Maria V Puranen
Started swimming competitively at age 5. Was an AAU ranked swimmer and high school state champion power lifter. In college participated on the EMU track team for 2 years as well as the club swim team. The head coach for Hartland High School Women’s Varsity Swim and Dive Team for 8 years. Hurricanes Swim Club coach since it started in 2004.
USA Level IV, WSIT (Water Safety Instructor Trainer), LGI (Lifeguard Instructor Trainer, CPR/AED certified, Head WSI for Hartland Aquatic Center) MISCA and NISCA (Michigan and National Interscholastic Swim Coach) Holds stroke technician certification from USA Swimming in all competitive events.
Cool stuff to know:
“I have 2 sons I’m very proud of, married 28 years, lived in Hartland since 1999, loves reality competition shows.