Athletics News

2019-2020 Swim Team Information

Head Coach Guilherme B. Passos (Coach Gui)
Contact Information Sandy Simcoe 901-286-7744 or email simcoeas@gmail.com
Important Dates:
August 22 CHS Open House, Coach Gui and swim team representatives will have an information table.
Formal Registration August 28th CHS presentation room (not sure what the room is called)
5:30 PM returning swimmers
6:30 PM new and prospective swimmer

Sept 16th - Sept 20th Swim Clinic (stroke Clinic and swim assessments) 3pm to 4pm
Sept 23, 24 and 25th Tryouts 3pm to 4:15pm

Sept 30 Meet the Swimmers and Swim Team family! Team dinner CHS Cafeteria 5:30 pm.
October 1 formal Practice start
M, T, W, Th 3-4:15 pm pool time
Saturdays 10am to 12pm pool time
Dryland training M,T,W 4:15pm to 4:45pm
All Practices, swim clinic and tryouts will be at the Compton Aquatic Center, St Georges Independ School, Wolf River Campus.
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CHS Hires Guilherme B Passos as the Swim Team Coach

Head Coach Guilherme B Passos joins Collierville High School Swim in 2019. Coach Gui is a native of Sao Paulo, Brazil where he swam competitively for 15 years and represented the Brazilian Youth National Team on a couple of occasions. While in Brazil, he had the chance to practice with many Olympians such as Cesar Clelo and Bruno Fratus.
In 2011 he moved to the U.S. to attend the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where he received a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on Hospitality. During his collegiate swimming career Gui helped the Rebels become the number one mid-major program in the country, and by his senior year he achieved the status of NCAA Division I All-American . During the 14/15 season Gui started his coaching career as an Assistant Coach for the UNLV men and women's swim team under Head Coach Bobby Folan.
Presently, Coach Gui is also the Assistant Senior Swim Coach at Memphis Thunder Aquatic Club.
Welcome aboard Coach Gui!!!
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COLLIERVILLE HIRES SCOTT ROBINSON AS NEW BOYS BASKETBALL COACH

Collierville High School has a new boys basketball coach.

On Thursday, Collierville High School announced the school has hired Scott Robinson as the next boys baskeball coach for the Dragons. Robinson, a native of Danville, Indiana, played collegiately at Crichton College before joining the basketball support staff at The University of Memphis. He also was the head coach at Victory University and most recently the Head Coach at All Saints Academy in Winter Haven, Florida. He replaces Jonathan Mooneyham.
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Rocconi Named Head Football Coach at Collierville

Collierville High School is proud to announce that Joe Rocconi will take the helm as head coach of the Dragons' football team. He succeeds Mike O'Neill who announced his resignation in December.
Rocconi is a 1995 graduate of Collierville High School and an inductee in the school's Hall of Fame. He played linebacker at The Univeristy of Memphis and was a 4-year lettermen for the Tigers. He has served as the Head Coach at White Station High School for the last six years helping his team to multiple quarter-finals and semi-finals state playoff appearances. During his tenure at White Station, over 60 players have moved on to play at the college and professional level, including Oregon Ducks record-setting receiver and top NFL prospect Dillon Mitchell. In 2016, Rocconi was selected to be Head Coach for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star game.
“We are thrilled to welcome Joe back to Collierville as the next leader of our football program," Jeff Curtis, Collierville Schools Director of Athletics, said in the release. "He is a former defensive standout at Memphis that is known for his offensive acumen and student-athlete development on and off the field. He is the perfect fit for our program, school, and community. We are looking forward to Joe connecting with our student-athletes and taking over a program that is primed for success at the highest level."
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Coach Mike O'Neill Resigns As Collierville Head Football Coach

Collierville High School Head Football Coach, Mike O’Neill, announced he is stepping down from the position. O’Neill just completed his seventh season at the helm. The Dragons finished the 2018 season 5-6, losing to Whitehaven in the first round of the playoffs. During his tenure, the Dragons compiled a 40-38 record.
“Coach O’Neill has consistently emphasized character, integrity, & loyalty during his tenure and we are truly thankful for his leadership,” Collierville High School Principal, Chip Blanchard, said.
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