Coach Paden, an ASCA Level 2 certified coach, is in his 3rd year coaching the Lakemont seals and 4th year of coaching for ESCALATE Aquatic Team. He grew up in the Sugar Land area and swam for summer league, club, and collegiate teams. He obtained his degree in kinesiology from Ouachita Baptist University and is a certified personal trainer. His 10+ years of coaching experiences define his coaching philosophy: energy, passion, consistency and attention to detail. His goals in coaching are to teach kids how to work hard, persevere through adversity, and achieve their goals.
Addy has been swimming competitively since she was around 4 years old, she swam for the SHRSL summer swim league for 10 years. Recently she has begun her own business of giving private swim lessons to children around her area and has grown that business to have over 60 clients. She has been coaching for summer league since 2015 and is excited to work with Lakemont Seals this summer. Addy is currently a high school senior and she has swam all throughout her high school career. Throughout her career she qualified for TAPPS division 1 and 2 regionals and state. One of her main focuses as a coach is to help the kids to grow as a swimmer, whether it be by perfecting the basics or furthering technique.