Coaches

Making Us The Best We Can Be.

OUR COACHES

Our Swim & Dive coaching staff is top notch. With over 50 years of combined experience, we bring out the very best of our student-athletes. Learn more about each coach and contact us if you have any questions.

DAVID REASON

HEAD COACH
  • 20th year at Kennesaw Mountain High School
  • 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
  • 2019 CSCA Team Coach of the Year
  • Wife: Holly; Children: Brett & Reagan
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DOUG MICHALKE

ASSISTANT COACH
  • 16th 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
  • 7th 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

SHANNON ROSS

ASSISTANT COACH
  • 2nd 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


CATHERINE NORD

ASSISTANT COACH
  • 1st Year with KMHS Swimming & Diving
  • 4 Varsity letter for swimming - KMHS
  • Works with backstrokers and middle distance strokes as we als help with dryland and conditioning.
  • Summer swim league coach at Arden Lake Recreation Club


ALEX HART

HEAD DIVING COACH
  • 5th 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

JORDAN SHEALY

ASSISTANT DIVING COACH
  • 1st Year with KMHS Swim & Dive
  • 3 Year diver and letter-winner at Kennesaw Mountain from 2011-2014
  • 2014 County Champion / State Runner-up