Golden Tigers Aquatic Club

The Golden Tiger Aquatic Club (GTAC) was started in 2015 as a way to educate and instruct the swimming and triathlon communities of Gainesville, Hall County and North Georgia, sharing our love of swimming and supporting the Brenau University Swim Team

Fall 2019 Stroke Development Club Sept. 4 – Oct. 28
Learn more and download the registration form.

Brenau swimmers pose for a photo after winning the Appalachian Athletic Conference Swimming & Diving Championship Meet on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 in Kingsport, Tenn. Brenau won the meet and are Appalachian Athletic Conference Champions for the second straight year. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

Our Team

The Brenau University Swim Team is a member of the NAIA and the Appalachian Athletic Conference. The Golden Tigers have won three consecutive Appalachian Swim Conference titles and have finish in the Top 5 at the NAIA for the past five years. We are committed to excellence in the pool and in the classroom, boasting numerous NAIA All-Americans and CSCAA Academic All-Americans.

Our Coaches

Lessons are provided by Brenau Head Swim Coach Nate Rhoads and Swim & Conditioning Coach Jack Haire.

Brenau Head Swimming Coach Nate Rhoads

Nate Rhoads

Rhoads has been coaching swimming for more than 20 years at the collegiate (Division 1 and NAIA), club, high school/middle school and learn-to-swim levels. His swimmers have been national, conference, and LSC champions and have been ranked nationally in the USA Swimming Top 10 and Top 200 All-Time lists.

Jack Haire

Jack Haire

Haire is a seasoned triathlete, consistently ranked as All-American in Off Road and Olympic distance triathlons, and swam collegiately for Furman University and the University of Georgia. Jack’s athletic experience gives him exceptional knowledge on swimming, biking, and running which he passes on to everyone he works with.

Contact Us

Nate Rhoads

Brenau University Head Swim Coach

Jack Haire

Brenau University Swim & Conditioning Coach

Tel: +1-770-534-6279

Pool Address:

Brenau Fitness Center
802 Brenau Lane
Gainesville, GA 30501

Mailing Address:

Golden Tiger Aquatic Club
Brenau Univeristy
500 Washington St. SE
Gainesville, GA 30501