Coaches

Michael White Head Coach

Coaching Responsibilities:

Thunderstorm, Tropical Storm, Cyclone, Senior , Masters

With The Storm:

Coach Michael White became the first full-time head coach of the Sun Prairie Storm Swim Team in August of 2014.  Since joining the team, the number of swimmers on the club has grown from 100 to over 240, making SPS one of the largest clubs in the Madison area.  The team has gone from 68th in Wisconsin in 2013 to the top 10.  In 2020, Storm swimmers won multiple events at the WIAA High School State Championships and earned a top 10 NAG time.

Under Coach White's direction, Storm has earned USA Level 3 Club Recognition and Safe Sport Recognition.  

Coach White is the Age Group Chair and Club Development Chair of Wisconsin Swimming.  In 2019 he was elected the Coach Representative of the Central Zone of USA Swimming.  Michael has been a member of 3 Team Wisconsin Zone Teams and was the head coach for the Mid-States All Star team in 2019 and 2020.  He was nominated for Long Course Coach of the year in 2017 and won the 2020 Short Course Coach of the Year

Prior to Sun Prairie:

Razorback Aquatic Club AquaHawgs (Head Age Group Coach, 2012-2014)

Before moving to Wisconsin, Michael spent two successful years as the Head Age Group Coach and Masters Coach for the Razorback Aquatic Club AquaHawgs in Springdale, Arkansas.  There he was named the 2014 Arkansas Swimming Age Group Coach of the Year.  His swimmers broke team, state, and LSC records and placed in the top 10 in the nation for their age.  During this time, the AquaHawgs saw their highest national rank, #287 among all teams in the United States.  In addition, the club went from USA Level 2 recognition to USA Level 3.  Michael was a member of the 2013 Arkansas Zone Team coaching staff (Topeka, KS).  

Huntington Y Charleston Aquatic Team (2010-2012)

Prior to coaching the AquaHawgs, Michael was the head coach for the HYCAT program in Huntington, West Virginia (2010-2012) where he earned the 2012 West Virginia Age Group Coach of the Year Award. During this time, the team doubled in size and had regional, zone, and YMCA National qualifiers. HYCAT of Huntington produced several Southern Zone swimmers during his two years at the helm and HYCAT won 4 state championships during his time there.  Michael was the 2012 Southern Zone Team Head Coach (Rockwall, TX), the 2012 West Virginia Open Water Select Camp Head Coach, and an assistant coach for the 2011 Southern Zone Team (Cary, NC)

John Marshall High School Monarchs (2005-2010)

Michael’s first major coaching duties were at John Marshall High School, in Glen Dale, West Virginia.  Following graduation from college, he took over his alma mater and grew the program from a 3-9 men’s team to a Ohio Valley Athletic Conference runner up, West Virginia Region 1 Champion, and top 10 state team.  Michael coached multiple conference event champions, 9 state championship finalists, and his swimmers broke several team records.

Education:

Coach White has a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education (2005, Marshall University).  In 2014 he co-authored a study with the University of Arkansas on fluid balance in adolescent swimmers that was published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.

 

Jamie McMillin Lead Coach

Susan Mejchar Lead Coach

Kayla Popke Assistant Coach

Coaching Responsibilities:

Pre-Team, Thunderstorm, Tropical Storm, Cyclone

About Kayla

Kayla has been instrumental to the success of the Storm age group program since joining in 2015.  Her passion for the sport began at age 7 when she joined the Piranhas.  She was a member of DFAC Swimming, competed for Sun Prairie High School, and was one of the first members of Sun Prairie Storm.  When she’s not coaching, Kayla works as a dental hygienist. 

Kynzie Huonker Assistant Coach

Abby Krejcha Junior Coach

Bella Snook Junior Coach
David Zenobi President
Jennifer Spredemann Vice President
Angela Schasker Secretary
Emily Diers At Large
Angie Vitale Treasurer
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