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Coaches

Alicia Bungum, Head Coach

From: Green Bay, Wisconsin

Favorite Stroke: Backstroke

Favorite Swimmer: Lenny Krayzelburg

Alicia (pronounced Ah-lish-ah) swam for the University of Chicago from 2006-2010, she was captain of the team for two years.  She NCAA Qualified in the 200 Backstroke.  She was an assistant coach for the Green Bay YMCA for four years and a girls high school head coach in St. Louis for three years.

Alicia's strengths are improving technique in all four strokes.  She loves healping swimmers be well-rounded in technique and achieving their goals.  She uses test sets to measure swimmers progress and show the swimmer how their hard work is paying off.

Alicia has three children, Jose (5), Mara (3), and Peter (almost 1).  Besides raising her children, Alicia's family is the resident family of the Catholic Studies House at the University of Mary where she helps plan events.  Alicia also enjoyes reading and is currently participating in three book clubs.

Office Hours: starting short course season

Best way to contact Coach Alicia Bungum outside "poolside" office hours is by email at coachbungum@gmail.com 

Grace Kuntz, Assistant Coach

From: Mandan, ND

Favorite Stroke: Backstroke

Favorite Swimmer: Missy Franklin

Grace has been coaching with the Mandan Marlins for about two years as an assistant coach.  She also swam with the Mandan Marlins for about 9 years.

Grace's strengths are mid-distance and backstroke.  Grace holds the Mandan Marlins record in the 200 Free, 100 Back, and 200 Back (all long course). 

Grace enjoys working with swimmers to improve their technique and watch as they become more competitive, drop time, and achieve new personal records.

Grace is currently attending BSC with a major in accounting.  Her hobbies are reading books and doing puzzles.

Office Hours: a few minutes before practice and a half-hour after practice

Best way to contact Grace outside office "poolside" hours is by texting her at 701-471-3402

Becca Pennington, Assistant Coach

From: Bismarck, ND

Favorite Stroke: Backstroke

Favorite Swimmer: Missy Franklin

Becca is a senior at Legacy High School.  She joined Aquastorm in 2009 and transferred to the Mandan Marlins in 2018.  She has been to many swim camps to learn the techniques and stroke changes necessary to improve performance.

Becca loves coaching the little swimmers and shares in their excitement as they learn to swim competitively.

Becca is a music fanatic, playing six instruments and singing.  She is a member of the National Honor Society and on track to graduate valedictorian.  She loves art, band, horseback riding, and playing with potbelly pigs on the farm.

Office hours: a few minutes before practice and a half-hour after practice

Best way to contact Becca outside "poolside" office hours is by texting her at 701-955-5379.  You can also email her at beccapennington1@gmail.com but she may not reply to emails right away.