Steilacoom Girls Varsity Swim & Dive

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Head Swim and Dive Coach, Kathy Casey

Grew up on a farm outside Palouse, WA; graduated Palouse High School 1966; swam varsity 4 years at Washington State University; WSU “Fish Fans” 3 years (synchronized swim team); BA speech therapy and secondary education WSU 1970; Masters in education Gonzaga University 1992; Special education teacher 32 ½ years; 2 children graduated from Steilacoom High School.

Coaching Experience: 

Summer league swim, dive, & synchronized swim teams, City of Palouse, WA 1967-1970

Swim (girls), Dive (girls & boys), and Gymnastics (girls, asst.), Auburn High School 1970-1973

Track (2 years, asst.) and Cheer (3 years), Annville-Cleona High School, PA 1973-1976

Masters Swimming, Lakewood-Steilacoom area (competitor in Masters 1978-present) 1978-2007

Girls Swim & Dive (asst. 1 year, head 2 years), Clover Park High School 1978-1980

Girls Swim & Dive, Steilacoom High School (several league champs & top 10 at states) 1995-

Boys Swim & Dive, Steilacoom H. S. (league champs, 2 dist. champs, 3 state trophies) 2010

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Alejandra Ruppe Wins TAC Swim Athlete of the Year

Alejandra (Alex) Ruppe – Steilacoom – Girls’ Swim and Dive  Alejandra (Alex), a returning two-time state champion from last year (200 IM  and 100 backstroke), continued her winning ways, even in a pandemic year, with  all 1st-place finishes in her events this season making it an undefeated season  for her. She also led the team

Tacoma Athletic Commission Athlete of the Year Nominees

The Tacoma Athletic Commission, which serves all schools in Tacoma and  Pierce County, proudly announces the Athletes of the Year for the Fall athletic  season played during February and March. Twenty-six of the 34 high schools  that play interscholastic athletics in the area participated in the program.  Athletic Directors and coaches nominated one hundred and

Girls swim and dive wins league championship!

Congrats to our swim team for winning the league title this year! A special shout out to our senior swimmers who endured a shortened season and strict covid protocols with big smiles on their faces! We are so proud of you! Congratulations on your big win at the League Championship meet Saturday! SHS 115, Fife