Laura has been coaching swimming for 10 years. During this time she has served as an assistant coach with our very own CRSW Otters, Northwest Aquatics League swim teams in the surrounding Houston area and 1 year with Team YES in Cypress-Fairbanks. Her passion for swimming began for her when she began swimming for a NWAL swim team in Humble, TX. She continued swimming and playing water polo for the University of Redlands in Redlands, CA. While in California, she earned an All-American Title for 4 years with water polo, helped her swim team win their State title in 2002 and a National Water Polo title in 2002. She returned to the Houston area to continue sharing her passion and knowledge of the sport of swimming by coaching local swim teams and teaching private swim lessons in the area.
Rachel is currently a senior at Sam Houston State University majoring in Kinesiology with a minor in Health. She has been coaching swimming for almost 8 years now. She has coached summer league for multiple summers and coached for Katy Aquatics for almost 3 years. Her journey with competitive swimming started at the age of 6 on summer league swimming and continued every year until 18. She both swam and ran track for Katy High School. In the summer of 2015 she participated in TAAF and swam breast stroke, IM and 2 relays for the State Meet at Texas A&M. Rachel was also a lifeguard for 6 summers. She is excited to be a part of the Otters!