Head Coach Mike Schuenke

Coach Mike comes to DCAC with 10 years of coaching experience, 7 years as a head coach, both at the high school and USA club levels. Most recently he led a USA club in Decorah IA where he helped many kids achieve state and zone qualifying times.  In his 10 years of coaching he has been asked to be a part of Team Iowa zones twice. Along with coaching, he has a master’s degree in coaching education from Ohio University.As a swimmer coach Mike swam for the University of Wisconsin- River Falls swim team as a distance swimmer.


In his first season with DCAC coach Mike:

Sent 1 swimmer to Speedo Sectionals​

Sent 19 swimmers to Michigan state championships

Had 15 top 8 finishes at Age Group state

1 Age Group state champion

24 Top 16 finishes at Age Group state


"My coaching philosophy is an athlete - coach centered philosophy. That means I want input from my swimmers about practice and to hear what more they would like to see. I take suggestions from swimmers and implement them as long as they fall within my coaching plan for the season". 


Assistant Coach Betty H.