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Jonny
Jonny Songer Summer Aquatics Director

Jonny is an energetic, professional swim coach from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jonny has coached professionally for the best team in Pennsylvania, as well as for the best team in Texas. As the creator of one of the largest swimming YouTube channels on the internet, Jonny brings his unique skills and creativity to River Place. 

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Casey
Casey Meizer RapidsHead Coach

Casey is an enthusiastic 22 year-old senior swimmer at the University of Texas from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Casey is well accustomed to educating young swimmers in a fun and laid-back environment. He was the head coach for Ingomar North Swim Club in his hometown for two years prior to moving to Austin and is eager to share his experience and personality with the River Place community.

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Izzy
Izzy Peterson Assistant Coach

A lifelong swimmer, Izzy is thrilled to start this season with the River Place Rapids. She has swam for local summer league teams since she was 6 years old and by the time she was 8, she went on to join Lost Creek Aquatics where she has been swimming ever since. In addition to swimming club, Izzy has been a Varsity swimmer for Vandegrift for the past 2 years, and her favorite stroke is butterfly. When she isn’t in the pool, Izzy enjoys volunteering for National Charity League and spending time in nature. She is looking forward to sharing her experience and teaching younger swimmers to love the water as much as she does.

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Hannah
Hannah Palacios Assistant Coach

Hannah is so excited to start this season with the Rapids. Her love for swimming began at age 5 when she joined a local summer league team, and soon after she went on to join Nitro Swimming. She also swam on the Vandegrift swim team for 4 years. Hannah is a rising sophomore at the University of Texas and plans to major in computer science or pre-med. Hannah's love for swimming and helping others will really help her be a great coach this summer.

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Savannah
Savannah Broughton Assistant Coach

A long time swimmer, Savannah is excited to start this season with the River Place Rapids. She had her start in the sport when she was 5 years old on a local summer league team and then went onto join Lost Creek Aquatics. In addition, she has swam with the Vandegrift High School swim team for four years. She is planning on attending the University of Arkansas next fall, majoring in nursing. Her love for the water translates into coaching younger swimmers and has found a passion for teaching.

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