Head Coach - Senior Gold
Coach Yearwood is a Level 5 ASCA Certified Coach with an impressive 35 years of coaching success. Throughout his career, he has produced multiple National Age Group record holders, multiple US National finalists, Peruvian and Canadian National Record holders, multiple Junior National Record holders and Champions, a 2006 Pan American Games swimmer, a 2007 World Championship swimmer, a 2008 Olympian, multiple American Record holders, and state champions and LSC record holders in Texas, Florida, Virginia, and New Jersey. Over the years, he has coached 25 USA Olympic Trials Qualifiers.
Most recently, Coach Yearwood served as Director of Swimming at the JCC Bridgewater Tide swim team in New Jersey. During his tenure, he produced the team’s first Individual State Champion and USA Swimming TOP 10 Nationally-ranked swimmer. His team set 72 team records in Short Course and 82 team records during Long Course season. The team moved from 31st place to 10th place. Prior to the JCC, he served as Head Coach at Lakeside Aquatic Club (Texas), Q.D.D. Swim Team (Virginia), Clearwater Aquatics Team (Florida), and Blue Tide Aquatics (Texas).
Coach Yearwood completed his undergraduate work at the University of South Florida and has post graduate work at the University of South Florida in Education Administration. His professional qualifications have included: ASCA Level 5 Coach, ASCA member for over 20 years, NIKE Swim Advisory Staff, Florida Swimming LSC Board of Directors, Gulf Swimming LSC Board of Directors, and North Texas Swimming LSC Representative. Other items of interest, Coach Yearwood invented a breaststroke that resulted in FINA changing the rules of breaststroke (elbows out of the water) and was a Professional USA High Diver performing at Sea World, Busch Gardens, Cypress Gardens and Six Flags of New Jersey.
Austin M Brown
Austin Brown is a home grown
Redlands swimmer, representing RST since the age of 5. He worked
his way through the age group ranks and eventually achieved his
goal of competing in the 2008 and 2012 US Olympic Trials.
He attended Redlands High where he
swam 4 years of varsity, achieving All-American status each year
and winning 2 CIF titles.
Austin majored in Legal Studies
while attending UC Berkeley, swam varsity for the Bears each of the
4 years and is ranked top-10 on CAL's all-time list in the 100/200
fly. During that time he was a 3-time NCAA D1 Championship
qualifier, 2-time D1 Team National Champion and helped the Bears
snap Stanford's 31 year win streak by taking the 2013 PAC 12
After graduation, Austin returned to
Redlands and began coaching for RST. He is passionate about sharing
his love of this sport and is dedicated to continuing RST’s
tradition of producing some of the best swimmers not only in
California but in the nation.
Bradley Aaron Terwilliger
My name is Brad
Terwilliger and I am a college graduate from California Baptist
University where I swam all four years. I graduated in May of 2009
with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
I grew up in Yucaipa, CA and graduated in from Yucaipa High School
in 2005. I have been a competitive swimmer since the age of 8. I
first started my swim career with Yucaipa Swim Team and when I was
12 I switched teams and began swimming for Redlands Swim Team.
In my college career I have accumulated a total of 12 national
titles, have been a 15 time All-American and achieved 3 team
nationals titles. Since I have graduated I continue to swim and
compete. I have competed in the USA Swimming Short Course Nationals
the past two years.
After I graduated I coached for RAA as a 14 and under age group
coach for a year and a half before I came back home to RST to coach
the Senior and Pre-Senior groups.
Coach Lauri has
been a competitive swimmer since the age of 10. Originally
from Wisconsin she swam varsity 4 years, holding high school
records in backstroke and relays. Upon graduation she
attended the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, where she held
school records in the 100 and 200 Breaststroke, as well as in the
medley and free relays. In 1985 she qualified for the NCAA
National Championships in the 100 yard breaststroke.
the ages of 15-25 years she was a swim Instructor/ lifeguard for
the Fort Atkinson Department of Recreation. She was pool
manager for 3 years. Lauri has coached USS/USA swimming for
14 years in Wisconsin, Illinois, and California, being at RAA
for the past 5 years. She also helped coach in college as a
graduate assistant. For the past 3 years Lauri has been
assistant coach for Martin Luther King High School.
college Lauri majored in Social work and minored in psychology and
coaching. Classes included Coaching Competitive Swimming and
Organization and Administration of Interscholastic Athletics.
Lauri has also operated her own Learn to Swim program from
home since moving to California in 2003.
of Lauri's training includes; Lifesaving, WSI (Water Safety
Instructor), Adapted Aquatics, ASCA Foundations of Coaching,
Coaches Safety Training, ASCA Stroke School, ASCA nutrition for
swimmers. She is ASCA 1 and 2 certified.
is excited to be a part of RST, to be able to help swimmers achieve
their goals in swimming as well as learning the many valuable life
skills swimming can teach.
Kelly Anne McClelland
Age Group Lead Coach -9-12 Gold
Kelly grew up and swam at Redlands Swim Team. After Graduating High School she attended and swam at Saddleback College where she was an All American for 2 years in a row and was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame. She went on to finish college on a swimming scholarship at California Baptist University. She graduated from Cal Baptist in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Kinesiology.
Kelly has been coaching for over 18 years. She started her coaching career right here at Redlands Swim Team. She went on to be the Head Age Group Coach at NGSV Gators in Laguna Niguel while she attended Saddleback College. She then continued her coaching here at RST while she attended Cal Baptist. She went on to working full time at the world famous Mission Viejo Nadadores. Kelly has also coached the Varsity girls swim team at El Toro High School and the the Varsity Boys and Girls at Redlands East Valley.
Kelly is married to her husband Ryan and have 2 children, Gwendalynn and Laird! She is more than happy to be back "home" at RST!!!
Bio: Swimming on RST for 14 years, teaching LTS for 5 years, 4 year varsity swimming and 1 year polo at Redlands High School, 5 years polynesian dancing. Currently attending Cal State San Bernardino as a Bio major in the hope of becoming a physical therapist.
Most Memorable Swim Experience: Pranking other teammates
Most Memorable Coaching Experience:
Biggest Influences: My family and Chuck Riggs
Favorite Pre-Race Food: Cheez-itz & Gummy bears
Favorite Pre-Race Song: Rap & Hip hop
Words of wisdom to young swimmers: Always have a positive attitude throughout practices and meets.
Bio: My name is Bob Leckey and I am 20 years old. I am studying at Crafton Hills College and I plan to transfer to a local 4 year university.
I graduated from Redlands High School class of 2010 and swam all four years. I started swimming in 7th grade for RST in age group which at the time was coached by Matt. I gradually worked my way up to senior group when I got to High School. I swam with the senior group for a good five years and decided to focus more on working and finishing school.
Most Memorable Swim Experience: I had a goal to break 1:00 in the 100 fly my senior year and at the REV meet I swam a 58.6! woot!
Most Memorable Coaching Experience: Up to this point I have only been coaching Learn to Swim but overall I love seeing my old swimmers progressing in the sport.
Biggest Influences: The two people that pushed me the most to better myself in the sport was coach Matt and Audy.
Favorite Pre-Race Food: Egg Burrito.
Favorite Pre-Race Song: Breath by Breaking Benjamin.
Words of Wisdom to young swimmers: Set goals for yourself and work hard to achieve them, leave it all in the pool!
8 & Under Gold / Silver
Bio: I am Amanda Liles and I am 19 years old. I am currently enrolled at Crafton Hills College. I went to Redlands East Valley High school and Redlands High school. I graduated from RHS in 2008. I started swimming on RST when I was 9 years old with the Learn-to-Swim program and I moved up each month. When I reached high school I made the varsity swim team at REV and the varsity water polo team. I stopped swimming my junior year of high school because I had a back injury. That’s what led me on to coaching and teaching swimming.
Most Memorable Swim Experience: My most memorable swim experience would have to be going on river trips with the swim team and having fun at the swim meets.
Most Memorable Coaching Experience: I have only been coaching for about a year now, and so far I really like it. The Seahorse group is quite a handful but I love all my kids and I love the feeling of helping them improve at their strokes.
Biggest Influences: My biggest influence in swimming was Coach Matt and Chuck Riggs.
Favorite Pre-Race Food: Cup of Noodles
Favorite Pre-Race Song: I don’t have a favorite, but any song that gets me motivated.
Words of wisdom to young swimmers: How you perform in practice is how you are going to perform in a race. WORK HARD.
8 & Under Bronze
My name is Ashley Dabu. I graduated from Redlands High School in 2010, and attended Crafton Hills College for two years. I am currently at University of California, Riverside as a Math major.
I learned how to swim through Redlands Swim Team when I was about four, then started swimming for Redlands Swim Team when I was about five years old. I swam competitively until I started high school. In high school, I was in varsity water polo for two years and varsity swimming all four years.
Like most, I started working for RST through Learn To Swim my Sophomore year in high school. After a couple years working through Learn To Swim, I started coaching.
8 & Under