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Coaching Staff

John VanDriessche

Head Coach/CEO/Lead Coach Group 3

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Coach VanDriessche has been coaching in the South Bend area since the fall of 1993.  Coach received both his undergradute and his masters' degrees from Ball State University.  He has coached swimmers to championships at age group state, senior state, high school state, and Junior Nationals.  He has also sent multiple swimmers to national level meets and dozens of his swimmers have gone on to compete at the collegiate level.

Carol Kryder

Lead Coach Group 1

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Coach Carol has been teaching and/or coaching in the aquatics field for over 30 years and has been coaching with our club since we were founded in 2006.  She swam competitively all the way through college and was an Honorable mention All-American.  Carol earned her bachelors degree in Physical Education with an emphasis in Aquatics.  Because of her understanding of swimming fundamentals and her experience teaching, Carol is the perfect fit for those new to the sport.  It fills her with joy to see the swimmers grow and develop both in confidence as swimmers and stroke ability.

Howard "Ted" Meck

Lead Coach Group 2

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Ted started his coaching career in the fall of 2013.  Ted was a former captain and state qualifier for the RHS team.  Ted brings a unique set of skills to our coaching staff and is looking forward to making an impact with the swimmers on our club

Jill VanDriessche

Asst. Coach Group 1

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Jill's started coaching in 2001 when she coached with the Michiana Marlins.  She was also head coach of the Marian High School girls for two seasons.  Currently Jill is the Assistant Superintendant for Plymouth Community Schools.  Jill is looking forward to working with our novice groups and helping them start their swimming careers

Brett C Maurer

Asst. Coach Group 1

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Brion Patrick Doyle

Asst. Coach Group 1 and Group 2

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Brion is a 2014 RHS grad and was a member of the club for 7 years.  Brion is working with the club until he leaves for the US Navy next spring

Amy Thibault

Asst. Coach Group 1

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Ashley Wojtysiak

Lead Coach New Prairie Satellite

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Kelli Notteboom

Group 1-New Prairie Satellite

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Sara Timm

Asst. Coach New Prairie Satellite

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Lydia Thibault

Asst. Coach New Prairie Satellite

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Anthony Daniel Hibbs

Asst. coach RHS and NPHS

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Board of Directors

Kyle Hoskins

Advisory Board Member

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Michael Andrew White

Advisory Board Member

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Lori A Jacobs

Advisory Board Member

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Amy Roush

Advisory Board Adminstrator

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