Dixie State Announces New Swimming Coach

first_imgApril 25, 2018 /Sports News – Local Dixie State Announces New Swimming Coach Tags: BYU/Dixie State/East High School/Jason Boothe/Provo/Salt Lake City/Tamber McAllister FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailST. GEORGE, Utah (dixiestateathletics.com)-Wednesday, per an announcement from Dixie State University Director of Athletics Dr. Jason Boothe, the Trail Blazers have selected their new swimming head coach.Tamber McAllister, who is a former assistant swimming coach at BYU, having served two separate stints (2005-2011, 2012-2018) in this role for the Cougars, will assume the role, Boothe confirmed during a press conference.Boothe called McAllister a “tremendous addition to the Dixie State family” and that they “look forward to working with her.”During her more recent stint at BYU, McAllister assisted both the Cougars’ men’s and women’s swimming squads with stroke work.McAllister also coached at Salt Lake City’s East High School (2004-2005), and has also served as a club coach in both the Salt Lake City and Provo areas.McAllister is happy to be in St. George, saying the position “has been on my radar for some time.”McAllister competed at the collegiate level from 2000-2004 at BYU, specializing in the breaststroke and IM events.She won four individual Mountain West titles in the 200 breaststroke, while also competing in the 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials.A native of El Dorado Hills, Calif., McAllister received a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences from BYU in 2004. She and her husband, Eric, have three children, Emma, Marcus and Lilly.Dixie State is entering its third season of competition in swimming/diving. Written by Brad Jameslast_img read more