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Coaches & Directors

We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact Coach Jessica. For all questions related to joining the team, administrative, safety or policy issues contact Coach Jessica. For questions on fees or dues contact MTV President, Kevin Kuhn or Treasurer, Kathy Bouch.

Coaching Staff

Stephen B Loehr

Aquatic Director/ Head High School Coach

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Coach Steve joined MTV Swim back in 1999 and began coaching in 2005. Coach Steve is a man that has worn many hats over the years: Coach, Meet Director, and Meet Official. Coach Steve has coached many IN Age Group State Champions as well as IN Age Group State record holders. He has been and still is one of MTV’s most dedicated all around individuals. Coach Steve will be heading up the Senior Group and is also the MVHS Head Boys and Girls Swim Coach as well as the Aquatics Director for MSDMV. If you have any questions please feel free to get in touch with him either at the pool or call 812-499-6181.

Jessica Rae Anselman

Head Age Group Coach/Assistant HS Coach

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Coach Jessica has 20 years of swimming experience as both a coach and swimmer. She joined MTV in 2006 and started volunteering and filling in as a coach and doing private lessons for MTV. Her Coaching career includes coaching the Brittlebank Barracudas from 2004-2007. Assistant Coach to Larry Zoller for the Mt Vernon Senior High School Swim Team for the 2011-2012 season. 

Jessica has been swimming since 1996 when she joined the MTV Swim Team as a swimmer. She went on to swim for the Mt Vernon Senior High Swim Team from 2003-2007 where she held multiple school records, was a 4 year state qualifier, all conference for 3 years, and a 4 year sectional champion, and lettered 4 years. From there she went on to swim on a scholarship for the University of Lindenwood in St. Charles, MO from 2007-2011 where she graduated with a bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. While at Lindenwood she held the school record in the 100 fly, was a 4 year national qualifying swimmer, placed top 8 at conference, and swam 3 years in the Missouri Grand Prix. 

Jessica meet her husband Ben Anselman while swimming in college. They reside in Mt Vernon with their two sons Reinitz Anselman and Walker Anselman. 

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Phil 4:13

Benjamin Robert Anselman

Assistant Age Group Coach

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Dustin A Bredemeier

T Team Coach

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Samatha Gowdy

Guppy & V Team Coach

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Coach Sam started swimming at age 7 for The Carmi Bullfrogs and MTV Age Group team. She swam for MVHS, lettering all 4 years. She graduated from MVHS in the class of 2015. During her time at MVHS, she broke multiple school records in individual and relays, lettered all 4 years, and was a 4 year state qualifier. From there she went on to swim on scholarship at the University of Evansville. She is currently studying to become a physical therapist assistant. While swimming for the purple Aces, she took a spot on the podium for the 100 backstroke for sixth place at MVC Championships with a season best time of 56.28. Additionally, she took another top 16 spot in the 200 backstroke. She has also been named MVC All-Conference Honorable Mention and named to the MVC Honor Roll. She has given private lessons at UE and in Carmi the past few years and wants to continue coaching in the future. 

Kendyl R Bourne

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Coach Kendyl started swimming at age 6 for WHCC and MTV Age Group.  She swam for MVHS team all 4 years and g raduated from MVHS in 2012.
She was the assistant coach for MVHS Girls Golf team during the 2014 season and s he also assisted WHCC swim team the summer of 2014.
She is currently at Ivy Tech Community College studying Secondary Education.  She plans to teach junior high or high school level english literature/history and to coach golf and/or swimming in her future.

 

Michea Dawn Whittenbraker

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Lettered all 4 years in swimming for MVHS. All American in 2008 and 2009 in two individual events and one relay, held four individual and three relay school records. Currently holds 100 Fly school record. Team captain in 2008-2009, season earned MVP 2008 and 2009, received most improved in 2008. Also ran track in 2006 and 2007 season and was named MVP both years. Received Full scholarship to University of Evansville where she was named All-MVC 2010, 2011, and 2013. Holds 200 free relay record. Was named MVC swimmer of the week 3 times. Finished career with personal best times in 100 Free and 50 Free. Graduated from University of Evansville with bachelors’ in Business Management. Currently employed as Programmer Analyst at OneMain Financial (Springleaf). 

Board of Directors

Stephen B Loehr

Aquatic Director

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Jessica Rae Anselman

Head Age Group Coach

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Kevin Kuhn

President

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Holly Konrath

Vice President

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Kimberly Bredemeier

Secretary

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Kathleen Bouch

Treasurer

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Jennifer Zieren

At-Large

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Matthew Garner

At-Large

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