Coach Barb Raasch is a graduate of the Manheim Township High School class of 1982. She joined the Skyline swim team when she was 6 years old and also competed with the Lancaster Aquatic Club (LAC), the Lancaster YMCA, and the University of Pittsburgh, where she attended college. She first started coaching Skyline back in 1981-1984, then after taking a break, returned in 1999 until the present. She also coaches for the Five Star Swim Club (FSSC) and Conestoga Valley High School during the school year.
Coach Barb and her husband, Matt, live in Brownstown. They have 3 children: Tara, Michael, and Karli. All 3 have swum for Skyline. Along with coaching, Barb started working as a Kindergarten Aide at Brownstown Elementary School in 2008. Her husband is the General Manager of Ruby Tuesday in Lancaster.