Roadrunner Coaching Staff:
Gray Tedder - Director of Roadrunner Aquatics Gray swam sprint freestyle for the University of South Carolina from 2007-2011, where he studied Economics. He has served as head coach of Sharks Aquatic Club in North Carolina, and an assistant coach for Carolina Aquatics in South Carolina. In his first year with Roadrunner Aquatics, the club was recognized as a Silver Medal Club by USA Swimming, had 7 top 5 finishes at Junior Nationals, and placed two swimmers on the USA Swimming National Junior Team. Gray was named to the 2014 National Junior Team coaching staff.
Quin Chaves - Senior Runner Coach, new swimmer Evaluator. Quin swam Fly, IM and Freestyle (distance) for the Men's team at CSUB. Teaching must be in his blood, because when he's not coaching swimming, Quin teaches high school English.
Michelle Garner- Head Age Group Coach, Group Three Coach, New Swimmer Evaluator, Rec Team Coordinator. Michelle swam Backstroke, Freestyle, and IM at Ventura College from 2006-2008 where she was a two time All-American. She transferred to CSUB and swam from 2009-2011. Michelle brings four years of age group coaching experience to the Roadrunner staff.
Dennis Cassidy- Group Two Coach Dennis is a senior distance swimmer and captain from Whittier, California. He is a kinesiology major. He brings 6 years of swimming experience to our staff. Dennis will assist with Group Two.
Kim Clereau- Runner Group Coach. Kim is the coach for the Runner Group, our beginning swimming group. Kim has been involved in Bakersfield area Age Group Swimming for many years and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our coaching staff.
Tony Daly- High School Prep and Roadrunner Rec Coach- Tony swam at Drury University in Missouri, and was part of three NCAA Division II champion teams, before finishing his career at CSUB.
Michaela Paige- Roadrunner Rec Coach- Michaela is a junior swimmer for the CSUB Roadrunners. In the 2013-2014 season, she was a four time Western Athletic Conference Champion, specializing in middle distance freestyle and butterfly
Roadrunner Assistant Coaches
Kelsey Lange- CSUB Junior from San Jose, California. Kelsey was the WAC Champion this season in the 100 and 200 freestyles, as well as part of two relays. She will primarily be assisting with Roadrunner Rec and Group Two.
Chrisy Vo- Chrisy is a junior on the CSUB team, specializing in sprint freestyle. She will primarily be assisting with the Roadrunner Rec team.
Ben Herboth- Head Diving Coach- Ben is a former USA Diving National Qualifier and ACC Runner-Up. As a University of North Carolina Tar Heel, Ben was the highest point scoring swimmer or diver at the 2005 ACC Championships. Before his collegiate career, Ben was a two-time All-American and four-time Junior National Qualifier.
Fran Cverle- Fran swam for three years at CSUB, after transferring from Limestone College. He is the 5th fastest performer in school history in the 50 freestyle and a member of relays that hold team records.
Tyler Gerst- Tyler served as a student assistant as an undergraduate at the University of Minnesota, graduating in 2013. In addition to his role as Master's coach, Tyler is also the Head Assistant Coach of the CSUB Men's and Women's Swimming team.