Billy Doughty is an ASCA level 4 certified coach who moved to
Davis in the fall of 2009. In his short time in the
area he has been named 2011, 2013, and 2014 "SENIOR
COACH OF THE YEAR" for Sierra Nevada LSC. Since his arrival
the team is beginning to head to new levels. In his short
time in Davis, the program has had an Olympic Trials qualifier, multiple
senior national qualifiers, new JR national qualifiers, and
sent athletes to swim in college at top collegiate schools.
The Aquadart program have been awarded the "Silver Medal" for 2013
and the "Bronze Medal" status in 2011 and 2012 from USA
Swimming. Davis senior swimmers have finaled at JR Nationals
and won multiple Sectional HS championships. Thirteen
senior swimmers have signed to compete in college programs in the
last three years.
Billy served as the CEO/Head Coach for City of Mobile Swim
Association August 2006 - August 2009. During this time
the team has seen dramatic success in the pool, in the classroom,
and in the community. CMSA earned the
Bronze Medal Excellence Award from USA Swimming all
three years. In 2009, CMSA swimmers won multiple AHSAA
state champioships, multiple junior national individual titles, and
have consistently placed top 5 in Southeastern Swimming
team scoring. CMSA currently has multiple swimmers
ranked in the top five in Southeastern Swimming and ranked in the
top ten in USA Swimming. CMSA sent swimmers to the 2008
Olympic Trials and had an athlete on
the USA National Youth Team.
Before joining CMSA, Billy worked as a Head Site Coach for
Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics running the University Club site for
six years. The University Club site grew from non-existent in
2000 to a site of 140 swimmers. At PASA, Billy worked with
all levels of swimmers from Junior National qualifiers, Pacific LSC
record holders, to beginners.
Billy swam at Clemson University and for Huntsville Swim
Association. He is married to Jen "Davis" with two young boys
(JT & Will).
Carolee B Gregg
Head Age Group and Summerdart Coach
Carolee began coaching with Aquadarts as a UCD student in
1984. Her initial coaching career began at age
16, when she was an assistant coach with her hometown swim team
six years. Carolee swam on
summer swim teams throughout her youth, and competed for the UCD
swim team in college. After
graduating from college, Carolee was the head coach of the
Greenhaven Swim Team in
for three years, and also
coached the Kennedy High swim team. She has been
coaching regularly with the Aquadarts since 1993 as an assistant
coach. Carolee is the Head Age Group coach for
Aquadarts and has been the Head Coach of the Davis Summerdarts
for the past 18 years also.
Carolee is married to Bill Gregg; he works in Davis at the
Foundation for Teaching Economics and is also the Davis High School
Cross Country and distance track coach. They have four children:
Kaitlin, 27, Brendan, 25, Kallie, 19, and Bryce, 14. Kaitlin
is a UCD grad, where she competed on the XC and Track teams.
She is married and lives in Providence, Rhode Island,
where she works and runs professionally. Brendan is a
Stanford grad, where he competed in distance running on the XC and
track teams. He is married, and runs professionally for the
Hansons Brooks running team based in Michigan. Kallie was a swimmer
and water polo player, and coaches with Summerdarts, as did her
older siblings for many years. She is a sophomore at American
University in Washington DC. Bryce swims with
Aquadarts, and runs cross country and track.
In her spare time, Carolee enjoys photography, reading, skiing,
camping, running, watching sports (especially her own kids!),
cheering for the SF Giants and 49ers, and spending time with her
Trent K Richardson
Trent Richardson was most recently the head coach for the Diablo
Country Club Sharks, a recreational summer team, and the head coach
for Monte Vista High School. In 2012 the Diablo Sharks achieved the
most improved team award in the Valley Swim Association. Under
Trent’s coaching from 2011-2013 the Monte Vista Swim team
achieved two top 10 finishes and a top 5 finish at the North Coast
Section Championship. In 2012 the Monte Vista Men’s Varsity
team finished their dual meet season with 7 wins and just 1 loss.
During his tenure at Monte Vista Trent’s swimmers achieved 19
All-American qualifying times, this award is given to the top 100
swimmers/relays in the United States.
Born and raised in Hawaii on the island of Oahu, Trent first
started swimming with the Waialua Swim Club. His senior year of
high school, Trent trained with Iolani Swim Club under coach Brian
Lee. After high school Trent swam for Diablo Valley College
and U.C. Davis where he was Captain of the men’s team in
2009. At U.C. Davis he was a Big West Conference Champion and
remains a conference record holder. After finishing his swimming
career at Davis, Trent was a Volunteer Assistant Coach with the
Aggies when the Men's team went undefeated and won their first Big
West Conference Championship in 2010.
Coach Ray has been with the DART program since 2013. Ray
works primarily with the Senior level swimmers and specializes in
running our distance based workouts. Ray has seen DART
swimmers finish top 8 at JR Nationals since his arrival in Davis.
Ray has four children including Chris that is currently swimming
at the University of Arizona.
Age Group Coach
I swam for the Aquadarts for ten years. Have coached summerdarts
for the last 11 summers. I have a
bachelors degree in Child and Family Development
with a minor in History from San Diego State
University. After taking a year off, working
at Club Med. I
went to Sacramento State and got my
Masters Degree in Social Work with an emphasis
School Social Work.
Age Group Coach
Ellen’s swimming career began at the
age of six at the Hamilton YMCA in Ohio. After moving to California
in 2002, Ellen swam with teams including the Fairfield Aquatic
Club, the Solano Aquatic Sea Otters, the Vacaville Swim Club, and
the Davis Aquadarts. While swimming with the Fairfield Aquatic
Club, Ellen had the privilege of being coached by the
well-respected age group coach Bob Southward. Most recently, Ellen
swam for the Davis Aquadarts in head coach Billy Doughty’s
senior group. Ellen also swam for the varsity swim team all through
High School, where she was team captain and named “Most
Valuable Swimmer” three years in a row. In addition to competitive swimming, Ellen
also participated in cross country and soccer. Ellen graduated from
Will C. Wood High School in Vacaville in 2012, and is currently
attending Solano Community College, where she is completing her
general education. Ellen plans on transferring to UC Davis where
she will double major in education and history to become a history
teacher, and would also like to persue her career in coaching.
Ellen’s interests and hobbies include drawing, listening to
music, reading, and being with her friends and
Natalie Janelle Ramos
Age Group Coach
Hello my name is Natalie Ramos. As the youngest daughter of
four, I’m twenty years young. Next fall I will be
transferring to UCD as a Human Development major with an emphasis
in community nutrition. I competitively swam on various teams for
seventeen years as well as one year with our Darts. I have
coached summer darts and currently coach our Gold swimmers. I enjoy
working out, volunteering on weekends, organizing my room,
preparing nutritious meals and spending time with my sister and
friends. I believe the most important concept to instill in my
swimmers is the reality that no one can judge a good effort.
Age Group Coach
Russell has been involved in competitive swimming since he was four
years old. He was a highly successful club swimmer for the Monterey
Bay Swim Club and a record holding high-schooler, but opted out of
collegiate swimming to pursue other athletic interests. Russell
began teaching swimming when he was fifteen, and he has taught and
coached every age of swimmer -- from the screaming infants to the
competitive age-groupers and the seasoned Masters. He currently is
the head coach of the Masters program at the Davis Athletic Club.
From his experience comes a passion and dedication to the
Brandon Reed Miller
The Davis DART program would like to welcome Coach Reed Miller to the program. Coach Reed will start with the team on Monday, April 13th.
Reed Miller is a Mobile, Alabama, native. He graduated in 2014 from Wingate University with a degree in Finance. Miller swam four years as a Wingate Bulldog. He achieved All-America status twice in his collegiate career, and was an Academic All-America selection his junior and senior seasons. He was also selected by his teammates as a team captain his senior year.
Coach Reed Miller has been coaching with the City of Mobile Swim Association as the assistant senior coach and the 9-10 coach. He has also been coaching summer league swimming with Country Club of Mobile in which he was as assistant coach with Billy in 2009.