Coaches

Coaching Staff
Daniel Ohm Head Coach

Coach Dan has been coaching swimming since 1995.  He started swimming on a team at the age of 5, was a high school All American and went on to swim at Eastern Michigan University.  He has coached at the following:

-Willow Run High School Men-94-95,95-96

-Buhr Park Sharks-summers of 94 and 95

-Ann Arbor Swim Club-1996-2006

-Raleigh Swimming Association-2006-2010

-Aluea Swim Club-2010-2014

-LeJardin High School Men and Women-11-12, 12-13,13-14

-Columbus Aquatic Club-2014-2018

-St. Anne Pacelli High School-15-16,16-17, 17-18

-Vilseck-Grafenwoehr Sea Vipers-2018-2020

During his 27 years of coaching he has helped lead swimmers to over 100 USA swimming top 16 times, over 30 YMCA National and Junior National Individual and relay titles, and a spot on the USA junior national team.  Teams he has coached won SC YMCA women's national team titles in 2003 and 2004, the women's YMCA national LCM team title in 2005.  In addition, his swimmers won the women's title at 2005 and 2006 NCSA Junior Nationals, finishing overall runner up in 2005.  He was coach of the meet at the 2003 YMCA SC Nationals and 2005 NCSA SC Junior Nationals.  

Swimmers he has coached or helped coach have gone on to make the podium at the Olympics, NCAA, Big Ten, SEC, ACC, championships.

While coaching in Ann Arbor, Coach Dan ran the swim program at Estabrook School, teaching swimming and performing water therapy with special needs children.

Coach Dan is married to Sarah Ohm who is stationed at Fort Campbell.  They have 2 kids, Ian-14 and Megan-11 as well as 3 dogs, Jewel, Dobby and Max, and 2 cats, Lucy and Alfred.

In his spare time Coach Dan likes to walk his dogs, support his wife when she runs her Ultra marathons(she done 5 100 mile runs as well as many other shorter runs), and compete in triathlons and open water swims.  He had done 9 full Ironmans and 15 half irons as well as numerous open water swims the longest being a 12k swim.

He believes that the keys to success are great technique, hard work, a positive attitude, patience and unconditionally supportive parents.