Edward H Stehlin
Coach Ed brings with him over 40 years of coaching experience.
A native of Moffat County, Stehlin has been swimming competitively since he was ten years old. He attended Western State College where he was a four-year letter winner, team captain and national qualifier.
Stehlin has coached at all levels and still competes at the Masters Level, earning All-America status in the freestyle and butterfly events.
Coach Stehlin is excited to work with the Maverick Aquatics swim program. He looks forward to helping the athletes aspire to become the best they can be in the pool and in life.
Coach Ed is the Head Coach and works primarily with the Elite Group.
Shane A Haberkorn
I have been involved in swimming for 12 years. I am from Grand Junction and started swimming on a small team called the Grand Vally Wave. I joined Maverick Aquatics later on when they became a team. I went to Fruita Monument High School and swam for District 51 High School Team. I started coaching summer of 2017. I have taught lessons for the past 2 years. Iam in college still swimming and hope to continue coaching forever.
Landon A Ellis
Coach Landon has been swimming competitively for most of
his life. Swimming since the age of 4, and competitively from the
age of 7 for club a club team in Katy, Texas until he graduated
high school as captain of the 2015 Texas High School State
runner-up Swim Team.
A current senior and captain of the varsity swim team at
CMU, he is majoring in Exercise Science and minoring in Chemistry.
He has coached all ages, from the youngest novice to high school
age, competition ready swimmers in Texas and here in Grand
Junction. He has also been a swim lesson instructor for the
previous 2 years.
Coach Landon hopes to bring his love and excitement for
swimming as well as a drive for skill and character development
that he has learned throughout his career to the swimmers of
I have been involved with swimming for 12+ years. I started
swimming in my hometown of Park City, Utah, where I swam for both
Park City Swimming and Park City High School. My swimming currently
continues while I attend Colorado Mesa University on the college
club team. While being a part of the Mavs, I have been a swimmer,
lifeguard, swim lesson teacher, which led me to my passion of
becoming a coach. Swimming is a vital part of who I am, and I am
very excited to share my passion and knowledge with young
Madison A Pressler
Coach Maddie has been a part of the swimming community for nearly
her whole life. Maddie began competitively swimming at the age of
five starting in California until she was nine years old and then
in Washington state. She swam for Henry M Jackson High School and
Central Area Aquatics Team (CAAT) in Seattle.
began teaching and coaching at the age of 14. From beginning
lessons to competitive swim team of all ages in Washington, she
then followed in the same path when she reached CMU. Coach Maddie
is very excited to hand down her experience and joy for swimming to
the athletes on Maverick Aquatics to hopefully inspire confidence
and dedication to the sport and all the excitement it can bring.
Maddie is currently a junior at CMU. She is majoring in Exercise
Science, minoring in Psychology, and is a part of the varsity swim
team at CMU.
I have been a swimmer and around swimming my whole life. Swimming
runs in my family; my mom, aunt, and uncle were all swimmers and
now all of my cousins and I also swim. I have been swimming
competitively since I was 5 years old. I am from Bend, Oregon and
swam for Bend Swim Club as well as Mountain View High School.
Currently I am on the varsity swim team at CMU. My favorite stroke
is breaststroke and I also like swimming IM. I am a junior this
year at CMU and am majoring in elementary education with an
emphasis in math. I have had previous experience being around kids
and swimming while teaching swim lessons and lifeguarding. I am
excited that I get to work with kids every day and coach them using
my passion and love for both swimming and kids.