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2006- Newton Nitros Head coach. Throughout his tenure, he has won numerous Missouri Valley small teams division championships and coaches age group swimmers to become Missouri Valley Champions and Zone Qualifiers. His success with senior-aged swimmers continues as he coached swimmers into national meets and had many continue their careers with Division I & II colleges. Clinton coaches with a strong fundamental stroke mechanics philosophy and he believes that strong technique translates into strong swimming.
1998-2006 John Muir High School, Pasadena, Cal. Head coach, boys and girls swimming; boys and girls water polo.
Gerrish Swim & Tennis Club, Pasadena, Cal. Head coach.
Wichita Swim Club, Wichita, Kan. Assistant coach.
Valley Center Swim Club, Wichita, Kan. Head coach.
Originally from Valley Center, Kan, Clinton returned home to coach the Newton Nitros and reside near his parents. Clinton and his wife Cecilia have 9 children. He comes from a supportive swimming family of 14 and swam competitively as a child and in college for Millikin University in Decatur, Ill. He holds a bachelor degree in Mathematics from California State University, Los Angeles. He has coached swimming since age 19.
2018- Newton Nitro s Assistant coach
2015-2018 Tabor College swim team, Hillsboro, Kan. Set records in 200Y Freestyle and 500Y Freestyle...Tabor College graduate in December 2018 with a degree in Excercise Science and a minor in Business Management.
Prior to college
Club team swimmer with Mid Valley Aquatics, Salem, Ore...Swim instructor & Lifeguard for 5 years...Set team relay records at Stayton High School, Ore...YMCA swim team.
First name pronounced 'Ah-lee-ah'...Hometown Stayton, Ore...Began swimming at age 7...Engaged to be married in March 2019 with plans to remain in the area...Has a kitten named Sully...Parents and two older sisters reside in Oregon.