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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

Scott A Kitzman

Head Coach

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Scott Kitzman is a native of Rockford, IL and currently resides in Roscoe, IL with his wife Sheila and kids, Elena and Jack.  Scott started his swimming career at the age of 6 and swam with the Rockford Marlins in the 1980’s.  While with the Marlins, Scott was a Junior National finalist in numerous events.  Scott attended Jefferson High School in Rockford where he was a four year state finalist.  Scott culminated his competitive swimming career at Columbia University in New York City.  While at Columbia, Scott was team captain and was awarded All-Ivy and Academic All-Ivy awards.  After college, Scott returned to the family building supply business where he worked until it closed in 2011.  Scott is currently a stay at home parent which affords him the time to be our head coach.  Scott is still swimming competitively at US Masters competitions.

Christine T Kuspa

Senior Prep

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Christine Kuspa, from Oak Forest, Illinois is entering her fifth year coaching high school boys swimming. Christine swam competitively since the third grade for Oak Forest Barracudas and Oak Forest High School.  She graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 2008 with a Special Education Teaching Degree, LBSI. She started at Hononegah High School in the fall of 2008, where she took over as the head coach for the boys swim team. Christine lives in Beloit, Wisconsin with her two dogs Molly and Macy.

Jake Carabelli

Assistant Coach Dryland & Seniors

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Jake is excited to start his 5th season coaching for STAT. He is a 2009 graduate of Hononegah High School, where he earned Varsity letters in swimming all 4 years, was NIC-10 All-Conference 3 years and the NIC-10 MVP his senior year. He was a 4 year collegiate swimmer at Carthage College where he earned All-Conference honors 3 years. He graduated from Carthage with a Mathematics major and Spanish minor. He swam with STAT for 9 seasons and currently holds the team 100 and 200 LC Back records. He hopes to continue to share his knowledge of the sport with STAT swimmers to help them achieve their dreams and goals. He recently became a fulltime Fire Fighter with the Rockford Fire Department.    

Todd C Mueller

Assistant Coach

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Bob A Bryer

Assistant Coach

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Miranda Carlene Roeling

Assistant Coach

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Board of Directors

Kallie Leonard

President

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John R Carabelli

Treasurer/Escrow

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Jan Carabelli

Treasurer/Escrow

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Angel Hampl

Secretary

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Scott A Kitzman

Executive Coach

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