Staff Directory

Staff Directory


Cindi Dulgar

Associate Director

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Cindi is a graduate of Sacramento State with a B.S.  in Recreation Administration and completed her Master’s at Sacramento State in 2005. Cindi helped to jump start the water ski program, summer camp and special events to full scale in 1984.


Heather Wilhelmi

Operations Manager

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Heather attended California State University, Chico where she was a Recreation Administration major.  Heather’s love of Aquatics started at an early age as she has been a competitive water skier since age of eight.  At 17 she was ranked 16th in the world for the slalom event. 


Russell Moran

Facilities and Safety Manager

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Russell grew up on the Central Coast, earning his AA degree in Mathematics and Physics at Allan Hancock College. After meeting his wife, Megan, in San Luis Obispo, he moved to Sacramento to pursue a BA in Mathematics at Sac State, applying for what he thought would be a part-time job at the Aquatic Center.


Matt Trefry

Water Front Supervisor

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Matt grew up around the aquatic environment, swimming competitively and playing water polo from an early age. He became a California State Parks Lifeguard at the age of 16, where he worked at Folsom Lake, Lake Natoma, and Southern California beaches. 


Katie Ellis

Administrative Assistant

Katie was born and raised in Sammamish, Washington. She and her family moved to the Sacramento area in 2011 and found her love for aquatics at a young age through the Aquatic Center. Katie joined Capital Crew in eighth grade and competed through her senior year of high school.


Steve Boraas

Facilities Technician

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Steve has a life-long passion for the water that started on his parents boat when he was a toddler and continues today with his family on their pontoon boat. Steve spent many years in the marine repair industry before a long career in building material sales


Kailei Foltmer

Youth Programs Supervisor

Kailei attended Utah State University, receiving her Bachelors and Masters in Recreation Administration.  She earned her Masters in Sports Administration from Belmont University where she taught Science courses, coached weight training, circuit training, and running. 


Rick Caulk

Program Assistant

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Rick graduated with a B.A. in Business Management from Sacramento State. With an active family and work life around boating, jet skiing, and water sport activities, his love of boats, coupled with his experience and talents, he is right at home at the Aquatic Center.


Katie Haverluk

Capital Crew Boys Head Coach

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Katie began rowing at the Aquatic Center, 1st with the Learn To Row & Summer Rowing Programs, then became a member of Capital Crew.  After a successful 2 year with Capital, Katie was recruited to Cal where she competed on the Varsity level in the JV8+ and V4+ boats her first year, winning two NCAA Team National Championships, back to back in 2005 & 2006.


Rich Wendling

Capital Crew Girls Head Coach

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Rich has been actively engaged in rowing for over 20 years and began his first season at Capital in 2023. Rich was a distinguished collegiate athlete, has been a collegiate head coach, and dedicated advocate for young rowers in middle school and high school club programs.


Brian Birch

Capital Crew Assistant Coach

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I am excited to be back coaching after taking several years off concentrating on my corporate career. My coaching philosophy is helping every athlete achieve their personal best by having fun, working hard, and learning skills that will help them throughout their life.