2018 Swim Team Coaches


Michelle Parkhurst

Head Swim Coach

This will be my fourth season coaching at FXE. I have lived in Charlotte for almost 6 years. I am currently a 3rd grade teacher at Tuckaseegee Elementary in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. I grew up in Northern Virginia and have been swimming competitively since I was 6 years old. I went to Clemson University and swam on the team for 4 years. During my time at Clemson, I set 3 individual school records and was a team captain my senior year. My junior year I received the ACC Swimmer of the Meet award at the ACC Championships. To stay fit currently, I enjoy running, biking and swimming, which has lead to a new hobby of mine: triathlons!

Alex Summers

Assistant Head Swim Coach

Alex is a student at CPCC where he is studying Business Administration. Alex has swam as a Gator since he was 7 and with NSS for 6 years. Alex knows our kids well and has been an Assistant Coach for the past four years. Most people know Alex as a sports fanatic who can rattle off any player and statistic in most sports. He is an avid Duke Basketball, Oklahoma Sooners Football, and Denver Bronco NFL fan. He has been known to pull for the Braves in baseball, but prefers college basketball to anything. Alex is a natural athlete and plays tennis and golf well enough to put his parents to shame.
Graham Cooper

Graham Cooper

Assistant Swim Coach

I completed my Sophomore year swimming at UNC-Wilmington. I as able to represent UNCW at the CAA Conference Championships. I have been swimming summer league since the age of 6 and year round since age 11 for both Team Charlotte and SwimMAC. Prior to swimming, I played baseball and basketball at Park Sharon. I was on the South Meck swim team all 4 years and was named captain both Junior and Senior year where I contributed to Men's State 4A Championships both years. At the state championship meet junior year, I was awarded the Sportsmanship Award. 


Kellin Stillman

Assistant Swim Coach