Coaches & Directors

We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches. For all questions related to administration, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact one of the board members.

Coaching Staff

Maria V Puranen

Head Coach


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.

Carolyn Brack



Coach Carolyn has been coaching the Hartland Hurricanes 4 years.

Tami Ellett



I swam in junior high, high school, college and off and on with the USS Masters program. I met my husband Tony, who was also on the swim team at Western Michigan University. We have been married for 31 years and have 3 kids, two of which have gone thru Hurricanes, middle school and high school swimming and diving here in Hartland. I have coached since 2005 with the Hurricane program and the middle school team, except for the time we lived in IN for a year. We live on a lake and I enjoy any thing related to the water, swimming, skiing, kayaking........well maybe not fishing!

Regina L Davis

Hurricanes Team Admin/Coach