Coaching Staff Winter Session 2021
Andy Murray - Head Coach
Head Coach for the Owosso Girls Varsity Swim team. Head Coach for the Owosso Middle School swim team. Swam the breaststroke and IM, 2 daughters swim for Sea Lions, does triathlons and ultramarathons.
Peter Sperry - Assistant Coach
Head Coach for the Redwings Boys Varsity team. Swam for St. Johns, enjoys playing volleyball and broke his finger the last time he played.
Tess Burnash - Assistant Coach
A four year swimmer for the Redwings, she was a state qualifier from 2015 - 2018 and was named Captain her senior year. Her favorite part of coaching is watching the kids work so hard towards a goal and the surprise and joy they have after achieving it.
Madelyn Irelan - Assistant Coach
Swam sprint free and fly. Swam at Northern Michigan University and was an All American, enjoys reading in her free time.
Nick Bishop - Assistant Coach
Swam the 200 and 500, has done several Olympic triathlons. Nick is a former Sea Lion as well.
Mike Boettger - Assistant Coach
Swam sprint free and fly. Swam at Wayne State University
Marinna Makara - Assistant Coach
S.wam for 13 years, swam breaststroke, enjoys swimming and hiking.
Koy Grams - Redwing Junior. Enjoys swimming breastroke and his younger brother is also a Sea Lion.
Shane VanAbel - Redwing Junior. Swims the IM and 200 free, enjoys spending time with friends and playing music.
Emma Hamelink - Redwing Senior, four year swimmer.
Ella Schafer - Redwing Freshman. Swims all strokes and has been swimming since she was 6. She hopes to swim or coach at a professional level.
Lily Howell - Redwing Freshman. Swims for St. Johns and was a Fred Myer Award Winner when swimming for the Sea Lions.
Katerina Schaeffer - Swims breaststroke and IM, is a freshman at St. Johns and qualified for the State Finals this year
Laney Voisinet - Redwing Junior.Was part of the State free relay that took 14th place.
The Sea Lions are excited to announce the hiring of our next Head Coach, Andy Murray. Andy has been coaching with us since the fall of 2018 and will move into this leadership role for the upcoming Winter Session. Andy is a St. Johns native and works as an Educator in the Owosso School System. …