Dan Gelderloos

Director - Calvin Competitive Stroke Camp
Calvin College - Head Men's and Women's Coach

Dan Gelderloos is in his twenty-sixth year as the head men’s and women’s coach at Calvin University. During his tenure, Gelderloos has established his Men's and Women’s team as conference leaders, winning and competing to win MIAA conference titles every year. In addition, Gelderloos has guided the Calvin women's swimming and diving program to five, top-10 finishes at the NCAA Division III Championships, and helped the men's program return to a top-20 standing nationally.

At the individual level, Gelderloos has coached numerous Calvin swimmers to All-American status and individual national titles. Athletes Elizabeth Counsell earned a runner-up finish in the 200 breaststroke at the 2013 Division III NCAA Championships and Johnson Cochran finished 3rd and 5th in the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the 2014 NCAA championships.  Many time national champion, Becky Weima, captured the national title in the 200 freestyle in 2005 and followed with national titles in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle in 2006. 

2022 will be Gelderloos' 12th year Directing the Competitive Stroke Camp at Calvin College.  

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