Coach Ebito began his swimming career
as a youth in the rivers of Nigeria only to become the
1973 and 1978 All African Games gold medalist in the 100
He became a University of
Nebraska-Lincoln collegiate swimmer and
achieved continued success in qualifying as an Olympic
swimmer for the 1976 and 1980 games.
He began his coaching career with
different club teams in Lincoln where he developed age group
swimmers that were consistently ranked in the top 8 for MW
Swimming. He has coached the Midwestern All Star and Zone teams and
was awarded the Midwestern Age Group Coach of the year in
2010. In the two years since becoming the head coach for
Nebraska Aquatics, he has had several swimmers qualify for Midwest
Sectionals , Zones, Allstars and D1 Championships.
John is married to his wife Crystal
recently celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2017. They have two
grown children; their son Ethan graduated from West Point
Military Academy and his daughter, Emma, attends
Coach Pam has been involved in swimming as a
swimmer, coach and supporter for over 40 years.
She has had the opportunity to be an assistant
coach for Prairie life Center USS club team, assistant coach for
Zones, and head coach for Hastings YMCA Aquatics Club team. She was
also the assistant coach and head coach for Prairie life Center
recreational swim team, assistant coach for Hillcrest and most
recently the head coach for Irvingdale, consisting of over 100
swimmers. She has coached swimmers who have swam both at the high
school and collegiate level. One of her highlights was attending a
coaches clinic at the US Olympic training center in Colorado
springs, and swimming in the flume (at world record pace!).
Pam is a P.E. and Health teacher at Lincoln East
High School. She has been married to her husband Joe for 26 years
and has 2 children, Jaret and Meegen. She has coached and supported
both of her children in their swimming careers.
Coach Pam is very excited to become part of the NA
Coach Eric is a
former Nebraska Aquatics Head Coach and through the years has
been a familiar face on-deck.
He is a
also former Assistant Coach at Lincoln High and has been an
Official at the Nebraska High School State meet, a Deck Marshall at
three US Olympic Team Trials and was a Crew Chief at the 1999
Manhattan Island Marathon Swim.
Eric teaches Political
Science at area colleges, including Midland University,where he is
also a Volunteer Assistant Coach.
Crew has been swimming
since he was 5 years old. He swam with Lincoln club
teams and at Lincoln Northeast. He was a three year
state qualifier and a four-time academic all-conference
award recipient. He also played football, baseball, and
ran track at Northeast.
He was a dual sport
athlete at Nebraska Wesleyan University competing in both football
and swimming; he has been an academic all-conference selection all
four years in football as well as the three years he has been
swimming. His swimming focus has been in the 100 and 200
breaststroke and freestyle events where
he has competed in both consolation and A-finals at
their championship meet.
He will graduate
from Nebraska Wesleyan University in May of 2018 with majors in
Business Administration & Sport Management, with minors in
Coaching, Human Resource Management,