Coaches & Directors

We are here to support your swimmer and their needs. If your questions are related to practices, meets, and other swimming related concerns, please contact one of our coaches. For all administrative questions (ie: dues, volunteering, or policies) please contact one of our board members.


Hope Harris

Assistant Coach


Brahim Hakim

Head Coach


     Coach Brahim Hakim was born and raised in Michigan City, Indiana.  While studying Chemistry at Duke University in North Carolina, Coach Brahim developed a passion for Endurance Swimming. Shortly after graduation, Coach landed back in Indiana, where he has spent over 30 years as a Chemist for U S Steel. 

     A family man, Coach is married with 5 children, who all have swam. In his 31st season associated with USA Swimming, Brahim has been a Coach for 15 seasons and a swim official for 27 seasons. 

     Coach Brahim has coached multiple Age Group State and Senior State medalists and Gold medalists. He has coached a 2 time Paralympic National Record holder and Michigan City's 1st African American Age Group Champion.  He also coached the 2013 Age Group State High Point Trophy winner.  In December of 2017, his 10 & Under Boys Medley Relay shattered the 17 year old State Record by nearly 4 seconds.   Coach Brahim enjoys working with ALL swimming levels, however, he derives his greatest satisfaction knowing a swimmer has given their best effort and exceeded their own expectations.  


Board of Directors

Meredithe Carnes

President, Meet Director


Tonya Aerts

Secretary, Communications Director


Adam Zolvinski

Treasurer, Team Registration Chair


Dana Surowiec

Fundraising, Equipment, HospitalityChair


Sarah Hughes

Administation Official