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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 one of the coaches. For all questions related to administrative, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact our Business Manager, Liz Mueller at the "Contact us" button.

Coaching Staff

Joseph H Perkins

Head Coach, Senior Coach

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Joe began swimming at age 6 for the Madison Area Aquatic Club (MAAC) in Madison, Indiana and later swam for Madison Consolidated High School. He began coaching MAAC in 1992 and also spent a season coaching at his high school alma mater while completing his student teaching. He has been coaching RAC since 1996.

Joe teaches health and physical education at Highland Hills Middle School and is head coach of the Floyd Central High School boys' and girls' swim teams. He and his wife, Amy, have two daughters.

Ashley S Manger

Head Age Group Coach

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Ashley joined the RAC coaching staff in 2004. Before coming aboard as a coach, she served as president of the RAC board of directors. She has been involved in U.S.Swimming and Southern Indiana swimming for the past 25 years as a swimmer, coach and parent.

Ashley lives in New Albany with her husband, Drew, and children, Hannah, Duncan and Greer. She teaches social studies at New Albany High School.

Hannah Reagan Manger

Senior Prep 1 Coach

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Hannah has been a part of RAC since she was 5 years old. Hannah swam for and graduated from New Albany High School before swimming for 4 years at Purdue University where she specialized in backstroke and IM events. She now coaches the Senior Prep group. Hannah works as a social worker at KentuckyOne Health in Louisville. 

Andrew Nicholas Garcia

Senior Prep 2 Coach

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Patti Anne MidKiff

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Patti has been coaching swimming since 1993. She has coached summer league, high school, and club teams in California and Indiana. Patti has also been involved in coaching Pacific and USA Swimming camps in addition to All-star teams. 

Patti swam for Pepperdine University and graduated from St. Mary's College of California. She has established a number of learn-to-swim programs and currently teaches at Jeffersonville High School.

Patti lives in Floyd Knobs with her husband, daughter and son.

Elizabeth Kreilein

Gold 1 Coach

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Elizabeth is a former RAC  and Floyd Central High School swimmer. In addition to being a former swimmer, she is currently an IN swimming official. She is currently a senior at the University of Louisville, majoring in Political Science with a concentration in Public Policy and Law. 

Amanda Marie Browning

Gold 2 Coach

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Clarissa Ann Story

Bronze 1 and Silver 1 Coach

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Amber Bliss

Bronze Coach

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Kea Gwin

Bronze Coach

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Emma Kreilein

Bronze Coach

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Board of Directors

Joe Fox

President

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Jennifer Owens

Vice President - Treasurer

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Joseph H Perkins

Member

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Courtney Paris

Board Member

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Mary Lang

Secretary

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