Carmel/Fishers High School Coach, 2000 – 03 / 2006 – 10
As the head girls and boys swim coach at Carmel High School, Ken Stopkotte guided the Greyhounds to three consecutive boys state titles and three straight girls championships from 2000 – 03. Ken is now the head boys and girls swimming and diving coach of Fishers High School, the aquatics director of the Fishers High School aquatic center and the head swimming coach of Fishers Area Swimming Tigers (FAST). Prior to arriving in Indianapolis, Ken experienced remarkable success in the nation and international swimming scene. Ten of Stopkotte’s swimmers competed at the 2000 Olympic Trials and three of his former Cincinnati Marlins swimmers made the 2000 and 2004 US Olympic teams and combined to win two gold medals, one silver medal, and one bronze medal. In addition, Stopkotte coached on American record breaker, three US Open Champions, one USA Swimming National Champion, 15 USA Swimming Junior National Campions, five National High School record breakers, and eight USA Swimming Junior National record breakers. Ken is currently the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach of the Fishers High School Swim Team, the Aquatics Director of the Fishers High School Aquatic Center and the Head Swimming Coach of Fishers Area Swimming Tigers. He has been coaching for 23 years. Ken and his wife Becky have two sons.