Vikings News · Tidwell Named Vikings New Head Swimming & Diving Coach


Alex Tidwell has been named the Head Coach for the Vikings Swimming & Diving program, pending board approval.  She is a graduate of Harrison High School and former Wildcat and Barracuda swimmer. Tidwell began swimming competitively at the age of 8 for a local summer league and carried her passion for swim into High School where she participated in medley relays and specialized in I.M.’s, backstroke, and freestyle races. Coach Tidwell graduated in 2017 from Ohio University with a B.S. in Child Life and Family Studies and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Administration, also through Ohio University. Alex currently works at Warren County Educational Service Center.  Her goal for coaching this year is to teach the student athletes the purpose behind their movements and how to “swim smart” before they swim hard, but most importantly, to have fun and support each other. A healthy mindset combined with a tenacious work ethic will yield incredible results every time! ”

Coach Tidwell would like to remind all returning swimmers to update their Final Forms accounts and select the sport of swim to help with communication.  She will be setting up a meeting in the coming weeks with athletes and parents!!

Coach Tidwell’s contact – salextidwell@gmail.com