Swim and dive
Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. - Isaiah 40:30-31
The LCA Swim and Dive program, led by Head Coach Ryan Winders, has been stable and consistent. Jesus is at the center of the program as shown throughout the team. Over the years, the LCA Swim and Dive program has excelled in developing top athletes as evidenced by the many alumni swimming and diving in college! God is doing great things in this program.
Coach Winders began his coaching careeer at LCA during the 2004-2005 Season as Assistant Coach and moved to head coach during the 2007-2008 Season.
Winders graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor's and a Master's Degree in mathematics education and also holds a second Master's Degree in school counseling from the University of the Cumberlands.
He is originally from Hopkinsville, Kentucky, where he swam butterfly and distance freestyle for the Tigers. At Hopkinsville, he helped win the school its first two (consecutive) Region 1 Championships.
At LCA, he has coached multiple collegiate athletes, as well as guided the team to a 2nd place finish in the region - as well as a 6th place finish in the state. The teams he has coached have broken 10 school records.