Senior Head Coach, Senior I&II
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
Brent A Boock
Administrative Head Coach
Boock is in his 19th year as a member of the Elmbrook coaching
staff. 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.
New Senior Coach
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.
Age Group Transition Coach
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 -
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.
Stay In Shape Group
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.
Krista is in her second year coaching with Elmbrook Swim Club. She
competed for Greendale High School and continued her swimming
career at UW-Stevens Point. She is also going into her fourth year
coaching high school boys' and girls' swimming for Brookfield
Academy. In her free time she enjoys swimming with the Elmbrook
Master's and training for multi-sport
Angela R Illgen
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
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.