While 2019 is Kristen's first season as the Twisters Head Coach, she has extensive experience as a swim coach and instructor since 2012. Currently, she is an Assistant Coach at Lost Creek Aquatics. In the past, she has served as Assistant Coach at Texas Gold Swimming in Georgetown and Assistant and Head Coach at Greenwood Memorial Swim Club in Massachusetts. She has also life guarded and taught private and semi-private lessons. She has coached swimmers who have gone on to swim at Age Group Championships, Zones, Sectionals, Arena Pro Series, Junior Nationals, Nationals, special USA teams and Olympic Trials. She is firm, yet fun and enjoys being around children of all ages, regardless of their abilities, and helping them reach their highest potential in their swimming careers.