Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Nichole Gaines Head Coach
William Zerey Seniors/Age Group Coach

Will Zerey grew up in São Paulo, Brasil and began swimming competitively at a young age. As a swimmer, he specialized in the 100m and 200m breaststroke, and in the 400m and 800m distance freestyle events. In High School, Will was named captain of his swim team; he also placed fourth in the 100m breaststroke at the State Championships his senior year. Will continued his swimming career through his sophomore year at the Universidade Federal de São Carlos before moving to the U.S. to finish college.

While living in Brasil, Will coached a wide skillset of swimmers with Aquática Swim Club, where he assisted in developing a specialized training program for competitive meets. In addition, he both played and coached club soccer for many years. A fun fact about Will is that he is fluent in English and Portuguese, as well as proficient in Spanish. With his enthusiastic personality and passion for the sport of swimming, Will makes a positive impact for the Rockford Marlins.

As an Assistant Swim Coach for the Rockford Marlins, Coach Will works primarily with the Age Group and Senior swimmers.

Traci Torbert Seniors / Age Group Coach
Board of Directors
Shannon Redden President
Jacey Schneiker Treasurer
Dave Hodge Member-At-Large