Swim Coaches_Bios

Kristen Jones

Head Swim Coach

Kristen has been coaching all levels of swimmers since 2001. She started out with love and passion for swimming, competition, overall health, and most importantly, fun. Coaching first here at home, Salt Lake City, then moved to San Diego, California gaining knowledge and experience with different philosophies from top programs in the area for six years. Now she is back in Salt Lake City!

Kelli Hansen

Head Dive Coach

This is my sixth year coaching in the country club leagues. I love everything about diving. I love watching the kids focus, learn new dives, overcome fear, try hard things, compete at their best, and I even like to see a good crash here and there (safely of course).

Back in the old days of my diving career I took state in high school for Olympus. I like green too! I was top 20 at junior nationals and qualified multiple times to senior nationals. I went on to represent BYU for 4 years and was the Mountain West Conference diver of the year graduating with a BA in physics and math teaching.

I now love hanging out with my 6 kids and my awesome husband while we ski, mountain bike, hike, kayak, river raft and do everything outside we can think of. My favorite hobby in the whole world though is sledding, ask me about it sometime! I can't wait to get to know all these amazing kids at Cottonwood Country Club!