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About

Pelicans Coaching Staff:

Tracey Miller, Head Coach

Tracey is a former age-group swimmer for the West Chicago Sharks. She swam competitively for Lewis University, specializing in the 200 butterfly, 1000 freestyle, and mile. After graduating from college, Tracey earned a Specialist Degree in School Psychology and went on to work in several school districts as a School Psychologist. She is currently a Director in Hinsdale CCSD 181. Tracey coached for the several swim teams in Wheaton and Bloomington-Normal before joining the Pelican family. She has been the Head Coach of the Pelicans since the organization's 2nd season in the Fall of 2013 and has loved every minute! Tracey lives in Woodridge with her husband, Pete, and two furry children, Stryder & Baxter.

Bob Valentine, Assistant Coach

Chicago Public School Teacher
Coaching Swimming since 1975
ACEP-Level III Swim Coach
WSI certified American Red Cross
New Jersey, Illinois & Indiana
College of DuPage, Naperville, Aurora & Indian Boundary YMCA's,  and 
4 CPS High Schools (Lindblom, South Shore International, Julian & Kenwood)
Head Age Group Coach & Head YMCA Nationals Coach
3 years Pelican Asst Coach (Winter & Summer seasons)