Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Dave McCrary Executive Director/Head Coach

CSP 2005-Present
BSBA degree with a major in Accounting from the University of Arkansas

USA Swimming Coaching Experience

Ozark Technical Planning Chair
Ozark Senior Coach of the Year - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2022 and 2023
Central Sectional Long Course Coach of the Year 2002
Coached athletes to: 2021 Olympic Games, Paralympics, Pan American Team, National Junior Team, Olympic Trials, Nationals, and Junior Nationals Champions and Record Holders, Top 16 and Ozark Record Holders and Zone Champions, Sectional Champions and Record Holders, Missouri State High School titles and record holders, National Camps and Zone Camps.
Head Coach Rec-Plex Sharks 1999- 2005 and Assistant Rec-Plex Coach from 1995-1999
Olympic Trial Qualifier in 1988 and 1992,
2 time Collegiate All-American in Division I swimming in 100 yard Backstroke 1988 and 1989,
3 Year Team Captain for University of Arkansas, Top 8 finishes at US Nationals and
US Open Championships, 1985 Junior National Champion 100 Backstroke, and 1985 Missouri State Champion in 200 Free and 100 Backstroke
Married to Cheryl and father of Cameron.

Mark Imig Admin Director/Head Age Group Coach

CSP 1995-Present
B.A. Education University of Missouri-St. Louis

USA Swimming Coaching Experience includes:

Coached Swimmers ranked in the Top 10 in USA Swimming, Paralympic American Record Holders, Ozark and Team Record Holders and Zone Champions.
Placed a swimmer on the 2008 US Paralympic Team
Ozark Age Group Coach of the Year 1999, 2004, 2007, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019
Ozark Head Zones Coach 2002-2006, 2009, 2014-2019
Ozark Age Group Chair 2003-2007, 2014 - 2019
Ozark Records Chair 2007 – present
Ozark Vice Chair 2022 - present
Rockwood Swim Club 1991-1995

Married to Lanette Imig and they have a son Eric.

Cynthia Bilchik Lead Developmental Coach
Chris Etherington Lead Junior Varsity Coach

CSP 2023 - Present

ASCA Member - Level 4 Coaching


USA Swimming Coaching Experience:


Coached Swimmers to Junior National finalists, Sectional, Ozark and Team Record Holders and Zones & Sectional Champions.
Ozark Age Group Chair 2020 - present
Ozark Head Zones Coach 2020 - present
Ozark Assistant Zones Coach 2018, 2019 & 2020
Parkway Swim Club Head Coach 2022-2023

Parkway Swim Club Head Age Group Coach 2017-2022

Howard County Aquatics Head Coach 2016-2017

Southside Indy Aquatics Head Age Group Coach 2014-2016

Swam Collegiately for Purdue University – Broke 3 school records (100 Fly Freshman & School, 400 Medley Relay)

Olympic Trials Qualifier 2008

Indiana High School State Champion 2005


Married to Jenna Etherington and they have two daughters, Emma & Quinlynn.

Chris McCrary Head Varsity Coach

CSP – 2006-2007, 2012-Present
J.D. - University of Missouri School of Law
B.A. Journalism – University of Missouri

USA National Team Member - 2003 Pan American Games
Top 20 in the World in the 50m Freestyle
Olympic Trial Qualifier 2000, 2004,2008
NCAA Division I Championships Qualifier
Top-8 Finalist at S.E.C. Championships, Big 12 Championships, U.S. Nationals and U.S. Open
Junior National Champion and Record Breaker
31-time  Region VIII Sectional Champion
Region VIII Sectional Record Breaker
8-time Missouri State High School Champion
Missouri State High School Record Holder and Breaker

Stephanie Miller Head Masters Coach

CSP 2009-Present
M.S., Biology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 2011
B.S., Marine Biology, University of California at Santa Cruz, 2004

Mercer Island Redwoods Masters, Head Coach, 2006-2009
Santa Cruz Masters, Assistant Coach, 2004-2005
UC Santa Cruz Men’s and Women’s Collegiate Teams, Assistant Coach, 2004-2005
UC Santa Cruz Swimming and Diving Team, 2000-2004
6-Time NCAA All-American
Avid Open Water Swimmer

Justin Pasquesi Lead Beginner I and II Coach

CSP 2016-Present

Swam for a swim club in Glenview, IL
4 Years High School Varsity at Loyola Academy
4 Years of Division I at SLU
Current Masters Swimmer

Angela Shadduck Lead Age Group and Adv Stroke Coach
Loren Shelton Senior II Lead Coach
Ali Baker Assistant Elite Coach

CSP 2022-Present
B.A. Exercise Science from Wichita State University
ASCA Member – Level 5 Education

USA Swimming Coaching Experience:

Oklahoma Swimming Coach of the Year 2019
Age Group Vice Chair, Oklahoma Swimming 2018-2021
Head Zones Coach, Oklahoma Swimming  2019-2021
Assistant Zones Coach, Oklahoma Swimming 2016-2018
Head Assistant Coach Jenks High School Swim Team 2016-2021 for Boys & Girls teams; Boys State Champions 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021; Girls State Champions 2020, 2021
Head Advanced Coach for Jenks Trojan Swim Club 2010-2021 
Coach for Wichita Aqua Shocks 1998-2002

Married to Seth and parent to Drew, Lane, Kya & Jade

Lindsey Ehret Assistant Masters Coach

CSP 2011-Present
M.A. Education, Secondary Social Studies from Truman State University, 2006
B.A. History from Truman State University, 2004

Member of the Truman Women’s Swim Team from 2000-2004
Social Studies Teacher at Fort Zumwalt West High School 2006-Present
Head Coach for the Boys’ Swim Team at Fort Zumwalt, 2006-Present
Head Coach for the Girls’ Swim Team at Parkway North High School 2006-Present

Richard Gentry Masters Coach

CSP 2007-Present
MBA, Washington University in St. Louis (1987)
B.A. in Economics, Bucknell University (1980)

The Hotchkiss School (1976)
ASCA Level 5 Masters & Level 3 High School Certified Coach (2007)
Total Immersion Senior Coach/Director of Weekend Workshops (1995-present)
USA Triathlon Level 2 Certified Coach (2007)
Ozark LMSC Masters Coach (1989-present)
Ladue Horton Watkins HS Girls & Boys Swimming & Diving Coach (2005-present)
Downtown Pittsburgh YMCA Masters and Endurefiends Triathlon Club Swimming Coach (1987-1989)
New Haven YMCA Mariners Age Group & National Team Coach (1982-1985)
Stratford YMCA Age Group & National Team Coach (1980-1982)
Yale Swim Club Team Captain (1972-1976) and Team Member (1965-1980)

Adam Hotaling Assistant Senior II Coach
Lanette Imig Subsitute Coach

CSP 1998-Present
B.S. Education University of Missouri-St. Louis cum laude

USA Swimming Coaching Experience includes:

Top 50 Age Group Coaches in USA Swimming 2020-2021
2019, 2022 & 2023 Ozark Developmental Coach of the Year
2014 & 2016 Ozark Age Group Coach of the Year
Coached Swimmers Ranked in the Top 10 in USA Swimming, Ozark Record Holders, CSP Record holders, USA Swimming Central Zone Champions. Age Group Team and Individual winners, Female and Male, at Ozark A, Ozark Short and Long Course Championships, as well as, 8 and under Championships. 
Head Coach Kirkwood Webster YMCA
Head Coach Mehlville Oakville Swim Team (merged to become FAST)
Started coaching at 18 for Sugar Creek Swim Club, went on to Coach Webster College, Lake of the Woods and the City of Crestwood

Married to Coach Mark Imig and has one son, Eric Witzel.

Former First Grade Teacher at House Springs Elementary.

Cheryl McCrary Office Admin Asst & Co Beginner Coach

CSP 2006-Present
B.A. Communications University of Missouri -St Louis

University of Missouri-St. Louis Swim Team 1990-1994
1991-1995 Head Coach Wedgewood Swim Club
1991-1995 Head Coach Emerson Family YMCA

Stephanie Oechsner Assistant Varsity Coach
Samuel Stapleton Asst JV and Senior Coach
Christina Twist Masters Coach
Board of Directors
Sarah Fouke Board President
Katherine Haug Vice President
Edward Brown Treasurer
Jessica Voss Secretary
Stacey Maxwell USA Swimming Safesport Coordinator
Jagruti Anadkat Member
Derek Brown Member
Thomas Ciesielski Member