Coach Kris Wingenroth originally began coaching at Bellaire High School in 2003. She retired in 2019 after 16 years at Bellaire but after two years of retirement, she has returned to co-coach the team.
Coach Wingenroth has had a wealth of experience as a competitor, coach and administrator. As a club competitor in high school, she won a state title in the 100 butterfly. As a collegiate swimmer, she became a letterman on the newly formed Rice women’s swim team. She continues to compete as a masters swimmer. She has been named a Masters all American twice and consistently ranks in the top ten in the nation for her age group in the butterfly and individual medley events.
After her graduation from Rice University, Coach Wingenroth began her coaching career with positions with the Cy-Fair Fleet and the Dads Club swim teams. In 1980, she returned to Rice as Assistant Swim Coach and was named Rice’s Head Men’s and Women's Coach in 1983. During her 16 year career at Rice, she was named Southwest Conference Coach of the Year four times.
Coach Wingenroth has expanded her involvement in swimming through her service as an administrator. She is the current Chairman of the Gulf Masters Swimming Committee and serves on the National Board of Directors of United States Masters Swimming.
Coach Jake Camp was born and raised in Dallas, Tx, and graduated from Plano Senior High School. He swam for coaches Jay Chagnon and Flip Gammon at both Lakeside Aquatic Club and Metroplex Aquatics. After high school, he would move on to swim at the collegiate level at SMU under head coach Eddie Sinnott. Jake graduated with a BS in Applied Physiology and Sport Management with a concentration in Health Management. After under-grad, Jake completed his master’s degree in Business Administration at Henderson State University, working as the graduate-assistant swim coach for the 2018-2019 season. At Henderson State, Jake was responsible for coaching middle-distance athletes and functioned as the primary strength and conditioning coach for the swim team. “Swimming has given me the opportunity to race and become friends with people from all over the world. It is something that has changed my life and I want to share that experience with as many people as possible” - Jake Camp.