2017 White Eagle Coaching Staff -

Chelsea Abbott (Head Coach) - 

Chelsea comes to us with years of experience, both coaching and swimming!   Chelsea was a standout swimmer at Michigan State University and she previously was the head coach at Bloomfield Hills Swim and Tennis in Michigan.  In addition to coaching at Bloomfield, she coached at Cranbook Swim Club in Michigan.  Chelsea is so excited to meet all of the swimmers on our team, and their families, and having fun this summer!  

Sam Holzschu (Assistant Coach) -

This will be Sam’s 5th year coaching for White Eagle.  In fact she learned how to swim when she was 8- right here and has been a Warrior ever since! Her love of the pool led her to the Fox swim team for 5 years and she swam for Waubonsie Valley High School for an additional 4 years. Her other passion is Water Polo. She played for 4 years on WVHS Water polo team and was honored to serve as captain and awarded MVP twice.  Sam also made the Illinois All State team in her senior year and was presented the WVHS booster athletic scholarship in 2014! She attends Purdue University and is on the Women’s Water Polo team.  Her major is in movement and sports sciences and she is minoring in PT. She has always had a passion for helping people and truly enjoys it. Her goal as a coach is to inspire children and build their confidence through helping them learn to swim.  

Cedrick Chan (Assistant Coach) -

This is Cedrick's 4th year coaching at White Eagle.  Cedrick swam and played water polo for Waubonsie Valley from 2012-2015.  He was varsity during his Junior and Senior years, and was captain of the water polo team his senior year.  Currently, he is studying at Penn State and continues to play water polo there.  Cedrick hopes to inspire children to lead healthy and physically active lives and always do their best in everything they do.

Michael Schwers (Assistant Coach) - 

Michael is a Naperville native who was a standout swimmer and captain at Waubonsie Valley.   Michael holds the school record at Waubonsie in the 100 butterfly and was a state medalist.  He just finished his freshmen year at Michigan State University, and is looking forward to getting to know all the swimmers and sharing his love of swimming.

Junior Coaches: Lizzie Bannon, Natalia Castillo, Lucas Conrad, Rebecca Farber, Brian Knothe, Allison Powell, Stephanie Schweihs, Kathryn Suplee, and Quentin Tiscareno

All interested White Eagle Swim Team HS age swimmers (completed 9th grade) are encouraged to apply with Coach Chelsea.