Meet the Coaches

2023 Coaching Staff


2023 Coaching Staff…

Katie Steele, SOLECO Head Coach

Katie currently serves as assistant coach on the Southern Lehigh Varsity Swim Team.  Katie is a 2010 Southern Lehigh Graduate and a Southern Lehigh High School Varsity Swim Team Alumni as well as an Alumni to SOLECO Swim Team.   Katie has also coached at EMAC for 5 years and previously taught lessons at Swim-in-Zone is her early swim career. She is currently an School Teacher at Hopewell Elementary.  Katie is thrilled to be head coach for the SOLECO Stingrays and is committed to the continued success of the swim team and our community pool.

Wendy Yons, SOLECO CO-Head Coach

Wendy has been involved with swimming since she was 4 years old.  Wendy is a graduate of Indaina University of Pennsylvania.  Wendy coaches at the Bethlehm YMCA as an age group coach and has been coaching there for 21 years.  Wendy also has experience coaching High School swimming.  She coached Salisbury HS for 3 years and Quakertown HS for 4 years.  Wendy is excited to be caoching the SOLECO Stingrays this summer!

Junior Coaches

(Will assist head coaches and be assigned to individual age groups)

Meghan Inglis
Meghan has been swimming competitively since she was seven years old. She grew up swimming in the Lehigh Valley and competed as a part of EMAC and Southern Lehigh High School, as well as on a summer team. She is currently swimming for Lafayette at the collegiate level, while majoring in neuroscience.  Summer swimming was one of her favorite things growing up, and she is excited to continue passing on her passion for the sport to everyone. She has been with SOLECO for five years and can’t wait to return to coaching the Stingrays this summer!

Addison Pappentick
Addie has been competitively swimming for 11 years. She has been swimming for Soleco and EMAC since she was 6 and competes in high school for Allentown Central Catholic. She has qualified for districts and states this year for high school and is a Senior and Silver champs qualifier for EMAC.  She has babysat for close to 4 years and taught swim lessons for over a year. She has always had a passion for teaching and coaching the sport she loves. Addie is so excited for this season and to see everyone’s achievements.

Parker Hambly

Grace Hannah
Grace has been swimming competitively for 11 years. She has been a member of the Quakertown UBR team since she was 7 years old, is currently swimming for the high school, and join the SOLECO team 3 years ago. Last year, Grace was an assistant Junior volunteer coach. She will be returning as lead coach for 9 & 10. On top of that she’s also certified lifeguard. Grace couldn’t be more excited for a great season and can’t wait to return!!


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