Board Members, Volunteer Coordinators & Coaches

We are here to support your needs.  If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, or other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches.  For all questions related to administrative, please contact one of the board members.

 

Board members

 

Tracy Gonzalez & Vanessa Lawson – Co-Presidents

 

Email:

Vanessa at vanessa@jalappraising.net
Tracy at 
tlcgonzalez@sbcglobal.net

 

As Co-Presidents, Vanessa and Tracy are the chief liaisons between the Roselle Swim Team Organization and the Roselle Park District. The co-presidents preside at parent club meetings, has general responsibility for the yearly activities and appoints committee members. Vanessa and her husband, Jeff, are the parents of two Roselle Racers and have been members or Racers since 2003. Tracy and her husband, Chuck, are the parents of two Roselle Racers. They have been members of Racers since 2007.

 

 

Jeff Lawson - Meet Director 

 

Email: jeff@jalappraising.net

 

Jeff is our Meet Director. He is responsible for overseeing the scheduling and assignments of starter/referees and judges at home meets, communication with the home or visiting team at dual meets, and the setup and tear down of the meet equipment at home meets.  Jeff and his wife, Vanessa, are parents of two current Roselle Racers.

    

 

Cyndi Adcock – Treasurer/Apparel Coordinator

 

Email: adcock5@att.net

 

Cyndi is our Treasurer and Apparel Coordinator. She keeps the accounting for Roselle Racers.  She also is responsible for the apparel – tee shirts, conference shirts, etc.  She and her husband, Todd, have two current Roselle Racer swimmers.

 

 

Erica DeLuca – DSDC Representative

 

Email: edeluca@rparks.org

 

Erica is our DSDC Conference Representative.  She will attend the DSDC meetings. Erica used to be a Roselle Racer swimmer. She currently is the Recreation Supervisor for Roselle Park District.

 

 

 

Monty Guevara - Webmaster, Communications

 

Email: montyguevara@yahoo.com

 

Monty is our Webmaster and Communications Volunteer.  He is responsible for design and maintenance off the website and all related functions.  He keeps the website updated with the latest information. He is responsible for updating yearly registration, team calendar and assisting with communications to swim team families.  Monty and his wife, Liliana, have two current Roselle Racer swimmers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volunteer Coordinators

 

Jennifer Ohlson – Volunteer Coordinator

 

Email: jenbei@yahoo.com

 

Jennifer is our Volunteer Coordinator.  She is responsible for working with the Meet Director and organizing the team’s volunteers for each meet.  Jennifer and her husband, Perry, have two current Roselle Racer swimmers.

 

 

Andrea Rhodes – Record & Score Keeper

 

Email: andrea.b.rhodes@gmail.com

 

Andrea is our Record and Head Scorekeeper.  As Record Keeper she will enter official times for each meet. As Head Scorekeeper she provides score sheets, team roster for our team and opposing team. Andrea and her husband, Brad, have one Roselle Racer swimmer.

 

 

Tina Bojan – Head Ribbon Writer


Email: tina.bojan@hotmail.com

 

Tina is our Head Ribbon Writer.  She is responsible for affixing the labels on the appropriate ribbons and then filing for the swimmers to pick them up. She keeps inventory of ribbons to assure we don’t run out.  Tina and her husband, Jim, have one Roselle Racers swimmer currently.

 

 

Sharon (Smiley) Waldvogel-Nolan – Head Photographer 

 

Email: sharonwaldvogel@outlook.com

 

Smiley is our Head Photographer.  She is responsible for assigning parent volunteers to age groups for taking pictures throughout the season and then compiling for the slide show at the end of the season at our banquet. She currently has one Roselle Racers swimmer.

 

 

Cyndi Adcock – Head Concessions

 

Email: adcock5@att.net


Cyndi is our Head Concessions Volunteer.  She is responsible for requesting donations, stocking, setup, selling, clean up etc. for our concessions. Cyndi is helped by three other Roselle Racer families: Theresa Castellese, Mati Mangialardi and Angela Walsh.  Cyndi and her husband, Todd, have two Roselle Racer swimmers.

Coaching Staff

Timothy Layer

Head Swim Coach

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Tim graduated from Grand Valley State University and studied sport's management and hospitality. He began swimming before he could walk and swam for 14 years for the Roselle Racers Lake Park Swim Team, attended numerous summer swim camps, swim clubs, and Tim even started a swim and dive club at Grand Valley. He is a swim coach at Lake Park High School and is ready for his 10th season of coaching for Roselle this summer. He loves to motivate his swimmers to swim fast, improve their strokes, stay motivated, stay focused, and drop times. He is excited to continue to work with the Roselle Racers and Roselle Racer families for another successful summer!

Joshua May

Assistant Swim Coach

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Josh May is an English Education graduate from Illinois State University. For eleven years he swam with the Itasca Dolphins, and for four years he swam at Lake Park High School. He also has four years of experience teaching and perfecting swim strokes and techniques for kids of all ages. His favorite events are the 50yd and 100yd Freestyle, as well as the 50yd Backstroke. Josh loves to keep his swimmers positive and motivated about their races, their strokes, and their times. He encourages his swimmers to give all their effort each time they are in the pool, focusing on how they can swim stronger and faster. This will be Josh’s third year as a coach for the Roselle Racers, and he couldn’t be more excited for another amazing summer with the team. He is excited for another summer of hard work, team building, and all-around fun!

Francesa Orlando

Assistant Swim Coach

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Francesca is currently a student at Central Michigan University and is majoring in Therapeutic Recreational Therapy with a minor in Art. She plans to pursue her goal of getting a masters in Occupational Therapy and possibly pursue Art therapy. She was a swimmer for 13 years on the Lake Park Swim Team, as well as swam for Academy Bullets, HWSA and of course the Roselle Racers. She has made state twice for Lake Park and broke school records as well. She has taught swim lessons for Medinah Country Club for 3 years and enjoyed helping the 8 and unders while a member of Roselle Racers. She is ready to take on the role of Coach for the Racers and is excited to see the progress of her swimmers this year. She loves to inspire the athletes to reach their goals, try their very best and have fun while doing so. She is ecstatic to continue her journey as a swim coach with the Racers and can’t wait to see the season kick off right

Board Members

Vanessa Lawson

Co-President

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Tracy Gonzalez

Co-President

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