Nick Lawton, Head Coach

Nick Lawton

Nick Lawton started swimming for Dutchman Downs at the age of 4. He has swam year round since the age of 6 and currently is a member of YOTA (YMCA of the Triangle Area). Nick has competed on several YMCA National Teams during his high school career and is a member of the Apex High School Swim Team. Nick graduates from Apex High School in June and will attend the University of Illinois at Chicago, majoring in biological sciences with plans of becoming an emergency room doctor. Nick has his lifeguard certification and is looking forward to leading the Dolphins this summer.

Assistant Coaches

Trey Hester

Trey Hester

Trey has been swimming for the Dolphins since age 5. Trey swims year round for RSA (Raleigh Swimming Association). Trey is a rising junior at Raleigh Charter High School. Trey and Jason Starbuck swam for RCHS and were members of the 1A/2A NCHSAA State Championship Team. Trey is a certified lifeguard and is returning for his second season as an assistant coach.

Lauren Marlier

Lauren Marlier

Lauren has swam for the Dolphins for the last 9 summers. Lauren is a rising senior at Middle Creek High School and a member of the MCHS Swim Team. Lauren club swims for the Triangle Aquatic Center Titans. She is returning for her 2nd season as an assistant coach for the Dolphins. Prior to being an assistant coach, Lauren volunteered as a junior coach for several summers. Lauren enjoys being a part of the Dolphins Swim Team and is looking forward to a great summer season.

Anna Murray

Anna Murray

Anna is a rising senior at Cary Christian School and serves as captain for the CCS Swim Team. Anna started swimming at the age of 5 and joined the Dolphins at age 10. Anna club swims for RSA and has been a junior coach for the Dolphins. Anna is a certified lifeguard and is returning for her second season as an assistant coach. Anna enjoys swimming and is excited to share her passion for swimming with the Dolphins.