Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Nicole Helmen-Hendricks Head Coach

Nicole has 38 combined years of competitive swimming and professional coaching experience. Through-out her professional coaching career she has developed athletes that have accomplished the following:

  • 150+ State/Junior Olympic Champions/Far Western Champions/Zone Champions combined
  • 800+ State/Junior Olympic/Zone/Sectional/Junior National Qualifiers Combined
  • 100+ Club Records/LSC Records/Junior Olympic Records/Meet Records
  • 16 National Age Group Rankings
  • 10 All American Consideration Times
  • 4 Olympic Trial Qualifiers

Coaching Experience:

Head Age Group Coach – Edina Swim Club

Head Age Group Coach – College Area Swim Team

Head High School Coach – Mounds View High School

Senior Coach - Edina Swim Club

Head Assistant Senior Coach/Interim Head Coach – Mounds View Swim Club

Nicole was awarded High School Conference Coach of the Year in 1999 and Section Coach of the year in 2000. In 2007, she was awarded Age Group Coach of the Year from the American Swim Coaches Association.    She is an ASCA Level 3 certified professional swim coach. 

Nicole grew up swimming for a local swim club in Minnesota and swam for St Olaf College.  She is retired from the United States Navy.

Jody Mauer Assistant Coach
Board of Directors