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Shippensburg Aquatic Club (SAC) is a non-profit organization with an elected Board of Directors. The club provides swim instruction and competitive swimming opportunities to the Shippensburg community.

Our club team participates in the Central Pennsylvania Aquatic League and the Capital Area Swim League. SAC has been serving Shippensburg and surrounding communities for fifty years, providing a year round program for athletes.  


Mission and Goals

The mission of the coaching staff is to: Empower the members of the Shippensburg Aquatic Club to develop the physical skills and character values necessary to become successful athletes and citizens.

The general goals of the coaching staff designed to realize this mission include, but are not limited to:

  • To develop proper stroke mechanics at an early age.
  • To teach and emphasize good sportsmanship.
  • To increase self esteem and motivation, to encourage hard work, goal setting, and goal achievement
  • To instill the values of dedication, self-discipline, commitment, and team loyalty
  • To encourage swimmers to strive for excellence throughout their participation in our program.
  • To provide a structured and challenging teaching and training environment for our swimmers to reach their maximum potential.




Past team resources are listed below to open or download as a pdf.
Look for updates to each of these soon!


Board of Directors

Have questions, interested in joining the board, or would like to assist with a committee?
Contact us at [email protected].

Interim Executive Board   Committee Volunteer Opportunites
President Melissa Hockenberry Spirit  

Petra Rueter

Meet Operations  

Tanya Wilde


Samantha Shunk

Swim School  

If you would like to get more involved, please reach out to any of the Board members and find out how you can assist! We welcome all members of the club to be active in our monthly meetings.