John and his wife, Renee, and daughters, Kathrine, Rachel, and Sarah, currently live in Highland.
As a high school swimmer for Bishop Noll Institute, he was a varsity swimmer and letterman all four years, qualifying for state from 1986-1988, serving as team captain all three of those years, finishing 11th in 1987 and 6th in 1988 in the 100 Breaststroke and 12th in the 200 IM in 1988. Unable to compete in college due to injuries, he turned to and has been coaching since 1990. John graduated from Indiana University with a B.S. in Business with a concentration in Accounting in 1992.
Before coming to the Crown Point Swim Club, John was Head Coach of the Munster Swim Club from 1997 to 2005 were he led the team to 2 Age Group State runner up finishes and 16 top 10 finishes, over half of which were top 5 finishes. He has coached over 120 National T-16 swims including 3 Age Group National #1 ranked swims. He is an ASCA certified Level 5 coach, making him one of the top 3-5% of the coaches in the country.
In his “spare time”, he enjoys spending time with his family in Michigan during the summer, wakeboarding, skiing, listening to music, reading, working out and going to swim clinics.
If you need to contact Coach Krick via phone, please call the office at (219)838-DAWG (or 3294) between the hours of 9am - 4pm Monday through Friday.