Sharks Swim Club Inc. 5900 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60634
Coach Kamil was born in Poland prior to moving to Chicago, IL. He was introduced to the sport of swimming at Shabbona Park where he trained and competed at a young age. From there he attended and swam at St. Patrick High School, located in Chicago, IL. where he was an All-American and All-Illinois selection in both swimming and water polo. Kamil also trained with the Lake Forest Swim Club when he wasn't training with his high school swim team.
After high school, Kamil attended Iona College School of Business in New York, NY where he currently holds 7 top twelve swimming school records and was a three-time All Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) swimmer at Iona College. In addition to being a four-time record holder during his time as a student, Kamil was also the 2005 MAAC 100-Free Champion and a six-time medalist in the MAAC Championship Meet, as well as a two-time All-East Water Polo selection. He also was on the USA Junior National Water Polo Team for two years. Prior to Coach Kamil starting Sharks Swim Club, Inc. he coached at the Club Fit Briarcliff, Riverside Yacht Club, Shenorock Shore Club, Davenport Beach Club, Greenwich Dolphins and GAELS Aquatic Club.
Head Swim Coach Kamil Kulczycki will oversee all practices. Multiple workouts will be designed to improve speed, technique and overall endurance. All four competitive strokes are taught as well as starts, turns and video analysis will be provided throughout the program. Coach Kamil holds over 20 years of experience in the sport of swimming as both a swimmer and coach and he is excited to share his experience with everyone in the club.
Coach Dave is a Chicago native who began his swimming and water polo career at age 9 at Shabbona Park. He continued his early athletic experience at St. Patrick High School swimming varsity for three years and playing varsity water polo for four years earning All-Illinois selection and competing on the Midwest Zone team. After High School, Dave attended Lewis University in Romeoville, IL. There he competed in Division II swimming and made the Great Lakes All-Conference team in water polo. He finished with a Bachelor’s Degree in philosophy and political science. Dave also received his black belt in tae kwon do and hapkido, which became the foundation for his current philosophy for strength conditioning.
Dave began his fitness career a few years after college. His passion to educate our youth is driven by the things he wished he knew as a growing athlete. He is the owner and operator of PhilosoFitness and currently conditions triathletes with a focus on preventing injuries. He provides meal plans, life coach consultation and workouts through his business.
As a conditioning coach, his ultimate goal is to provide each swimmer with motivation and a sense of drive. Through exercise and positive reinforcement, Dave believes each member of this club will find it within themselves to achieve individual goals to their highest potential. He will focus on improving the efficiency of the muscle groups used in swimming, overall cardiovascular performance and improving athletic ability. His guidelines and systematic program are designed to reduce athletic injury. With Coach Dave's ability to bring inspiration to each individual he has trained, Sharks Swim Club is excited to have him as part of the team.
Coach Nicole started swimming at a young age and continued her swimming career at Resurrection High School, where she achieved many personal records and team accomplishments with Butterfly being her main stroke. Her sophomore year of high school she was recruited to the first Resurrection Water Polo
Team and achieved Illinois State Defense-woman her Junior year.
In 2009 Coach Nicole began attending Dominican University where she played on the Varsity Softball
Team. Since graduating she has been coaching swimming for Resurrection High School and has now
joined the Sharks Swim Club. Being the oldest od six children Coach Nicole has a passion for teaching children and helping them excel in the pool!
Coach Morgan began swimming at a young age. She first swam on the Evanston Swim Team and continued to swim throughout high school, where she achieved many personal and team achievements. Every year, her team hosted a ‘Schools Without Pools’ meet at The Natatorium in Indianapolis for high school teams from all over the state without pools.
While attending Indiana University, Coach Morgan taught individual and group lessons to children and adults as well as group water fitness and triathlon swim training classes. She has a passion for teaching swim technique and is very excited to join the Sharks!