Anna McBride

Head Coach, Women's Swimming

Matthew Niemeier

Matthew Niemeier

Head Coach, Men's Swimming

Coach Matt Niemeier is currently in his third year as the Head Boys Swimming and Head Boys Waterpolo Coach at Carl Sandburg High school. In addition, Coach Niemeier is the current aquatics director for Carl Sandburg high school. During Coach Niemeier's tenure as Sandburg's head swim coach Sandburg has been the SWSC conference and IHSA Sectional champions 2 out of 3 of his seasons. Under Coach Niemeier Sandburg has sent a large number of athletes to the IHSA State Swimming Championships every year. As a Waterpolo coach, Sandburg finished as Sectional runner-up to a very tough Lincoln-Way East in 2018. In 2019, Sandburg was eliminated from Sectionals in the Quarter Finals to Naperville North (one of the top programs in the state). Prior to his time at Sandburg Coach Niemeier spent time working as a coach for Waubonsie Valley high school, Amos Alonzo Stagg high school, and York Community high school. Coach Niemier is a graduate of Carl Sandburg high school and Eastern Illinois University.

Betty Burfeind

Assistant Coach