Not Pictured: Teague Schierling, Karlie Nelson, Chapin Grote, Joe Grote,
Personal Trainer / Aquatic Aerobics Instructor / Madras Swim Team Coach
Coach Sara grew up in Portland swimming for The Multnomah Athletic Club and Lincoln High School. She went on to swim at The University of Washington where she majored in Anthropology. At “UW”, Sara finished her 1994 season as the Pac-10 runner-up in the 1650 freestyle (16:32, school record 1994-2007), earning her a trip NCAA Division I Championships in Indianapolis.
Sara’s working career has mostly revolved around health and fitness. She has coached Nordic skiing; is a fitness instructor, masters swim coach, personal trainer, and Pilates instructor. In 2004, Sara received her AAS, Physical Therapist Assistant, and holds a current license.
Coach Sara has a knack to challenge swimmers to focus on stroke detail, physical/body awareness, and purpose. Away from the pool, Sara is the wife of Coach Tim and mother to Drew (5) and Sophie (10). Sara also enjoys the outdoor lifestyle Central Oregon has to offer- winter, spring, summer, and fall.
Aquatic Healing Instructor
Background: With multiple certifications and more than 40 years experience in the fitness industry, Eva Montee shares with her participants both experience and a wealth of knowledge about all areas of fitness. She holds and B.A. Degree from Washington State College in Recreation. She is a certified as a Physical Fitness Specialist from the Kenneth Cooper Institute for Aerobic Research and is gold certified as a Fitness Instructor from the American Council on Exercise with a specialty in working with the senior population. In addition, she holds certifications from the American Institute of Fitness Educators., the YMCA as an Aerobics and Aquatic Instructor, an instructor for Rhythmic Aerobics and as instructor for Fitness Programs for Older Adults from the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. She assisted with the curriculum development and is a presenter for TESA (Training and Encouraging Senior Activity); presenter for a variety of fitness/wellness programs at many local, state and national conferences. In addition, she has produced 4 exercise videos
Aqua Aerobics Instructors