Lisa Childers is in her second year on the coaching staff, and serves as the Rebels' director of operations while also working with the sprint group.
Childers was previously at Florida Lauderdale Aquatics from 2004-12 . While in Fort Lauderdale, Childers worked with David Gibson (former UNLV assistant coach from the late 1980s), and was coach for the senior group while also serving as assistant coach for the FLA Masters Team. She served as the event director for the 2011 USA Swimming Open Water Nationals, and was the event director at one of the largest age group events in the world, the International Invitational which hosts over 1,000 swimmers annually.
A native of Scotland, Childers attended North Glasgow College, where she received a higher national diploma in sports coaching and development in 1999, and followed that with a bachelor's of science degree in sports coaching and development from the University of Abertay Dundee in 2000. While in Scotland, Childers won several national titles, was a member of the Scottish National Team from 1991-97, and an Olympic Trials qualifier in 1996.