Coaches and Lessons

Our coaches are the strength of our program. We have a long tradition of excellent coaching.

Harrison Whitebread is a 2015 graduate of Baylor University with degrees in Neuroscience and German.  He is a former coach of Heart of Texas Aquatics in Waco, TX and is currently a coach for Kansas City Swim Academy on both the Missouri and Kansas sides.  He is certified as a USA Swimming Level II coach.  His coaching style prioritizes stroke technique to reduce injuries and increase speed, goal based learning strategies, and regular race practicing.

Julianna McKee graduated from LSW in 2016 and is a Winterset resident.  She currently attends Missouri Statue University and is studying Child Life & Psychology.  Swimming has been a part of her life since she was very young.  She swam for Sharks for 12 years, the KC Blazers for 2 years and swam varsity in high school all 4 years.  She has been a lifeguard for 4 years and has been a swim instructor.  Julianna is a member of the Sigma Kappa Sorority and enjoys spending time with her friends. 

Molly Harmon is a 2019 Lee’s Summit West graduate who also lives in Winterset! She is attending Missouri Western State University to earn her Nursing degree and a minor in Biology. Molly has swum for the Winterset sharks since she was four years old and stopped when she was 17. She also swam for Empire KC for about six years and high school for all four years. She is excited to work with kids and be on the opposite side of the team this year! Molly is a member of Tri Sigma sorority and loves hanging out with her sisters.

Personalized swim instruction available from the following:

Dan Martin:               text or call 816-799-8508

Julianna McKee:       text or call 816-518-7076

Lydia Grider:             text or call 816-207-7275

Maddie Martin:          text or call 816-286-3298

Mary Martin:              text or call 816-216-0958

Maurie Tyree:            text or call  816-977-5901