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 one of the board members.

Mike Schuenke

Head Coach DCAC Swimming
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Coach Mike comes to DCAC with 10 years of coaching experience, 7 years as a head coach, both at the high school and USA club levels. Most recently he led a USA club in Decorah IA where he helped many kids achieve state and zone qualifying times.  In his 10 years of coaching he has been asked to be a part of Team Iowa zones twice. Along with coaching, he has a master’s degree in coaching education from Ohio University.As a swimmer coach Mike swam for the University of Wisconsin- River Falls swim team as a distance swimmer.


In his first season with DCAC coach Mike: Sent 1 swimmer to Speedo Sectionals, Sent 19 swimmers to Michigan state championships, Had 15 top 8 finishes at Age Group state, 1 Age Group state champion, 24 Top 16 finishes at Age Group state


"My coaching philosophy is an athlete - coach centered philosophy. That means I want input from my swimmers about practice and to hear what more they would like to see. I take suggestions from swimmers and implement them as long as they fall within my coaching plan for the season". 


Betty H

Assistant Coach 


Justice H

Assistant Coach


Kara W

Assistant Coach



Melissa K

Assistant Coach


Emma V

Assistant Coach

Coaching Staff