Bella Anderson started swimming on the Barracudas Swim Team back in 2008. She was on Barracudas for 4 years until she started swimming club year round. She swam on the Stingrays swim team for 6 years and swam on the High School team all four years. Bella graduated from Wheaton North High School in May with plans to attend Taylor University in the Fall and study Elementary Education. She is excited to get to work with all the kids this summer!
Bailey Fister began swimming with the Wheaton Swim Club when she was in second grade, swimming for four years until she had to stop due to injury. Three years later, she got back into the sport her freshman year of high school, and has been a part of the Wheaton Co-op Swim and Dive team for the past three years. Going into her senior year at Wheaton Warrenville South, Bailey is working as a lifeguard at Rice Pool for her third consecutive summer while also swim instructing and lifeguarding at the Wheaton Sport Center. She looks forward to a fun summer at the pool getting to know all of the Barracudas!
Eric Frey has been an age group swim team coach in Medinah County for 2 years before coming over to the Barracudas. He is currently attending the Michigan State University focusing on sports marketing and management. Eric was a four year varsity swimmer at Bennet Academy, and was a Swim Team Captain his senior year. Eric is excited to be working with kids again this summer and thankful for the opportunity to coach with the Wheaton Park District!
Laine Perez is entering her second year of undergrad at Monmouth College. She is studying psychology to, in the future, be able to help individuals struggling both mentally and physically with their mental health. Laine swam for many years on the Glen Ellyn Gators Team. Although she do not swim anymore, Laine is a collegiate athlete for her college on both the lacrosse and cheer teams. Laine is a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Board and balanced sports with education ending her first year both on the Dean’s List and receiving the Academic All-Conference Athlete recognition along with a few of her other teammates.