Mercer Island High School Swim & Dive

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2022-23 Coaching Staff

Chauntelle Johnson
Girls Head Swim Coach
[email protected]

Chauntelle (aka Y'ung Gramma) returns for her 10th year as MIHS head coach and 21st season overall with both the boys and girls swimming and diving teams. Since becoming the head coach at MIHS in 2009, Chauntelle has helped the girls team to five state championships and the boys team to three state championships and two second place finishes by the boys team and a second place finish by the girls team as well.  As an assistant coach, Chauntelle was also apart of three state championships with the MIHS boys program. After a few years away from the program, Chauntelle returned to the girls team in 2019 as head coach. The girls program finished fourth at state in 2019 and third in 2021. 

A collegiate swimmer at Missouri State University, Chauntelle helped lead her college team to three Missouri Valley Conference championships and was named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Centennial Team in 2007. Chauntelle has a BS in Entertainment Management and a Masters in Sport Administration and Leadership. She currently works at Edgebrook Swim and Tennis Club as Club Manager. Chauntelle and her husband, Michael, are avid sports fans and have two daughters, Savannah and Carly.

Team State Meet Results as Head Coach:
Girls State Championships: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Boys State Championships: 2010, 2011, 2012
Girls State Runner-Up: 2014
Boys State Runner-Up: 2013, 2014, 2015
Girls Top 4 Finishes: 2019 (4th), 2021 (3rd)

Ed Artis

Girls Dive Coach
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Kyle Moline
Girls Assistant Swim Coach
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Jennie King
Girls Assistant Swim Coach

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Jennie King Bio for Swim/ Dive
Jennie is a graduate of Mercer Island High School and the University of Washington. At
Mercer Island, she was part of the first team to win a state championship; and was
voted team captain and most valuable by her peers. While swimming and coaching
where her passion, she went on to work for Merrill Lynch in Financial Services for 18
years in a variety of leadership and coaching roles.
Once able, she returned to coaching ? first as a football coach for her sons, and then
finally to the pool in 2019 as Mercer Island?s Boys Head Swim and Dive Coach. In her
first year as Head Coach, she led the boys their first State Title in 6 years. She is very
excited to add the Girls team this year as an Assistant coach to Chauntelle and is
looking forward to working with the coaching staff and all the girls!
In her free time, Jennie is active in many charities, spends time with her 2 teenaged
boys Addison and Griffin watching them play football and basketball, loves watching
Husky and Seahawk football and is thankful to have a full social life with friends and
Jennie is a graduate of Mercer Island High School and the University of Washington. At Mercer Island, she was part of the first team to win a state championship; and was voted team captain and most valuable by her peers. While swimming and coaching where her passion, she went on to work for Merrill Lynch in Financial Services for 18 years in a variety of leadership and coaching roles.

Once able, she returned to coaching ? first as a football coach for her sons, and then finally to the pool in 2019 as Mercer Island?s Boys Head Swim and Dive Coach. In her first year as Head Coach, she led the boys their first State Title in 6 years. She is very excited to add the Girls team this year as an Assistant coach to Chauntelle and is looking forward to working with the coaching staff and all the girls!
 
In her free time, Jennie is active in many charities, spends time with her 2 teenaged boys Addison and Griffin watching them play football and basketball, loves watching Husky and Seahawk football and is thankful to have a full social life with friends and family. Coach Jennie loves to E.A.T. snacks at KNIGHT!
 
Jennie is a graduate of Mercer Island High School and the University of Washington. At
Mercer Island, she was part of the first team to win a state championship; and was
voted team captain and most valuable by her peers. While swimming and coaching
where her passion, she went on to work for Merrill Lynch in Financial Services for 18
years in a variety of leadership and coaching roles.
Once able, she returned to coaching ? first as a football coach for her sons, and then
finally to the pool in 2019 as Mercer Island?s Boys Head Swim and Dive Coach. In her
first year as Head Coach, she led the boys their first State Title in 6 years. She is very
excited to add the Girls team this year as an Assistant coach to Chauntelle and is
looking forward to working with the coaching staff and all the girls!
In her free time, Jennie is active in many charities, spends time with her 2 teenaged
boys Addison and Griffin watching them play football and basketball, loves watching
Husky and Seahawk football and is thankful to have a full social life with friends and
Jennie King Bio for Swim/ Dive
Jennie is a graduate of Mercer Island High School and the University of Washington. At
Mercer Island, she was part of the first team to win a state championship; and was
voted team captain and most valuable by her peers. While swimming and coaching
where her passion, she went on to work for Merrill Lynch in Financial Services for 18
years in a variety of leadership and coaching roles.
Once able, she returned to coaching ? first as a football coach for her sons, and then
finally to the pool in 2019 as Mercer Island?s Boys Head Swim and Dive Coach. In her
first year as Head Coach, she led the boys their first State Title in 6 years. She is very
excited to add the Girls team this year as an Assistant coach to Chauntelle and is
looking forward to working with the coaching staff and all the girls!
In her free time, Jennie is active in many charities, spends time with her 2 teenaged
boys Addison and Griffin watching them play football and basketball, loves watching
Husky and Seahawk football and is thankful to have a full social life with friends and
family.
Mercer Island, she was part of the first team to win a state championship; and was
voted team captain and most valuable by her peers. While swimming and coaching
where her passion, she went on to work for Merrill Lynch in Financial Services for 18
years in a variety of leadership and coaching roles.
Once able, she returned to coaching ? first as a football coach for her sons, and then
finally to the pool in 2019 as Mercer Island?s Boys Head Swim and Dive Coach. In her
first year as Head Coach, she led the boys their first State Title in 6 years. She is very
excited to add the Girls team this year as an Assistant coach to Chauntelle and is
looking forward to working with the coaching staff and all the girls!
In her free time, Jennie is active in many charities, spends time with her 2 teenaged
boys Addison and Griffin watching them play football and basketball, loves watching
Husky and Seahawk football and is thankful to have a full social life with friends and
family.
Jennie is a graduate of Mercer Island High School and the University of Washington. At
Mercer Island, she was part of the first team to win a state championship; and was
voted team captain and most valuable by her peers. While swimming and coaching
where her passion, she went on to work for Merrill Lynch in Financial Services for 18
years in a variety of leadership and coaching roles.
Once able, she returned to coaching ? first as a football coach for her sons, and then
finally to the pool in 2019 as Mercer Island?s Boys Head Swim and Dive Coach. In her
first year as Head Coach, she led the boys their first State Title in 6 years. She is very
excited to add the Girls team this year as an Assistant coach to Chauntelle and is
looking forward to working with the coaching staff and all the girls!
In her free time, Jennie is active in many charities, spends time with her 2 teenaged
boys Addison and Griffin watching them play football and basketball, loves watching
Husky and Seahawk football and is thankful to have a full social life with friends and
family.
Jennie is a graduate of Mercer Island High School and the University of Washington. At
Mercer Island, she was part of the first team to win a state championship; and was
voted team captain and most valuable by her peers. While swimming and coaching
where her passion, she went on to work for Merrill Lynch in Financial Services for 18
years in a variety of leadership and coaching roles.
Once able, she returned to coaching ? first as a football coach for her sons, and then
finally to the pool in 2019 as Mercer Island?s Boys Head Swim and Dive Coach. In her
first year as Head Coach, she led the boys their first State Title in 6 years. She is very
excited to add the Girls team this year as an Assistant coach to Chauntelle and is
looking forward to working with the coaching staff and all the girls!
In her free time, Jennie is active in many charities, spends time with her 2 teenaged
boys Addison and Griffin watching them play football and basketball, loves watching
Husky and Seahawk football and is thankful to have a full social life with friends and
family.
Mercer Island, she was part of the first team to win a state championship; and was
voted team captain and most valuable by her peers. While swimming and coaching
where her passion, she went on to work for Merrill Lynch in Financial Services for 18
years in a variety of leadership and coaching roles.
Once able, she returned to coaching ? first as a football coach for her sons, and then
finally to the pool in 2019 as Mercer Island?s Boys Head Swim and Dive Coach. In her
first year as Head Coach, she led the boys their first State Title in 6 years. She is very
excited to add the Girls team this year as an Assistant coach to Chauntelle and is
looking forward to working with the coaching staff and all the girls!
In her free time, Jennie is active in many charities, spends time with her 2 teenaged
boys Addison and Griffin watching them play football and basketball, loves watching
Husky and Seahawk football and is thankful to have a full social life with friends and
family.

Athletic Packet Information

Please complete your athletic packet, as soon as possible. Do not wait until just before the season starts. Are you going on the team retreat? Packet clearance deadline is August 16th!

Information on getting cleared for the upcoming season can be found here: https://www.mercerislandschools.org/Page/5282

Hell-O Week Schedule!

Mon, Aug 22nd-Thurs, Aug 25th

Swim & Dive
9am-10:30am: MIBC

Swim
3:30pm-5:30pm: Mary Wayte Pool

Fri, Aug 26th

Swim & Dive
9am-10:30am: MIBC

11am: Depart for Team Retreat

Week 2 Schedule

Monday, August 29th

3:30pm-5:30pm Swim Practice at MW

4:00pm-5:30pm Dive Practice at MSC

Tuesday, August 30th

8am Lake Swim

3:30pm-5:30pm Swim at MW

4:00pm-5:30pm Dive Practice at MSC

Wednesday, August 31st

Mornings begin/Normal Practice Schedule

NOTE: Swim Time Trials Thursday, September 1st 3:30-5:30pm at MW