College Swimmers

Class of 2021

Max Zuanich

  • Southern Methodist University

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: At sectionals all of National group playing signs at the hotel and having fun. We bonded as a team, cheered for every race and it made all of us have fun and swim faster.

  • Advice to young swimmers: You swim because it's fun. Learn to relax and have a nothing to lose mentality.

Emma Clark

  • University of South Dakota

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: Dropping time at NCSA's from lane 1 and seeing everyone cheering for me. The team really bonded on that trip and I'll never forget it!

  • Advice to young swimmers: Your happiness is the most important thing. Don't get in your head, it's just swimming. Don't give up and push yourself. This is how you will succeed.

Aleksa Radenovic

  • Youngstown State

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: Karaoke night at Justice's church!! Kendal as Justin Bieber.

  • Advice to young swimmers: Be patient. Sometimes you will make your biggest improvements when you least expect it.

Kara Moss

  • Trinity University

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: Van rides during travel trips. They were a lot of fun.

  • Advice to young swimmers: Enjoy the moments with your friends in and out of the pool.

Nabila Argueta

  • Colorado College

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: Travel trip to Calgary and then Banff. It was great to have fun with my team mates and get to bond with them.

  • Advice to young swimmers: Having a positive mindset can take you far. Focus on the little things and trust the process.

Justice Wenz

  • Wabash College

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar and John McClure

  • Favorite Memory: Simply loved being part of the team! Hanging out with the boys and going out to eat.

  • Advice to young swimmers: Treasure and celebrate every aspect of swimming. One day you'll look back and wish you could go back.

Class of 2020

Will Sampson

  • University of Chicago

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: Staying up the last night of NCSA's Jr. Nationals with team mates.

  • Advice to young swimmers: Appreciate the lessons swimming teaches you: Good work ethic, time management, focus, perseverance, working with others, etc. These lessons will help you in life.

Sydney Buchman

  • Kenyon College

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: The whole national group playing Just Dance in the hotel room after the last night of NCSA's.

  • Advice to young swimmers: Have fun at meets and don't put pressure on yourself to always go best times. Meets should be a time to support your teammates and make memories while doing something you love!

Peyton Pivec

  • Bates College

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: John McClure

  • Favorite Memory: Swimming the Turkey Shoot-Out before Thanksgiving every year.

  • Advice to young swimmers: Do the little things right in practice so it all comes together in a race.

Alyssa Basaldua

  • Colorado State Pueblo

  • Senior Coach: John McClure

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Noah Czelusta

  • Columbia University

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: Traveling to Calgary twice with the team. Hiking around Lake Louise was awesome!

  • Advice to young swimmers: Learn how to manage your time and perfect your technique.

Ellie Mcleod

  • University of Texas

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: The 50 free elimination shoot-out in Canada and 2017 NCSA Jr. nationals.

  • Advice to young swimmers: Enjoy the process and slow down to appreciate the special moments you have in the sport. Love the fact that you get the opportunity to be part of this sport.

Class of 2019

Jeff de Groot

  • Emory University

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: Being part of the 2018 NCSA Jr. Nationals relays.

  • Advice to young swimmers: Trust your coach and yourself.

Andreas Mason

  • Boston University

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar and Carleigh Kutac

  • Favorite Memory: Intense dancing before relays at big meets.

  • Advice to young swimmers: Work hard and leave room for fun.

Caleb Duncan

  • University of Louisville

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: Swimming the 200 medley relay at 2018 NCSA Jr. Nationals.

  • Advice to young swimmers: remember, hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard.

Sophie Newell

  • Drexel University

  • Age Group Coach: Jane Swanson and Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: NCSA Jr. National relays with my girls!

  • Advice to young swimmers: Always trust your coach.

Fernanda Gamez

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • favorite Memory: Going to Banff and using the canoes in Lake Louise.

  • Advice to young swimmers: One way or another hard work always pays off

Emma Stephenson

  • Texas A&M

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: My 100 free at Sectionals when I went 50.00.

  • Advice to young swimmers: You don't have to swim, you get to swim! Don't be so outcome oriented. Focus on the process and the results will come.

Hannah Kral

  • Southwestern University

  • Senior Coach: John McClure and Carleigh Kutac

  • Favorite Memory: Saturday morning practices

  • Advice to young swimmers: Don't stress out about swimming. This will only hurt you. Have fun instead.

Audrey Orange

  • Brown University

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: Playing trivia in the van on the way to meets.

  • Advice to young swimmers: Swimming is full of highs and lows, just make sure that when you are having a tough time in practice to stick it out and work even harder.

Class of 2018

Aria Bernal

  • University of Arizona

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: 50 back finals at NCSA Jr. Nationals. My team mates were lined up to cheer for me.

  • Advice to young swimmers: If you're not dead you can still push through. "A moment of pain is worth a lifetime of glory"

Claire Smith

  • Texas A&M University

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: Winter Jr. Nationals van rides with coach Rey and the team. Something memorable happened every time we got in the van.

  • Advice to young swimmers: Never give up. No matter how tough it gets or how rough your season is, never stop trying to be the best swimmer you can be.

Clayton Bobo

  • Texas A&M University

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine, Joel Beard

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: Spending time with my teammates on travel trips in the van or hotel.

  • Advice to young swimmers: There will be highs and lows in the sport but keep working hard and enjoying the sport and you will always end up succeeding.

Mark Shoemaker

  • Loyola University Maryland

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine, Jane Swanson

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: 2017 travel trip to Canada and visiting Banff after the meet was over.

  • Advice to young swimmers: Always stay positive. It will help you get through challenging practices and seasons.

Morgen Reyna

  • Trinity University

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar, Amy Jones

  • Favorite Memory: Our Canada travel trip and staying with our host families.

  • Advice to young swimmers: Make great memories with your teammates. They will become your long-time best friends.

Nathan O'Neil

  • Colorado School of Mines

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: Our Sectional travel trips

  • Advice to young swimmers: Working hard at practice is a lot more fun when you do it with friends and stay lighthearted.

Class of 2017

Ellie Vincent

  • Tulane University

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: getting breakfast with the team at Buffalo Grill after Saturdays' practices.

  • Advice to young swimmers: Swim for yourself and make it fun; be a supportive teammate because you will make some lifelong friends with swimming.


Cooper Wozencraft

  • University of Virginia

  • Age Group Coach: Jane Swanson, Jason Devine, Rey Aguilar

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: Going to the water park and Universal Studios after NCSA Jr. Nationals in Orlando.

  • Advice to young swimmers: If you are struggling to drop time or go through an injury just stick with it and keep a positive mind set. You will come out better than ever.

Kaley Hoffman

  • University of Houston

  • Age Group: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: When coach Rey made a bet with our medley relay at Jr. Nationals about getting pedicures if we beat one of rival teams.

  • Advice for young swimmers: Give your best effort and never give up.


Mallory Minear

  • Southern Illinois University

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite Memory: Dad’s Club Lock-in and all our travel trips.

  • Advice to young swimmers: The best swimmers are the ones having fun. Be a hard worker, but have fun doing it.

Class of 2016

Jack Calderwood

  • Georgetown University

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine, Andrew Wright, Rey Aguilar

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: Playing Volleyball on Saturday mornings followed by team breakfast

Riley Carson

  • Air Force Academy

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine, Rey Aguilar, Jane Swanson

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: My last 1,650 at spring NCSA Jr. Nationals

Caddie Dull

  • Texas Christian University

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine, Andrew Wright, Rey Aguilar

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: Winning the 800 free relay at Tags and getting top 10 in the nation.

Dylan Presswood

  • Sewanee University

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine, Rey Aguilar, Jane Swanson

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: Winning the 100 free final at the Richard Quick Invite and getting the t-shirt for winning heat.

Erika Stephenson

  • University of Incarnate Word

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine, Andrew Wright, Rey Aguilar

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: In Ft. Lauderdale when we befriended a cop and got him to trick Coach Rey that we were all in legal trouble

Charis Won

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: San Antonio Sr. Circuit when we traveled as a team and summer sectionals when Audrey Orange made the pump-up video.

James Zetka

  • Grand Valley State

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar, Amy Jones

  • Favorite memory: NCSA Jr. Nationals in Florida and going to the water parks and Universal Studios afterwards.


Class of 2015

Alexandra Buscher

  • Texas A&M University

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine, Andrew Wright, Rey Aguilar

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: Playing a prank on Riley during Jr Nationals when we made him believe he was psychic. This illustrates the fun times at Dad's and how we didn't stop having fun even at the high level meets.

Elizabeth Jordana

  • Texas A&M University

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: When Coach Rey would guess what numbers someone was thinking and playing trivia in the van to establish the pecking order.

Jack Rogers

  • Bucknell University

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: During our Auburn travel trip when I got my first NCSA Junior National time in the 200 free. It was one of the best races I ever swam, it felt amazing the whole time.

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Meghan Parsons

  • Bowdoin College

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine, Andrew Wright, Rey Aguilar

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: being on the blocks for finals and seeing all my team mates cheering for me by the side of the pool holding a poster I’d made.

Maddie Robinson

  • Washington University of St. Louis

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: Meeting my best friends

Elena Skaribas

  • Southern Methodist University

  • Age Group Coach: Andrew Wright, Jason Devine

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: 2015 NCSA Junior Nationals in Orlando and winning Tags with my team mates Alex, Jordan and Caddie in the 4x200 free relay.

Annie Miller

  • College of William & Mary

  • Age Group Coach: Jason Devine, Rey Aguilar

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: Making the 50 free Shoot-out at the Pro-Am meet in Oklahoma and having fun with my friends at meets.

Class of 2014

Briana Burns

  • Colorado School of Mines

  • Age Group Coach: Andrew Wright & Rey Aguilar

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: In Ft. Lauderdale when we befriended a cop and got him to trick Coach Rey that we were all in legal trouble

Samuel Cordoba

  • Trinity University

  • Age Group Coach: Andrew Wright & Rey Aguilar

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: Our first team lock-in and all the scary stories we told

Brandon Hay

  • UT of the Permian Basin

  • Senior Coach: Rey Aguilar

  • Favorite memory: The Boca Raton travel trip in 2012.

Tyler Goulding

  • Carnegie Mellon Univerity

  • Senior Coach: Amy Jones and Regina Aguilar