The Dad's Club Swim Team has a Head Coach, Head Age Group Coach, as well as several age group/senior coaches. The coaching staff is responsible for all competitive aspects of the program. They enter all swimmers in meets and develop and implement all season plans and workouts.
Head Coach Rey Aguilar - National Group
Coach Aguilar is in his nineteenth year with the Dad’s Club and tenth year as Head Coach. Coach Aguilar has worked with all age groups from beginner to National level swimmers. His dedication, knowledge, and enthusiasm guide his swimmers to outstanding performances at every level. Many of Coach Aguilar’s swimmers have gone on to swim in college and NCAA championships, are nationally ranked and have qualified and placed at state, Junior national, national, Olympic Trials, and international level competitions. Coach Aguilar has also been selected as a Zones and All-Star coach. He has been Head Coach for the Gulf All-star select team, has been a member and chair of the TSA All-Star committee, and has also served in the Gulf Swimming Board. Most recently Coach Aguilar was named the 2019 Gulf LSC Coach of the Year.
As a swimmer, Coach Aguilar specialized in butterfly and distance free. He is a former Dad’s club swimmer and was part of El Salvador’s national team where he represented them in numerous international competitions.
Coach Aguilar received a degree in business in marketing and advertising from the University of St. Thomas.
Head Age Group Coach Dustin Myers - White 4pm, Blue 4pm, Gold
Coach Dustin is in his third year with Dad's Club. Dustin has experience coaching various ages and levels of swimming. This includes young age group swimmers all the way to college and Olympic trial qualifiers.
As an assistant at Centenary College in Shreveport Louisiana, coach Dustin oversaw the sprint group and dry-land training programs. During his tenure, he helped lead several individual and relay conference champions. While working at Centenary, Dustin was also the Senior coach for the City of Shreveport Swim Team (COSST). There he produced numerous Louisiana State Qualifiers, State Champions, Sectional Qualifiers, High School All-Americans and Junior National qualifiers.
Most recently coach Dustin worked with Cy-Fair Swim Club (Fleet) where he worked with various age groups. During his time at Fleet Coach Dustin was an instrumental part of the club’s success at the age group, state, and national levels. Coach Dustin helped produce several Gulf Champs, Tags, Sectional, Junior National and Olympic Trials qualifiers.
Dustin grew up in Round Rock, Texas where he swam for Round Rock High School and Texas Gold. Dustin swam collegiately for Centenary College of Louisiana. He graduated with a B.S. in Health and Exercise Science.
Age Group Coach Jonathan Edwards - White 4pm & 6:30pm, Blue 4pm & 6:30pm, Bronze
Coach Jonathan is in his second year with our competitive swim team. Prior to coaching our competitive team, Jonathan was one of our lead coaches for stroke and endurance in our swim lesson program. Jonathan has a wide knowledge of swimming from beginner levels to more advanced competitive swimming. Jonathan grew up as a competitive swimmer in Gulf Swimming and went on to swim at Stanford University. He was also a UIL state champion and competed at the 2012 U.S Olympic trials.
Age Group Coach Stephen Hall - Silver 2, Masters, National
Stephen Hall is in his 5th year at Dad's Club. He is the lead coach of Silver 2 and assists with the National group. Before focusing solely on our competitive swim team Stephen also worked with our swim lesson program and Tri & Masters adult swim groups. Stephen's experience with this wide range of ages and levels makes him one of our most well-rounded coaches. Coach Stephen was a collegiate swimmer at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California where he was a state champion. He has a bachelors degree in Business Marketing from the University of Houston. Stephen is also a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer, corrective exercise specialist, and performance enhancement specialist.
Age Group Coach Leonel Dubon - Blue 4pm, Silver 3
Coach Dubon has over 25 years coaching experience. Throughout his long career, he has worked with all different ages and levels. Coach Dubon has developed countless Texas Age Group State (TAGS) qualifiers, many of them becoming tags finalist and champions. He has also helped many of his swimmers qualify for sectionals and become nationally ranked in their age groups.
As a swimmer Coach, Dubon was part of the Guatemalan national team and later became one of their national team coaches. After immigrating to the U.S he continued coaching with Alief Aquatic Club where he worked with their age group swimmers. Most recently he was age group coach at Houston Swim Club where he aided in the success of their age group program. Coach Dubon will be working with the white 4 pm, blue 4 pm, and silver training groups.
Age Group Coach Rushed Smith - White 4pm, Blue 4pm, Silver 1, Masters
Coach Rushed Smith is in his first year with the Dad’s Club year-round swim team. Before joining the competitive team staff Rushed taught swim lessons in our ‘Learn to Swim’ program since for the past 6 years. He also coached our Spring Valley Dolphins swim team during the summers. Rushed has extensive experience working with a variety of levels and ages. He attended Alief Taylor High School and graduated class of 2008. Over the years he is certified in lifeguarding, CPR, as a Water Saftey Instructor (W.S.I), as a Life Guard Instructor (L.G.I.), and first aid.
Senior Coach John McClure - National Prep
Coach John comes to us from Mansfield, Tx, where he started swimming at the age of 6. He swam competitively through college at Texas A&M and began coaching club during his sophomore year of high school. John has coached at every level of swimming from novice, to national, to college. Most recently, he was the Head Coach of Heart of Texas Aquatics Team in Waco, TX. John has coached several Sectional, Junior National, and National qualifiers, National Age Group Top 10 swimmers, and one Olympic Trials qualifier. Coach John brings a passion for teaching the sport of swimming and is very excited to help Dad’s Club to many more successful seasons. Coach John will lead the National prep training group and assists with silver.
Senior Coach Mike Yearwood - Senior, Masters
Coach Mike has over 40 years experience as a Head Coach at all levels of swimming and diving. he has had 7 former swimmers that have gone on to set American Records, 1 swimmer that represented Peru at the Beijing Olympic Games and was the youngest male swimmer at the Olympics. Over 20 USA Swimming Olympic Trials qualifiers and Finalist. Multiple USA National qualifiers and Finalist. Multiple USA Swimming Age Group National Record Holders and National Number 1 Rankings. LSC Record Holders and Champions in Florida Swimming, Gulf Swimming, North Texas Swimming, Virginia Swimming, and Southern California Swimming. Multiple NCSA and USA Swimming Junior National Champions and Record Holders and Finalist. he has also coached Olympic Trials Finalist and swimmers that have competed at World Championships, Pan-American Championships, World Junior Championships, and Turkish and Peru and Venezuelan National Championships. Most recently he trained a 2019 USA Tri-athlete World Championships Team member this past long course season.