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 administrative, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact one of the board members.

Coaching Staff

Nicholas Lopez

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  • Full time student at Benedictine University
  • Started swimming at 6 years old
  • Competitively swam for 10 years for my local swim team in the meadows
  • Coached at Sea Lion Aquatic Park for 4 years, Spending my fourth year back there as head coach
  • Coached year-round for 3 years thus far.

Mary Kate Hansen

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Caitlyn Komar

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  • Third summer as an assistant coach at Huntington, 2 years as junior coach previously.
  • Barracuda for 11 years.
  • Student at Naperville North High School graduating in 2020
  • Play soccer and volunteer as a tutor at my school

Jessica Komar

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  • Third year as an assistant coach of huntington barracudas 
  • 10 years of swimming experience
  • Swimming at Huntington since age 6
  • 2 years of YMCA swimming
  • 2 years of junior coaching at huntington 
  • Tutoring experience through NNHS
  • Naperville North class of 2020

Grace Marie Sheridan

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  • First year as an assistant coach of Huntington Barracudas 
  • 2 years of junior coaching at Huntington 
  • 11 years of swimming experience
  • Swimming at Huntington since age 8
  • 7 years of swimming for Mavericks Swim Club 
  • Swimmer on the Naperville North swim team
  • Naperville North class of 2022