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

Phil Etoll

Head Winter Coach


Coach Phil has been a part of the Napoleon Aquatic Club since he was 7 years old. He graduated from Napoleon High School where he participated in Water Polo and Swimming. Phil then went on to Bowling Green State University where he graduated with a degree in Sociology with a minor in Psychology. Currently he works for the Defiance County Board of Develomental Disabilities as an SSA. 

Denise H Brown

NHS Head Coach


Denise is the Head Coach for the Napoleon High School Swim Team. She has been a part of the NHS program for a number of years. Denise is very active in Masters Swimming traveling to meet all around the world. She from the New England Area and swam at the University of Alabama. Currently Denise is the Chaplin at the Filling Home in Napoleon. She is also involved with the NAC program and also coaches the Special Olympic Swim team in Henry County.

Board of Directors

Dani Spring



Lisa Thompson

NAC Registration Chair


Patti A Finn

Offical Chair


Angela Knapp

Secretary and Volunteer Chair


Jackie Fouty

At-Large Member


Eric Stover

Club Treasurer