Contact the Piranhas:
Head Coach Michael Roche
The Piranhas Swim Club is a community based USA Level 3 year round competitive swim team dedicated to teaching and developing swimmers of all age, skill, and competition levels. Now over 200 families strong, PSC is one of the largest premiere USA swim teams in the state. It is our goal to provide the area with Elite level athletes and increase the competitiveness in the Quad Cities. Led by Head Coach Michael Roche and with the help of other experienced coaches, the Piranhas provides all swimmers, aspiring and experienced, to have fun, build friendships, and to achieve competitive success. PSC promotes a positive TEAM atmosphere, while learning and developing swimming and life skills.
The mission of the Piranhas is to provide a safe and supportive environment that promotes swimming as a lifelong sport and competitive swimming as an aspect of that sport. We strive to empower every swimmer, regardless of age or ability, to reach his or her highest personal potential, both as an athlete and as a person.
  • Offer a program that supports:
    • Learning to Swim – Tailored to eventual competition versus recreation.
    • Conditioning – Limited competition with primary focus on physical fitness.
    • Competition – Active and successful competition in meets.
  • Provide swimmers with the highest quality coaching.
  • Provide a pipeline of good and exceptional competitive swimmers to the area high school swim teams by creating an outstanding Senior program and growing our younger swimmers.
  • Maintain a supportive, productive and safe swimming environment where kids make lifelong friends and know their value to the team’s performance goals.
  • Encourage mutual respect between swimmers, coaches, families and competitors.
  • Promote the ideals of self-discipline, hard work, accountability, goal-achievement, responsibility, pursuit of excellence, teamwork and good sportsmanship through competition for swimmers of all levels of proficiency.
  • Educate all swimmers and families on all the important aspects of swimming, including proper nutrition, proper physical training and goal-setting.