COACHING STAFF

We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, practice schedules or other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches. 


 

Chip Kline
Head Coach 
Senior & Age Group Coach

Email: [email protected]

Chip Kline has been head coach of the Indiana Swim Club since 2020. Before his arrival in Bloomington, Coach Kline spent seven years as the Associate Head Coach at the University of Kentucky, where he also served as Recruiting Coordinator. Prior to that, he spent eight seasons at the University of Virginia (the last four as an Associate Head Coach). He also has served as the Head Coach of University of Virginia Aquatics, NOVA of Virginia, and Tennessee Aquatics.

During his tenure at UK, the women recorded six straight top-25 finishes at the NCAA Championships, and the UK men earned their first NCAA top-25 finish in six years during the 2018-19 season. In his eight seasons at Virginia, Kline was responsible for coaching the sprinters and assisting with the design of dryland and weight training programs, while also serving as recruiting coordinator for both the men's and women's teams. During Kline's time there, UVA combined for 13 Atlantic Coast Conference championships, including an ACC record of six in a row for both sexes. Additionally, 14 men and women swimmers won individual conference titles in sprint freestyle events under his tutelage. He was also responsible for numerous top-10 recruiting classes on both the men's and women's sides according to CollegeSwimming.com, and helped coach both sides to multiple top-10 finishes at NCAAs.

A native of South Charleston, West Virginia, Kline began coaching at Virginia in August 2005 after coaching at Tennessee for five seasons. In Knoxville, Kline assisted in coaching the NCAA champion of the 100 backstroke, two NCAA runner-up relay teams, seven SEC champions and a 200 medley relay that set the American record.

Before moving on to Tennessee for his second stint, Kline spent four seasons at North Carolina State University serving as associate head coach. At NC State, Kline coached a 200 medley relay squad that set an ACC record as well as five ACC champions.

Kline graduated from East Carolina University in 1992 with a degree in communications and swam there for two seasons. He has also earned two masters degrees, one from University of Tennessee and one from Ohio University.


John Kirtland
Associate Head Coach - Martinsville

Email: [email protected]

 

John Kirtland has been Associate Head Coach - Martinsville of the Indiana Swim Club since 2020. Before becoming the Head Coach of Martinsville Swimming and Diving, Coach Kirtland served as Head Coach for Decatur Central Swimming (8 years) & Diving, Southport Swimming & Diving (3 years), Southside Swim Club (2 years) and Team Green Aquatics (1 year).

During his time at Martinsville Coach Kirtland has led swimmers to six school records being broken, five individual IHSAA sectional champions, six individual conference champions, along with 100% lifetime bests from his athletes. During his time at Decatur Central and Southport, several of his athletes were placed in NCAA swimming and diving programs, teams earned highest team GPA awards, broke several school records and sent numerous young men and women to the IHSAA State Championship Meet.  

Coach Kirtland comes from the very successful swimming community of Bloomington, IN. He began his swimming career as a member of Bloomington Swim Club. As a member of BSC, he moved up through the ranks and was eventually a member of a nationally ranked senior group team. He swam for Bloomington South High School where they were consistently a top-10 team, placing 2nd in state in 1996. Coach Kirtland then continued his swimming career in college as a walk-on at Vincennes University and then was a member of IU Aquatics Club. 

Kirtland graduated from Indiana University in 2004 with a degree in English Education and then earned a Masters Degree in Athletic Administration from Ohio University in 2015. Coach Kirtland is currently the Assistant Athletic Director at Martinsville High School. He and his wife (Adrienne) and three children (Oliver, Graham and Caroline) currently live in Franklin, IN. In his free time, Coach Kirtland enjoys watching sports, listening to records, eating pizza and most of all being with the ones he loves.


Taylor Schubert
Assistant Coach -  Martinsville

Email: [email protected]


Joe Schroeder
Assistant Coach - Red Intermediate

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Joe Schroeder is a volunteer coach that primarily helps both the Red and White Groups. Joe was a competitive swimmer that swam for Bloomington Swim Club (predecessor name of ISC), Bloomington High School South, and Ball State University. Joe is passionate about ISC and sharing his knowledge of swimming with our athletes. He believes swimming is a sport that can help establish skills that last a lifetime and strives to help his athletes achieve their goals both inside and outside the pool. He believes in establishing great technique, while also establishing a strong aerobic base that will lead to our athletes being the best they can be.

Outside of ISC, Joe Schroeder is a Professor at the IU Kelley School of Business. He brings over 14 years of educational experience that he incorporates in his practices. Joe has a B.S. and M.S. in Accounting from Ball State University. He also has a Ph.D. from Michigan State University.

Joe is also the father of two ISC swimmers, Max (Red Group) and Ben (Fundamental Group) and his wife Amanda is the Treasurer. When he is not coaching or teaching, he enjoys swimming and watching movies/sports with his family. Joe is also a big fan of cooking with a specialty in BBQ. He also enjoys traveling the world.


 

Sarah Stockwell-Gregson  
Assistant Coach - Junior/Senior

Sarah Stockwell-Gregson is in her second season as the director of operations with the Indiana University swimming and diving program. Stockwell-Gregson was named to the position ahead of the 2020-21 season.

 Prior to her current role, she spent three seasons (2018-20) as the Director of Recruiting, Women’s Recruiting Coordinator and Assistant Coach at the University of Iowa.

 
During her time with the Hawkeyes, Stockwell-Gregson helped Iowa bring in program’s highest rated recruiting classes ever for both the classes of 2020 and 2021. Both the men’s and women’s teams were named 2019-20 Academic All-America Teams, while 36 student-athletes were named to the Dean’s List and 45 garnered Big Ten Academic Honors in the 2019 and 2020. Under her watch, Iowa set 12 school records, qualified seven swimmers to the Olympic Trials, and earned six All-America honors.
 
Stockwell-Gregson accepted the coaching job at Iowa following a seven-year stint at Virginia Tech, where she was the program’s top assistant from 2015-18 and interim head coach in 2018. She joined the Hokies in 2011 as an assistant coach.
 
While in Blacksburg, Stockwell-Gregson helped the men’s and women’s programs post 11 top-five team finishes at the ACC Championships and nine top-25 showings at the NCAA Championships. 

She coached 46 All-America or honorable mention All-America honorees, 16 ACC champions, and an ACC Swimmer of the Meet.
 
In 2013, Virginia Tech claimed its first ACC championship, taking home the men’s team title. It came on the heels of back-to-back ACC runner-up finishes in 2011 and 2012. The Hokie women earned conference runner-up honors in 2012 after winning five titles at the championships. In 2016, Stockwell-Gregson coached 16 Olympic Trials qualifiers, including one U.S. National Team member.
 
Stockwell-Gregson began her career as a graduate assistant in Indiana’s strength and conditioning program, where she helped the Hoosiers swimming and diving team claim a 2010 Big Ten title. The following season, Stockwell-Gregson made the move to the Indiana coaching staff as a volunteer assistant, helping the team to a Big Ten title and top 15 finish at the NCAA Championships.
 
As a student-athlete, Stockwell-Gregson was an eight-time All-American at Indiana from 2007-09, helping the Hoosiers claim two Big Ten Championships (2007, 2009). She finished her career as the school record holder in the 100 and 200 breast and as part of the 200 and 400 Medley Relays.
 
Stockwell-Gregson was a two-time team captain and a 2008 Olympic Trials qualifier.
 
Stockwell-Gregson graduated from Indiana with a degree in recreation sports management in 2009 and she earned her master’s degree in kinesiology in 2011. She is a member of USA Swimming (coaches) and the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.
 
She and her wife, Melissa, have two dogs, Leo and Raylie.


Abby Cunningham
Assistant Coach - FUN-damental

Email: [email protected]

Abby is a sophomore at Indiana University. She currently is studying Media with a concentration in Sports Media and minors in Coaching and Spanish. She’s a part of the Indiana University swim club, waterski and wakeboard club, and is a sister of Theta Phi Alpha.

 

She comes from a big swimming family in Northern Illinois. Her parents are long time coaches and are heavily involved in the Illinois Swimming LSC. Abby has a deep rooted love for the sport and started coaching in high school at her home team of Rise Aquatics (formerly CATS) before transferring to ISC. In her few years at Rise, she worked with developmental swimmers in the 11-12-year-old group and the 10&Under groups.

 

Abby enjoys anything Disney, Marvel, or Harry Potter related (she’s a Gryffindor!). She’s from Northern Illinois and loves cheese curds and spending time with her friends and family.

 


 

Riley Halloran
Assistant Coach

Email: [email protected]

Coach Riley, previously a varsity swimmer at Bloomington High School South, has 8 years of experience swimming in Bloomington’s various swim clubs. Having worked for RecSports teaching swim lessons, he has had lots of experience with younger swimmers just starting to learn. Coach Riley is currently a student at Indiana University, majoring in Computer Science and Game Design.

 

 

 

 


Rodrigo Codo Berti
Assistant Coach - White Intermediate

Email: [email protected]

Coach Berti is a former multiple time all-American swimmer at the University of Indianapolis. Prior to ISC, he helped coach two national champions and two Olympic Trial qualifier athletes at UIndy. His favorite stroke is backstroke. Berti is a native of Sao Paulo Brazil. He studied Sport Managment and Business at UIndy.

His swimming motto is: Having fun with your friends at practice is priceless and it will create unforgettable memories!
 


Alex Hand
Assistant Coach

 


Hallie Schmucker
Assistant Coach - FUN-damental

Email: [email protected]

Hallie is junior at Indiana University studying Informatics with a concentration in Environmental Management and minors in Computer Science, Spanish, and Web Design. Next semester she will be starting a master in Library Science. On campus, she is a captain for the women’s ultimate frisbee club.

 

She has been swimming all her life, getting her competitive start at ISC's predecessor, Bloomington Swim Club. From there she swam at Edgewood Junior High and Edgewood High School. Currently she is also a swim instructor at the Bloomington Northwest YMCA and coaches at the Mako Swim Team too. 

 

Hallie has lived in Bloomington her entire life and loves all the restaurants on fourth street, especially Siam House. She's an avid reader, painter, and piano player.