Gators Swim Team

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Enjoy the excitement of training for competitive swimming!

Participate in the JCC’s swim team. Develop you strokes and turns while staying in shape.

REGISTER – 2014 FALL SWIM TEAM – September 8-November 22, 2014

To Register: call 502-238-2727

For JCC Members only
Ages 5-18 years
Registration Fees are $150

Gators Swim Team Practices:
Mondays, 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
Fridays, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Saturdays, 2 p.m.-3 p.m.


Register at the Health and Wellness desk or by calling 502-238-2727.









To contact any of our staff or coaches please email or call 502-459-0660.

Johnny Kimberlin
Aquatics Director
Jewish Community Center of Louisville’s aquatics programs including the Gators Swim Team can be reached by calling 502-238-2742 or email
Johnny has been a swimmer since the age of 5. His passion for swimming continues to strengthen as he get more involved in the sport.

Gina Gatti
Head Coach
Gina started swimming at age 6 and swam for Wildwood CC, JCC and Lakeside Swim Club, now Lakeside Seahawks. She was a scholarship athlete with the University of Louisville Swim Team and received her undergraduate degree in Education, Physical Education and Health (K-8 with Honors) and with Graduate hours in Health Counseling. Born and raised in Louisville, she started coaching in 1983 and has coached teams in USA, KHSSA and various summer leagues along with working with children in a pre-competitive format in both lessons and beginner swim teams.

Coleman Platt
Assistant Coach
Hello, I’ve been swimming for as long as I remember on summer league teams, first for Turners then my last few years on the JCC swim team. I also swam three years at Ballard high school. I’ am currently a student at the University of Kentucky studying in Computer Science.

Rachel Sheets
Assistant Coach
Hey y’all! My name is Rachel Sheets and I am so excited to be coaching the Gators this summer! I was born and raised here in Louisville, Kentucky and I have been homeschooled my whole life. And yes, I do love it! I am in a family of seven with three younger brothers and one little sister. They’re the best! I have been swimming since I was six years old and I swam on a year-round team for two years. Can’t wait for summer!

Brett Mackenzie
Assistant Coach
Hello Gators! My name is Brett Mackenzie, I am 20 years old and have been a swimmer for a very long time. I was born in Durban, South Africa and moved to Ohio when I was 7. I have been a competitive swimmer for 12 years and trained with the Dayton Raider Swim Club for 7 years. After high school, I accepted to train at the University of Louisville. I am a sophomore studying exercise science with a focus on Physical Therapy  Some of my swimming accomplishments include: Multiple Ohio sectional titles, multiple junior national qualifying times and a 5th place medal in the 400 I.M. I have made multiple Senior National Qualifications and I also qualified for the 2012 Olympic Trials in the 400 I.M. I also was finalist in the 200 Fly in the Big East conference. My favorite stroke is the I.M. My favorite food is my mom’s spaghetti.


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