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
coached 54 ACC Champions and 38 NCAA Division 1
“All-Americans”. He has also coached International
Olympians and numerous Olympic Trials competitors.
Nathaniel G Robinson
Competitive Mini, Age Group 1 Coach
After swimming competitively for ten years, Nate Robinson joined
the MSSC coaching staff in September of 2019. He coaches the
Competitive Minis as well as the Age Group 1 (Developmental)
swimmers. Nate has coached non-competitive teams as well as PMSL
summer league, Severn Crossing Swim Team. He is a certified ARC
Water Safety Instructor.
His competitive swimming career began with Central Chesapeake
Swimming for seven years and then University of Maryland Aquatic
Club for 3 years. He qualified for USA Swimming’s Futures
Championship in the 100 and 200 Yard Butterfly. During his Junior
year at DeMatha High School, he was All American and for Senior
year, he was named captain of the DeMatha Stags swim team.
Justin Philip Eppard
Mini Team Coach, Age Group 1 Coach
Justin Eppard joined the MSSC staff in December 2017 as an
assistant Beginner Mini Team coach. Since then, he has also worked
with the Developmental Age group (Age Group 1) and the Competitive
Mini Team. In the summer, he coaches Greenview Swim Team.
Justin started his swimming career at age 8 swimming for PGC in
Prince Mont Swim League and RMSC in Potomac Valley Swimming. He
quickly excelled as a breaststroker. As a summer swimmer,
Justin placed top 10 in the PMSL All-Stars each year. In
winter swimming, he achieved successively higher motivational time
standards. After a shoulder injury, Justin's surgeon advised
retirement from swimming. Determined to stay with the sport
he enjoys, Justin turned to coaching.
Justin believes sports are a positive influence for everyone and
enjoys introducing young athletes to swimming. He loves
working with the swimmers, helping them develop and achieve their
individual goals, and preparing them for advancement to the next