Varsity Swimming

Randy Paul Swim 2019

2019-2020 Varsity Swim Team

2019-2020 Season Highlights:

Regional Qualifiers: AJ Clements '23, Will Hanger '22, Zolon Knoll '21, Libby Neubauer '23, Porter Neubauer '21, Aidan Smith '20

State Qualifiers, events and place:  
AJ Clements '23: 200 Individual Medley (60th), 100 Back (61st)
Will Hanger '22: 200 Free Relay (6th), 100 Breast (8th), 50 Free (17th), 100 Free, 100 Butterfly
Zolon Knoll '21: 200 Free Relay (6th), 100 Butterfly (20th), 100 Free (24th), 50 Free, 200 Free, 500 Free, 200 Individual Medley, 100 Backstroke
Porter Neubauer '21: 200 Free Relay (6th), 50 Free (51st)
Aidan Smith '20: 200 Free Relay (6th), 100 Fly (39th), 200 Free (61st)

2018-2019 Season Highlights:
Girls'2019 MTHSSA Div 1-South Runner-up
Boys' 2019 MTHSSA Div 1-South Champions
Combined Teams 2019 MTHSSA Div 1-South Runner-up

Regional Qualifiers: Sarah Grace Burns '21, Anna Freyland '21, Sarah Beth Hobby '20, Sophia Patterson '19, Kathleen Perkins '22, Zolon Knoll '21, Porter Neubauer '21, Randy Paul '19, Aiden Smith '20

State Qualifiers, events and place:
Zolon Knoll '21: 200 free (49th), 100 Free (51st), 200 Medley Relay (22nd), 200 Free Relay (23rd), 200 Individual Medley, 500 Freestyle, 100 Butterfly.
Porter Neubauer '21: 200 Medley Relay (22nd), 200 Free Relay (23rd)
Randy Paul '19: 50 Free (36th), 100 Back (40th), 200 Medley Relay (22nd), 200 Free Relay (23rd)
Aidan Smith '20: 200 Free (63rd), 100 Fly (54th), 200 Medley Relay (22nd), 200 Free Relay (23rd)

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Schedule and Results

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Varsity Swimming Records (Yards)  
Event Time Name Year
50 Free 26.22 Laurel Bartalon 2012
100 Free 56.27 Laurel Bartalon 2012
200 Free 02.12.55 Annie McCawley 2012
500 Free 06:06.06 Rachel Obermiller 2005
50 Back 31.40 Catherine Gray 2018
100 Back 01:06.09 Catherine Gray 2018
50 Breast 37.07 Lucy Howick 2014
100 Breast 01:16.64 Anna Obermiller 2009
50 Fly 32.90 Katie Craighill 2011
100 Fly 01:04.19 Laurel Bartalon 2012
100 IM 01:21.70 Kathleen Perkins 2019
200 IM 02:29.00 Catherine Gray 2019
1 Meter 6 Dives 158.18 Taylor Kavanaugh 2007
200 Free Relay 01:54.50 H. Wilson, L. Howick, M. Wilson, A. McCawley 2013
200 Free Relay 01:54.50 A. McCawley, K. McDowell, E. McNair, L. Bartalon 2012
400 Free Relay 04:25.98 K. Craighill, E. McNair, H. Wilson, A. McCawley 2011
200 Medley Relay 02:08.30 E. McNair, M. Wilson, L. Bartalon, A. McCawley 2012
Event Time Name Year
50 Free 22.15 Ralph Long 2004
100 Free 46.89 Ralph Long 2007
200 Free 01:42.84 Ralph Long 2006
500 Free 04:37.30 Ralph Long 2005
50 Back 26.06 Randy Paul 2019
100 Back 56.23 Ralph Long 2007
50 Breast 28.25 Will Hanger 2020
100 Breast 58.25 Will Hanger 2020
50 Fly 24.81 Aidan Smith 2020
100 Fly 51.29 Ralph Long 2007
100 IM 58.43 Zolon Knoll 2020
200 IM 01:56.94 Ralph Long 2005
200 Free Relay 01:29.11 W. Hanger, A. Smith, Z. Knoll, P. Neubauer 2020
400 Free Relay 03:29.60 W. Hanger, A. Smith, A. Clements, Z. Knoll 2020
200 Medley Relay 01:41.58 A. Clements, W. Hanger, A. Smith, Z. Knoll 2020

Coaching Staff

  • Head Coach

    Coach Knoll teaches Science 7 and 8, IDE8 (Inquire-Discover-Explore 8th grade), an upper school field-based science elective, and coaches middle school and high school swimming. She has 13 years of coaching experience, serving as the middle school girls’ soccer head coach, and the varsity boys’ and girls’ soccer assistant coach. Coach Knoll played soccer at The University of the South, serving as team captain her senior year. Over the last 10 years, her athletic attention has turned increasingly towards competitive swimming. Coach Knoll holds an American Swim Coaches’ Association Level 1 Certification, and she is in the process of obtaining her Level 2 Certification. 

  • Assistant Coach

    Coach Long was named the 2013 Middle Tennessee High School Swim Association’s Coach of the Year. Long started coaching in 1996, providing guidance to the Tullahoma Swim Club’s 10 and under group. In 2001, her son, Ralph Long, began swimming with the Sewanee TigerSharks, the town’s summer league swim team, and Nan offered her assistance to TigerSharks coach, Max Obermiller. She has been helping to run TigerSharks’ meets ever since. Nan began coaching at SAS in 2005 and served as head coach during the 2006-07 season. Highlights of Nan’s coaching career include watching her son break the University of the South’s pool record as a high school sophomore and go on to earn second place in the state in the 500 freestyle. Ralph went on to swim as a Division I athlete for Georgia Tech.

  • Assistant Coach

    Coach Wheeler came to SAS in 2018 as the Father Flye Fellow, an SAS program designed to train the next generation of boarding school teachers and coaches. He is now a residential faculty member teaching English and American Studies. Coach Wheeler is a 2018 graduate of the University of the South. He majored in English and played varsity baseball. He attended Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville where he was a member of the varsity baseball team and a summer sports camp counselor. Coach Wheeler is an Eagle Scout and enjoys community volunteering, hiking, fishing, and football.

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