2004
Board of Directors

Jennifer Looney

President

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Diane Womack

Vice President

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Lisa Stults

Treasurer

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Dawn Blue

Secretary

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Lisa Heise

Team Pictures

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Jeff Haynes

Swimmer of the Month

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Dawn Blue

Awards Banquet

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Allison Hargraves

Social Events

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Susan Fleck

Metro Store

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Dana Madden

Newcomer Information

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Chantale Boutin

Meet Ribbons

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Marianna Armstrong

Family File Folders

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Kate Armstrong (Arnold)

Charity Coordinator

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Melanie Reeves

Bulletin Board

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