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Facebook icon The Iowa City Eels Swim Club is a competitive swimming program committed to helping each swimmer reach their potential as an athlete, a team member, and a model of good sportsmanship.

Armbruster Meirav May 7 2016Isi Short Course Senior State Daphne K. February 28 2015

Success comes when the values of dedication, integrity and self-confidence are taught alongside good stroke technique and racing strategy. With our focus on both mental development and physical fitness, all of our athletes achieve success in the water alongside skills that will benefit them for life. Being physically fit has never been more fun.
Join us today for the swim of a lifetime.

Head Coach Don Spellman has 22 years of coaching experience and is a 7 time Iowa All-Star Coach and Iowa Zone Staff member. He has been named Iowa Swimming Coach of the Year 9 times, an accomplishment unmatched by any other coach.

Head Assistant Coach James Davis grew up swimming with the Iowa City Eels. After spending his college summers coaching with ICE, he is now coaching our novice and intermediate swimmers. Find out more about our head coaches and the rest of the staff on our Coaching page.

Head Coach Don Spellman 
Office hours: Tuesdays 4-6 and Monday afternoon by appointment. 

Head Assistant Coach James Davis
Office hours: Thursdays  4-5 pm or afternoons by appointment 

Mercer Park Aquatic Center / P.O. Box 2353 / Iowa City, IA 52244 / (319) 351-3336

Board of Directors & Coaches

President: Missy Ortman
Vice President: Robin Kopelman
Secretary: Megan Brown
Treasurer: Jeff Kueter
Athlete Rep: Meirav Flatté

Jen Rumping
Erick Zawojewski
David Roman
Laura Shikunas
Past President: Jennifer Flatté

Head Coach: Don Spellman
Head Asst. Coach: James Davis