Joel began his coaching with BAC in the fall of 1999. He coached with BAC through the summer of 2003, he then was named the Head Coach of WEST Express Swim Team in Chaska. He was their Head Coach for three years. Joel’s return to BAC came in the winter of 2007.
Previous to his first stint with BAC, Joel coached with the Foxjet Swim Team where he coached Developmental and Age Group levels. Joel has over 20 years of competitive swimming and coaching experience, including coaching a Special Olympics team for 5 years.
Joel swam and graduated from Prior Lake High School and went on to graduate from Mankato State University (currently Minnesota State University-Mankato), where he competed on the men’s swim team and also went on to be an assistant coach for the men’s program.