Coaches and Directors

Coaching Staff
Christina Landrum Head Coach

Coach Christina is in her fourth year of coaching and has been swimming for as long as she can remember. Having Grown up in West Lafayette she swam at West Lafayette high school before continuing her career at Purdue University. After college Christina continued swimming at the Masters level, in Boston, Los Angeles and currently with iSwim here in Lafayette. Since returning to Lafayette Christina has been active in the local swimming community, not only as an athlete, but also as a coach. She has spent the last three years coaching for Boilermaker Aquatics and iSwim Masters. For the past two years she served as the volunteer assistant coach with the Purdue Women’s team.

Coach Christina is devoted to building strong individuals in and out of the pool. She emphasizes quality training with a strong skill base at every level of the program.  

In her “free time” Coach Christina enjoys spending time with her fiancé Trevor, his two sons and their French Bulldog Stephen.

Paul Stockett Head Age Group Coach, Lead Coach - Gold

Coach Paul has over 5 years of coaching experience ranging from learn-to-swim through senior level swimmers. He is an ASCA Level 2 certified coach and is heavily involved in the governance side of the sport where he serves on both local and national swimming committees. Coach Paul became the first athlete to receive the Safe Sport National Impact Award for his work.

 During his swimming days, Coach Paul swam for the Suburban Seahawks Club prior to swimming for Purdue University where he earned two Bachelors Degrees in Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering in addition to a Masters degree in Nuclear Engineering focusing on nuclear space propulsion. Coach Paul is passionate about his research, so when he is not coaching or working on swimming governance, he is continuing his research in computational thermal hydrualics while pursuing his PhD in Nuclear Engineering. In the rare free time that Paul does have, he enjoys going on adventures with friends and watching Netflix.

At FISH Aquatics, Coach Paul oversees the entire age group program but is the lead coach of both the Green and Gold Groups. This allows him to work with both our entry level and our elite level age group swimmers. In the Green group, Coach Paul focuses on establishing a love for the sport of swimming by making it fun while instilling strong fundamentals. In the Gold Group, Coach Paul embraces the philosopy of "technique under duress" where he steps up the training to prepare those athletes for state and zone level competitions all the while maintaining a focus on proper technique. Coach Paul works to prepare the Gold athletes to successfully transition to the senior group. 

Jordan Bonfitto Lead Coach - Junior 2/Youth 1

Coach Jordan has been in and around the water for as long as she can remember, and is thrilled to be returning to the pool in an official capacity to join FISH Aquatics. Professionally, Jordan is a former Aquatics Director and program coordinator and has worked extensively with swimmers of all ages and abilities. From developing and running a learn-to-swim swim program, working adaptive athletes, and coaching beginner and experienced adult athletes, Jordan is adept and progressing athletes at every level of the sport.

Jordan is a graduate of Jefferson High School, where she swam for four years before continuing her career at Purdue University alongside Coach Christina. After college Jordan continued to find community through sport in triathlon, strength training and masters swimming.

Coach Jordan is committed to helping athletes reach their full potential through well-rounded training, leadership and personal development. She is passionate about the importance of swimming as a life-saving skill and building equity in youth sport programs.

Jordan lives in Lafayette with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys being active in the community, gardening, and gathering with friends.

William Ehresman Sr. Assistant
Coach Will has been coaching swimming for the last nine years.  He started coaching as an assistant coach for a summer league team in Ohio and head girls high school coach for Vandalia Ohio. After moving back to Indiana, he had the opportunity to coach for Maverick  Aquatics and become the assistant girls' coach at Harrison High School.    In addition to coaching club and high school, Will is also the head middle school swim club coach at Harrison.    When not on the pool deck, Will teaches science at Battle Ground Middle School, where he enjoys helping students develop a love of science, and when not working spending time with his wife and dog.

 

Board of Directors
Christina Landrum President
Grant Giese Vice-President
Eric Putman Secretary
Leslie Vogel Board Member
Paul Stockett Board Member
Cara Giese Sponsorship Chair (Non-Board Position)