Michael White, Head Coach/CEO

With Storm:

Coach Michael White became the first full-time head coach of Storm in August of 2014.  Since joining the team, the number of swimmers on the club has grown from 100 to over 220, making Storm one of the largest clubs in the Madison area.  The team has gone from 68th in Wisconsin in 2013 to the top 10.  In 2020, Storm swimmers won multiple events at the WIAA High School State Championships and earned a top 10 NAG time.  In 2021, Storm swimmers helped contribute to Sun Prairie High School's first ever boy's WIAA State Championship.

Under Coach White's direction, Storm has earned USA Level 3 Club Recognition and Safe Sport Recognition.  

Coach White is the Technical Planning Chair and Club Development Chair of Wisconsin Swimming.  In 2019 he was elected the Coach Representative of the Central Zone of USA Swimming.  Michael has been a member of 3 Team Wisconsin Zone Teams and was the head coach for the Mid-States All Star team in 2019 and 2020.  He was nominated for Long Course Coach of the year in 2017 and won the 2020 Short Course Coach of the Year. In 2021, Coach White won Wisconsin Swimming's Service Award.

Prior to Storm:

Razorback Aquatic Club AquaHawgs (Head Age Group Coach, 2012-2014)

  • 2014 Arkansas Swimming Age Group Coach of the Year
  • Arkansas Zone Team Coach
  • Swimmers achieved top 10 NAG times, breaking multiple LSC records
  • Direct coaching of one Olympic Trials qualifier

Huntington Y Charleston Aquatic Team (2010-2012)

  • 2012 West Virginia Age Group Coach of the Year
  • West Virginia Zone Team Coach
  • Swimmers qualified for YMCA Nationals
  • Direct coaching of one Olympic Trials qualifier


Coach White has a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education (2005, Marshall University).  In 2014 he co-authored a study with the University of Arkansas on fluid balance in adolescent swimmers that was published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.

Greg Lake, Director of Senior Programming

Greg joins Storm Aquatics after a successful tenture as the Head Coach of Waunakee Wave where he joined in 2017.  Over his 25+ years of coaching, Greg has coached swimmers that have won over 100 state titles, National Age Group top 10 swimmers, 14 Olympic Trials qualifiers, 2 USA Junior National Team members, one Junior National Champion and meet record holder and dozens of swimmers that have gone on to swim in college.  Prior to coaching in Wisconsin, Greg has been a coach at CCA and Virginia Gators in Virginia, Elgin YMCA in Illinois, HYCAT in West Virginia, and the City of Cortez Swim Team in Colorado.

Greg is married and has three children.  In his spare time, he loves the outdoors, cruising on the lakes on his boat, and golf.

Conner Clark, Lead Coach

Emily Doughty, Lead Coach

Ellie Haselow, Assistant Coach

Rachel Hawley, Lead Coach

Jamie McMillin, Lead Coach

Jamie is a native of DeForest, WI where she started swimming at the age of 11.  She swam for DeForest Aquatic Club, and later swam for DeForest High School. After high school, Jamie swam for UW-Stevens Point where she earned a BA in Sociology.  After swimming 4 years as a Pointer, she went on to coach swimming at the University of Wyoming (Division 1) where she was the Head Assistant Swim Coach for the Cowboys and Cowgirls in Laramie, WY. 


After 2 years in Laramie, Jamie earned a Masters Degree in Special Education at UW-Oshkosh where she was Assistant Swim Coach for the Titans for 2 years. After graduation, she settled down in Sun Prairie, and started working  at Prairie Athletic Club teaching swimming lessons and running stroke clinics. Jamie has has been a member of the coaching staff for the Sun Prairie Piranhas as a Lead Coach since 2008 and a Lead Coach for Storm Aquatics since 2014.


In Jamie’s free time she likes to travel abroad, work out, and go to the dog park with her dogs.  

Kayla Popke, Lead Coach

About Kayla

Kayla has been instrumental to the success of the Storm age group program since joining in 2015.  Her passion for the sport began at age 7 when she joined the Piranhas.  She was a member of DFAC Swimming, competed for Sun Prairie High School, and was one of the first members of Storm Aquatics.  When she’s not coaching, Kayla works as a dental hygienist. 



Junior Coaches

Cece Bub

Emma Hando

Addy Harms

Joss Hoffman

Megan Koop

Laina Nicodemus
Gabby Schmid Addyson Seubert
Finnley Sheehan

Mikaiya Stampf

Nathan Tedjakusuma
















If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to one of the full-time coaches regarding your issue.