The Northwest YMCA Neptunes boasts one of the most qualified coaching staffs in the entire metropolitan area.
Nate Jensen, Head Coach, Swim Team Director, Senior and Junior Elite Squads Coach
Nate has been with the Northwest YMCA for two years. He has a B.G.S. in Psychology from Wichita State University, is a trained massage therapist and a certified nursing assistant. Previously, Nate has vast experience in the health and retail fields and prior to becoming head coach was the Head Age Group Coach and Assistant Coach for the Neptunes Swim Team. He was a Scholarship Swimmer for the University of Wyoming and in High School was a N.I.S.C.A. High School All-American in the 100 Butterfly (1998) and a Kansas High School 6A State Champion in 100 Butterfly (1997). Nate has one son, Jack.
Brenna Snyder, Assistant Coach, Juniors and Future Champs Coach
Brenna has been with the YMCA since 2016. She is a graduate of Clearwater High School and is attending Wichita State University in pursuance of her B.A. degree in Criminal Justice. Previously, Brenna was coach for the Clearwater Summer League and a YMCA Academy Instructor. She is C.E.R.T. and S.A.R.K. (Search and Rescue of Kansas dog handler/cross trainer) certified.
John McCullough, Assistant Coach, Junior Elites and Future Champs Coach
John began coaching with the Neptunes in 2018. He graduated from Wichita West High School and is currently attending Butler Community College. He previously swam for Tabor college and our own Neptunes team.