Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Andrew Webber Head Coach

Andrew grew up all over Colorado and started swimming year round when he was five years old. While in Colorado, Andrew swam for Castle Rock Swim Team and Castle View High School for multiple years. After graduating high school, he went to the University of Wyoming and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Cultural Diversity. While at Wyoming, Andrew also played water polo for 4 years.
   
Coach Andrew started head coaching various summer swim teams in the Fort Collins area. After graduating college and spending a few months teaching overseas, Andrew was the assistant coach for the Fort Collins Boys High School swim team and the Fort Collins Area Swim Team where he worked with swimmers anywhere from learning to swim to Junior National qualifiers. Most recently Andrew has been the Head Coach of the Lifetime Fitness Westminster site. While there, the team reached new levels of success. Lifetime produced its first ever Sectional qualifiers and sent a continuing growing team to Zones and State. Andrew’s Coaching philosophy is based on positive reinforcement, teaching proper technique, pushing swimmers to achieve in and out of the water, and having a little fun!

Hannah Echelberger Age Group Coach

Hannah is a Colorado native and began swimming when she was 5 years old. She swam on the Lifetime Fitness team for 12 years and the Horizon High School team all four years. She is currently attending Metropolitan State University of Denver and double majoring in psychology and Spanish.

Hannah has been teaching swim lessons for three years and coaching the Lifetime Fitness CARA team for two years. Most recently she was the assistant coach at Lifetime, mainly working with kids from 6-13.

Victoria Budzien Age Group Coach

Victoria has worked in the City of Northglenn for over five years now. She has taught in the swim lessons programs, been Head Guard, and worked in both the Preschool and Day Camp. Victoria swam competitively at Mountain Range High School before becoming a Northglenn Aquatics swim coach in 2018. Her coaching style is based in positive reinforcement with a focus on intrinsic motivation and teamwork skills. 

 
Victoria recently completed her BA in English with a minor in Elementary Education at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. In her free time, she enjoys reading and writing.
Steven Hanson Team Admin

Coach Steve has worked for the City of Northglenn for 16 years. Throughout those 16 years he taught swim lessons, was a Head Lifeguard, and then became the Coordinator of Aquatics for the city. He helped create and coach the Northglenn Snappers CARA team for three years and is the primary founder of the Northglenn Fusion Swim Club.

Steve swam four years in high school at Horizon High School and was named Swimmer of the Year for the North Metro Area in 2002. After his senior year, he swam competitive for one year. He continued to swim at the University of North Dakota for his freshmen year.

Steve is also attending Metropolitan State College of Denver for a double major in Air Traffic Control and Recreation. He currently works at the city as the Aquatics Coordinator as well as the Snappers coach. He enjoys rock climbing, bouldering, and snowboarding in his spare time.

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