Lee County/FGCU Aquatics Center

The FGCU/Lee County Aquatics Complex opened in 2004 and serves as the home to the 9 time CCSA Champion FGCU Women's Swimming and Diving Team. Read More

Dave Rollins

Head Coach

 

Coach Rollins is a 13 year coaching veteran with experience at the club, high school and collegiate levels.  A standout collegiate athlete in his own right, Rollins was a nine-time NCAA All-American and national champion as a member of the University of Arizona swimming & diving team from 2002-06. Rollins was inducted into the University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2017.

 

During his three seasons leading the FGCU Swimming and Diving program, the Eagles have broken 14 school records, amassed a 25-13 dual meet record (competing against numerous top 25 programs), while completely overhauling the All-Time Top 10 Times list with 77 new top times.

 

In addition to the success athletes have seen on the collegiate level, Coach Rollins has also worked with athletes who have competed at the Olympic Games, World Championships, World University Games, Pan American Games, Commonwealth Games and numerous national championships.

 

Coach Rollins brings a passion and an outlook to the sport that campers will thrive off of.  His unique sense of humor coupled with his knowledge and ability to relate it to each athlete keeps each swimmer engaged and learning every session.

 

A native of Brockton, Mass., he and his wife, Camp Director Caroline Rollins, lead Eagle Swim Camps along with their two children, Alice and Elliot.

 

 

Caroline Keefe Rollins

Camp Director

 

Eagle Swim Camps are committed to bringing the finest aquatic experience to each athlete attending. Towards that end, Caroline Keefe Rollins plays an integral role in the development and implementation of each event. And when you take a look at her credentials, you can understand why. Caroline has been a dedicated educator, successful coach, effective athletic administrator and an individual committed to family.

 

Following graduation from the University of Arizona, Caroline taught in Arizona and Ohio, she coached with the Cincinnati Marlins and was part of the  staff that earned multiple Ohio championships. As the manager of the U of A National Championship team, she worked in a variety of roles including the summer camp operations.

 

Married to FGCU head coach Dave Rollins, they have two children (Alice & Elliot) who can be seen pool side on a regular basis. When Caroline says “we have a family atmosphere at our camps”, she means it. The daughter of two coaches, she knows how important a great environment is to the satisfaction and development of each camper. Oh and by the way, if you ask her nicely, she may sing to you. Caroline performed at Carnegie Hall while in high school

 

“Get your wings up and please join us”, concluded Caroline.

 

 

 

 

Alyson Currao

Alyson Currao is currently attending Lynn University, earning a BS in Event Management with a Minor in Sports Management. She is a member of the NCAA DII Woman’s Swimming team; where she received CSCAA Scholar All-American Team Award (3.6 GPA) and Most Approved Individual Award. Currao placed 12th at SCAD invitational with the fastest time of her career as well as the top-time for Lynn this 2018-2019 season (24.23). Currao graduated from Estero High School in 2017 and swam on T2 Aquatics Senior Group in 2015 – 2018. This will be Currao’s second year with Eagles Swim Camp.

 

 

 

Lara Jackson

 

Lara Jackson enters her first summer with Eagle Swim Camps. Lara is the current Assistant Coach for FGCU Swimming. Her background in the sport is a remarkable blend of athletic accomplishments at the highest level, solid coaching experiences and a unique perspective on the sport.

 

Jackson heads to Fort Myers after three years coaching in France with Vichy Val d’Allier Natation. During her time abroad, she served as both the head senior coach as well as the head strength and conditioning coach. Under her guidance, multiple athletes qualified for the French Nationals. In addition, Jackson has worked as a stroke clinician in the United States and France with former Olympic Medalist, Josh Davis and Torreau Sports, respectively.

 

After starting her career as a walk-on athlete at the University of Arizona, Jackson, now a former American record holder, stands as one of the most decorated swimmers in NCAA history. She was inducted into the University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the class of 2017. During her collegiate swimming career, Jackson was a 14-time Division I NCAA All-American as well as a nine-time NCAA Champion. She was also an integral member of the University of Arizona’s 2008 NCAA Championship team. In 2009, she earned the prestigious Ruby Award as the university’s premier senior female student-athlete. As a collegiate swimmmer, set the NCAA and American record in the 50-yard freestyle (21.27) in 2009, which stood as the fastest time ever until 2015.

 

After her collegiate success, Jackson set the American record in the 50-meter freestyle in 2008 and continued to swim as a member of the United States National Team. In 2011, she represented the United States at the Pan-American Games, where she won a gold medal in the 50 free, setting a new meet record.  She was also a finalist at the 2012 US Olympic Trials.

 

Jackson brings to the Green and Blue a perspective to the sport that is greatly influenced by her collegiate experience. Lara credits her success as an athlete and a coach, to the total unity and human development that NCAA Swimming and Diving fosters.

 

A native of El Paso, TX, Lara graduated with a B.S. in Animal Science with a focus on the Equine Industry. She is married to French Native, Julien Mathias.

 

 

 

Ned Moriarty

 

Introducing Coach Ned who will be joining us for week 3 of Eagle Swim Camps!

 

Ned Moriarty is from Great Britain and started his swimming career in 2005 at the age of 9, throughout the years he progressed and finished up his career while studying at university and training at the London Aquatic Centre Performance Program, under Olympic and head coach Lisa Bates. Ned trained alongside Olympians and competed at club, county, national and international competitions, qualifying for events such as the British Championships. In May of 2019, Ned set a Guinness World Record in a swimming relay event to raise money for mental health awareness within sport. Ned has also written articles for swim-swam and has over 14 years of competitive swimming experience. Ned still likes to go for a swim to keep fit, but has now moved into coaching.

 

Ned is passionate about water safety and giving back to his sport. In the summer of 2019, Ned worked abroad in Spain as a swimming coach where he was responsible for delivering swim clinics and video technique analysis. Ned also works as part of the coaching staff at Indiana Swim Camps and has had the opportunity to assist with the coaching of both the college and IU Pro Teams.

 

Outside of swimming Ned likes to develop his hobbies such as technology and playing the drums. Ned is due to graduate in May 2020 in Construction Management and Engineering from the University of East London.