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Meet the Coaches

Head Coach:
Lisa Thomas

Assistant Coaches:
David Reeder
Katie Connors
Adam Weis

Diving Coaches: 
Katie Magnuson '88
 Katie Reeder '89

Summer Open Water Swims!

What: CDH Girls Swim and Dive Open Water Swim (Optional)
When: July 25th, Aug. 1st, Aug. 8th
Time: 8:30-10:30
Where: Square Lake Beach
What to bring:  Sunscreen, towel, cap, goggles, water bottle, kick board and flippers
Directions:  Square Lake Beach is around 40 min. from St. Paul so plan accordingly.

  • This is an optional opportunity to get swimming and see swim and dive friends!
  • Coaches will be at the beach by 8:30 each Saturday morning to greet you, give swim guidance and monitor swimmers from paddle boards.
  • Please practice social distancing on the beach and in the water.  The beach provides plenty of space to spread out and coaches will keep on eye on belongings.
  • Please email or text Coach Thomas if you plan to come each week.  or 651-269-0130

Team Information

Girls Swim and Dive Season begins Monday, August 17th, 2020.  The fall sports meeting is Monday, August 10th, 2020 at 6:30 in the Joe Mauer Field House.

The fee to participate in swimming and diving is $200 plus the cost of the required swim suit, training gear (snorkle, pull buy, kick board, paddles and bag) and warm up jacket. The $200 covers rental and participation cost associated to the sport. The fee must be paid during the online registration process.

TEAM SPIRIT WEAR:  Will be available to view and purchase soon.


2019 Raider Girls Swim and Dive Team

2020 Team Captains

  • Carmella McGee
  • Allison Youtt
Captain Parents:
  • Annie McGee:  /  651-230-4045
  • Lily Youtt:  /   651-485-7199

Team Overview

Cretin-Derham Hall Girls Swim and Dive Program offers competition at the Varsity and Junior Varsity levels. The varsity and junior varsity teams may compete in up to 16 contests throughout the season. The season begins in mid August and will conclude the middle of November for varsity athletes and end of October for junior varsity athletes. CDH Swim and Dive encourages beginner and experienced athletes in the program. 


Most of CDH practices are at St. Catherine University or the University of St. Thomas. Occasionally, practices are at a different location in St. Paul or surrounding suburbs. Meets are hosted at St. Catherine University. 


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Daily Swim & Dive Calendar

2020 Calendar will be updated soon.

Helpful Links

Elsmore Link - Team Suits / Gear

Any solid black suit is great for our team suit.

Team Photo Order Instruction

Coming Soon.