Head Coach/Aquatics Coordinator
Growing up in Two Rivers, WI, he had experience on several teams
of various sizes from the Manitowoc-Two Rivers YMCA, to the Green
Bay YMCA, to Schroeder YMCA. In his final years of high
school he realized his dream of swimming in college. Dave swam
for the University of Missouri, where he specialized in sprint free
and butterfly as well as the 200 fly. After graduating,
he spend some time in his degree field of Natural Resources, but
found his true calling was coaching.
After serving as the volunteer assistant coach for Shawano High
School for 2013-2014 season, he accepted a Graduate Assistant
position at Carthage College in fall 2014.
Dave joined Patriots Swimming in May of 2015. Since
joining the program, he has sent over 50 athletes to Wisconsin
state championships, many of those representing their high schools
in Wisconsin and Illinois, he has sent athletes to NCSA Jr and
Age Group Nationals, USA Swimming Jr. Nationals, Paralympic
Nationals and Paralympic World Series and Paralympic Pan-Am
An Eagle Scout and scout camp counselor for aquatics merit
badges, as well as coaching swim camps for Mizzou and the College
Swimming Camps, he has experience working with athletes of many
ages and experience levels.
Aquatics Supervisor/Developmental Coach
Taylor Hutton started as an Aquatics Supervisor in April 2019.
She was previously a volunteer assistant for Ball State
Women’s Swimming and Diving for two seasons, coached for
Wheaton Swim Club for one year, and for four summers for a summer
She swam four years at Carthage College and received a
bachelor’s in environmental science in 2015. Taylor then went
on to pursue a master’s in sport administration from Ball
State University, graduating in 2018. Prior to swimming at
Carthage, she swam for her high school team, Wheaton Swim Club, and
her neighborhood pool during the summer.
In addition to coaching, Taylor has taught both group and
private swim lessons.
Collin D DuChene
Senior Assistant Coach
Collin DuChene is excited to begin coaching for PX3 as an
assistant for the Senior groups. As a former Division 1 swimmer for
the University of Wisconsin Green-Bay, and a former Patriot
himself, he knows what it takes to reach the higher levels of our
sport and will take pride helping our swimmers reach those levels
as well. He is also working towards his masters degree in exercise
science and hopes to be able to bring what he learns in the
classroom to the pool to make sure that our athletes remain strong
and safe as they push towards whatever goals they may have