Ohio Swimming
Level 4
Excellence 200

Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
David Pursley Head Coach

David Pursley will start on September 1, 2022 as Northern Kentucky Clippers Head Coach. He comes to Clippers from Stingray Swim Club in Grand Cayman, where he was the head coach for seven years.

Swimming Background:

  • Two years as an Assistant Coach for the University of Alabama Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Teams, working with Jonty Skinner, Olympic and Hall of Fame Coach, and former world record holder.
  • 15 months of coaching for a USA Swimming Silver Medal Club, North Carolina Aquatic Club. Employed by Rich DeSelm, USA National Team Coach and Head Coach of the University of North Carolina at the time.
  • One year of coaching for a USA Swimming Gold Medal Club, the FISH. Employed by Ray Benecki, former Olympic and World Championship Coach.
  • Swam on two national championship teams at both high school and Division I NCAA levels.
  • Coached by my father, Dennis Pursley, a former USA Olympic Coach, National Team Director for USA Swimming, and ASCA Hall of Fame inductee.
  • Coached by Frank Busch who is a former USA Olympic Coach and 2008 NCAA Coach of the Year at the University of Arizona.
  • Coached by former USA Olympic coach, Bill Rose, at the Mission Viejo Nadadores.
  • Nine years of championship competitive swimming and captain roles at both high school and Division I NCAA levels.
Walter Glowicki Lead Coach
Jim McLain Lead Coach
Abby Shoyat Lead Coach
Julie Smith Lead Coach
Jerry Wissman Lead Coach Dreaming 1 & 2
Connor Bright Assistant Coach
Kevin Bright Assistant Coach
Karen Chitwood Assistant Coach
Marcie Dressman Asst Coach

Marcie has many years of coaching experience.  She has coached Junior National, Sectional, Top 16 and JO state champions swimmers.
She also works for Silverlake Family Place as a water fitness and SwimAmerica instructor. She is a ASCA Level 2 coach.
She has a daughter on the Clippers.

Ethan Hanna Assistant Coach
Katie Kurzendoerfer Assistant Coach
Angie Seitz Assistant Coach
Jenny Kunkel Office Administrator
Kristin Holt Family Accounts Manager
Sidney Day Business Manager

Sidney Day has been the CFO and Business Manager with the Clippers since 2001.  Prior to that, she volunteered for many different jobs starting when her daughter, Amye, joined the team in 1988; her other children, Michael joined in ’92 and Rob in “94.  She was a member of the Expansion Committee which explored moving to Silverlake and having Clippers become its own corporation as a 501c3 when Richard Dickmann approached the Clippers about the new pool & facility (Silverlake) that he was going to build. She also served on the Ohio Swimming LSC Age Group Committee for a number of years. Sidney received her BS from the University of Kentucky and started her professional career with Fifth Third Bank, where she held the Advertising Manager and the promoted to Marketing Director. While working at the bank, she earned her MBA from Xavier University.  In 1986 is decided to retire to stay home with her children.  Sidney and her husband, Jack, live in Northern Kentucky.

Anita Hudepohl Quickbooks manager
Board of Directors