Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Paula Caucutt Head Coach

Paula has a B.S. in Physical Education (K-12) from the University of Wisconsin~Eau Claire.  She is currently certified as a USA and YMCA Coach, as well as certified  Level 4 Swimming Coach through the American Swimming Coaches Association.  Paula has more than 35 years of teaching swimming and coaching swimming combined.  She lives in Eau Claire with her husband Keith. 

Stephen Byrd Coach

Steve has a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin~Eau Claire, and a Master of Arts and Teaching Degree from the National Louis University~Evanston, Ill.   Steve is a YMCA and USA Certified Coach, with current certifications in Lifeguarding, First Aid & CPR. He is currently licensed in Wisconsin to teach Middle School Math & Elementary Education.  Steve has more than 20 years of experience in coaching, teaching swimming and working as a Waterfront Director at various summer camps combined.  Steve lives in Chippewa Falls with his wife Jane, their sons Eric, Michael & Austin!  He enjoys spending time with his family at their cottage on Shell Lake and traveling during his free time!

JoDea Green Coach

JoDea has a B.S. in Nutrition from the University of Nebraska~ Lincoln.  JoDea is currently certified as a USA and YMCA coach.  She is also certified in Lifeguarding,  and CPR & First Aid.  As a talented swimmer, JoDea competed at the University of Nebraska as a four year letter winner, competed in the Olympic Trials, and also has earned numerous accomplishments as an age group swimmer.  JoDea has more than 20 years of coaching experience, and is the current Head Coach of the Memorial High School Women’s Swimming Team.  JoDea lives in Eau Claire with her husband Paul!  They have four children who all swam for the YMCA Marlins swim team...Christina (husband Joe), Katie (husband Josh), Laura, & Evan.  JoDea and Paul spend their free time boating, walking, visiting family, and volunteering at their Church!

Al Hudacek Coach
Al attended St Louis Park High School in Minnesota. He then attended UW~Eau Claire, and Mankato State University (MN) and receiving a BA and MA degree in Physical Education. He is currently teaching Physical Education in the Eau Claire Area School District, and has coached Eau Claire Memorial High Schools Diving Program for 19 years. Al has 25 years of experience coaching age group through NCAA II swimmers and divers! This is his second year as swim coach for the Eau Claire YMCA Marlins! Al lives south of Eau Claire with his wife Gretchen and their three children, Kaija, Elli, and Christian.
Barb Redman Coach

Barb has a B.S. in Elementary & Special Education from the University of Wisconsin~Eau Claire.  Barb is certified as a YMCA and USA Coach, and is currently certified in Lifeguarding, CPR & First Aid.  Barb has been a teacher in the Eau Claire Area School District for 18 years in both Special Education and Elementary Education.  Barb has more than 20 year of coaching and teaching swimming experience combined.  Barb lives in Eau Claire with her husband Chris.  They have four children, Jenny, Samantha, Ben & Emma!  Sam, Ben & Emma swim on our YMCA Marlins team!  When Barb is not coaching or teaching she enjoys time with family and friends, travels, reads and transports her children to all of their chosen activities!

Leanne Lefebvre Larson Coach
Brianna Walczak Coach
Christine Mohr Coach
Stacey Reinke Coach
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