Head Senior Coach Dave Horton
Coach Dave has been coaching for over 10+ years. Coach Dave is a graduate of Camden County College and Computer Learning Center. In his coaching career Coach Dave has worked with Age Group, Pre-Senior, Senior groups. He coached the Mid Atlantic Zone Team in the winter of 2016. Coach Dave resides in York Haven Pa with his Wife and children.
Coach Dave joined the KAC team in April 2018.
ACWS Head Coach from September 2006 to April 2018
Cedar Cliff Head Swim/Diving Coach from November 2008 to May 2018
USA Certified Coach since 2006
ASCA Level 3 Certified Coach since 2010
Head Age Group Coach Jeff Kaminski
Coach Jeff brings 15 years of head coaching experience at the club and high school levels to Keystone Aquatics. His aquatics career began with the Carlisle Family YMCA and has included stints with Northern York Aquatic Club/West Shore YMCA, Cumberland Valley Aquatic Club, Shippensburg Aquatic Club, and Shippensburg High School. Coach Jeff has also worked the summer swim camps at Shippensburg University.
At the club level, Jeff has coached swimmers of all ages ranging from novice to senior level. His teams have won local league championships with numerous swimmers earning top honors at All-Stars and Mid-Caps. Many of Coach Jeff’s USA swimmers have finaled/medaled at Junior Olympics, Senior Champs, and Eastern Zones. Multiple swimmers have qualified for Sectional, Grand Prix, and Futures championship meets. At the high school level, Coach Jeff’s Greyhound teams at Shippensburg have grown in size and strength. The most recent 2017-18 team broke school records 27 times, earning 15 district medals, three state medals, and received eight All-State/Honorable Mention awards. The program has been named a National Scholar team and graduating seniors from each year have gone on to compete at the collegiate level.
As a swimmer, Coach Jeff was a member of four straight district and back-to-back state championship teams with Bethel Park High School in Pittsburgh. He was a conference qualifier for Shippensburg University and has been ranked in the top-10 nationally in multiple events for United States Masters Swimming.
Coach Jeff currently resides in Carlisle and is excited to welcome and work with all who choose Keystone Aquatics as their destination for competitive swimming success.
Assistant Coach Jessica Bleiler
Jessica Bleiler has taught 3rd grade at Melrose Elementary in the Harrisburg School District for 3 years. She received her bachelor’s degree from Kutztown University in 2015, gradating with a certification in Elem. Ed PreK-4th grade. She is also certified in 4th-8th grade mathematics and science. While she was at Kutztown, she competed on the women’s swimming and track&field teams. She competed at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Swimming Championship Meet all four years, being captain of her team for two of those years. She still holds the university’s 100 yard butterfly record. Jessica is currently enrolled in Millersville University, completing her master’s in curriculum and instruction with a STEM certification. She helps to coach Northern York High School’s swim team and volunteers as head coach for Melrose’s Girls on the Run team. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and puppy, as well as, competing in open water distance swims.
Assistant Coach Madi Osterhoudt
Coach Madi is a seasoned swim instructor who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience working with young age group swimmers. Her high energy approach and ability to build positive rapport with children new to competitive swimming are ideal trait is for the Age Group Red practice that she leads. Coach Madi was a standout swimmer for Northern York High School. As a Polar Bear, she was a state championship qualifier, school record holder, and teamed with fellow KA coach Jess Bleiler to form one half of a medley relay that won District 3 gold. Coach Madi currently resides in Mechanicsburg and is excited to meet and work with our Keystone Aquatics Penguins