Arden Hills has promoted Adric Jope to Head Otters Coach and has announced sign-ups for the 2013 Otters Swim Team. In his expanded new role at the wellness resort, Jope will oversee up to 10 Otters swim coaches and lead the popular recreational swim program that includes more than 250 youth swimmers ranging in age from three to 18. Sign-ups for the 2013 Otters Swim Team season begin on Saturday, February 9, at Arden Hills.
A long-time member of Arden Hills, Jope participated for many years on the Otters Swim Team and swam competitively for 14 years before becoming a swim coach at the Resort in 2010. First and foremost, Jope’s coaching philosophy for the Otters recreational swim team is to make it fun by creating a friendly team environment. He is also very competitive and works to help the team members reach their fullest potential.