Swimming

 Left to Right: Row 1: Anna Wasson, Rebecca Rigdon, Lydia Francis Row 2: James Hagaman, Sam Price, Gage Wannemacher, Brianna Bebout, Allie Etter, Jamie Burenga, Rachel Spath, Octavius Tucker, Coach Hurless Row 3: Ian Rex, Katie McVaigh, Noelle Heffner, Olivia Kline, Noah Arend, Holden Reichert Absent: Madison Jarrett

Left to Right:
Row 1: Anna Wasson, Rebecca Rigdon, Lydia Francis
Row 2: James Hagaman, Sam Price, Gage Wannemacher, Brianna Bebout, Allie Etter, Jamie Burenga, Rachel Spath, Octavius Tucker, Coach Hurless
Row 3: Ian Rex, Katie McVaigh, Noelle Heffner, Olivia Kline, Noah Arend, Holden Reichert
Absent: Madison Jarrett

 

Seniors

 


2018-2019 Swimming Schedule

Date Time Opponent Location Result
December 1 11:00 a.m. Jay County Sprint Meet AWAY
December 4 6:00 p.m. Kenton AWAY
December 6 6:00 p.m. Ft. Recovery/Marion Local HOME
December 11 6:00 p.m. New Bremen/Minster HOME
December 13 6:00 p.m. Ada/Elida HOME
December 18 6:00 p.m. Bath/Bryan AWAY
January 15 12:00 p.m. Lions CLub Invitational (Wapakoneta) AWAY
January 10 7:00 p.m. Ottawa-Glandorf AWAY
January 15 5:30 p.m. Ayersville AWAY
January 22 4:30 p.m. Defiance AWAY
January 24 3:00 p.m. WBL Diving Championship (Defiance) AWAY
January 26 11:00 a.m. WBL Swimming Championship (Defiance) AWAY
January 31 6:00 p.m. Wapakoneta AWAY


2018-2019 Girls Swimming Roster

Name Year
Arianna Grothause Senior
Noelle Heffner Senior
Madison Jarrett Senior
Olivia Kline Senior
Bri Bebout Junior
Katie McVaigh Junior
Jamie Burenga Sophomore
Allie Etter Sophomore
Libby Price Sophomore
Becky Rigdon Sophomore
Rachel Spath Sophomore
Lydia Francis Freshman
Anna Wasson Freshman


2018-2019 Boys Swimming Roster

Name Year
Noah Arend Senior
Jacob Hart Junior
Sam Price Junior
Holden Reichert Junior
James Hagaman Sophomore
Octavius Tucker Sophomore
Ian Rex Freshman
Gage Wannemacher Freshman
 Coach Megan Hurless

Megan Hurless

Head Coach
Coach Hurless is in her third season as the Head Coach for the Van Wert High School Swim Team. She is 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 6th grade Intervention Specialist at Van Wert Middle School.    


 Coach Name

Keith Rydell

Assistant Coach
Coach Rydell has been an Assistant Swim Coach for 16 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 37 years.