Meet the Coaches
Lead Coach, Michaela Schatz
Michaela Schatz has had the love of swimming ever since she was a swimmer on Catalina Terrace Swim Team. Starting at the age of five she swam every summer till she was 18. Not only did she swim for CT, but also JCC, Northwest YMCA, and Ford Aquatics. She attended Salpointe Catholic High School and swam all four years and made it to State her senior year where the women’s team took State Runner-Up.
After high school she moved to New York to attend Manhattan College where she also received a scholarship to swim for their Division One program. By the time she was a senior she made team captain.
Now, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing she has moved back to Tucson and works as a Marketing and Sales Director for RISE Dog Biscuits.
Continuing her love for swimming she swims with the Ford Masters group and is excited to be the Head Coach and show the kids at CT why she loves swimming.
Assistant Coach Search
We’re currently in the active process of accepting assistant coach applications & evaluations! Contact us!
Co-Coach and 8 & Under Coach, Devin Price
Devin Price is a lifelong Tucsonan, grew up in the SAAA system, and swam for Palo Verde High School. Devin took the Water Safety Instructor course for the first time in 1986. He taught for various entities over the years, including: Jim Mance, Ott YMCA, Arizona Gold, and El Dorado. In 2009, Devin started coaching summers at Catalina Terrace. In January, 2011, Devin started coaching year-round at Ford Aquatics. 2016 is Devin’s eighth year at Catalina Terrace, and he is looking forward to continue working with the swimmers and their families. He is the life-long keeper of Coach Devin’s Rules. Please feel free to contact him at any time.
Volunteer 8 & Under Coach
Many summer seasons The Marlins have a volunteer 8&Under assistant coach. This is a great way to experience the coaching life & see if it’s for you! Contact us!