Philipp LanghaeuserPhilipp joined the Bear-a-cudas when he was 10 and swam with the team until 2015. Like many of our swimmers, he lived abroad and gained experience swimming with other teams. Today he is our C-licensed head coach. He hopes to spark our athletes’ ambition to continuously improve, so they will always enjoy their time in the water. Philipp lays great value on efficient technique, in order to master this demanding sport. Philipp is a JFKS alumni and currently studies law at the Freie Universität Berlin.
Coach Diane has been a Bear-a-Cudas coach for 8 years, and taught both adults and children to swim for many more years in the pools and lakes of her native Wisconsin. She has a Red Cross Swim Teaching Certificate and a BA degree in Eduction from the University of Wisconsin. In addition, she was a former competitive swimmer and competed in water ballet. Coach Diane always focuses on technique, and with her current group that she teaches, she also works on strength and endurance. She swims laps to stay fit.