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Aquatic Club of Elkhorn
PO Box 422
Elkhorn, NE  68022

Central to the success of the Aquatic Club of Elkhorn is our outstanding staff. From Adventurers to Performers, we are very proud of our quality instruction and coaching. We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches.  PDF file for coaches' email addresses.

For all questions related to administrative, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact the club manager  or one of the board members listed below. 

Your questions and feedback are important to us.  We will do our very best to reply within 48 hours of inquiry.

 

Coaching Staff

Jay Thiltgen

ACE Head Coach/Challengers Head Coach

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Jay has been coaching for 16 years with experience at levels ranging from summer league to college.  He is a graduate of the University of South Dakota where he was a four year letter winner and two year captain of the men's swim program.  Jay is an art teacher at Elkhorn High School and he is the assistant coach of the men's and women's swim program.

Chris Jenson

Challengers Assistant Coach

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Chris has been coaching swimming for 17 years.  During that time he has coached at all levels, from novices to State Champions and All-Americans.  Chris is an English teacher at Elkhorn High School, where he also coaches the swim team.  In 2012, Mr. Jenson was inducted into the Metropolitan Conference Swimming Hall of Fame.

Nate Skidmore

Seekers Group Head Coach

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Lyn Ann Nelson

Explorer Group Coach

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Lyn Ann (also known as LA) has been an Aquatic Club of Elkhorn coach since October of 2012. Swimming in the Omaha Metro area since 2003, she swam for Burke High School under Jay Thiltgen. She then went to swim for the University of North Florida, later transferring to West Virginia University.LA was on the All-Big East Conference team in the 200yd and 500yd  freestyle for 3 years and the 100yd freestyle for 2 years, and swam at the NCAA Championships for 3 years during her collegiate career - 500, 200 and 100 freestyles and 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relays and the 400 medley relay. She has also swam at the USA Swimming Open National Championships in 2008, 09, 10 and 11. 

She is currently studying to earn a Masters of Education with an emphasis in Behavioral Disorders Education. 

GO ACE

Hannah M Alexander

Discoverers Head Coach

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Hannah is from Topeka, Kansas and began swimming competitively in 8th grade.  She is a Senior at the University of Nebraska at Omaha majoring in Exercise Science and is the head captain of the UNO women's swim and dive team.  She placed top 8 at the Summit League Conference in the 100 breast and 200 breast.  Hannah has been with the ACE for three years and feels that ACE ROCKS!

Lindsey Kline

Assistant Coach

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Lindsey is in her fifth year (maybe 6th!) coaching for the ACE Otters.  Lindsey swam competetively from the age of seven through college athletics.  She swam at UNO and earned both academic and athletic All-American Honors in Division II athletics and holds UNO school records in the 500, 1000, and 1650 free.  She is currently works full time as a Speech Language Pathologist with Ralston Public Schools and part time with Immanuel Inpatient Rehabilition Hospital. 

Maddie Hutt

Assistant Coach

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Maddie is from Scottsbluff, NE and began swimming competitively in 3rd grade.  She is a student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha majoring in Art Education.  Maddie swam for four years on the UNO women's swim team.  She holds two records in the 100 Breaststroke and the 200 Breastroke. 

Claire Alexander

Assistant Coach

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Board of Directors

Michael Michalski

President (2016)

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Jeff Clarkson

Vice President (2016)

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Tim Uehling

Treasurer (2015)

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Eric Irwin

Secretary (2017)

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Dave Bell

Member-at-Large (2015)

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Matt Haney

Member-at-Large (2015)

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Michelle Foote

Member at Large (2016)

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Ty Hunt

Member at Large (2017)

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Amanda Larsen

Member At Large (2017)

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Leslie Mayo

Club Manager (non-voting member)

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