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 also 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. 

Maddie Martin graduated from Lee’s Summit West High School in 2017, and is currently a student at the University of Arkansas. She is earning her BFA in graphic design with a minor in marketing. Maddie swam with the Winterset Sharks for eleven years, the Kansas City Blazers (eventually turned Empire Swim Club) for four years, and the Lee’s Summit West Varsity Girls Swim Team for four years; her experience with swimming led to three years of lifeguarding and four years of swim instructing.


Personalized swim instruction available from the following:

Maddie Martin:          text or call 816-286-3298

Mary Martin:              text or call 816-216-0958

Dan Martin:                text or call 816-799-8508

Julianna McKee:        text or call 816-518-7076

Ryan Kallenberger:    text or call 816-977-9388