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Ames High School Girls Swimming


The Ames High Girls Swim team continued its tradition of excellence in the fall of 2019. The Little Cyclones took 2nd place at the state meet. 

Coach Dan Flannery
Phone: 515-817-0600

“Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self given. Be careful.

John Wooden

Coach Flannery is a graduate of Iowa State University with a BA in Spanish and will receive his Masters degree in Coaching in Physical Education from Ball State University in May of 2008. He was a member of the ISU Men’s Swim team and captain for the 1998 season. He was a member of the Big 8 Championship team in 1995 and the undefeated team in 1998. Coach Flannery was a high school All-American in the 200 Freestyle and swam for Johnston High School in Des Moines. He has been head coach of the AHS Girls swim program since 2002, and the boys program since 1998.

Social Studies Teacher 

18 Seasons as Head Coach

2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011,2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Regional Coach of the Year

2008, 2010,2012 Conference Coach of the Year

2010, 2011, 2014, 2015 IHSSCA State Coach of the Year

Coached 89 NISCA All-American Swimmers

Coached 66 NISCA Academic All-Americans

Coached 15 Individual State Titles

Coached 11 Relay State Titles

Coached 146 All- State Swimmers

13 State Record Broken

124-11-1 Varsity Dual Record

115-21 JV Dual Record

The 2015-2016 Ames Girls Swimming & Diving team were named National Champions by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association.


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