Coaching Staff

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Coaching Staff

Judy V Siemer

Head Coach


Coach Judy has been swimming and coaching in the Houston area since high school. A member of the Westfield HS swim team and an avid swimmer in summer league, Coach Judy went on to Texas A&M where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Spanish. Coach Judy has been coaching with Ponderosa Forest off and on for over 20 years, starting with teaching 6 and under swimmers and working her way up to assistant coach. She was appointed head coach for the Ponderosa Westador Swim Team in 2010.

Coach Judy started coaching with Lone Star in 2012, working with our Stripes, White, and Red teams and earned her USA swimming association certification in 2013. Coach Judy is a strong advocate of a structured learn to swim program which focuses on basic skills, improvement of a swimmers technique, and progressing the swimmer from beginner to team skills as rapidly as possible.

Mark Malone

Assistant Coach


Coach Mark has coached for over 23 years. He has a daughter that use to swim and now he has a granddaughter that has started swimming. At 14 he made a decision for swimming as his>

Coach Mark was born here in Houston and pretty much stayed here. His philosophy is; teach them how to swim it right and let them build it from there. It works because he had some swimmers make it to Olympic trials. Currently, he is coaching at Houston Christian High School and has been for the last 7 years. Under Coach Mark's leadership, Houston Christian High School boys won state and the girls won third. This was the first time for any sport under the school's new name.