Meet the Team
CEO & Head Coach
Coach Carson’s career has covered over 44 years. During his career he has coached swimmers from the very beginning stages of swimming to the United States Olympic Trials.
His resume includes State Champions in all ages and over 50 High School All Americans.
After sending her own children through COPS, Barbara brought her experience in finance, IT and business management to the COPS Office.
Barbara oversees the "dry side" operations at COPS, including billing, fundraising, team events, and more. She is an active member of COPS' Masters team and is passionate about the sport of swimming.
An has two swimmers in the COPS program. After working with COPS as a parent volunteer, An became our office manager in 2017.
An is patient and organized and ready to answer any
questions you might have about COPS!
Manager of Pre-competitive Program
Coach Karen has been coaching with COPS since 2012. With a Masters degree in business and a passion for swimming, Karen successfully developed the Fundamentals program at COPS.
Coach Rosie was a member of her high school swim team. She started with COPS as a Fundamentals instructor and technique assistant before becoming an assistant coach to our Gold, TAGS Prep & Senior Division practice groups.
Board of Directors
Ted Carson, CEO
Shana Shilliday, Interim President
Rebecca McFerrin, Secretary
Shana Shilliday, Treasurer
Paige Volk, MD, Member at Large
Asaad swam competitively (Age Group) for 6 years & helped his high school swim team win a city championship. Upon graduating college, Asaad began coaching swimming & has spent the last 6 years coaching & developing Age Group swimmers.