Clinton Bailey

Clinton Bailey

Head Coach |

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.

Aleya Hill

Aleya Hill

Assistant Coach

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.

Board Members

Chair Cathy Guyer
Vice Chair Vacant
Secretary Vacant
Treasurer Tamara Shaw
2nd Treasurer Vacant

Committee Members

Team Apparel Kirsten Horton

Payment Mailing Address

Newton Nitros Swim Club
P.O. Box 341
North Newton, KS 67117


Newton Senior High School
900 W. 12th Street
Newton, KS 67114

Newton Municipal Pool
401 N. Santa Fe Street
Newton, KS 67114