Are you interested in coaching for the Stillwater Starz this summer? That's great!

Please complete the application below at your earliest convenience. We try our best to interview and hire our staff as early in the calendar year as possible, so it's a good idea to apply early! The total number of coaches hired depends on swimmer enrollment. 

2023 Coach Application


Submit your completed application to:

Lea Fortkamp

Stillwater Starz Parent Board

2603 Charlestowne Lane

Naperville, IL  60564


You can also scan and email your completed application to [email protected] if it's more convenient. Once your application has been received, we'll contact you to arrange an interview.


Are you already a member of our 2023 coaching staff? Welcome to the Starz Family, and welcome back to our returners!


All new and returning coaches and members of the volunteer parent board must complete the State of Illinois' online training for Mandated Reporters. Complete the training AND print your Certificate of Completion using the link below as soon as possible following your hire (no later than March 15).

IL Mandated Reporter


All new and returning coaches eighteen years of age or older must agree to the State of Illinois' DCFS background check. Please complete this form below, then mail/email it to Lea Fortkamp using the contact information above. The form will then be submitted to the state by the Naperville Swim Conference.



Finally, your wage agreement will be completed at our first staff meeting following your hire. You can view this form below.

Wage Agreement