Coach Kris has been the head Varsity Swim coach for Newark High school for the past six years. He has changed the landscape for Newark Swimming and brought his energetic personality and passion for swimming to the pool deck. Coach Kris’s priority is to push athletes to the best of their ability and support them during their journey.
In addition to coaching, Coach Kris is a multiple half Ironman, marathon and an Ironman finisher and originally started swimming for the Licking County YMCA Swim Team, over 20 years ago. With his experience as a competitive swimmer, and knowledge in and out of the pool, Coach Kris brings a new perspective on swimming to the Sharks, while continuing to provide a supportive community environment for the swimmers.