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Head Coach - Senior Gold & Senior Elite
Martin has been coaching in Canada for the last 20 years. Over this time, Martin has had numerous swimmers on the Canadian National Team and was appointed as a Canadian National Team coach on various occasions. His swimmers have won medals on the Canadian scene including the 2008 Olympic Trials and international events, including the World FISU Games in 2009, the Santa Clara International Invitational, Open Water World Cup's and other Canadian team tours. At the conclusion of his first season with RST, two of his swimmers have qualified for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Martin was appointed on the coaching staff of the Uzbekistan delegation.
RHS Lead Coach - Senior Silver
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.
From 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.
In 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.
Some 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.
Lauri 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.
Matthew R Osmond
CVHS Lead Coach - 9-12 Gold
Bio: Coach Matt began swimming in Northern California when he was five. He swam and played water polo at Alhambra High School in Martinez, CA. Matt attended the University of Redlands where he swam for four years. He began coaching with RST in 1999 and has coached the C Group, B Group, and currently works with Age Group swimmers.
Most Memorable Swim Experience: Competing in the Tiburon Mile Open Water Swim in San Francisco Bay (55 degrees...wow that's cold!).
Most Memorable Coaching Experience: Falling into the REV pool while putting in lane lines, ruining my shoes, belt, phone, and day (the kids liked it!).
Influences: Martinez Community Swim Team Head
Coach: Keelan Kirshen
University of Redlands Swim Coaches: Tom and Les Whittemore
ALL of the great Redlands Swim Team Coaches, past and present
Favorite Pre-Race Food: Jalapeno bagel w/ cream cheese
Favorite Pre-Race Song: 11th Hour by Rancid
Words of wisdom to young swimmers: "The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give." -Howard Cosell
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.
Annelise Kathleen Rudolf
My name is Anna Rudolf. I have lived in Redlands my whole life and graduated from Redlands East Valley High School in 2009. I am currently in my last year at University of California, Riverside where I am studying to become a teacher!
I have been in the water ever since I was a baby! When I was REALLY young, I used to swim for fun at the Fifth Avenue pool by my house. After a brief time playing Volleyball, I began playing Water Polo with the Renegades. I started swimming with RST when I wanted to improve my speed. I swam competitively with RST for a while in-between High School seasons.
I got involved with the Learn to Swim Program in my Junior Year of high school. I have taught LTS for 4 years and after that I got hired to coach! Although I loved LTS, I have decided to just coach due to my crazy-busy college schedule. When I am not at practice, I am usually at class, studying, or sleeping.
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.
Kelly Anne McClelland
REV Lead Coach - 8 & Under 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!!!
8 & Under Silver
name is Ashley Dabu. I graduated from Redlands High School in
attended Crafton Hills College for two years. I am currently
of California, Riverside as a Math major.
I learnt 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 Bronze
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.
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