AZD Head Coach – Lorette


Lorette Haynes

Head Coach and Team President 

Lorette Haynes is passionate about Synchro! She has been involved in the sport as a swimmer, coach, judge, and administrator for over 25 years.

As an athlete, Lorette competed for 15 years, where she was a gold medalist at many National Competitions, including National Age Groups, Junior Nationals and U.S. Senior Opens. She also competed several years at Senior Nationals, where she qualified to the second phase of Olympic Trials.

Lorette’s coaching experience spans over 15 years, with swimmers of all ages and abilities. She has always had a special talent for helping swimmers exceed even their own expectations. She has instructed Age Group, Junior and Senior National Level swimmers, including this past season when Lorette’s swimmers qualified for National Age Group Championship.

In 2001, Lorette was voted by her peers as The USA Synchro – West Zone “Coach of the Year.” Lorette is currently a USA Synchro Level 5 Judge and is in her third term as the Arizona Synchronized Swimming Administrative Chairperson, a post she has held for 6 years.