Greg Herman - Head Coach

Greg Herman has been part of Libertyville swimming for over 30 years. Greg swam for Libertyville and was voted most valuable and team captain his senior year.  Greg went on to swim four years at Wheaton College where he was all conference CCIW. Greg has coached at the club level, the junior varsity level, and was the varsity head coach for over 20 years. He is a member of the Lake County Coaching Hall of Fame. Greg has coached multiple all-state, all-american, and state champion swimmers.  Greg retired from teaching in 2016 but continues to coach because of his love for the sport! Away from the pool, Greg claims to be the world's greatest fisherman* 


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Coach Greg Herman

Maddie Bollinger - Asst. Varsity Coach

Maddie Bollinger is a 2016 Libertyville High School alum who returned to LHS as a math teacher starting in the 2021-2022 school year. At LHS she was a varsity athlete in both swimming and water polo and went on to swim  for four years collegiately at Illinois Wesleyan University. In addition to coaching varsity swimming at LHS, she has two prior seasons of experience as assistant coach for the boys water polo team at Highland Park High School. Outside of school and the pool, she enjoys hiking, cooking, gardening and spending time with her dog, Rory.

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Coach Maddie Bollinger

Jacob Weber - Asst. Swim Coach (JV1)

Jacob grew up in Mexico City, Mexico and then Des plaines, IL.  He swam for Maine East High School and then Northern Illinois University (BS in physical education and spanish).  Jacob has coached high school as a head coach and assistant coach, as well as at the college and club level.  Previously to coming to  Libertyville, Jacob spent 20 years as the Deerfield high school boys assistant coach plus club coach in Deerfield.  In addition to working with the high school team, Jacob is also helping coach at Libertyville RISE Aquatics. When not on the pool deck he likes to watch his daughter dance,  swim and play waterpolo, and watch the White Sox, Bears,  and Blackhawks play.

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Coach Jacob Weber

John Fischl Asst. Swim Coach (JV2) 

Coach Fischl will be coaching his 54th season of high school swimming as he joins the Girls Swimming and Diving Team coaching staff. Since 1994 he has coached the JV2 Boys Swim Team at LHS. Prior to joining the Wildcats he had 25 seasons of head coaching experience. Among his favorite memories was the opportunity to coach two state champions at the IHSA state meet. As a Libertyville resident he enjoyed being on deck as his 4 children were part of the high school teams and the club team during their years growing up here.

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Coach John Fischl

Dave Fowler - Girls Diving Coach

Dave Fowler was born and raised in Evanston, IL. He now lives in Lake Bluff with his wife Sue and daughter Merritt. Dave has a BS in Physical/Health Education from St. Cloud State University (MN). Dave is now in his sixthyear of coaching at LHS. Past coaching positions have included St. Cloud Tech HS, St. Cloud State University, Deerfield HS, and Lake Forest College. Along with coaching girls and boys diving at LHS and running the CATS Diving Club, Dave is a Sales Engineer for Nu-Tec Systems, a welding and plasma manufacturer in Gurnee.

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Coach Dave Fowler