Jan 14, 2019

Michael Forsythe

  • Head Coach
  • Illinois, USA
Full time Head Coach Head Age Group Coach

Personal Summary

As an ambitious professional, it is my mission to work with a program that compliments my drive, passion of swimming, and desire to develop young swimmers for future successes. 

I have three years of experience working as a Head Coach for Oak Forest Swim Association that has averaged over 70 swimmers the last 6 seasons. During my time in this position, I increased the number of State and Regional Qualifiers. I have produced 25 different Regional swimmers and 3 State swimmers in this time period. In addition, I have broken 5 pool records.

Some Highlights:

ASCA Level 2 Coach

Hired and trained more than 20 employees

Successfully coached 50 Regional qualifiers for the Illinois Swimming Regional Championship Meet

Successfully coached 7 State qualifiers for the Illinois Swimming State Championship Meet

Coached over 600 children in my 10-year coaching career

Work Experience

Head Coach
Apr 2016 - Mar 2019 Oak Forest Swim Assocation
  • Plan, schedule, and conduct a seasonal practice program for over 80 children
  • Assume responsibility and accountability of all individuals entering pool area
  • Utilize my knowledge of the sport to produce high quality athletes
  • Supervise nine assistant coaches and assign roles for proper execution of practices
Sr. Assistant Coach
Aug 2011 - Mar 2016 Oak Lawn Swim Assocation
  • Plan, schedule, and conduct a seasonal practice program for over 90 children
  • Supervise a swim lessons program for additional growth of the program
  • Act immediately and appropriately to ensure safety during emergencies
  • Supervise four assistant coaches and assign roles for proper execution of practices
Assistant Coach
Aug 2008 - Jul 2011 Burbank Swim Assocation
  • Plan, schedule, and conduct a daily practice program for over 50 children
  • Supervise the learn to swim lessons program for up to 20 children
  • Supervise two assistant coaches and report directly to head coach for issues regarding the execution of daily practices

Education

A.A. in Criminal Justice
Aug 2009 - May 2014 Moraine Valley Community College