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Coaches
 Head Coach:  Mike Annis

What Groups Do You Coach?  Senior and Level 3 Groups.

Day Job:  Substitute Teacher.

Family:  Mike and his wife Alisa are expecting a baby girl in January of 2022!

How many years have you been coaching?  12 years at the club and collegiate level.

What made you want to be a swim coach?  I like working with kids and helping them find those "lightbulb moments."  I love watching the looks on the kids faces when they turn to me after a race and are proud of the time that they swam. 

Did you swim as a child?  Yes, I swam for the YMCA and my high school team.

What is your favorite stroke?  Breaststroke.

Any secret talents?  Archery!

Favorite Food?  Peanut Butter M&M's.  

Summer or Winter?  Fall, I love to deer hunt.

Any Fun Facts?  I have completed two half ironman races!

Assistant Head Coach:  Jackson Halsmer

What Groups Do You Coach?  Senior and Level 3 Groups.

Day Job:  Marketing Coordinator for EVS Sports and LIFT Aviation.

Family:  Married to Allie.

How many years have you been coaching?  1.5 years.

What made you want to be a swim coach?  I enjoy helping swimmers improve every day so they can work towards their goals!

Did you swim as a child?  I did!  I started at about 8 years old and stuck with it all through high school and college.

What is your favorite stroke?  Freestyle.

Any secret talents?  Running!

Favorite Food?  Pizza.

Summer or Winter?  Summer!

Any Fun Facts?  My wife Allie was also a swimmer and we met by being on the same team in college!

Age Group Coach:  Matt Murphy

What Groups Do You Coach?  Level 1 and Level 2 groups.

Day Job:  Engineer designing plastic car parts.

Family:  Matt and his wife Marcy have two daughters, Paige and Sidney.  Both swim with LGSC!

How many years have you been coaching?  Over 10 years.

What made you want to be a swim coach?  I like to swim and I started coaching when my daughters were young and started swimming.

Did you swim as a child?  Yes, I swam for a swim club.

What is your favorite stroke?  Freestyle.

Any secret talents?  I am good at drawing!

Favorite Food?  Coach Mike's homemade venison jerky.  

Summer or Winter?  Winter, I love to ski.

Any Fun Facts?  In the winter I am also a ski and snowboard instructor!

Student Coach:  Hailey

What Groups Do You Coach?  I help Matt with the Level 1 and Level 2 groups.

Day Job:  I am a Junior at Badger High School and a lifeguard with the Geneva Lake Water Safety Patrol.

How many years have you been coaching?  I have been helping Matt the last two seasons when I am not swimming myself.

What made you want to be a swim coach?  Swim is my life!

Do you swim?  Yes, with LGSC and the high school girls team.

What is your favorite stroke?  Backstroke.

Any secret talents?  I love to pole vault!

Favorite Food?  Pasta with my dad's homemade alfredo!

Summer or Winter?  Summer on the beach.

Any Fun Facts?  I want to be a doctor and work in the NICU.