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. 

Robyn Eddy Lead Coach - Red

Coach Robyn has over 3 years of experience coaching both senior and age group swimmers. Robyn was a local area swimmer who began coaching as soon as she retired. She works with the developmental age group swimmers focusing on the fundamentals of each stroke and getting their feet wet in the world of competitive swimming. 

Robyn is currently a sophomore in Purdue’s school of nursing. A few days a week you may also find her waitressing at Route 66 and Triple XXX Family Restaurant. When she has free time she enjoys studying, baking, and watching Netflix. 

Christopher Knipp Lead Coach - Yellow & Blue
Emma Saunders Lead Coach - White
Coach Emma is in her third year of coaching having coached for both MSC and Fish, and swam from an early age till her senior year of high school. Emma works mostly with white group but also helps out with the younger groups as well.

Emma is a freshman in college studying Elementary education, with the hope of teaching at one of the local elementary schools when she graduates.

In her free time, Emma likes to hang out with friends and family, eat and watch Netflix.
Andrew Chorpenning Sr. Assistant
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.

 

Jacob McGough Sr. Assistant
Coach McGough has over 3 years of coaching experience with age group and senior level swimmers. Prior to his coaching career, he swam for Clovis Swim Club and Purdue University.  During his swimming career, he qualified for the 2012 Olympic Trials in the 200 IM.    
Coach McGough has a Bachelors and a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and is currently working on his PhD.  When he is not swimming or working toward his degree, Coach McGough enjoys cooking and spending time outside.

 

Anna Lee Asst. Coach
Coach Annie is finishing up her 1st year coaching. She swam for 12 years competitively, and is a former FISH swimmer.

She is currently a Junior at Purdue University, studying Marketing in the Krannert School of Managememt.

In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her Chihuahua, Muffy, and spending time with her family.
Board of Directors
Christina Landrum President
Grant Giese Vice-President
Connie Lapinskas Treasurer
Eric Putman Secretary
Leslie Vogel Board Member
Paul Stockett Board Member
Cara Giese Sponsorship Chair