TEAMWORK - COMMITMENT - SUCCESS
Ed Stranc Jr.
Currently the Senior Head Coach of Northside Aquatics Club and the Technical Coach at Northside College Prep, in his 8th year in that position. He Coached at Leaning Tower YMCA for 18 years. And the last 5 years he coached the Senior/National swimmers. During those 5 years he helped 29 swimmers qualify for YMCA National Championships. Over the years he has helped produce numerous District, Regional, State & Area qualifiers and champions at all age levels. Ed has also coached 9 Illinois High School State qualifiers and 2 US Open qualifiers. Many of Coach Ed’s swimmers are successfully competing on the collegiate level at the University of Illinois, Eastern Illinois University, the Naval Academy, the University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Chicago, and Stony Brook University in New York. Ed was named CPS Coach of the Year in 2008.
-One of a select number of coaches nationwide to hold a special ASCA 8 & Under certification.
-Safety Training for Swim Coaches
-Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED Essentials
- Level 3 and life member of the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA)
- United States Swimming Coach
- USA Swimming House of Delegates
- Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Swimming & Diving Committee
- CPS Swim Coaches Clinician
Age Group/Developmental coach at Northside Aquatics Club, Coach Sheila had been
involved with the Leaning Tower YMCA Swim Team for 17 years as a Parent Board
officer, official and coach. For the last 4 years at LTY, Sheila had been
coaching the Developmental Group swimmers. She brings her vast wealth of
knowledge as a coach and masters swimmer to each individual swimmer in her
group. Coach Sheila has been instrumental in laying the foundation for numerous
swimmers to qualify for District, Regional, State and National Championship
Bio coming soon.