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.

Lexi Boone

Lexi Boone

Assistant Coach |

Lexi is in the first season with the Newton Nitros. Coach Lexi assists coaching beginning level swimmers preparing for their first meets and she helps with stroke competence.

A 2019 graduate from Falcon High School in Peyton, Co...Coach Lexi came to Hesston College to tend goal for the Larks soccer team...a 15 year veteran of the sport. When she isn't playing soccer or coaching on the pool deck, she also is a Certified Nursing Assistant at Schowalter Villa...studying to become a trauma surgeon.

Lexi has two sisters back home in Colorado plus a guinea pig, bearded dragon, hedge hog, turtle and three dogs. Her secret talent is sign language and she likes Disney movies.

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