Jessica Colby, Head Coach

Jessica Colby is from Anoka, Minnesota where she swam for Anoka High School and the YMCA Barracuda Club for 5 years. Jessica attended MSUM and majored in Exercise Science and Multimedia Journalism along with minors in Coaching, Strength and Conditioning, and Sports Communication. Jessica has been with Red Dragons for 6 years. Within those 6 years, Red Dragons has had 4 Zones qualifiers, 10 Sectional qualifiers, 3 Futures qualifiers, 3 NCSA qualifiers and 1 Junior National qualifier, along with athletes continuing their athletic career in Division I, II, and III. Jessica was selected as the 2020 MN All Star Team Assistant Coach, 2022 MN Central Zones Assistant Coach and 2023 MN All Star Team Assistant Coach. She also has served Minnesota Swimming as a Coach Rep and Technical Planning Chair. Jessica loves coaching all ages because of their smiles and pure happiness of swimming.

Kendal Rantanen, Assistant Coach

Kendal Rantanen is from Thief River Falls, Minnesota. She graduated from Lincoln High School in 2023. She swam for the local club team, Tiger Sharks, since third grade. Kendal swam competitively for the TRF Prowlers for 7 years, swimming mostly freestyle, backstroke, and butterfly. She attended sections and lettered 7 times, was a captain for two years, and received the coaches award. Kendal competed at the MN State swim meet in both her junior (100 backstroke) and senior years (200 Medley Relay, 100 butterfly, and 100 backstroke).  She worked as a lifeguard and swimming lessons instructor in high school. This is Kendal's first year as a coach for the Red Dragons. She is excited to build relationships with the swimmers and other coaches while simultaneously encouraging the swimmers and challenging them to do their best! Kendal is currently attending MSUM and is pursuing a degree in Elementary Education. 

Elizabeth Erdman, Assistant Coach

Elizabeth Erdman is from Crookston MN. She started competing at the age of 8 with the Crookston Crocodiles and began swimming year round once she hit high school as a flyer and distance swimmer. Up until her senior year where she took a step down as the role of athlete due to shoulder injuries. She graduated from Crookston High School in 2020 and is now attending Minnesota State University Moorhead and majoring in child psychology. Elizabeth just started coaching for Red Dragons in January of 2021. Her favorite part about being a Red Dragons coach is being able to be a part of club swimming again while creating relationships and bonding with her swimmers. She is very excited to coach and teach her swimmers to compete like champions and have them fall in love with the sport.


Alanah Mack, Assistant Coach

Alanah Mack is from Thief River Falls, MN. She graduated from Lincoln High School in 2021. She began swimming in third grade for a local club team called Tiger Sharks. She swam competitively for 7 years as a freestyler. She has lettered 6 times, attended sections 5 times, was a captain her senior year, and received the coaches award her senior year. Alanah has worked as a lifeguard and swimming lessons instructor throughout her 4 years in high school so her favorite part about becoming a Red Dragon coach is to get back in the pool again and build relationships with the other coaches and swimmers. Alanah is currently attending MSUM pursuing a degree in social work. When not swimming, Alanah is either hanging out with friends or watching movies.


Sydney Bischoff, Assistant Coach

Sydney Bischoff is from Fargo, ND. She graduated from Davies High School in 2020. Sydney started swimming for Red Dragons when she was in the 8th grade and for Davies High School for 4 years as a backstroker and freestyler. She received the coaches award while swimming for Davies and the high point award from the Red Dragons. She graduated from Minnesota State Community and Technical College with a degree in Early Childhood Education. Sydney’s favorite part of coaching at the Red Dragons is, building relationships with the coaches and swimmers and helping them improve their stokes. When Sydney is not at the pool, she loves being outside and spending time with friends.



Kayli Ginocchio, Assistant Coach

Kayli Ginocchi is from Marshall, MN. She started swimming competitively at 5 years old with the Adams Central Swim Club in Monroe, IN. She continued on after her family move at age 8 with Southwest Swim Club and Marshall High School. She practiced with Red Dragon Swimming in the winter of 2019 and 2020. She was mainly an IMer, breaststroker, and distance swimmer. Kayli graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2021, with a Bachelor's in Exercise Science. She is now going back to school and applying for Master's in Athletic Training programs. Kayli began coaching for Red Dragons in December of 2022. Her favorite part of being a Red Dragon coach is helping her swimmers reach their goals in and out of the pool


Calie Berg, Assistant Coach

Calie Berg is from Moorhead, MN. She graduated from Moorhead High School in 2023. Calie started swimming for Red Dragons in 2015. She swam for 4 years as a backstroker and freestyler for Moorhead Spuds Swim and Dive in High school. She attended sections twice. Calie is currently attending Minnesota State University Moorhead for Social Work. Calie is excited to coach and see all the swimmers who are excited to participate and watch them progress and improve as athletes.


Sierra Martin, Assistant Coach

Sierra Martin is from Fargo, ND. 


Kayley Bischoff, Assistant Coach

Kayley Bischoff is from Fargo, ND., and is a senior at Davies High School. Kayley discovered her love for swimming when she joined the Red Dragons in the 8th grade. During high school, she competed on the Davies Girls Swim & Dive team for 5 years as a freestyler where she qualified for state her sophomore, junior, and senior year. Following graduation, Kayley plans to attend Minnesota State University Moorhead majoring in Elementary Education. Kayley  currently works at Faith Kids and was previously a junior coach for the Dragons and really enjoyed working with the younger swimmers. She is excited to continue helping children learn to swim as well as improving their skills and confidence in the water. In her free time she enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Cassie Ishaug, Assistant Coach

Cassie Ishaug is from Moorhead, MN. She graduated from Moorhead High School in 2021. She started swimming competitively in third grade for the NLSA Marlins. She continued on the Marlins until seventh grade when she joined the Moorhead High School Swim and Dive Team. She spent six years on the MHS Swim and Dive Team. Cassie ended her high school swimming career as a captain for the team and helped lead the team to winning the Section 8AA championship in 2020. Her favorite stroke is breaststroke. Cassie has worked as a lifeguard and swim instructor for six years. She is excited to see the hard work and dedication of the swimmers pay off and the joy it brings them to reach that goal. Cassie is currently attending MSUM, double majoring in Spanish and Teaching English as a Second Language. When she is not at the pool, Cassie likes to hang out with friends and listen to music.

Brady Wolkow, Assistant Coach

Brady Wolkow is from Alexandria, MN.

Jenna Brendemuhl, Junior Coach

Jenna Brendemuhl is from Moorhead, Minnesota, where she has swum for her high school team, the Spuds for 5 years, and is a team captain. She has been a Red Dragon for 9 years. Jenna is a junior at Moorhead High School and is a part of Leadership Academy. She enjoys coaching the enthusiastic littles of the team. She also has worked as a lifeguard for 2 years. After high school, Jenna plans to continue her education close to home. 


Carter Reburn, Junior Coach

Carter Reburn is from Moorhead, Minnesota. He began swimming competitively at age 8. He currently swims with the Red Dragons and his high school team, the Moorhead Spuds. Carter is a junior at Moorhead High School. He enjoys working with younger athletes to help them develop their technique as well as their passion for an athletic lifestyle. Additionally, he teaches group and private swim lessons and has served as a lifeguard for the Moorhead Municipal Pool. After high school, Carter aspires to attend MSU Moorhead to become a music educator.