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We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact the lead squad coach for your child.   All Billing related questions please contact our administrative assistant. 
Coaching Staff

Christine Schlueter

Interim Senior Coach

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McKaylah Bittner

Interim Head Age Group Coach

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McKaylah has loved the water as far back as she can remember. To help foster this love she joined the Ottawa YMCA Swim Team at the age of 7 and continued to swim throughout high school. She swam for four years>

After high school, she attended her local community college, Illinois Valley Community College, for two years. She obtained an Associates in Science degree and then transferred to NIU. She is now a junior in the Kinesiology program, and is in pursuit of a masters degree in occupational therapy.

Coaching for DCST has been the best job experience, as well as a great tool that has helped shape her future career path. She has always known that she wants to have a career in which she has the opportunity to help people, but coaching has helped solidify her decision>

Karen Moon

8 & Under Coach

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Thomas Slater

Lead Great Dane Coach

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Dian Nielsen

DCST Administrative Assistant

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Melanie Kay Chambers

Assistant Coach

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Krissy Frohlich

Assistant Coach

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Krissy Frohlich started as a swim coach in the fall of 2015. She has coached for the Fox Valley Aqua Force and the Oswego Otters, as well as being a swim instructor for a year and a half at the Fox Valley YMCA.
 
She started swimming at Aqua Force when she was 8 after finishing lessons, and swam for teams such as Delta Aquatics, The Academy Bullets, and DCST.

Tara Gidaszewski

Assistant Coach

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Dirk R Happ

Assistant Coach

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Linda Elaine Gaworski Kocjan

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Michelle C McGill

Assistant Coach

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Melissa Meinen

Assistant Coach

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Trevor Daniel Nomm

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Rebecca M Scott

Assistant Coach

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Coach Becky was first introduced to the sport of swimming in 2004 when she was ten at the Fox Valley YMCA in Plano, Illinois. Soon after in 2006, she started competing for the DeKalb County Swim Team along with some of her fellow Fox Valley swimmers. Becky started coaching and swimming for DCST in 2007. She was YMCA National Qualifier in the 50-meter Butterfly and 200-meter Butterfly. Becky’s favorite memory included breaking the 50-meter butterfly DCST record at Nationals with her younger sister and another DCST swimmer. Coach Becky loved any set that was butterfly. Her not so favorite sets were 40x200s and the 3,000 for time.

After her YMCA career, Becky went>

Becky also met her husband, Lee, while working at the Kishwaukee YMCA. They met in 2011 and have been inseparable ever since. They said their vows October 2016 and are currently new home owners as well as puppy parents.

Kevin Mark Waterstreet

Assistant Coach

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Coach Sarah Grace Hein

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Coach Michaela McMahon

Michaela McMahon

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Cole M Moon

Assistant Coach

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Coach Elissa Lynn Roose

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Board

Mike Anderson

President

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Stephanie Marie Bloyd

Vice President

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Paula J Hastings

Treasurer

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Pat Flemming

Secretary

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Sharon Anderson

Officials' Chair

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Kristen Andrews

Board Member

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Erin Dukes

Board Member

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Kim Grever

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Marc Johnson

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Malgorzata Rybak

Board Member

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