Our Coaches

Tom Popdan
Tom Popdan
Head Coach
This is Coach Tom's 40th year coaching swimming! He started coaching Lahainaluna swim team in 1995 and Lahaina Swim Club in 1996. He has an extensive background in competitive swimming. Coach Tom…
Jen Wiseman
Jen Wiseman
Coach
Coach Jen's beginnings were as a member of her high school swimming and sailing team. Ocean racing is what led her to the Islands and eventually making Maui her permanent home. Once she settled in…
Ericka Gaastra
Ericka Gaastra
Coach
Coach Ericka's involvement with the Lahaina Swim Club dates back to 2004, the year her sons joined the team. Under the mentorship of coach Tom Popdan , she has served as a USA Swimming Coach since…
Gabby Lindblad
Gabby Lindblad
Coach
Coach Gabby started her swimming journey at the age of 4 in Seattle, Washington. She swam for the local summer recreation team and eventually started swimming year-round on KING Aquatic Club. Coach…