Regan Hau has been swimming competitively since she was 6 years old, although she first began in Swim With Beth lessons. Regan now swims in both NVSL and PVS meets through NCAP. She loves to swim and coach all the strokes, but she especially loves breaststroke and backstroke. Some of her swim highlights include placing fourth at a national level meet and getting first at all-star relays with her medley relay. This will be her fourth year coaching at Swim With Beth, and she is excited to see new and returning swimmers!
Rachel has been swimming since she was 5, and grew up swimming for the Mason Makos. She continued to swim in college for the College of William and Mary, specializing in distance fly/IM events. Rachel recently graduated from the College of William and Mary with a B.S. in Chemistry and a minor in Biochemistry. She is currently working as a PT Aide and hopes to apply to PT graduate schools soon.
Rachel has been coaching the last 10 years for a multitude of teams, including the Little Rocky Run Stingrays, Swim With Beth, the Mason Makos, and most recently, the Lake Braddock Lakers. She is excited to be able to coach once again for Swim With Beth, and to help foster a love for swimming in others. Rachel can't wait to meet the swimmers and get to know them, as well as help them improve their technique and speed in the pool.
Cheyenne Rodas is an 8th grade student at Robinson Secondary School. She has been swimming competitively in the local NVSL and CSL swim leagues since she was 4 years old. Cheyenne has competed in the NVSL and CSL All Stars and the PVS Junior Olympics. She currently swims with the Machine Aquatics National Prep team. Her best event is the 500 freestyle and her favorite stroke is backstroke. She looks forward to working in the Swim with Beth program for her 3rd year and inspiring her students to succeed in the water.
Jaydenne Rodas has been swimming competitively since she was four years old in the NVSL and CSL swim leagues. She has competed in the CSL All Stars a number of times and enjoys assisting with coaching the Stingers Mini swim team in the summer. Jaydenne swims with the Machine Aquatics winter swim team and her favorite stroke is backstroke. She looks forward to helping her students develop their skills and find a love for swimming.
Katherine Helms currently attends South County High School as a 9thgrader. This is her sixth year assisting Coach Bedell in the Swim with Beth program (she was a swimmer in the program before that!). She enjoys sharing her passion and knowledge for the sport.
Katherine started swimming when she was 5 years old, first with the local summer swim team, Crosspointe Cruisers, and then with the Mason Makos. Katherine holds multiple team records for the Mason Makos. Freestyle is her favorite stroke. She won first place in the NVSL All-Star 13-14 girls’ 50m freestyle event in both 2017 and 2018. She has qualified for National Age Group Swimming Classic in Florida every year since 2014. Katherine consistently qualifies for the Potomac Valley Swimming Junior Olympics meet, NVSL Individual All Stars, and has swum on the Potomac Valley Swimming Zone Team. She is the recipient of numerous Coaches and High Point Awards.
Hannah began swimming competitively at the age of 6 and competed for the Poplar Tree Pirates in the NVSL until she was 18. In addition, she swam for the Mason Makos for several years, while competing as a member of the Chantilly High School Varsity Swim Team. Hannah is currently a junior at George Mason University, majoring in mathematics. She plans to pursue a Master’s in Secondary Education upon graduating. Hannah’s desire to become a teacher was sparked by her love of coaching.
Hannah is entering her 8th year as a coach for Swim with Beth, as well as her 4th year as a Mini Mako coach for the Mason Makos. She recently completed her 6th summer as a private lessons instructor and an assistant coach for the Poplar Tree Pirates Swim Team. Hannah looks forward to helping the swimmers improve their technique and endurance, while fostering a love for the sport that has given so much to her.
Ricky is 13 years old and started competitively swimming at age 7 for the Crosspointe Cruisers. After his first summer of swimming, Ricky knew it was something that he wanted to pursue. Ricky joined a year-round swim team, the Mason Makos and is currently swims in their Senior Prep group. His recent achievements include competing at the 2017 and 2018 Junior Olympics (JOs). Ricky also competed in the 2017 NVSL All Stars, and 2018 NVSL Relay All Stars. His favorite stroke is backstroke, and his best events are 50 back, 100 back, and 200 back. This will be his second year coaching for Swim With Beth.
Edward is currently a freshman at George C Marshall High School, and has been swimming for Mason Makos and Lee Graham swim team since 2009. This is his third year coaching for swim with Beth and he enjoys the opportunity to work with the younger children.
Charlotte Prunty is a 7thgrade student at Frost Middle School. She has swum with the Villa Aquatic Swim Team for six years and is in her fifth year swimming with Mason Makos. Her favorite strokes are butterfly and backstroke, and she holds a team record in each with Villa Aquatic. Charlotte has competed in National Age Group Championship meets in Florida, NVSL All Stars and All Star relays meets, and the PVS Junior Olympics. Charlotte loves sharing her favorite sport with kids and helping them build their confidence in the water.