Susan has been the Head Coach for Countryside since 1986. She is also the Assistant Coach for the Countryside High School Swim Team. She was born in Kansas and raised in Oklahoma. She comes from a family of swimmers. Susan swam at the Phillips 66 Splash Club in Oklahoma from age 12 through high school and also 3 year lettered in basketball and slow-pitch softball. She was an Oklahoma State Collegiate Swimmer for three years. Her five brothers also swam, two swam in college on full scholarships.
She graduated from Oklahoma State with a major in Physical Education/Recreation Education and minor in Biology. Susan has lived in Florida since 1980. She is currently teaching Marine Biology at Countryside High School and has been since 1983. Susan has three great boys - Josh, Dylan and Levi.
Her coaching experience includes Head Coach for Tarpon Lake Village Swim Team (which is now Lansbrook), and Head Boys and Girls Swim Team Coach at Countryside High School.