Swimming

Left to Right: Row 1:  Allie Etter, Rebecca Rigdon, Rachel Spath, Octavius Tucker, Jamie Burenga Row 2:  Madison Jarrett, Dalton Heppeard, Olivia Kline, Adrianna Grothause, Noelle Heffner, Noah Arend, Brayden Cox Row 3:  Coach Hurless, Katie McVaigh, Holden Reichert, Megan Braun, Madison Turnwald, Rebekah Fast, Chloe Brake, Emma Verville, Stephen Hamblett

Left to Right:
Row 1:  Allie Etter, Rebecca Rigdon, Rachel Spath, Octavius Tucker, Jamie Burenga
Row 2:  Madison Jarrett, Dalton Heppeard, Olivia Kline, Adrianna Grothause, Noelle Heffner, Noah Arend, Brayden Cox
Row 3:  Coach Hurless, Katie McVaigh, Holden Reichert, Megan Braun, Madison Turnwald, Rebekah Fast, Chloe Brake, Emma Verville, Stephen Hamblett

 

Seniors

 


Swimming Schedule

Date Time Opponent Location Result
December 2 11:00 a.m. Celina Invitational AWAY
December 5 6:00 p.m. Kenton HOME
December 9 8:00 a.m. Napoleon Wildcat Invitational AWAY
December 12 5:30 p.m. Minster & Lima Central Catholic HOME
December 14 5:30 p.m. Ada & Elida HOME
December 19 5:30 p.m. Bryan AWAY
December 21 6:00 p.m. Fort Recovery & Marion Local HOME
January 9 5:30 p.m. Ottawa-Glandorf, St. Mary's & Upper Sandusky HOME
January 13 11:30 a.m. Celina AWAY
January 16 5:30 p.m. Ayersville AWAY
January 23 4:30 p.m. Defiance & St. Mary's AWAY
January 25 3:00 p.m. WBL Diving Championship (Defiance) AWAY
January 27 11:00 a.m. WBL Swimming Championship (Defiance) AWAY
February 1 6:00 p.m. Wapakoneta AWAY


Girls Swimming Roster

Name Year
Bekah Fast Senior
Madi Turnwald Senior
Chloe Brake Senior
Emma Verville Senior
Megan Braun Senior
Noelle Heffner Junior
Adrianna Grothause Junior
Madison Jarrett Junior
Olivia Kline Junior
Katie McVaigh Sophomore
Jamie Burenga Freshman
Rachel Spath Freshman
Allie Etter Freshman
Becky Rigdon Freshman


Boys Swimming Roster

Name Year
Brayden Cox Senior
Stephen Hamblet Senior
Dalton Heppeard Senior
Noah Arend Junior
Holden Reichert Sophomore
Octavius Tucker Freshman
Coach Megan Hurless

Megan Hurless

Head Coach
Coach Hurless is in her second season as the Head Coach for the Van Wert High School Swim Team.  She was a 1998 graduate of Van Wert High School and was a varsity letter winner during the inaugural season of the VWHS swim team during the 96-97 season. Prior to coaching at VWHS, she was the head age group coach for The Ohio State Swim Club. During the 2015-2016 season Coach Hurless was a top 10 finalist for the National Age Group Coach of the Year. Coach Hurless received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Baldwin Wallace University and her Masters Degree in Literacy from Ashland University.  Megan is a sixth grade Intervention Specialist at Van Wert Middle School.  


Coach Name

Keith Rydell

Assistant Coach
Coach Rydell has been an Assistant Swim Coach for 15 years at Van Wert High School. He is a graduate of Shawnee High School in Lima. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Ohio Northern University, and his Masters of Science in Education from the University of Dayton. Coach Rydell is the Program Services Director for Crestview Schools. He has been involved with competitive swimming for over 36 years.