Irish Aquatics (IA) swims at two locations: Bremen High School and Rolf's Aquatics Center on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. IA has earned a Level 1 program designation by USA Swimming.
Irish Aquatics is a USS year round competitive swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. The goal of our team is to provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to national competitor.
All of our coaches, as members of the American Swim Coaches Association, have access to the most comprehensive training and certification program for youth coaches of any sport in the United States. They provide assurances that the time children spend in swimming will be quality time.
IA is a non profit club, is run by its elected Board of Directors and Parent Advisory Board which meets each month. All members are welcome at each meeting and encouraged to be involved in team activities and fundraisers. We are constantly growing and training young swimmers to maintain a well rounded competitive swim team through short course and long course programs. Thank you for joining us. We are looking forward to meeting you. Please feel free to ask another member or coach any question you may have. Irish Aquatics; PO Box 10142, South Bend, IN 46680
Parent Board of Directors
Carol Saladin, President
Jann Morris, Teasurer
Brett Knobloch, Secretary
Brett is the club secretary who also manages our website and often acts as meet director. He always is our chief volunteer. Brett has two high school children who have been swimming since age 8.
Cindy has served Irish Aquatics in many roles for many years. As past president, meet director and official, Cindy has devoted countless hours to the club. She has two children who previuosly swam with IA.
Sharon‘s family has been involved with IA since 2008. The Yelaskas swim at our Bremen location and Sharon is a strong advocate for our Bremen swimmers. She assists with organizing our volunteers at our IA home meets at Notre Dame.
Tracy is serving her fourth year on the board and currently has one high school swimmer who has been swimming for a long time! The Maginns have been with Irish Aquatics for over 5 years. Tracy works on meet entries for our home meets as well.
The Spaldings have been involved with IA since its formation in 2001 and have been instrumental in its success. Andy has spent 9 years on the board, spending some of that time as president and meet director. Andy currently has a high school swimmer and an age group swimmer.
Margaret currently has three children swimming for Irish Aquatics and has had a swimmer with IA since 2006. This is her first year on the board. At IA meets, you will see her running around trying to keep everyone calm.
Chris has been swimming as long as he can remember and is now a great enthusiast and advocate for Irish Aquatics. Chris has three children swimming with IA, and you often can catch him in the water assisting with practices. This is his first year on the board.
Kathy is a long serving board member with three swimmers at IA. A former swimmer herself, Kathy puts her knowledge to work as an official at our home meets.