2019-2020 ROSTER & STAFF
Head Coach - Kevin Brown
- Kevin has coached swimming in Colorado and Michigan since 1989.
- Head Coach Rockford Middle School Boys Swim and Dive Team 2000 to present.
- Head Coach Rockford Middle School Girls Swim and Dive Team 2000 to present.
- Rockford High School Mens Assistant Varsity Coach 2015 to 2018.
- Rockford High School Girls Assistant Varsity Coach 2001 to 2014.
- Age group coach Rockford Riptide Swim Club 2000-2002
- Head Coach Cannon Pool Swim Team 2016 to present.
- Middle School Swim Coach Bill Redd Middle School, Loveland CO, 1989 -1999
- Age Group coach Loveland Swim Club 1990 – 1999
- Kevin teaches math at the Rockford Freshman center and is the head of the math department.
Diving Coach - Doug Karsen
- Doug is a veteran staff member of Rockford's Swimming & Diving programs.
- In addition to coaching the Rockford Men's Varsity divers, Doug has been the Middle School Diving Coach at Rockford for the past 18 years.
- Doug has also served as a Swimming and Diving Official for 23 years.
- Outside the pool, Doug works for Grand Rapids Public Schools, which equips him with even broader experience and wisdom to lead and mentor student athletes.
Assistant Coach - Jerrad Reickard
- Jerrad is a Rockford alumni, Class of 2001. After high school,
- Graduated from Ferris State University in 2008, where he studied Music Management
- Began Coaching in 2011 and coached for four seasons
- He has been an assistant aquatics supervisor for the pools, a custodian at North Rockford Middle School, and currently works in the maintenance department for the district.
- In the spring of 2019, Reickard became the JV coach for the Rockford Girls Water Polo team and is now the Boys JV Water Polo Coach.
- While he was in high school, he was a member of the 2000-01 State Championship Water Polo and Swimming/Diving teams. He was a three time All-State, two time All-American, and team captain his senior year.
- Jerrad has a passion for coaching and hopes he can give these young men all the tools they need to do their very best and have a whole lot of fun doing it!
Assistant Coach Andy VanDusen
- Andy was born and raised in Rockford and is a Rockford Alumni, Class of 1999
- Graduated from Michigan State in 2003, with a degree in Telecommunications and currently works for Andy J. Egan Company as their Technology Manager
- Andy has officiated at High School and Middle School Swim Meets for the past 8 years and the love of the sport brought him to this coaching opportunity to pass on his knowledge to the RHS student athletes
- While in high school he was primarily a distance swimmer as well as a water polo player.
- Andy lives in Rockford with his wife Heather, their son Brock, and a baby on the way (due in May).