Connor W Huff
Coach Connor began competitively swimming
when he was 4 and continued to do so through college at UW-Green
Bay. Connor began coaching as an assistant with HSSB in June 2014
and was named a head coach in March 2016.
Connor's coaching philosophy can be
summarized simply as, "attitude determines success." Connor
believes that with the right attitude toward your goals, they
become much more achievable. This is applied heavily throughout
HSSB's training and can be used in other parts of life as well. On
top of this, Connor believes and always tells his swimmers the most
important thing they can do is try their hardest and have
Connor enjoys working with all ages of
swimmers. The best part of coaching for Connor is seeing
each swimmer achieve their own version of a personal victory,
whether it is dropping time in a 25 freestyle, qaulifying for a
national level meet, and everything in between.
Coach Emily started as a swimmer for HSSB at the age of 7 and swam with the team for 11 years. From 2011-2014, Emily was also a part of the Bay Port High School varsity team. Her swimming specialties are IM and butterfly. After her senior year of high school, she decided to focus on coaching and her academic career. Emily joined the HSSB coaching staff in 2014. She is also a certified lifeguard and Wisconsin Swim Instructor and works at the Howard-Suamico Community Pool in both those areas.
Emily loves working with kids, and is attending St. Norbert College to study elementary education. Her vision for the team is to get more people involved, excited about swimming, and find joy in it. This sport has changed Emily’s life for the better and she hopes to bring this experience to others.
Coach Roshel started her
swimming career at age 9 in Washington state and finished her
career at UWGB. After graduation, she started to coach
swimming. Over the last 25 years she has coached numerous
swimmers who went on to swim in college including her oldest, who
is a senior at UWSP. Her whole family is involved in
swimming, her husband, Jim, also coaches swimming and their other 4
children swim for HSSB. Her goal is that all swimmers will
continue in the sport of swimming through college swimming or
Coach Natalie started
swimming at the age of 10 for Ozaukee Aquatics Swim Club. At the
high school level, she was on the Cedarburg High School Varsity
team all four years. She received a scholarship to swim at
UW-Milwaukee and swam all four years on the Conference team. As a
distance swimmer, Coach Natalie’s best events were the 500,
1000, and mile.
Coach Natalie graduated
from UW-Milwaukee as a Middle/Early Childhood Education degree and
a Math and Social Studies minor. Swimming was a huge part of her
life growing up, and she cannot wait to continue her love for the
sport and share her passion with others.
Coach Becca started swimming when she was
5 years old for South Eastern Aquatics (SEA) located in her home
town of Racine, WI. Growing up, she always preferred to do
breaststroke over any other stroke! In 2009 she joined the Racine
Case High School swim team where she swam varsity for all 4
years. When looking at colleges, she did not think of
swimming until she decided to go to UWSP and she met the
coach. She swam for the UW-Stevens Point women's swim team
for 3.5 years, and decided during winter break of her senior
year to stop swimming so she could travel to Cameroon, Africa
for an educational service trip. At Stevens Point, Coach
Becca swam IM, as well as flip flopping between breaststroke and
Becca now works for Family Services of Northeast WI at Willow Tree
Cornerstone Child Advocacy Center. There she gets to continue
working with kids and help support them through difficult
experiences. Swimming has always been a passion for Becca, as
well as working with kids, she is excited to be able to do both by
coaching for HSSB.
Coach Tracy started
swimming for PASC in 8th grade. She also swam
varsity for 4 years for Pulaski High School. While she
attended UWGB for her bachelors in Mathematics and Education, she
started coaching. She spent 10 years coaching area clubs and
the Bay Port Girls swim team before taking time off to be with her
3 children. Now her oldest child has joined HSSB and she is
excited to be back on deck.
Coach Amy started swimming
for the Marinette/Menominee Stingrays at the age of 8, and swam
through her college years at UW-Oshkosh. Once her career as a
middle school math teacher was underway, Coach Amy coached on
various local swim teams to keep her swimming passion alive.
Unfortunately, coaching was overtaken by her parenting role.
As her two daughters began to grow and show signs of the same
passion for swimming that she possesses, her eagerness to get back
on deck grew.
She couldn't be more
excited to share her experience and passion with the entire