The NWN had the privilege to sit down with Niles West’s varsity girls swimming coach Jason Macejak. Into the third week of the season, Macejak commented on the future and goals for the team.Read more
NWN: How’s the team looking for this upcoming season?
Macejak: We lost a lot of girls last year, so we took up some
Niles West will be be represented by three students who have qualified to compete at New Trier for the IHSA state diving and swim meet this weekend. Junior Cam Lee qualified for swimming in the athletes with disabilities category. Sophomore Brendan O’Shaughnessy and senior Jeremy Sands qualified for the diving meet.Read more
This will be the second consecutive
Through a hard fought half of their season and another intense half left, Coach Vanderjeugdt of the varsity boy’s swim team sat down with the NWN to discuss the progress of the team so far and the expectations of the team to come.Read more
NWN: How’s the team doing this year?
Vanderjeugdt: We are currently (3-2) in dual meets this season, finished
The girls’ varsity swimming and diving team faced off rivals Niles North Friday, Sept. 19, losing in a close match of 91-95.Read more
Despite the loss, coach Jason Macejak said he sees more in these swimmers and believes they gave everything they had.
“I’m proud of them and they stepped up,” he said. “We had a lot of
The NWN sat down and interviewed girls Varsity swimming coach Jason Macejak. The upcoming season is looking bright for the girls and coach Macejack has high expectations.Read more
NWN: What are your goals for the season?
Macejak: We have a meet against Niles North coming up and it always comes down to the last relay, and the goal is
When he came to Niles West as a freshman, junior Jeremy Sands had no intentions of being a diver– he’d never done competitive diving before. With an affinity for gymnastics, he spent a lot of time at open gyms in West’s gymnastics gym– and it was there that he was “volunteered” to join the divingRead more