Hilary Goldschlager grew up in Hillsborough, and after a successful career as a multi-sport collegiate athlete, returned to the Bay Area and had her first coaching gig at Ladera Oaks in Portola Valley. There, she led the summer league team to their 1st undefeated season & 1st place at League Champs ever.
In the years that followed, Hilary has coached swimming & water polo for teams all over, including Alameda Islanders, BAC, Skip Kenney’s Nike Camps, Golden State Aquatics, PGCC, Aquatics Director for the JCC before landing at PASA Rinconada, where she has coached 8U’s for 9.5 years. She also founded Elite Aquatics, Inc., an educational consulting service for the college bound student athlete, specializing in swimming & water polo.
When not on the pool deck, Hilary stays busy with her other profession — Emergency Medical Response. As a Paramedic, Hilary is heavily involved in developing & teaching Aquatic Safety & Rescue protocol, teaching Search & Rescue techniques, and instructing CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support, First Aid & Wilderness Medicine. To date, she has had thirteen personal saves in the field. Hilary is also a three-time alumnus of Outward Bound & NOLS courses in Death Valley, Joshua Tree, Eastern High Sierras, and Baja Sea Kayaking. She has instructed numerous courses and programs in outdoor sports: climbing, rappelling, waterskiing, & wakeboarding, teaches boating safety through the US Coast Guard Power Squadrons & currently ranks in the Top 10 Female shooters worldwide.
Always a lover of all things aquatics, Hilary is excited to make Greenmeadow’s summer league team experience totally epic & unforgettable!
Tjasa Kmetec is a junior at Smith College in Northampton, MA, where she is also a swimmer on the Smith Swim and Dive team. She has been part of the Greenmeadow swim team since she was 7 years old (for 12 years). She has been working as a lifeguard at Greenmeadow for the past three years, and as a swim instructor for one year. The past three years she has served as the assistant swim coach for the Greenmeadow Marlins and Jr. Marlins.