Coach Chris Oleksiak has over 25 years of experience in swimming as an athlete and coach. He is excited to be the Head Coach of the Tri-West Swim Club. Coach Chris is also the Head Middle School and Assistant High School coach at Tri-West. 

As an athlete, Coach Chris won All-State and All-American honors. He was also an individual state champion at Senior State and at the IHSAA High School State Meet. 

Coach Chris has coaching experience at Franklin Regional Swim Team, Franklin High School, Center Grove Aquatic Club, and Goshen High School. He coached all ages and skill levels at these positions. Coach Chris has coached many Age Group and High School State finalists as well as members of Team Indiana. 

Coach Chris believes in focusing on technique and skills in a structured way. He believes the purpose of swim practice is to learn to race and not to learn to train. The aim of practice is to continuously improve a little each day. He also believes that swimming should most of all be FUN. 

Coach Chris is a father of 4 and a husband to his wife, Kelli. In addition to coaching swimming, Coach Chris served as an Infantry Officer in the United States Army.