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About

History:
The J-Hawk Aquatic Club was formed in April 1991 by Head Coach Joan Domitrz.


What does J-Hawk mean?
The letter "J" represents the Janesville area and the "Hawk" represents the Whitewater area.


Coaching Staff:
One of the biggest strengths of the J-Hawks is our experienced coaching staff and the fact they have been together for over 20 years.

Coach D (aka Joan Domitrz) still helps with the team.  She stepped down from the Head Coaching position in 1995 and her daughter, Cheri Zimdars, took over at that time.  Cheri had been Coach D's assistant since 1988.  Adding to the staff was and is Head Age Group coach, Gina Foucault.  Gina has been with the J-Hawks for over 20 years, herself.  This stability has kept J-Hawks strong in holding thier philosophy of hard work and good stroke technique.

Our other coaches follow the same philosophy.  All of our assistant coaches are former or current college swimmers, who bring lots of competitive swimming and technical knowledge to the table.

 

Practice Location:
We practice at UW-Whitewater's Williams Centers pool. 

During the school year, we run morning practices twice a week at Milton HS and during the summer months we hold morning practices at Rockport Pool, in Janesville.
 


Athlete Success:
Our athletes work hard to achieve high levels of success.  Over the past 24 years, the J-Hawks have had lots of success in all levels of swimming, including: 
     * 12&Under state swimmers, finalists, and champions

     * Multiple WIAA state competitors & champions
     * Senior state swimmers, finalists, and champions
     * Junior National competitiors, finalists, and champions
     * US National competitors
     * US Open competitors:  2012 Champion - Emily McClellan 100 breast!
     * Olympic Trial competitors:

                    2000 - Rion Epping
                    2012 - Emily McClellan & Bridgette Alexander
                            --- Emily placed 6th in the 100 meter breast & Bridgette set 2 new

                                    15-16 WI State records in the back events
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NO CHILD IS EVER TURNED AWAY!  --- HOW CAN YOU HELP?

Please help make a contribution to our scholarship fund.  Your donation will help a child learn to swim or help a needy swimmer that wants to be part of our swim team.

Any donation is greatly appreciated! 

We are a Not-For-Profit 501(c)3 charitable organzation. 

Donations are tax deductible.