We are here to
support and train your swimmer to "work hard, swim fast, and
have fun!" Please feel free to send your questions to
your group coach.
SHARK (Admin Coach)
Coach Dan has been coaching with WCS since 1993. He has coached at
multiple levels within our age group program over the years.
He currently performs all our team's administrative duties as the
Administrative Head Coach along with coaching all our new/trial
swimmers in BLUE
SHARK each season.
E-Mail Coach Dan
Troy has coached the last seven years
with the Glenbard North/East co-op team. He was also head
coach of the Carol Stream Dolphins for eight years, the head coach
of the Rockford Auburn boys' and girls' high
school teams for one year, and the boys' assistant at
Lake Park for one year. He is excited to coach both the Sharks and
the West Chicago/Batavia/Geneva co-op starting in 2019. Throughout
his coaching career, he has worked with swimmers of varying
abilities - from beginners to IHSA state
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Josh has eleven years of competitive swimming experience,
along with five years of coaching experience. He started coaching
in the summer of 2017 for the Roselle Racers. Josh has been
coaching the West Chicago High School Boys JV team since the
2019-2020 season, which is also when he began coaching the Sharks.
He has worked with swimmers of all ages and abilities to help
perfect their strokes, improve their times, and push them to be
Email Coach Josh
Coach Karl joined the sharks in
the fall of 2018. Karl has brought years of experience
in competitive swimming from being an experienced swimmer, as
well as a summer recreational league head coach in Glen
Ellyn, and then prior years of USS coaching experience with
the Elk Grove Stingrays.
LEOPARD & TIGER SHARKS
swam competitively for 13 years as part of both age group swimming
and high school swimming. She started her coaching career as an 8
and under coach for the Itasca Dolphins, a summer park district
team. Coach Kara joined the Sharks during the fall of 2009.
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Coach Marybeth Zarndt (WCS assistant
Coach Kelly Byrnes (WCS assistant
Coach Nick Parry (WCS Seniors Coach
2006 - 2015 & Head Coach 2015-2018)
Head Coach Emeritus
Coach DJ is the retired head coach and has been
with WCS since 1979. Under Coach DJ's direction WCS has produced
56 ISI state champions, 6 high school state champions, and
over 50 high school All Americans, Coach DJ is active in ISI having
served as Senior Chair, Coaches Representative, and is currently on
the Central Zone Board of Review.
E-Mail Coach DJ