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Varsity Swimming

On Tuesday February 9th, the Grace Community women’s team brought home the 2nd place trophy. The girls team held a solid 2nd place position behind TMI with a score of 282.5 to 225 and Frassati Catholic at 188. The girls team also brought home gold in the 200 yard Freestyle Relay with a time of 1:49.10 and silver in the 200 yard Medley Relay with a time of 2:01.35. Senior Talia Thompson led the girls with a second place finish in the 50 free and a 3rd place in the 100 yard freestyle. The Cougar swimmers had an outstanding meet setting 7 new school records. Three Junior and Swimmers were also selected to the Academic All-State Team: Talia Thompson, Liligrace Bazzell and Kaden Kozsuch.

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Janet Taylor

Grace University & Head Swim Coach

Janet Taylor

Grace University & Head Swim Coach

B.S., Texas Christian University

Janet Taylor is the head coach for the high school and junior high swim programs. She believes that many life skills can be learned through swimming, such as goal-setting, developing a plan of action to reach those goals, time management skills, and a strong work ethic. She understands how important relationships are in swimming, and how these friendships tend to last a lifetime. Most of all, Janet believes in Colossians 3:17 and wants to instill this verse into her swimmers, ”whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” Janet graduated from TCU and was a three sport letterman in swimming, gymnastics, and golf. After graduation, she was head women’s swim coach at TCU for several years. She is in her 25th year of coaching at Grace and has led the Cougar swimmers to six state championships. Over the past 45 years of coaching, Janet has coached swimmers to all levels of achievement, from learning to swim to Olympic Trial qualifiers.

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Colton Harmon

Swim Coach

Class of 2023

Colton Harmon

Swim Coach

Middle School Swimming

On Tuesday February 9th, the Grace Community men’s swim team won the 2021 TAPPS Division II State Title. Down by 5 points to San Antonio TMI with 4 events to go, the men were able to place high enough in the final events to give them a 274.5 to 229.5 point advantage at the end of the meet. The men captured 1st place in the 200 yard Medley Relay with a time of 1:45:14 and first in the 200 yard Freestyle Relay with a time of 1:34.18. Joshua Barry and Michael Green were able to achieve individual top 3 honors in the 100 yard backstroke (2nd) and 100 yard breaststroke (3).

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Janet Taylor

Grace University & Head Swim Coach

Janet Taylor

Grace University & Head Swim Coach

B.S., Texas Christian University

Janet Taylor is the head coach for the high school and junior high swim programs. She believes that many life skills can be learned through swimming, such as goal-setting, developing a plan of action to reach those goals, time management skills, and a strong work ethic. She understands how important relationships are in swimming, and how these friendships tend to last a lifetime. Most of all, Janet believes in Colossians 3:17 and wants to instill this verse into her swimmers, ”whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” Janet graduated from TCU and was a three sport letterman in swimming, gymnastics, and golf. After graduation, she was head women’s swim coach at TCU for several years. She is in her 25th year of coaching at Grace and has led the Cougar swimmers to six state championships. Over the past 45 years of coaching, Janet has coached swimmers to all levels of achievement, from learning to swim to Olympic Trial qualifiers.

Class of 2023
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Colton Harmon

Swim Coach

Class of 2023

Colton Harmon

Swim Coach