Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Julie Youngquist Head Senior Coach

Coach Youngquist began her coaching career over 35 years ago. She graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor's Degree in physical education. She taught middle school in Louisville for several years, coaching swimming, track and basketball. When her family relocated to North Carolina she continued to coach swimming as well as gymnastics. In Michigan, she coached track and swimming in Fremont for several years, where she was regional track Coach of the Year 6 times and Division 2 Track State Coach of the Year in 1993. She then headed to Zeeland to focus on swimming and learn from multiple State Coach of the Year and two time National Coach of the Year for Swimming, Mike Torrey. At Zeeland she was the Pool Director and Head Age-group Coach for 8 years. Before Coach Lott convinced her to come to Lakeview, she was the Head Coach at Portage Aquatic Club for 3 years. She has coached multiple state champions, state record holders, National Age Group Top 16 swimmers, Junior National, Senior National and Olympic Trial qualifiers. She was a Michigan Zone Team Coach for seven years, Head Coach for four. She has served on the Michigan Swimming Board of Directors for 8 years, being elected Chairman four years. She was recognized for her knowledge of Age-group swimming and appointed to the National Age-Group Development Committee by USA Swimming, which she served on for 5 years. Julie and husband, Jeff, have 2 daughters, Amy and Brittany (both high school All-Americans and successful collegiate swimmers) and one son, Clay ( a 14 time collegiate All-American and National champion at the University of Texas ). They also have three grandsons, Garrett, Gabriel and Judah and one granddaughter, Sarah.

Andy Fredenburg Assistant Age Group Coach

This is Andy’s fifth year as a coach at Lakeview Aquatic Club. He is a 2008 graduate of Lakeview high School and was a captain on the 2008 state championship team. He also was member on the school record breaking 400 freestyle relay.

Andy is a graduate of Western Michigan University and currently a 7th grade math teacher at Lakeview Middle school. In his free time, he can be found at his family’s summer cottage where he loves to barefoot waterski and slalom ski.

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