Meet the Staff
Developing Confident, Enthusiastic, and Motivated Swimmers
|Jim Ahlborn: Bio coming soon|
|Kailey Bond: Bio coming soon|
|Kameron Botka: Bio coming soon|
|Brittany Carson: Brittany currently attends Northern Illinois University. She enjoys teaching our first three levels the best! She works here with her two other sisters (Ashley and Kelsey). She has 3 dogs at home.|
|Stacy Conrad: Stacy has been an instructor at DuPage Swim Center since 2004. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a degree in education. She was a competitive swimmer in high school. She teaches both group and private swim lessons.|
|Shannon Eklund : Bio coming soon|
|Zach Finkelstein: Zach has been swimming competively for 13 years. His favorite sport to play is water polo. He plans to major in Criminal Justice. He loves teaching kids how to become confident in the water.|
|Paige Franzen: Bio coming soon|
Hannah is currently a nursing student at Chamberlain College. She has been working here since 2008. One of her favorite things about teaching is seeing children obtain their goals while having fun at the same time.
|Jen Guare: Jen began swimming competitively at the age of 5 and thorougout college where she was a fouding member of her college club team at the College of Charleston. She has a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, and a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Biology. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her husband and son, and she also trains for triathalons.|
Before coming to the United States, Deivid was a member of a competitive swim team. He enjoys teaching lessons to kids because it gives him a chance to teach them about how exciting mastering swimming can be. He is currently enrolled at the College of DuPage.
|Anna Gliszewski: Anna is married and has two sons. She has been teaching swimming for the last 12 years. She started working at the DuPage Swimming Center in 2005. She likes downhill skiing and wind surfing. The thing that she likes the most about teaching is being around kids.|
|Mary Beth Hicks:
Mary Beth Hicks graduated from Bradley University with a BS in Communication and Advertising, and she later earned her Master's in Business. She will graduate with a Masters of Arts with a Teaching Certification in 2013. She has been a swim instructor for over 15 years, and has been working at the DuPage Swimming Center since 2003. Her family includes her husband Rick, 3 very active boys, and a female Border Collie/Australian Shepperd.
Cory has been working at DuPage Swimming Center since September 2007. He also manages 3 outdoor community pools during the summer. He currently is a certified lifeguard instructor for the American Red Cross. In his spare time, he enjoys playing hockey and working on cars.
|Becca Marchetti: Bio coming soon|
Hillary is a wife and mother of three. She has training in Special Education, and has worked closely with children with special needs in both Germany and in Naperville. She is a full-time student at the College of DuPage, studying Special Education. She was a competitive swimmer for five years, and has worked for DuPage Swim Center since 2007.
Dan is a three-year member of the DSC staff. Before joining DuPage Swimming Center, Dan lifeguarded at various private and public pools. His favorite part of teaching is watching a student finally succeed at a skill. Dan is currently studying business in college.
|Tim Nelson: Tim is an Elementary Education Major in college. His favorite thing about teaching is watching a student achieve something that they are struggling with. In his spare time, he enjoys rock climbing, reading, and traveling.|
|Jessica Nudelman: Bio coming soon|
Carol has been teaching at the DuPage Swimming Center since 2003. She loves teaching children and adults to swim. She enjoys making lessons fun for people learning how to swim, and finds helping people overcome their fear of the water to be very rewarding.
|Martin Ripinskas: Bio coming soon|
|Bianca Salgado: Bio coming soon|
|Kayla Schrader: Kayla has been an instructor at the DSC for several years, and she is also a lifeguard for Pool Guards, Inc. Kayla is currently studying Graphic Arts in college. She is actively involved in archery in her spare time. She has two cats and two birds. She enjoys working with kids and loves their neverending curiousity and enthusiasm in swim lessons.|
Ashley has been teaching private lessons at the DSC since 2006. She graduated from the University of Miami of Ohio in 2007, where she swam all four years. Her hobbies include crocheting, cooking, reading books and spending time with her three chihuahuas.
Lauren is the manager of DSC. She has been teaching private lessons and deck coordinating at the DSC since 2004. She graduated from Seattle University School of Law in 2008, and from University of Louisville in 2004, where she lettered all four years in swimming. She loves traveling, cooking, and animals.
|Sarah Welsh: Sarah swam competitvely for 12 years and held First-Team All-American Honors in high school. She currently works full-time as an HR Generalist at a private company in Aurora. She enjoys seeing her students get excited when they accomplish their goals and succeed. Her hobbies include traveling and spending time with her horse.|