Our Swim Team Coaches

Head Coach Carrie Barnett


Coach Carrie has fourteen years of experience swimming competitively and three years of experience coaching at the high school level. She swam on the Fort Collins High School Girls Swim Team for five seasons and was an All-American, All-State and All-Conference Champion. Moreover, she swam on the Fort Collins Area Swim Team for five years and was a four-time Sectional qualifier.

Prior to swimming competitively in Colorado, she competed on year-round and summer league teams in Washington State. There she was Age Group Regional Champion and Western Zone Qualifier. Currently, Carrie is the Fort Collins High Assistant Swim Coach for both the Boys and Girls Swim Teams.

She is also a teacher in Poudre School District at Beattie Elementary. Carrie is thrilled to be here this summer season as SCCA head coach and looks forward to working with your children.

Assistant Coach Hannah Cross


Coach Hannah has four years experience swimming at the high school level and six years experiences swimming for club teams in both Wyoming and Colorado. Hannah has been an assistant coach for SCCA since the summer of 2015 and is excited to continue coaching all athletes that come to SCCA. Her favorite part about coaching is fostering a love for swimming in all athletes, acknowledging that all competitors have different experience and skill levels. Coach Hannah is pursuing a degree in Special Education while continuing to invest in the lives of all swimmers and parents at SCCA.

Assistant Coach Kala Mawlawi


Coach Kala has been swimming since she was five years old. She swam for SCCA when she was a kid! She has experience swimming for summer club, year round at Vortex and FAST, and at Fort Collins High School. She loves the sport of swimming and enjoys sharing it with the swimmers at SCCA!