Aquatic Club Information
Madison Aquatic Club
(MAC) is a competitive swim club located in Madison Wisconsin. MAC
began operations March 30, 2015 at LaFollette High School, 702
Pflaum Rd, Madison, WI 53716.
The Madison Aquatic Club
is a USA Swimming certified competitive swim club. MAC provides
organized competitive swimming team training for age group and
senior level swimmers.
you have any questions about MAC please contact Shane Ryan, Program
Director, at email@example.com or
Janis Katz, Business Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAC was founded by Shane
and Carly Ryan in 2015. Shane Ryan has been a USA Club Coach in the
Madison Area for over ten years. Shane was the Program Director at
the YMCA of Dane County (MWY- Madison West YMCA from 2006-2010 and
YDC - YMCA of Dane County 2010-2012) for six years. While at
the YMCA, they won five consecutive YMCA State
Championships (2008-2012), won USA 12 & Under
State D2 in 2008, were runner-ups at the USA 12&Under
State in 2012, and produced State Champions, State Record
Holders, Top 16 swimmers, YMCA National Finalists, YMCA National
Record Holders and National Age Group Record
Shane was then the
Program Director for the Southwest Aquatic Team from 2012-2015,
which is a Milwaukee Area based team and started
a Madison Branch in 2013. Shane and Carly both coached SWAT
together from 2013-2015, where they helped lead SWAT to second
place at the 13&Over State Meet in 2014. They also produced
numerous State Champions, State Record Holders, National
Qualifiers, National Finalists, Olypmic Trial Quallifiers and
a National Record Holder.
Carly (Piper) Ryan is an
2004 Olympic Gold Medalist and former World Record Holder
(Women's 4x 200 Meter Freestyle Relay). Carly swam for
the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she was one of the most
decorated and dominate swimmers in UW School History. Carly swam
professionally for SwimMAC Carolina and competed at the 2008
Olympic Trials and just missed qualifying for her second Olympic
Team. Carly then began coaching for her former club team,
Pointe Aquatics, in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, before joining her
husband, Shane Ryan, at SWAT in 2013.
The Madison Aquatic
Club was a prominent club team in the Madison area in the 1970's
through the late 1990's before the club was dissolved in 1998. Our
goal is to continue the tradition of excellence under the "MAC"
name in the Madison area.