Sean has been involved in competitive swimming for over 30 years. He has a degree in Aquatics and Business from Ball State University. Sean started competitive swimming at 6 years old and swam for 12 years until he had to quit due to injury. He started coaching in 1993 as an Assistant Coach with the Auburn Swim Club Age Group Summer Swim Team. He has been an Assistant Coach with age group teams for a total of 4 seasons, most recently with Fort Wayne Swim Team, formally NACS. Sean first became a Head Coach in 1994 at the Dekalb County YMCA Age Group Swim Team. He has been a Head Coach for a total of 9 seasons, most recently with Cole Center Family YMCA Age Group Swim Team. Sean has also coached at the High School Level starting in 1996 as an Assistant Coach for 4 seasons and Head Coach for 5 seasons, most recently with East Noble High School Boys and Girls Swim and Dive Team. He began coaching the Otters in 2016. He has attended many coaching clinics at collegiate venues for continuing education. Sean is a committed competitive coach who firmly believes that it is not just about the sport but developing skills for life. Sean's coaching style fully encompasses the quote "you will always miss 100% of the shots you don't take."