Vickie Caulum -

Vickie Caulum

Vicki Caulum has over 30 years of experience in swimming instruction and coaching. She is passionate about providing swimmers of all levels with the opportunity to develop a positive, lifelong love of swimming, from beginners to Olympic-level athletes.

Vicki began her career by specializing in infant water safety. For 17 years, she ran a novice team of children aged 4 to 18, in addition to coaching high school swim teams. She has since expanded her expertise to include Masters swimming, bringing her coaching experience to all ages and levels.

While Vicki doesn't have a favorite event to swim, she enjoys the act of swimming itself. Although there are events she prefers not to swim, she is always willing to try anything once. Vicki typically coaches our Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning practices.

Linda Bailey -

Linda Bailey

Linda is from Livermore, Ca. She and her husband moved to Boise in the summer of 2022 and she began swimming and coaching with Sawtooth Masters at the ICAC in 2023. Linda began swimming competitively at 8 years old as an age group swimmer. She continued swimming through college for California State University of Hayward and CSU Bakersfield.  She was an All American in the 200 yd backstroke and multiple relay teams. 

Linda worked in the swim school industry for the past 20 years. She was the Director of Training and Development for the American Swim Academy in California and specialized in infant/toddler swim lessons. She has coached swimmers of all ages and abilities as a summer league, age group and Master’s swim coach.

Linda and her husband have 2 children, both living on the East Coast. Their daughter is working in Maine for the Senate Democratic Campaign Committee and their son is a wrestler at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. Linda likes to explore outside and is enjoying all of the outdoor activities in Idaho. She currently swims and runs and may try to get back into triathlons.

Catherine Kase -

Catherine Kase

Catherine has had an incredible career in swimming. She swam for North Carolina for four years as a distance swimmer and graduated from UNC in 2000 with degrees in education and psychology while being named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll and Dean's List.  She spent 3 years as an Assistant Coach at UNC (2005-2008) and 12 years at the University of Southern California (2008-2020) and was named USC's Associate Head Coach in 2016.   Prior to coaching at UNC, she coached at the Carteret Currents Swimming Club in North Carolina, was the Head Coach at Meridian Swim Association, in Mississippi and was the lead coach for NCAC Swim School at North Carolina Aquatic Club during college.

Catherine has coached age group and senior swimmers that qualified and won medals at the World University Games, Open Water National Championships, Open Water World Championships, U.S. Senior National Championships, Junior Pan Pacific Games, World Olympic Trials, and the U.S. Olympic Trials. 

Catherine has served as USA's Open Water Head Coach for the FINA World Championships 4 times and was named an Asst Coach 3 years.  She coached athletes to Olympic medals in the 10K in London 2012 and was appointed Head Coach for the U.S. Open Water team at the 2016 Olympics in Rio and most recently the 2020/2021 Olympics in Tokyo. 
She was awarded the USA Swimming "2020 Women in Aquatic Sports Award" and currently serves on both USA Swimming and World Aquatics committees.

Catherine and her family relocated to Boise in 2020. Her husband, George Kase, played football at UCLA and her daughter, Carson Vogt (12) swims in the Silver Group at BSC. We are thrilled to have Catherine on our coaching staff as both a mentor and coach! 


Kelsey Winkler -

Kelsey Winkler

Coach Kelsey developed a love of swimming at a very young age, beginning her competitive swimming career at the age of 4. She continued through high school, where she went to CIF-SS for Mater Dei High School on relays and as a sprint freestyler, as well as competing in water polo.  At that time, Coach Kelsey discovered a passion for coaching as well as competing.

Since 2000, Coach Kelsey has worked with several age groups and facilities, coaching both swimming and water polo. Some of the teams include BREA Aquatics, Azusa Pacific University Women’s Water Polo, Northern Arizona University Masters, and Boise State Campus Recreation Masters Program. Currently, Coach Kelsey is working at Boise State University and is thrilled to continue her work in coaching.