Coaches

Making Us The Best We Can Be.

OUR COACHES

Tenax is led by a team of business professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the aerospace industry and a passion for customer service. With diverse aviation and business backgrounds, our leadership team is highlighted by extensive experience in government and defense aviation operations, aircraft leasing, aircraft system engineering and integration, contractor logistics support, training and project management.

DAVID REASON

HEAD COACH
  • 19th year at Kennesaw Mountain High School/li>
  • Started the KMHS Swimming & Diving Program in 2000
  • Asstistant Head Coach - Harrison HS 1999-2000
  • Head Girl's/Asst. Boy's Coach - Stone Mountain HS 1994-99
  • Head Coach - Cedar Creek Rec Center (Lilburn, GA) 1995-present
  • Asst. Head Coach - Drayton Woods Rec Center (Tucker, GA) 1991-97
  • 3 Varsity letters for swimming - Shamrock HS (Decatur, GA); Set 3 School Records
  • 13-18 year old coach - Saddlebrook Swim Team (Cobb County Summer League)
  • Current President of the Cobb County High School Swim Coaches Association
  • Wife: Holly; Children: Brett & Reagan
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DOUG MICHALKE

ASSISTANT COACH
  • 15th Year with KMHS Swimming & Diving
  • Head Coach - Woodland HS (Bartow County) 2001-04
  • Head Coach - McEachern HS 1995-2001
  • Head Coach - Cartersville Cobias (Cherokee County) 2002-14 
  • Head Coach - Oak Amber Swim Team (Cobb County Summer League) 2009-14
  • Head Coach - Country Walk Swim Team (Cobb County Summer League) 1996-2008
  • Asst. Coach - Cobb Stingrays 1987-88 and 1993-94
  • Head Coach - Yokosauka Naval Base (Japan) 1983-84
  • 4 Varsity letters for swimming - U.S. Naval Academy
  • 4 Varsity letters for swimming - Bethel Park HS (Bethel Park, PA); All-American: 400Y free relay; All-State: 4 years; State championship: 200 IM & 400 free relay
  • Wife: Marlene; Children: Eric & Allison; Grandchildren: Abbey Lee, Erin, Wesleigh Madison & Camden

DANIEL LUBBERS

ASSISTANT COACH
  • 6th Year with KMHS Swimming & Diving
  • 3 Varsity letters for swimming - KMHS 2007-09
  • Graduate of Kennesaw State University; Major; Exercise & Health Science
  • Works with Sprinters, runs dry land and conditioning, and does injury rehabilitation



CHELSEA SEXTON

ASSISTANT COACH
  • 4th Year with KMHS Swimming & Diving, teaches AP Environmental Science
  • Works with Magnet Research and Internship Programs
  • Works with the backstrokers and middle distances, as well as assists with dry land and conditioning
  • Swam 4 years at Wheeler HS in Marietta
  • Swam year-round for the Chattahoochee Gold Swim Team

Alex Hart

ASSISTANT COACH
  • 4th Year with KMHS Swimming & Diving
  • 4 Varsity letter for diving - KMHS 2010-13
  • 6A Georgia State Diving Champion
  • 2-time Cobb County Diving Champion
  • 4-time 1st Team All-County by the CSCA
  • 2-time All-County by the MDJ
  • 1st Team All-State 2011-2012
  • Collegiate diver at the University of Evansville 2013-15


SHANNON ROSS

ASSISTANT COACH
  • 1st Year with KMHS Swim & Dive
  • 4 Year swimmer, 3 Year letter winner from 2008-2011
  • Currently 3rd year as coach of the middle school program
  • Works at Griffin Middle School in Cobb County
  • Works with backstrokers and sprinters


LOGAN VAUPEL

ASSISTANT COACH
  • 1st Year with KMHS Swim & Dive
  • 3 Year swimmer and letter winner at KMHS from 2012-2015
  • Member of the 2015 georgia State & County Championship teams
  • Current student at Georgia Tech
  • Will work mainly with breaststrokers



ABBY MARTIN

ASSISTANT COACH
  • 1st Year with KMHS Swim & Dive
  • 4 Year diver and letter winner at KMHS from 2011-2014
  • 2 Time State Qualifying Diver
  • 3 Time County Championship Diver





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