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.
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.
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!!!
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
Swim Experience: Pranking other teammates
Influences: My family and Chuck Riggs
Pre-Race Food: Cheez-itz & Gummy bears
Pre-Race Song: Rap & Hip hop
Words of wisdom to young swimmers: Always
have a positive attitude throughout practices and
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
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!
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
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.
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.
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.
Influences: My biggest influence in swimming was
Coach Matt and Chuck Riggs.
Pre-Race Food: Cup of Noodles
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
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.
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
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