Swimming Boys (Varsity)
(Photo courtesy of Virtual Image Photography, Inc.)COACH: Cindy Dell, Head Varsity Boys Swimming
Luke Lanigan (sophomore) qualified for state in the 500 free by dropping 16 seconds to win the event. Luke placed 31st and improved his time at the IHSA State Meet February 23, 2018.
The 400 free relay, made up of Senior Collin Robinson, Sophomore Oliver Akintade, and Luke Lanigan and junior Carlos Minetti, qualified for state by dropping an amazing nine seconds and winning the event at the sectional meet. The relay placed 25th and dropped another second at the IHSA State meet.
Lake Forest High School Boys Swimming and Diving placed a close second to Libertyville at the IHSA Sectional meet and had 100% best times at the sectional meet.
2017-18 Varsity Boys Swimming/Diving Roster
|Jay Grieve (V)||2018|
|Richard Mannarino (V)||2019|
|Christopher (Chase) Rupprecht (JV)||2020|
|Brody Wallgora (JV)||2020|
|Michael (Beau) Waligora (V)||2018|
|William (Will) Paschke||2018|
Head Varsity Boys Swimming Coach - Cindy Dell
|Superintendent: Michael Simeck
Principal: Dr. Chala Holland
Athletic Director: Tim Burkhalter
Congratulations to LFHS Varsity Swimmers, Jay Grieve (Diver) and Will Paschke, who have met the criteria for selection to the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches' Association of America All-America Team.
Over 342,294 students are involved in aquatics at the high school level in over 16,432 programs for boys and girls. Approximately two percent of these students are recognized as high school All-Americans as a result of having completed seven semesters with at least a 3.7 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. Congratulations also to Coach Cindy Dell for her continuing contributions to the LFHS Boys Swimming and Water Polo programs.
Congratulations to the 2017-18 Varsity Boys Swimming Team, which was chosen as an All-American Scholar Team, Bronze Level, with a GPA of 3.376 on a four-point scale by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association of America, Inc.
This is quite an accomplishment in view of the fact that over 344,755 students are involved in aquatics at the high school level in over 16,294 programs for boys' and girls' programs in the nation.
Congratulations to the LFHS 400-Yard Freestyle Relay consisting of Colin Robinson (Sr.), Luke Lanigan (So.), Carlos Minetti (Jr.), and Oliver Akintade (So.), who have advanced to the IHSA Boys Swimming State Tournament with a time of 3:17.10 at the LFHS Sectional on Saturday.
Luke Lanigan also qualified in the 500-Yard Freestyle race with a time of 4:49.51.
Libertyville (234.50) placed first at the sectional, Lake Forest (212) came in second, and Mundelein (188.50) was third. The state tournament will be on Friday and Saturday, February 23-24 at Evanston Township High School.
Congratulations to LFHS Head Boys Varsity Swimming Coach, Cindy Dell, who was named the National Federation of High School Coaches' Association 2016 Illinois Coach of the Year for Boys' Swimming.
During winter break, the LFHS boys' swim teams participated in service projects to raise money for "Feed My Starving Children", The Max Schewitz Foundation and GLASA.
Cindy Dell, Head Varsity Boys Swimming
Coach Dell has been the Head Varsity coach since 2003 and has also coached the Lake Forest Swim Club since 1990.
Cindy received her BS in Physical Education from the University of Iowa and swam for the University of Iowa. She teaches in the Special Education Department and lives in Lake Forest.
David Gray, Assistant Varsity Boys Swimming
2018 marks Dave's first year as Assistant Varsity Boys Swimming Coach.
Patrick Schulze, Head Boys Diving
2017-18 marks Coach Schulze's first year as Head Diving coach at LFHS. He has also been the Junior Olympic Coach at the Chicago Dive Club.
Coach Schulze received his Bachelor's degree in Biology from University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse and is working on a Master's degree in Secondary Education, Biology from DePaul University.
VARSITY/JV BOYS SWIMMING/DIVING AWARDS - Winter, 2017-18
VARSITY SWIM TEAM MEMBERS
4th year participation
VARSITY DIVING TEAM MEMBERS
4th year participation
JV TEAM MEMBERS
2021 Andrew Boschmann
2018 James Buckardt
2021 Ethan Canastra
2018 Charles Capps
2018 Peter Carney
2020 Lucas Cast
2019 Eshan Chandwani
2018 Owen Clarke
2020 John Clawson
2021 Andrew Clemmensen
2019 Ryan Devine
2020 Ian Earls
2020 Alejandro Fabre
2019 Christopher Gasche
2018 Andrew Gherlein
2021 William Gherlein
2018 Samuel Hunt
2021 Michal Janowicz
2018 Ethan Kennaugh
2020 Jack LaVanway
2018 Charles Pickus
4th year participation
JV DIVING TEAM MEMBERS
NSC SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
SUPER SCOUT AWARD
IRON SCOUT AWARD
2016-17 Varsity/JV Boys Swimming/Diving Awards
Varsity/JV Boys Swimming Awards - Winter, 2015-16
Varsity/JV Boys Swimming Awards - Winter, 2014-15