2022 CAPTAINS

James Malone

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James is a fourth-year Creek swimmer who loves being involved with the team and has the anything you need attitude. As a captain, he intends to encourage and inspire fellow swimmers to build the overall team culture. He wants all Creek swimmers to be motivated and chase their dreams along with him. 

James started swimming during his first year of high school. As a senior, he plans on making a significant impact, not only as a captain but also as a swimmer.

He wants to encourage all swimmers to set big goals and go for them!

James is a member of the International Baccalaureate Program and the National Honor Society. He frequently volunteers in community activities. In addition, he works as a Volusia County beach lifeguard. He hopes to attend the University of Florida to study pre-med while continuing his swimming career. 

Ella Moore

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Ella, a fourth-year Creek swimmer, is excited and optimistic about the 2022 season. She swims year-round and hopes to encourage more Creek swimmers to do the same. Her goals for the team include unity through a positive and welcoming environment along with a focus on excellence. In addition, she has many ideas for ways to improve team practices and meets. 

Ella played a pivotal role in the team’s first-ever Christmas parade float, which finished second place in the school and club category. One of Ella’s goals is more team participation in community and volunteer activities. For example, she wants to get the team involved in her project to promote sustainable agriculture and food opportunities through a neighborhood garden.

Ella is enrolled in the International Baccalaureate Program, is an officer in the Student Government Association, and is a member of the National Honor Society. She plans to study Economics and Environmental Science in college.

Brooke Parsell

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Brooke is a dedicated year-round swimmer who is always first on the pool deck for practice. Known as the team “Mom,” she encourages her teammates and makes them feel welcome.

She served as one of the team photographers and was one of the leaders of the Christmas parade float. She hopes to create a family-like environment and has many ideas for team outings. She agrees with the quotation, “We are not a team because we work together. We are a team because we respect, trust, and care for each other.”

Brooke is a member of the Academy of Finance and is dual enrolled at Daytona State College. She is earning a Bilingual Certification in Spanish and knows American Sign Language, and plans a career in criminal justice, with aspirations of joining the FBI.

Brooke enjoys SCUBA diving, hanging out with friends, singing, paddle boarding, and watching true crime documentaries when not in the pool. She volunteers as a camp counselor at the Marine Discovery Center. In addition, she is a member of Tri-M, the music honor society.