Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Timothy Layer Head Swim Coach

Tim graduated from Grand Valley State University and studied sport's management and hospitality. He began swimming before he could walk and swam for 14 years for the Roselle Racers Lake Park Swim Team, attended numerous summer swim camps, swim clubs, and Tim even started a swim and dive club at Grand Valley. He is a swim coach at Lake Park High School and is ready for his 10th season of coaching for Roselle this summer. He loves to motivate his swimmers to swim fast, improve their strokes, stay motivated, stay focused, and drop times. He is excited to continue to work with the Roselle Racers and Roselle Racer families for another successful summer!

Joshua May Assistant Swim Coach

Josh May is an English Education graduate from Illinois State University. For eleven years he swam with the Itasca Dolphins, and for four years he swam at Lake Park High School. He also has four years of experience teaching and perfecting swim strokes and techniques for kids of all ages. His favorite events are the 50yd and 100yd Freestyle, as well as the 50yd Backstroke. Josh loves to keep his swimmers positive and motivated about their races, their strokes, and their times. He encourages his swimmers to give all their effort each time they are in the pool, focusing on how they can swim stronger and faster. This will be Josh’s third year as a coach for the Roselle Racers, and he couldn’t be more excited for another amazing summer with the team. He is excited for another summer of hard work, team building, and all-around fun!

Francesa Orlando Assistant Swim Coach

Francesca is currently a student at Central Michigan University and is majoring in Therapeutic Recreational Therapy with a minor in Art. She plans to pursue her goal of getting a masters in Occupational Therapy and possibly pursue Art therapy. She was a swimmer for 13 years on the Lake Park Swim Team, as well as swam for Academy Bullets, HWSA and of course the Roselle Racers. She has made state twice for Lake Park and broke school records as well. She has taught swim lessons for Medinah Country Club for 3 years and enjoyed helping the 8 and unders while a member of Roselle Racers. She is ready to take on the role of Coach for the Racers and is excited to see the progress of her swimmers this year. She loves to inspire the athletes to reach their goals, try their very best and have fun while doing so. She is ecstatic to continue her journey as a swim coach with the Racers and can’t wait to see the season kick off right

Jacob Bojan Junior Racers Coach

My name is Jacob Bojan and I will be the Summer 2021 Junior Racers coach. I was on the Roselle
Racers Swim Team for eight years and the Lake Park Highschool Swim Team for four years. During the
off season, I was on the gymnastics team. I have also been a lifeguard for the Kemmerling Pool since
2018. In my free time I like to volunteer at the Roselle Police Department in the Explorers program. In
2020 I graduated from Lake Park and am now a Sophomore at Northern Illinois University studying

Board of Directors
Amy Pena President
Monty Guevara Treasurer
Jennifer Ohlson Volunteer Coordinator