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Coach Anne Grams swam as a youngster in south Georgia and has been swimming ever since.  She graduated from Florida State University with bachelor and PhD degrees in mathematics.  Coach Anne has morphed from a university math teacher, to a mom, to a homeschool teacher, to a swim official, and to a swim coach.  Since moving with her husband Bill to the Daytona Beach area in 1980, she has taught swim lessons and coached both masters and club swimmers.  Coach Anne has been involved with Creek swimming since 1993 as a timer, official, team events organizer, meet manager, and coach.  Her goal is for her swimmers to love the sport and work to achieve their maximum potential.  She was selected as 2018 girls coach of the year for Flagler and Volusia Counties by the Daytona Beach News Journal.  Coach Anne has four children, all of whom are swimmers.  

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Coach Brian Miller started swimming competitively in fifth grade and swam through high school where he lettered every year.  He was a six-year sectional participant and a two-year state qualifier.  His main events were backstroke, IM, and diving.   He was offered a full college scholarship but elected to serve his country by joining the Marines where he became an instructor of water survival for marines.  After serving in the marines, Coach Miller joined the Army where he continued to teach and use swimming for fitness.  After retiring from the military, he and his family moved to Volusia County in 2013.  Coach Miller attended Daytona State College (B.S.), owns and operates a business, and works as a substitute teacher.  He has been coaching the Spruce Creek Swim Team since 2018, thus fulfilling his dream of being a coach. 

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Coach Lou Kloppe – “Coach K” – has been swimming since he was very young and continues to swim daily. He was a record holder in the freestyle events and also was a diver. He taught high school swimming and diving through the years of his children growing up as swimmers. He has morphed from business endeavors to now teaching at Spruce Creek High. Coaching allows Coach K to help swimmers achieve their maximum potential, both as swimmers and leaders. As a businessman, he was President of the National Financial Education Institute, a board memberof the National Small Business Association, and CEO of Nations First Financial. He has over 30years experience in estate, tax, and financial planning.

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