Junior Riptide is a fun, highly interactive, pre-competitive swimming program for newer swimmers!
At Rockford Riptide, we are very proud of our Junior Riptide Program and our Junior Riptide Coaching Staff. The Junior Riptide Coaching staff have all been successful members of our USA Rockford Riptide Swim Program with a wide span of knowledge and experience in the sport of swimming.
Our coaching staff is led by our Jr Riptide Head Co-Coaches, Ross and Jenna Perry. They are a husband and wife team, both bringing years of swimming and coaching background to the program. Jenna began swimming competitively at age 7, and continued through high school, at Grand Rapids Union. She has over 6 years of prior age group swim team coaching with the Grand Rapids Gators. Ross began competitive swimming at age 8, and continued in college, competing for GVSU. Ross has previously coached with Rockford Riptide, and as an assistant coach at GVSU. Ross and Jenna live in Rockford with their 4 children. Coach Ross and Coach Jenna can be reached by email with any questions regarding JR Riptide at email@example.com