Coaches & Directors
We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches. For all questions related to administrative, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact one of the board members.
Coaching Staff

Brent A Boock

Head Coach - Senior I&II


Coach Boock started as a member of the Elmbrook coaching staff in 1993. At Elmbrook he has enjoyed working with hundreds of swimmers striving to reach their full potential including many state champions, zone level swimmers, and national top 16 swimmers. Coach Boock enjoys running, biking, swimming and leading an active life.

Michael A Rose

Head Age Group Coach - AGI&II


Mike has been involved with Elmbrook Swim Club and Brookfield Swimming as a swimmer and coach on and off since 1974.  He has served as the High School Coach at Brookfield East since 1983 and has coached more than 30 Wisconsin State Champions and High School All Americans.  Mike teaches Calculus at Brookfield East and is married to Carol who coaches diving at Brookfield East. Mike has daughter who is a member of EBSC and 3 sons who used to swim with the club.  Twins Adam and Spencer now swim at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire and Matthew, no longer swimming, is attending the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

Dick C Zache

Senior III Coach


Since 1979, Coach Zache has worked within the collegiate, USA, and high school levels of swimming, He has been coaching with EBSC since 2004. Through that time he has had the great fortune to have coached several national level USA, NCAA qualifiers, high school All-Americans and numerous state high school champions. During his coaching career he has also been part of the governing bodies at the USA and High School associations of swimming as a representative attempting to enhance the sport. Coach Zache has had a long and successful teaching career at Germantown High School.


Paul E Vasquez

AGT I&II Coach


Coach Paul has been working for EBSC since 2008.  Before joining EBSC, Paul coached a number of high school and club teams in southeastern Wisconsin since 1999.  Paul is also familiar with the pool from a swimmer's perspective as he swam sprint events and butterfly with Wauwatosa East High School and at UW LaCrosse. Currently, Paul is a special education teacher at Butler Middle School in Waukesha.  In his free time Paul loves to spend time with his family, Lisa, Christopher, Dylan, and Liam, especially when it involves Disney activities, from which he gains all of his Disney trivia knowledge.  


Kristen J Malloy

Novice I Coach


Coach Kristen is in her ninth year of coaching at the Elmbrook Swim Club. She swam for Elmbrook, Brookfield Central High School, and then completed 4 years as a varsity swimmer at St. Norbert College.  Coach Kristen is a first grade teacher at Blessed Savior North in Milwaukee.  She spends what free time she has with her husband and son, Tim and Jonathan.

Andrea M Divine

Novice II Coach


Coach Andrea Divine is working with EBSC as an assistant coach for Novice with Coach Kristen and Coach Angela. A swimmer herself, Coach Andrea swam at UW-Madison and later worked as an Assistant Coach for the Badger swimmers.  She most recently worked for 3 years in San Jose, CA as an age group swim coach and joins us after her return to WI. She has great experience with young people and with swimming and we are excited to have her join our staff.

Tricia L Casper

AGT Assistant


Coach Tricia is returning to Elmbrook Swim Club after a “brief” nine-year hiatus.  Throughout her coaching career, Tricia has taught lessons to all levels of children and adults, trained triathletes, coached state qualified high school swimmers, and during college, ran the recreation swim lesson program for the University of California, San Diego.  Tricia and her husband, Jeff, have two boys, Tyler and Brandon, who swim for EBSC.  Tricia enjoys volunteering at her children’s school, coaching their soccer and baseball teams, and taking adult classes through Milwaukee Ballet School.

Angela R Illgen

Age Group Assistant


Coach Angela has just finished her first year coaching with Elmbrook Swim Club. She swam for Elmbrook, Brookfield Central High School and is currently on the varsity team at Carroll University. During the off season she has been swimming with the New Senior and Senior group. Coach Angela is going for a major in math and a minor in public health. In her free time she enjoys being with her family and friends

Krista R Nowak

Senior Assistant


Coach Krista has been coaching with Elmbrook Swim Club since 2009 . She competed for Greendale High School and continued her swimming career at UW-Stevens Point. She coaches high school boys' and girls' swimming for Brookfield Academy. In her free time she enjoys swimming with the Elmbrook Masters and training for multi-sport events. 

Fred W Russell

Masters Coach


Coach Russell has coached swimming and water polo for 45 years, over 25 of which with Elmbrook! He has coached a national champion(s) at every level including age group, junior national, senior national, collegiate, and masters. Coach Russell is married to Karen and shares his home with his pet birds Herman and Zuchi.