Head Coach Irene Montrucchio is an Olympic Bronze Medalist (Spain/2012 London Games) and has competed, coached, and consulted extensively in the US, Europe, and Latin America. In addition to coaching, Coach Irene trains with the Houston SynchroStars Masters Team.
Assistant Head Coach Jessica Done began as an International swimmer in New Zealand winning several National Titles in both New Zealand and The Australasian Region. As an athlete, she competed as a Collegiate Athlete for University of the Incarnate Word and studied Kinesiology and Music. During this time, Jessica was a performer in The Azul Show. She has coached internationally prior to joining our coaching staff and carries with her the commitment and passion for the sport.
Coach Jennie-Victoria Turner, a North Floridian, swam for the Tallahassee Serinas (1995-2003) and graduated from Florida State University. When not coaching, Jennie works as a music therapist serving the special needs community in Houston. She has been a member of our coaching staff for 3 seasons and coaches our Aqua and Navy 12 & Under Teams. Coach Jennie-V. truly enjoys coaching and sharing her love of synchro with new swimmers.
Coach Ginny Whisenhunt started her synchro career with the Pennsebury Falconettes, and continued with the Austin Angelfish after moving to Texas. As a coach, Ginny started coaching summer camps and clinics while attending Texas A&M. In 2013, Ginny became apart of our coaching staff and has coached multiple age groups including her current 13-15 swimmers. On top of coaching, Ginny is also a Level 2 Judge.
Coach Kelly Echols is the White Team Lead Coach and started her synchro with the White Dolphins Gardens while also swimming competitive speed swimming in her local swim club. In 2019, she became a member of our coaching staff and enjoys watching her teenage daughter follow in her footsteps with the same passion for the sport as Kelly had as a child. Kelly loves coaching the athletes to be the best synchro swimmers they can possibly be, but even more importantly, she loves using this amazing sport to help teach them how to be the best people they can be.