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MoHo Gators Coaches and Board of Directors

For any Coaching questions, please email Coach Alison.   For any other questions, please email any board member (see bottom of contacts). Thank you!

 

PLEASE ONLY EMAIL COACH ALISON WITH QUESTIONS AND CONCERNS

Coaching Staff

Alison Winters Hanson

Gator Head Coach

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Alison Winters Hanson is starting her third year, but second season, as Head Coach of the Gators. She is married to Eric and has two daughters, Lydia and Marin. During the school year, Alison works as a 6th grade-12th grade Studio Art Teacher in New Glarus, where she's been since 2004. Alison began swimming as a freshman at Monona Grove and loved every minute, earning a scholarship for swimming to UW Green Bay where she was a sprint freestyle and backstroke specialist. Alison has been swimming on a variety of adult teams over the years, including the Gators, which is how she got this job. She's very ready for a summer by the pool and watching all the Gators do their very best.

Ireland McMahan

Gator Assistant Head Coach

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This will be Coach Ireland’s 12 th  year as a Gator and her 4 th  year as a coach. Her all-time favorite event is the 100 IM. She will be starting her Doctor of Pharmacy program at UW-Madison this fall. She is also a member of the UW Marching Band were she plays the Flügelhorn. Her favorite Gator tradition is participating in the annual Swamp Relays and eating mac n’ cheese during swim meets.

Calina Ackerman

Gator Age Group Coach

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Calina will graduate in June of 2021. She has been on the team for 11 years. Her favorite events are breaststroke and the 100 IM. This will be her first year as a coach. Her favorite Gator traditions are the socials and the cheers before the meet. Calina also plays basketball and the trumpet in band. 

 

Conner Arneson

Gator Age Group Coach

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Conner has been swimming for MoHo Gators for 10 years and has been coaching for 2! Conner is in the pool year round swimming for club teams and his High School swim team! He is planning on continuing his scholastic and swimming career at University of Mount Union in Ohio! His favorite part about being a MoHo Gator is the fun loving environment! His favorite strokes are Freestyle and Backstroke! In his free time he loves to spend time with his friends and pets! He cannot wait to have a fun summer! 

Tola Klabough

Gator Age Group Coach

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Tola will be graduating in 2022 and has been swimming with the Gators for 10 years. Her favorite events are the 100 and 200 free. This will be her second year as a coach and her favorite Gators tradition is the Boo-ga-loo cheer. Outside of swimming she enjoys spending time outside and baking. 

 

Christopher Lofts

Gator Age Group Coach

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Christopher has been a Gator swimmer for six years and is returning as a coach for a second season. He is a graduating senior at Verona Area High School where he has swum for the VAMH varsity team for the past four years and the state team for the past two. Next year, Christopher will continue swimming as a member of the Vanderbilt University club team. Christopher's favorite events are the 200 and 100 freestyle, but he also has substantial experience racing the 100 fly, 200 IM, 500 free, 50 free, and relays and he is incredibly excited to bring this experience to the Gators this summer! 

George Rothamer

Gator Age Group Coach

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George will graduate in 2023. This is his eighth year on gators and first year as a coach. His favorite events are the 50 fly and 50 free. George also likes to play the clarinet. His favorite gator tradition is the banquet/awards ceremony at the end of the season.

Board of Directors

Joy Newman

President

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Rebecca Nelson

Vice President

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Kris K Aeschlimann

Treasurer

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Amanda Hanson

Secretary

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Jen Peterson

Membership Coordinator

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Vicki Beglinger

Concessions Chair

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Wendy Gasch

Apparel and Awards Chair

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Tressa Proctor

Fundraising Chair

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Mary Nelson

Social Chair

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Alison Winters Hanson

Head Coach

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