Brayton Weber, Head Coach
Coach Weber started at Lincoln High School as the assistant coach in 2002 and became the head girls coach in 2005. Brayton’s high school swimming career took place at Cedar Rapids Washington where he swam all four years. He then went on to Drake University to become a teacher, graduating in 2004. Brayton added the Rails men’s swim team to his list of coaching activities in April 2008 and hopes to continue growing Lincoln Swimming. Currently, Brayton currently works as a Grade Level Coordinator (GLC) at Lincoln High School.
Tereca Weber, Assistant Coach & Dive Coach
Coach Weber became the assistant coach of the Girl’s Swim Team in 2005, after swimming for the Lincoln team from 2000-2004. She took top 6 honors at the State Meet her senior season and currently holds the school record in the 50 freestyle. In 2008, she also began working with the divers and became a men’s assistant coach. Tereca graduated from Drake University in 2008 with a major in public relations and minors in marketing and politics. Tereca currently works in freelance marketing, communication and web design.
Mitchel Friend, Assistant Coach
Coach Friend became a Rails assistant coach for both swim teams in 2014. He graduated from Lincoln in 2013 and was a varsity swimmer for the Rails men’s team. Mitch swam at state his junior and senior year in multiple events. He recently received his personal trainer’s license and is looking to work at a personal trainer. In addition, Mitch is the strength and conditioning coach for Lincoln High School athletics and is the club coach supervisor for the South DM Swimming (SDMS) club team.
Curt Harrison, Assistant Coach
Coach Harrison has been helping both Rails swim teams since 2008, specializing in butterfly stroke technique and proper turns for all events. Curt’s two daughters, Taylor (2008) and Abby (2014), were 4-year Rails varsity swimmers. Curt is also a former Lincoln swimmer and continues to live and work in Des Moines. He owns and operates Harrison Trim Works, working as a self-employed carpenter all-around the state of Iowa.