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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 click on the contact envelope under the menu bar above the Sign In/Out button. 

Coaching Staff

Mary Jo Klier

Head Coach

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Ian c Mcarthur

Coach - BVHS Head Coach

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Marie D Bizal

Coach - SMEast Site (SuperKIDS, AG, JO)

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Coaching since 2010: OP Waves and KCSA

Teaching Swim Lessons for over 10 years.

I swam competitively since age 5 and won "All American" at SMNorth.

I want to share my passion for swimming to help children realize this sport can be a lifelong pursuit.

Currently, I am studying Marketing at UMKC.

Zhanna Anisimova

Coach - SMEast AG Coach

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Anthony Nichols

Coach - SMSouth Site Coach

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Suzanne McCullough

Learn To Swim

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Eugene R Pal

Coach - SMEast AG Coach

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Ann L Sherlock

Coach at BVNW Site

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I was Born and Raised in Leawood, KS. I currently reside in south Overland Park, KS. As a kid I swam locally for Indian Hills Country Club as well as various local teams in USA Swimming/AAU Swimming/YMCA Swimming from 1977-1988. I swam for SM South High School held the 100 yard Butterfly state record for 15 years.  I also still currently hold 12 school records at SM South 29 years later. I was a Junior National Championship Champion in the 100/200 Butterfly. Member of the 1985 & 1986 Olympic Sports Festival Team. I was a multi-time Top 4 Finalist at US Senior National Championships in 100/200 Butterfly. 1988 Seoul Olympic Trial Qualifier in 100/200 Butterfly. Full Ride Athletic Scholarship to University of Georgia.  I was blessed over my swimming career to be trained by two different Olympic team swim coaches. In college I was a SEC Champion in 200 yard Butterfly and 4x100 yard Freestyle relay.  Multiple NCAA Top 6 Finalist.  Most recently I swam in the U.S. Masters Swimming arena for the Sarasota Sharks, achieving multiple national titles in 100/200 Butterfly and 800/1000 Freestyle.  I had placed in the top 3 at Pan Am Games in Master Swimming in 3/4 events.  I currently work as a Director of Finance for a software company.  I am a mother of three children (2 of which are following in my swimming footsteps).  My motto in swimming is "Potential means you haven't done it yet."  

Eric McCullough

Coach - SMWest HS/AG Sundays SMEast

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Michael Norberg

Coach at BVHS Site

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With over 20 years’ experience, Michael holds ASCA Level 2 (soon to be 3) and USMS Level 2 coaching certifications. An NCAA II All American from Missouri S&T, he was Most Valuable Swimmer, Athlete of the Year, Team Captain, and is a member of the Athletic Hall of Fame. Raised in Suburban Chicago, Michael also competed in junior high and high school. His coaching philosophy affirms that the person doing the swimming is more important than the swimming that they do. “I coach to enhance the life of each swimmer.”

A Kansas City resident for over 25 years, Michael and his wife enjoy a vibrant relationship with their children and grandchildren who affectionately call him “Splash”. With a BS in Chemistry-Life Science and an MDiv in Theology, Michael has worked 16 years for the University of Missouri in Rolla, Columbia, and KC. He currently serves as Research Program Manager for Children’s Mercy Hospital at the Center for Infant Pulmonary Disorders and Neonatology. Hobbies include swimming, photography, snow skiing, and scuba diving.

Tom Ringwelski

Coach - BV Head Coach

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