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Dale Schrank Named Greenfield's Girls Head Swim Coach

The 1971 Greenfield High School graduate has been the Greenfield-Greendale boys co-op team's head coach for several years.

Dale Schrank, who has successfully coached the Greenfield-Greendale boys co-op swim team the last several years, has been named the high school's head varsity girls coach.

Schrank, who has a storied career as a high school and club coach, has led the boys co-op to four WIAA sectional championships and three Woodland Conference titles and coached nine all-American swims.

In just the past four years alone, Schrank’s teams have rewritten every existing boys swimming record in the school's 53-year-history.

"I am very excited to return to my alma mater, and I hope to put Hawk swimming back on the map for the Greenfield High School girls swim team," Schrank said.

Among his many accomplishments, Schrank, a 1971 graduate of Greenfield High School, was himself a valuable contributing varsity swimmer to the school's conference and sectional championship teams between 1968 and 1971.

Schrank went on to play water polo for the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was one of only three swimmers to start every game of the season. Schrank then founded the highly successful Southwest Aquatic Team (SWAT) and started a swim lesson program — Swim America — that has grown to more than 1,800 registrations annually.

“We’re excited to have Dale as our head girls coach,” athletic director and assistant principal Scott Otto said. “He’s done a great job with our boys program and a fantastic job the past four years as head girls coach for Wauwatosa West. We are very fortunate to have him as part of our athletic program.”

Johnny February 26, 2013 at 01:45 AM
Great coach.

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