Coaching Staff

Marcus Green

American Swim Coaches Association Level 1 Coach.

Marcus started swimming competitively for Summer League Programs at age 11. Marcus swam at Clarkston High School in Stone Mountain, GA from 1989-1993. He started USA Swimming for the City of Atlanta Dolphins at age 16, leading to a swimming scholarship to Florida A&M University from 1993-1997.

His next endeavour was an Assistant Coach at Godby High School in Tallahassee, FL from 1998-1999. He later became Head Coach at Charlotte Catholic High School from 2000-2004, where he led Charlotte Catholic to 3 Womeon's 1A/2A state Titles and 2 Men's 1A/2A State Runner-Up Titles. In May of 2013, Marcus created a Learn to Swim program named the Charlotte Minnows, which is designed to educated swimmers or all ages about water safety and swimming technique. Marcus is currently a member of the Charlotte Swim Master's program.

Rodney Sellars

American Swim Coaches Association Level 3 Coach.

Rodney was a Swimmer and Diver at University of North Carolina at Charlotte until graduation. He is one of the original staff members at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center (MCAC) that opened in June of 1991 and currently holds the position of Recreation Coordinator Supervisor.

Rodney's exposure to aquatics began at age 5 in Winston-Salem, NC with the Winston Salem Park and Recreation Department. Winston Salem Parks and Recreation summer programs gave Rodney a chance to compete in swimming, synchronized swimming and diving. At 14 Rodney became a lifeguard. At 16 he became a Water Safety Instructor that led to Lifeguard Instructor and Lifeguard Instructor Trainer, leading him to teach swimming at the MCAC, UNCC, JCSU and Barber Scotia College. Rodney led Harding University High School swim team to multiple Conference Championships during his coaching tenure (1999-2002), taking athletes all the way to High School State Championships.

Ashton Olack

American Swim Coaches Association Level 1 Coach.

Ashton started swimming the summer before her freshman year in high school. She was geared up to start volleyball for her high school but changed after she got into swimming. She started off on the sophomore team her freshman year. Ashton went on to compete on the JV team her sophomore year then finished off as a varsity athlete her last two years in high school. She is currently working on her college degree in Sports Management. Ashton also works for the YMCA of Greater Charlotte.

Desmond Miller

Desmond Miller is a graduate from North Carolina A&T State University with a B.S. in Agriculture and Environmental Sciences and a concentration in Child Development. While attending college, he was a member of Black Child Development program and taught swimming lessons.

Since this time Desmond has worked as a Crisis Behavior Intervention Technician for Youth Focus, as a Recreational Programmer for the City of Greensboro, and as a swimming instructor and lifeguard with the YMCA. Currently Mr. Miller is working as a volunteer swim coach with the Queen City Dolphins.