Coaches

Coaches

Don Kimble

Don Kimble starting teaching swimming in 1975 while in high school and started coaching swimming in 1979 in the Holland age group program as an 8 & under coach. After a 10 year absence (1989-1999) from the Holland area Don returned to take the Supervisor of Competitive Programs position at the Holland Aquatic Center. In the past 10 years our program has grown into one of the top programs in the Mid-west placing swimmers on National teams, qualifying multiple athletes for the Olympic trials, an 8th place finish at 2009 Juniors Nationals, 3 top 5 finishes at the Central Zone Sectional Meet, numerous top 10 finishes at the Michigan USA Swimming state championships and expanding the potential and possibilities for our athletes. Don coaches the USA Senior group MLA Green 15-18, 8 & Under, and both girls and boys Holland High swim teams.

 

Cody Tozer

Cody Tozer is the Head Age-Group coach for Michigan Lakeshore Aquatics. He graduated from Hope College in 2010, where he swam for four years under John Patnott. Cody brings his experience from eight years of swimming competitively and being a member of three MIAA Championship teams at Hope to our program.  He Currently coaches USA Senior and Gold groups, 11-12 MLA Green swimmers, and does 1-on-1 private lessons. He is lifeguard/CPR certified, and assists swimmers at all levels.

 

Rob VerMeulen

Rob VerMeulen is a full time  USA assistant coach for Michigan Lakeshore Aquatics. He has a 1000 lumen brightest c-cell flashlight that can be used under water. He graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2009. Rob swam for Don at Holland High during High School and was part of the Holland State Championship team in 2004. He currently coaches the USA Silver group and 9-10 MLA Green group. He is lifeguard/CPR certified, WSI certified, and LGI certified.

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