Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Carlos Ceja Head Coach

Currently the The Head Coach of North Park Aquatics Club. He holds a B.S. in Kinesiology and majored in Movement Science at University of Illinois-Chicago. He coached water polo players, swimmers & divers that have went on to play around the country. Participating in levels ranging from the collegiate club level to NAIA to NCAA Division 1. In May of 2011, he was inducted into Roosevelt High School Sport's Hall of Fame.


  • American Sports Education Program 
  • Water Safety Instructor
  • Safety Training for Swin Coaches 
  • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR and AED Essentials

Member of:

  • National Interscholastic Coaches Association
  • United States Swimming Coach
  • Level 3 Coach and life member of the American Swimming Coaches Association 
  • Level 2 Coach with United States Water Polo
  • American Water Polo Coach
  • Chicago Public School Water Polo, Swimming and Diving Committee
  • Illinois Swimming Association
  • American College of Sports Medicine

Other Qualifications:

  • Assistant Coach Roosevelt H.S for 2 years
  • Assistant Coach Northside College Prep H.S. for 4 years
  • US Navy Rescue Swimmer & Swim Instructor
  • Chicago Park District Lifeguard Supervior & Captain (57th St. Beach) for 5 seasons.
  • USA Swimming Administrative Official
Natalie O'Connell Senior Head Coach
Sylvia Rosillo Age Group Head Coach
Jessica Hegberg Developmental Head Coach
Board of Directors