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Coaching Staff / Board Members

Coaches 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 as listed below.

Coaching Staff

Kayleigh Kozlowski

Head Coach/Age Group Coach 13&Up

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We are excited to welcome back Kayleigh Kozlowski as our Head Coach for the 2021 season! With her swim experience including swimming Trails and part of the Trails coaching staff for four years, she is more than equipped to carry on the Trails traditions of keeping our team fun and competitive for all levels. Kayleigh started swimming with Trails when she was 12 and continued until she was 18. She swam with the DeKalb County Swim Team for four years and for DeKalb High School varsity team for four years where she was voted Captain for two of those years. Kayleigh has multiple state medals.

Kayleigh previously worked as lifeguard and swim instructor for Lifetime Fitness, teaching lessons to swimmers of all ages. She was also Head Coach of a Lifetime Swim Team. Kayleigh has been a big supporter of her younger sisters, helping them to hone their technique, especially in freestyle and starts/turns and is passionate about swimming. Kayleigh stays active at the gym and is a certified personal traininer.

Coach Kayleigh can be reached at [email protected].

Elle McKinney

Age Group Coach 11-12

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Alec Orndahl

Age Group Coach 9-10

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Fiona Lukes

Age Group Coach 8&Under

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We are excited to introduce Fiona to the coaching team as Age Group coach for the 8&Unders! She started swimming in 2011 with the Dundee Dolphins. She swam varsity with the Dundee-Crown High School. She finished her first year at Carroll University and her first year swimming at the collegiate level. She teaches swim lessons and guards with the Dundee Park District. She is looking forward to sharing her love for swim and encouraging kids to finish every set, even when they don't want to, because in order to grow, you have to go through every difficult thing.

Coach Fiona can be contacted at [email protected].

Maggie Hillyer

Jr Coach

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Trails is excited to welcome Maggie Hillyer as a Junior Coach for the 2021 summer season!  This will be Maggie's 6th year swimming with Trails.  Maggie is a varsity swimmer at DCHS Dundee Township Park District swim lessons instructor.

Maggie enjoys working with kids and wants the opportunity to give back to the team.

Grace Kozlowski

Jr Coach

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Trails is excited to welcome Grace Kozlowski as a Junior Coach for the 2021 summer season! This will be Grace's 11th year swimming for Trails. Grace is a swim instructor and lifeguard at the Algonquin pool. Grace is captain of her high school swim team and head lifeguard at her high school pool. She is a graduating senior who plans to go to Hope College in the fall to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry with a minor in German before going on to medical school to become a psychiatrist.

Grace loves the atmosphere and the community at Trails and looks forward to representing the team and keeping the atmosphere positive.

Avery Mason

Jr Coach

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Trails is excited to welcome Avery Mason as a Junior Coach for the 2021 summer season! This will be Avery's 8th year swimming for Trails. She is a member of the varsity cross country and track teams at Jacobs High School and swims with the Dundee Dolphins swim team. Avery is a lifeguard and swim instructor at the Algonquin Pool. She also serves as a teachers assistant at Sunday school.

Trails has become like a family to Avery and she loves spending time at the pool.

Ryne Quinlan

13up Dryland/Volunteer Asisst

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We are excited to have Ryne Quinlan as a volunteer coach for this summer! Ryne will be applying his military training for three 13up drylands, as well as assisting at evening stroke clinics for June. Ryne originally started as a Trails swimmer at age six in 2000. He swam with Trails for 12 consecutive summers. You will see his name in the Trails recordbook! Ryne swam on the varsity swim team at Jacobs High school for four years and served as Captain of the team as a sophomore, junior, and senior.  His senior year, he qualified for the IHSA High School State Meet in the 100 Breaststroke and 100 Freestyle, as well as the 200 Medley and 200 Freestyle Relay.
 
After high school, Ryne attended the University of Notre Dame, where he participated in Army ROTC and received a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Accounting before moving on to work as a consultant in Chicago. Currently, Ryne is finishing his second year at the University of Notre Dame Law School and serves as a First Lieutenant in the Illinois Army National Guard.
Board of Directors

Sara Mason

President

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Beth McKinney

Vice President

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Laura Jankowski

Membership

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Adrae Nunez

Treasurer

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Mary Keeshan

Secretary

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Mark Kozlowski

NCISC Conference Rep

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Sue Zimmerman

Manpower

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Emily Niemi and Patti Marzalik

Social

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April Tomaszewski

Awards

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New Family Liaison

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Brenda Kozlowski

Webmaster/Promotions

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Equipment

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Fundraising

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Beth McKinney

Concessions/Fundraising

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Stephanie Sylvester

Apparel

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