Ross has been surrounded by swimming from a young age.
Growing up in Garrett Park, he swam for the Ladybugs from
1996-2008. During that time, he has held various coaching
positions in NCAP, Tollefson Swimming, and GPST. Ross swam
for the Illinois Wesleyan Titans, a school from which he now has a
degree in music. Ross has held the assistant coach position
at Garrett Park for six years. He is honored to have been
asked to lead the Ladybugs as head coach.
Olivia G Lasche
Olivia has been a member of the American University swim team
for the past two years, and will be starting her junior year
majoring in linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania in the
fall. During the school year, she also coaches for NCAP swim
school. This will be her third year coaching for the Ladybugs, and
she is so excited for the season to start!!!
My name is Melissa Erickson and I cannot tell you how excited I
am to be your new assistant coach! I recently graduated from SUNY
College at Oneonta with a dual degree in sociology and psychology.
I swam all four years there and was captain of the women’s
team my senior year. I have been swimming since I was 6 years old
first starting with the Plesantview Seahorses MCSL team and
finishing my summer league career with the Connecticut Belair
Gators. I also participated in club swimming with Nation’s
Capital Swim Club starting when I was 12. I have always loved
swimming and am so excited to now call myself a ladybug! Lets have
a fantastic summer, see you on the pool deck!
Ginger Mayhew is going to be a junior at the University of Delaware
and can’t wait to coach GPST this year! She has been a
ladybug since she was 6 and is so excited to start her first summer
as an assistant coach.
This will be Kevin's 11th year as a Garrett Park
Lady Bug. He looks forward to summer every year in order
to do summer swim team! Kevin has been a member of many
all star relays and indivdual all star events over the
years. He is excited to be an assistant coach this
summer - Go Bugs!