Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Bryan Walls Head Coach

Coach Walls just finished his Twelfth year of coaching. A native of Indiana, Coach Walls has been involved with swimming for nineteen years as an athlete and a coach. A state finalist in cross country, swimming, and track & field Coach Walls went on to compete in all three sports at the University of Indianapolis, a division II institution. Coach Walls transferred to UND in the fall of 1997. Currently an ASCA level Four age group coach, Coach Walls has coached YMCA All Americans, multiple zone and age group state champions as well as several high school state champions. North Dakota coach of the year in the summer of 2002 and spring of 2003 and winter of 2009  Coach Walls has been the head coach of the RRV Wahoos since the fall of 2002. Coach Walls also teaches sixth grade art at Valley Middle School and South Middle School in Grand Forks, ND.

He currently lives in Grand Forks with his wife Sara, son Jackson, and twin daughters Madiline and Reese.

Amanda Warzecha Head Age Group Coach

Amanda Warzecha is in her fourth-year coaching the Wahoos and for the past two seasons has coached the Grand Forks junior varsity high school swim team. Originally from Minnesota, Coach Amanda has been involved in aquatics for over ten years as an athlete and coach. She competed in the top sixteen at the MSHSL Swimming and Diving Championships and was voted MVP by teammates her senior year. Amanda spent seven years as a water safety instructor and lifeguard, while leading others as a veteran WSI. Coach Amanda is currently resident teaching within the Grand Forks School District to receive her Master's degree in Early Childhood Special Education, as well as Emotional & Behavioral Disturbances. Coach Amanda believes in the dedication and commitment of young swimmers to accomplish above and beyond what they ever thought possible.“Never underestimate anyone, especially yourself.”
 

Andrew Hollingsworth Age Group Coach

Andrew is in his second year of coaching for the Wahoos. He has been involved with competitive swimming since 2007. As a State Champion in 4 events during High School, Andrew went on to swim for the University of North Dakota in the Fall of 2016. During his freshman year he earned a Varsity Letter Award, eventually scoring in the 200 Yard Butterfly at the Division I WAC Conference Championships. When the sport was discontinued he made the decision to stay and finish his degree in Commercial Aviation. He currently assists lifeguarding and enjoys every second he gets to spend at the pool.

“If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything.”

Reed Erickson Age Group Coach

Reed Erickson is a new coach to the Wahoos. For the past seven years he has been a swimmer for the team, his main strokes being backstroke and butterfly. Reed also swam for the Knight Riders high school team for six years. Reed was made captain his senior year and had made state five out of the six years on the high school team. Reed is going to UND in the fall of 2019 where he will major in business. He also teaches swim lessons for the Grand Forks Parks District and loves being in the pool.

 

“Your in charge of the limits you set for yourself.”

Kailey Donarski Age Group Coach

Kailey Donarski is a new coach to the Wahoos. She was involved in competitive swimming for 7 years, focusing on IM, butterfly and backstroke. She swam for the West Fargo Packers during her high school career and swam club for the West Fargo Flyers as well as the Fargo-Moorhead Gators. She qualified for state six out of the seven years she swam competitively. Kailey enrolled at UND in 2016 and will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education with a minor in athletic coaching. Swimming has been a big part of her life and she is excited to continue her passion with the Wahoos.
 

“The harder you work for something, the greater you will feel when you achieve it.”

Board of Directors
Mark Schill Board of Directors / President
Stephanie Musselman Board of Directors / Vice President
Val Hills Board of Directors / Treasurer
Andy Bjerke Board of Directors /Treasurer
Amy Whitney Board of Directors / Apparel
Meg Berg Board of Directors / Social Media
Stephanie Musselman Volunteer Programmer
Janna Schill Meet Manager
Bryon Hills Meet Manager
Stephanie Musselman Meet Manager
Stephanie Musselman Athlete & Non-Athlete Registration
Robyn Bancroft Fund Raising Chair
Jason Uhlir Safety Chair / Safe Sport Rep
Stephanie Musselman LSC Representative
Amber Eberhardt Social Chair
Open Position Officials Chair
Tracy Uhlir Hospitality Chair
Corisa Trapnell Concessions Buyer
Open Position Marketing Chair
Val Hills Concessions Chair - OPEN
Open Position Concessions Assistant