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.
Coaching Staff

Joe McBratnie

Head Coach


Coach Joe McBratnie has been a coach for over 15 years, coaching all levels of swimmers from first time to Olympic Trial Qualifiers.  Coaching is more than performance; it’s about developing athletes into great people through life lessons, skills and a positive environment. His coaching led to his team’s First Place Win at the Michigan Short Course State Meet.  His past teams have consistently placed in the top 4 in both the Long and Short Course State Meets, and in the Top Ten at National Level Meets.

As a mentor and coach, Coach Joe’s involvement extends beyond his athletes with his involvement in all aspects of Club Swimming:  

  • Promoting Coaching Clinics to coaches throughout the area
  • Coaching Parents of Swimmers
  • ASCA Level III and winner of ASCA Coach of the year 2011

Coach Joe is looking forward to working with all the athletes and their parents.  His goal is to achieve a healthy, successful swim experience for all swimmers and a program of excellence for the club