Coaching Staff
Scott Johnson Head Coach - Senior Team

Coach Johnson designs and oversees the training structure for the club and serves primarily as the senior group coach. In his time at PCA, Scott has led multiple individual swimmers to achieve state cuts and has improved the senior team’s performance at each senior state meet since PCA’s inception in 2016. Coach Johnson’s philosophy is based on achieving maximum performance at peak competition periods. Through the training plan, Scott desires to push athletes to grow in personal confidence and take ownership of their workouts in order to achieve goals.

 

Scott is in his 3rd year as head coach at PCA. His previous coaching experience includes being a coach at Avon Community Swim Team in Avon, Indiana where he was an assistant coach from 2005-2008 and head age group coach from 2008-2010. In his time at ACST, Scott coached individual state champions and led the age group team to 4 consecutive top 10 finishes at state. Coach Johnson also serves as head coach of the Plainfield High School boys and girls swim teams, where he is entering his 3rd year at the position after being an assistant coach from 2002-2015. As a high school athlete at PHS, Scott was a 3 year state qualifier and left the program as a school record holder. Scott swam collegiately at the University of Louisville and at IUPUI.

 

Coach Johnson lives in Plainfield with his wife Amanda and daughters Lainey and Lillian.

 
Elizabeth Woodruff Head Coach - Age Group Team

Coach Woodruff designs and oversees training structure for our Age Group program. In her time as PCA age group coach, Liz has led PCA to improving team scores at 3 consecutive Age Group State meets. 

Elizabeth is a Plainfield Swimming alumn and is excited to give back to the community program. Competitive swimming has been a part of her life since she began with the Indy Dolphins at the age of 8. During her time at PHS, Liz won multiple individual and relay events in county, conference, and invitational meets. Coach Woodruff was a sectional finalist all four years and still ranks near the top in PHS history in many events. Her primary events were the 200 IM, 100 Butterfly, and 100 Backstroke. Liz was an integral part of PCA's summer championship success in it's first ever season of competition. Coach Woodruff also serves as assistant coach for the Plainfield High School swimming and diving team. 

Elizabeth is a Personal Trainer certified through the American Council of Exercise. She has studied Nutrition and Exercise Science at IUPUI and has a passion for developing athletes both in the water and through dry-land training. Coach Woodruff is also a certified Lifeguard Instructor through American Red Cross. 

Elizabeth currently resides in Plainfield with her husband, Stephen, also a Plainfield Swimming alumn, and their daughters Jayda and Norah. 

Chris Tice Age Group Coach

Coach Chris joined the PCA staff in the early spring of 2018. Chris graduated from Plainfield High School in 2013 where he swam for all four years of his high school career. During this time and prior to entering high school Chris swam for the Avon Community Swim Team where he participated in individual and team events at the State and Zone level. Chris was a high school state qualifier his freshman and junior year of high school participating as the butterfly leg of the medley relay and freestyle lead of the 400 free relay. Chris’ most notable swims were the 50 freestyle and the 100 butterfly where he was a top finisher at County, Conference, and Sectional swim meets. Chris also jointly held the Plainfield High School medley relay record from 2012 to 2017.

 

At ACST, Coach Tice was a State and Zone qualifier on the age group team and a State qualifier on the senior team all seven years he swam for them. Again, his most notable events being the freestyle and butterfly swims. Chris had multiple individual top finishes in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 100 butterfly, and 200 butterfly for the team and participated on many State Championship relay teams.

 

Collegiately, Coach Tice studied Global Health at Indiana University Bloomington from 2013 to 2017. Chris graduated from IU in May 2017 and currently works as an operations manager at UPS. He plans to continue his education in the not-too distance future.

Hallie Jones Age Group Coach

Coach Jones  joined the PCA staff in the spring of 2018. Hallie is a 2016 graduate of Avon High School, where she was a 4 year varsity swimmer. In her time at AHS, Hallie was a state qualifier all four years and was an individual event sectional champion in multiple years, highlighted by her dominance in the 100 Freestyle, where she was Sectional champion as a freshman, junior and senior. She also won individual sectional titles in the 200 freestyle and 50 freestyle while at Avon. At the state level, she was part of multiple relays who advanced to the state finals.

Coach Jones was a club swimmer at Avon Community Swim Team from 2009-2016. At ACST, Hallie was a state and zone qualifier as an age group swimmer and competed in the Senior State championship meets each year from 2014-2016. She finished her career at ACST as one of the most decorated female swimmers in the club’s history.

Collegiately, Hallie swam at Azusa Pacific University in California in 2017.

Hallie is a full-time student at IUPUI where she is pursuing a degree in Biology.

Board of Directors
Paul Slover President
Sam Blake Vice President
Natalie Keating Secretary
Julie Beasley Treasurer
Dan Brackney Member At Large
Curt VanWanzeele Member At Large
Angela Maar Member At Large