USMS Award Recipient

U.S. Masters Swimming Kerry O'Brien Coaches Award

Recipient: Kendra Wheeler
Year: 2013
LMSC: Oregon

Kendra Wheeler, the head coach at CROC Masters, manages her workout schedule so that everyone under her leadership is included into the process and held accountable. Her swimmers can see her clear commitment to the sport, and to her team, because she swims the sets in the lane alongside them. She is a leader by example—always promoting a health lifestyle, encourgaing her swimmers to train for attainable goals. This is one of the many reasons why she runs such a successful programs.