Barbie Barker joined the Aces Swim Club coaching staff in January 2009. That year she, her husband Gregg, and two daughters Lindsay and Riley, relocated to Colorado from Birmingham, Michigan, where she was born and raised.
Barbie started swimming and diving competitively at 6 years of age and on through high school. She was a varsity skier and golfer in addition to swimming for Birmingham Bloomfield Atlantis year round. During her summers, along with BBA, she swam for BAC - Birmingham Athletic Club and OHCC - Oakland Hills Country Club.
In 2006 Barbie reentered the swimming world to coach BBA - Birmingham Bloomfield Atlantis, the team she swam with for since she was very young. She is also a member of the American Swim Coaches Association. She is extremely excited to continue coaching and developing amazing kids for many years ahead.
Barbie graduated from Northwood University in Midland, Michigan, with concentrations in advertising, sales, and marketing.