Coaches

 

CoachPreslar_Coach PageCOACH PRESLAR

Coach Preslar is a graduate of Wake Forest University and the University of Texas Medical School. He is a retired Orthopedic Surgeon in Pawleys Island, SC. He is married to Carole Young and they have three children, Jason, Jessie and Jennifer. Dr. Preslar began swimming at age three. He competed in age group swimming in North Carolina. He has been doing U S Masters swimming since 1975 and previously held the state long course record in Oklahoma for the Backstroke. He continues to swim and was 1st in the state in his age group at the South Carolina 2012 Short Course Masters Championship in the 200 & 500 Freestyle, the 50 100 & 200 Backstroke, the 50 Breaststroke and the 100 IM. In addition, he has multiple National Qualifying Times and swam at the U S Masters Nationals in April 2012 in Greensboro, NC. He placed 9th nationally in the 500 Free and 10th in the 200 Back! He began coaching swimming in 2002, as coach of the Low Country Day School Swim Team. He became the Head Coach for the Socastee High School Swim Team in 2004 and is beginning his 14th year. He earned a coaching certificate from the American Sport Education Program in April 2005. Contact Coach Preslar at: socasteeswimteam@gmail.com

 

Cody_headshotCOACH CODY

Coach Cody is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and the Coastal Carolina University College of Education. He is a Social Studies Teacher who lives in Myrtle Beach. Coach Cody is engaged to fellow Teacher and Coach, Jessica Peyton. Coach Cody swam competitively on an Age Group Club Team as well as his High School swim team. He is excited to begin Coaching this year as the Assistant Coach for the Socastee High School Swim Team. Contact Coach Cody at: nicholas.james.cody@gmail.com