Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Jonathan Addison Head Coach

Coach Jon is the Director of Competitive Aquatics and Head Coach for the B.R. Ryall YMCA Swim Team.

A lifelong swimmer, Jon swam for Western Kentucky University before becoming a swim team coach. He has more than 20 years of coaching experience—working with novice to elite level athletes, and has been with our team in different coaching capacities for a total of five years. A number of his swimmers over the years have qualified for U.S. Nationals, Junior Nationals, Open Water Junior Nationals and Y Nationals; as well a one USA Paralympic National Team member.

Dave Sivak Associate Head Coach

Coach Dave has a love and passion for the sport of swimming.  He started competitive swimming at the age of 7 and continued his swimming career through college at Northern Illinois University. Dave joined the B.R. Ryall family in 2000 when his children started with the team.  He then began his BRRY coaching career in 2004 when Coach Jon promoted him from involved parent to assistant coach to help out with the younger swimmers. Throughout the years, he coached all levels from novice to elite athletes and had the privilege of coaching all three of his children, Brian, Erin and Danny who all swam for BRRY and went on to swim in college.

Nickolaus Early Head Age Group Coach

Coach Nick is a lifelong swimmer and athlete who began his career in swimming at his local YMCA. He went on to be a high school All-American swimmer, a 3-time Minnesota Class A state record holder, a 5-time state Champion and 4 time All- American. In college he was a MIAC conference champion and DIII All-American swimmer. He has 15+ yeas of coach and swim lesson experience and started coaching withh BR Ryall in 2018. Outside of the pool Coach Nick is a former professional athlete competing in all levels from draft legal up to the Ironman distance. He has also ran the Boston Marathon in 2018. He also enjoys coaching athlete in triathlon and running. He lives in Wheaton with his Wife and two young children.

Marc Beard Assistant Coach
Erin Postovalov Assistant Coach
Allie Hoovel Assistant Age Group Coach
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