Empire KC Swim Club, managed by its Board of Directors, is incorporated under the laws of the State of Missouri and is a non-profit organization formed to operate a competitive youth swim program.


Board members:

  • Volunteer their leadership to Empire Swim Club,
  • Must be parents of a registered swimmer,
  • Are elected as Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, Meet Director, Fundraising Director, Director of Officials and At-Large Representatives,
  • Serve a two-year term and may be nominated and elected to serve additional terms.


ESC Lions Board of Directors

Blane Markley Chairman
Doug Tietjen Vice Chairman
Jim Menges Treasurer
Thad Butler Secretary
Carmen Menges Meet Director
Kylee Fishwick Olathe Representative
Sara Gilmore Social
Leesa Bichsel Director of Officials
Stacie Ventimiglia Safe Sport 
Katie Bland At-Large