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 Lynne Gerlach, Team Manager.

Coaching Staff

James Robert Wenhold

Senior Group Coach


Jim is the former Head Coach of the University of Maryland at College Park for 12 years. His teams won ACC Conference Championships and he received ACC Coach of the Year honors. He has coached 54 ACC Champions and 38 NCAA Division 1 "All Americans". He has also coached numeous International Olympians and numerous Olympic Trials competitors.

Susie Hehir-Keys

Assistant Coach, Junior Training Group


David M Miller

Age Group Coach - ASCA L-2


From the age of 9 to 18, David swam competitively for DC Parks and Recreation Swim Team and the Elite Rays Swim Club.  Upon graduation from high school, David pursued a degree in Engineering and Construction at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.  After some time in college, David returned to the DC area and worked with a developmental swimming program with DC Wave, which led a coaching positon with that club. Over the last decade, David’s coaching resume has included, DC WAVE, PG PRIDE and most recently, Lion’s Pride Swim Club. After coaching a successful 2016 Division C winning season for the Green View Gators, David joins MSSC as Head Age Group Coach.

Lynne Carol Gerlach

Team Manager, Coach


Debra Prochnow

Pre Team Instructor


Justin Philip Eppard

Mini Team Coach


Helen E Gerlach

Advanced Mini Coach