Andy Pedersen has been
the Head Coach for Southeastern Swim Club since 1994. During his
tenure, SSC has grown from a local team to a regional powerhouse.
Coach Pedersen also serves as the Head Coach of the Hamilton
Southeastern High School teams.
While at HSE and SSC,
Coach Pedersen has been recognized as the National Coach of the
Year once, State Coach of the Year several times, and also is a
recipient of the Jim Clark Award, given by Indiana Swimming to its
Coach P has an incredible knowledge and
expertise for the sport, whether you're just getting started or a
competitive masters or open water swimmer or a triathlete. Andy
usually coaches the morning SAMS practices.
started age group swimming as an eight year old in the New
Jersey/Philly area. It was there that she developed her livelong
passion for swimming. She later swam for the Vesper Swim Club
in Philadelphia and achieved her personal goal of qualifying and
swimming at Senior Nationals at age 18. Jeanne came to Indiana to
attend Anderson University and started coaching swimming in
Anderson, where she enjoyed coaching and swimming with the age
group program. Through the years she has been a head coach for age
group, summer clubs, middle school, and high schools. She has been
a part of coaching many age group and high school swimmers to
individual, relay, and high school championships.
has worked with all ages and abilities and has a goal to bring out
the best in each swimmer, and instill a passion for swimming. Her
joy for the sport is contagious! Jeanne began coaching at
Southeastern Swim Club in 2007 and usually coaches afternoon
Ben Wachtel began coaching
with SSC and
He was an All-American
and Olympic Trials qualifier at Purdue University, where he swam
four years and was a team captain for two.
He went to high school
at Westfield, where he was a seven-time All American and a
four-time IHSAA state champion. He is a member
of the Indiana High School Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame and was
the school's first individual state champion in any
experience coaching all ability levels and usually coaches evening