Jordan Jackson -

Jordan Jackson

Morning Coach
Franconia Rec Center

Jordan grew up in Georgia and is a lifelong competitive swimmer - swimming on the Swim Atlanta Senior Select team and coaching summer league swim as a teen/young adult. After transitioning to collegiate crew at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Jordan is glad to be back in the pool to train for Ironman 70.3s and Olympic distance triathlons. During her age group days, she specialized in the 200 back and 200 IM, but now enjoys distance free! Jordan has lived in the Alexandria area for four years, works at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and spends her free time rangeling her 4 cats and 2 dogs!

Tim Taylor -

Tim Taylor

Evening Coach
Franconia Rec Center

Tim holds Level 2 ASCA and Level 3 US Masters coaching certifications and has been coaching all ages since 2008. He has coached for both the Potomac Marlins and Nation’s Capital in the local area and has coached Alexandria Masters since 2012. As a swimmer, Tim is a short and mid-distance butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and IM specialist, and has a number of USMS National Top 10 times and Alexandria Masters team records under his belt.

Logan Klinsky -

Logan Klinsky

Morning Coach
George Washington Rec Center
I started swimming when I was 5, and I swam for Miami University (OH) where I specialized in middle distance freestyle. I competed in the 2013 World Maccabi Games, bringing home a silver medal in the 100M FR. I've been coaching all levels for the past 10 years, but have been coaching (and competing with) master's swimmers for the past 3 years at Nashville Aquatic Club in Nashville, TN. I recently completed my master's in forensic psychology, and now work for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. I dabble in stand-up comedy outside of the pool, have a chocolate lab named Pekka and love sharing my passion for swimming!
Stephanie Gauzens -

Stephanie Gauzens

Substitute Coach
all locations

Stephanie has been swimming since she was five and started coaching when she was in high school. She hails from Florida and hates indoor pools. She is a Level 2 US Masters coach, holds four USMS All-American relay honors, and is currently the Chairman of the Potomac Valley LMSC board. She also serves on the USMS Elections and Legislation committees. 

Matt Johnson

Substitute Coach
all locations
Matt recently retired from the Air Force and lives in Arlington with his wife Laura. He is originally from Iowa, grew up an age group swimmer, attended Iowa State Univ, and has competed in multisport and open water events.


As a coaching staff, we strive to provide guidance, instruction, and motivation for our swimmers. You are encouraged to talk to your on-deck coach about your personal goals with training in the pool. Please fill out this swimmer goal sheet and bring it to your regular coach to help facilitate that discussion. Read our training plan document to understand how our workouts help fitness swimmers, competitive swimmers, and triathletes/open water swimmers.


Open Coaching Position

As an Alexandria Masters Swim Coach you will help lead and inspire swimmers through
high-quality instruction that fosters a joy for developing and participating in the sport of
swimming. We are a USMS registered Masters team with over 180 swimmers of varying
levels swimming at 3 locations in Alexandria, Virginia. We train year-round, including an
outdoor program in the summer.
On a regular day you will conduct group practices, analyze swim techniques and
determine skill levels, develop individualized swimming programs, educate swimmers
on various techniques and styles, and oversee training.

Responsibilities include:
  • Lead structured Alexandria Masters practices focusing on stroke technique,competitive preparedness, relationship building, and collaboration based on the needs of the Alexandria Masters community.
  • Build and grow the Alexandria Masters program in conjunction with fellow coaches to include developing an engaging training program.
  • Write all practices for the Alexandria Masters swimmers.
  • Attend team events, and a selected number of swim meets each year (determined in coordination with coaches and the board).
  • Assist swimmers with swim meet, triathlon, or other competition training.
  • Potentially be available for more than one practice site running the Alexandria Masters program.
  • Arrive 10-15 minutes prior to each practice to confirm swimmers’ U.S. Masters Swimming registration and current membership status with Alexandria Masters Swimming.
  • Keep detailed and accurate attendance records.
  • Maintain consistent, clear, effective and positive communication with the Alexandria Masters swimmers.
  • To thrive in this position you have coached competitive swimming and have a thorough understanding of stroke technique. You create skill-level appropriate work-outs and have excellent communication with swimmers, board members, and pool staff.
  • Strict adherence with safe sport standards.

  • Lifeguard or In-Water Skills certification and CPR (BLS)/First Aid certified*(required)
  • Pool operator certification* (preferred)
  • USA Swimming or USMS certified coach, ASCA certifications (preferred)* The Alexandria Masters Swim Team will pay for the following certifications for its regular coaching staff.
  •  Yearly USMS registration – 100% reimbursed
  • Lifeguard/CPR certification – 100% reimbursed
  • Pool Operator certification – 100% reimbursed
  • USMS Coaching certification classes – 50% reimbursed (Potomac Valley LMSC will also reimburse 50% once the request is approved)

Hourly rate: $28 for 60-minute practices, $42 for 90-minute practices

To apply, email your resume or CV to with “Coach
Application” in the subject line.

The Alexandria Masters Swim Team is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and
equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race,
color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran’s status