Coaches & Directors
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Coaching Staff

Keith Gast

Head Coach, Lead Senior Group


Keith joined the Browsburg Swim Club in September of 2015.  He is also Head Coach of the Brownsburg High School Swimming and Diving Program.

Keith grew up in Hendricks County, swimming competitively for Avon and Ben Davis High Schools and the Indianapolis Swim Club (Swim Indy). He swam competitively at Butler University where he was All­Conference in the 200 Breast and 800 Free Relay.

A graduate of Butler University, Gast began his USA swimming coaching career in 1992 as an assistant for WTSC in Indianapolis. He held assistant coaching positions for several USA swim clubs in the Indianapolis area from 1992­1998, also serving as Head Coach at Cascade High School, Tri­West High School and finally Roncalli High School.

Keith has been on the board of directors of Indiana Swimming as a coaching representative and has served on the Senior Advisory Committee for Indiana Swimming. Additionally, he is a past president of the Indiana High School Swim Coaches Association. Gast had a successful 17 years as Head Coach of the Jeffersonville Red Devils and Pacesetter Aquatics club in southern Indiana, where he has also been the AP Government and AP Microeconomics teacher at Jeffersonville High School.

In his tenure with the Red Devils, Gast won multiple high school conference and sectional championships, spent numerous weeks in the top 25 and had two top 10 finishes at the IHSAA Championship. He also trained multiple high school and Indiana Swimming state champions, Junior National and Senior National Qualifiers, and three Olympic Trials Qualifiers. Coach Gast was named to the Indiana Zone Coaching staff in 2002 and 2010 and named the Senior Zone Head Coach in 2012. 

Matthew Daniel Elliott

Lead Coach Futures, Senior Assistant


Matt joined Brownsburg Swim Club in April of 2016. Matt has been a lifelong swimmer and has competed at every level. Matt grew up in Peoria, IL and was a 7-time Illinois high school state champion for Peoria Richwoods High School. Matt then when on to compete for the University of Florida where he was an 11-time NCAA All-American and was a Southeastern Conference champion in the 200 breaststroke. Matt was also an Olympic Trials finalist in 2012 in the 200 breaststroke. Matt left competitive swimming in 2015 and begain coaching with Dragon Aquatics and Pekin Community High School in Pekin, IL. There Matt coached one high school state qualifier and several other age group state qualifiers. 

Andrea Ziegler

Co-Lead Coach, Emerging


Andrea is entering her second year assistant coaching with BBSC. Coach Andrea brings an extensive background in aquatics to the table, with over 30 years in the field ranging from competing, teaching, and administration. Andrea’s career began as an age group summer club swimmer. In high school, she did not have a school swim team and participated in other school sports. However, in college she wanted to return to the pool and competed for a year as a walk on at Ferris State University. After college Andrea moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan and worked at the local YMCA teaching all levels of swim lessons and coaching a nearby club team.  During this time she kept swimming and competing on a local masters swim club. After moving to the Detroit area she graduated from Oakland University with a general studies major and exercise science minor. She continued to work at the local YMCA as swim lesson instructor and lifeguard and became an aquatic coordinator. Her passion for all things aquatics has kept her in the field, as she now serves as aquatics director at the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA. She is married and has three children.

Zane Bousum

Assistant Bulldog Prep


Zane Bousum started coaching at BBSC for the 2016-2017 season. Zane started swimming at the age of 8 for Kokomo Aquatics Team (KAT) in Kokomo, IN and competed all through middle school and high school at Lewis Cass High School. Zane graduated from Marian College in Indianapolis with a Mathematics degree while competing on the cross country team for 4 years. He was the captain of the team for 3 years. After graduation, Zane taught Math at Pike High School for 5 years. While at Pike, Zane coached as an assistant on the middle school team one year (04-05), and assistant on the boy’s and girl’s teams for 3 years (05-06, 07-08, 08-09), and the head boy’s coach for one year (06-07). During this time, he also assisted with the Pike Red Devils Aquatic Team. Zane currently pastors Spirit of Life Church with his wife Rachel. They have three children: Josiah age 10, Audrey age 7, and Michaela age 3. Josiah is a current member of BBSC.

Michael Andrew Hanlon

Head Development Coach



Mike Hanlon has lived and worked in Brownsburg for over 20 years and has been coaching with Brownsburg Swim Club for over 7 years.
Within the club, he is the Lead coach for the Development portion of the Brownsburg Swim Club, serves as the Head Coach for the Futures Group and is the team's Business Manager.
As a coach, Mike was honored to receive the Hendricks County, 2015 Coach of the Year award. Previously, Mike was a four-year head coach of the McKinley Terrace Sharks in South Bend, Indiana, where he led his club to a conference championship in 1984.
As a swimmer, Mike finished 8th in the state of Indiana in the 50 Breaststroke and was a collegiate swimmer four-time letterman while at Lake Forest College, in Lake Forest, Illinois. In 1988, while at Lake Forest, he was the Midwest Conference champion in the 200 Breaststroke.

Kevin Enders

Assistant Coach - Futures


Michael Young

Co-Lead Coach, Bulldog Prep-White


Michael Young is joining BBSC coaching staff for the 2013-14 winter season as a part time assistant, primarily for the Bulldog Prep group.  As a parent of one of the swimmers and a former collegiate swimmer and high school coach himself, Michael is hoping to add to the coaching staff and help BBSC grow strong. Michael began swimming at age nine with his local summer and recreation teams in Bremen Indiana.  As he grew Michael joined the Michiana Marlins Swim Club and at Bremen High School he became the school's second ever IHSAA State Qualifier.  After high school Michael swam collegiately at Butler where he was a conference finalist.   Michael graduated Butler University in 1999 with a degree in Finance. After finishing college swimming, Michael coached one year as an assistant at Zionsville Swim Club and worked with beginning swimmers.  Michael then joined the Brownsburg High School coaching staff and spent one year as Boys' & Girls' assistant coach and then one year (2001-02) as Boys' Head Coach.  During that time Michael also coached the Senior group at Swim Indy (precursor to BBSC). Michael left the coaching ranks in 2002 to pursue advancement in business by attending full time graduate business degree work at Duke University in Durham North Carolina  With a degree in 2005, Michael and family moved back to Indiana and located in Brownsburg in 2006. Michael and his wife Angela currently attend Zionsville Presbyterian Church and have three children; Connor age 8, Mallory age 6, and Byron age 2. 

Christine Chris Owens

Co-Lead Coach, Bulldog Prep-White


Chris began both her aquatic and volunteering career at the Danville Family YMCA, where she has filled many roles for the aquatics department. Chris became a swimming instructor and lifeguard in 1994 and attained her swimming instructor certification in 2000. In 2001, Chris began her coaching career at the Danville Family YMCA and also served as a meet official. In 2002, Chris received her certifications for lifeguard instruction and swimming lesson instructor trainer. Chris was promoted to the head coaching position at the Danville Family YMCA in September 2004 and remained in the position until May 2006. She remained on staff as an assistant coach until September 2008.

Chris moved to Brownsburg in April 2009 and began her Indiana Swimming volunteer career in June 2013, shortly before beginning the next chapter of her coaching career (on a volunteer basis) with the Brownsburg Swim Club in September 2013, a role she continues to fill. Chris also continued to help the staff at the Danville Family YMCA, completing meet entries and filling in as a meet coach, until March 2014.

In addition to filling meet operations roles for several events hosted by Brownsburg Swim Club, Chris has given her time and efforts to major swimming events in Indianapolis on multiple occasions.

Abigail Marie Callis

Assistant Coach Bulldog Prep


Abby Callis started swimming in 2011 at the Brownsburg Swim Club and has been swimming there ever since. She is currently a varsity swimmer on the Brownsburg High School team and intends to do so for the rest of her high school career. Abby started teaching private swim lessons the summer of her freshman year and soon graduated to coaching with the Gateway program at BBSC, of which she still participates in. Now, Abby helps coach with the Bulldog Prep White group and is thankful to have this opportunity to help swimmers improve at what they love doing.