About Us

The mission of OLSA Lightning Swim LLC is to create and sustain a nationally recognized, competitive swimming program while offering a   safe and supportive environment for our swimmers.   We emphasize the involvement of all ability levels, the highest quality and consistency of coaching, and family participation. We promote community, cooperation, and sportsmanship, in an inviting and supportive environment, while encouraging each swimmer to maximize their potential. The success of our program is defined by the lifelong enjoyment of swimming, developing champions in and out of the pool. 
Our Vision for OLSA Lightning Swimmers: Constant improvement of self-discipline and self-improvement; the commitment to excellence and pride of sportsmanship; the joy of swimming in a safe, supportive and productive team environment.


  • Head Coach:  Wally F
  • Meet Director:  Linda F
  • Officials:  Jorge C, Linda F
  • Safe Sport Coordinator: Gail J
  • Team Representatives: Linda F,  Anita L.,  Alicja L., Erika B.
Coaches Information
Head Coach:  Wally since 2011
Has been coaching since 2007 within the South Suburban Conference. 
In additional to being our Head Coach, he is a local High School Girls Head Coach, Diving Coach and is dedicated to the sport.
All certifications (First Aid /CPR /AED/Water Safety) are current and is a proud member of USA Swimming.  
Level 2 member of ASCA & ASEP certified.
Alumni swimmer & diver of Oak Lawn Community High School.
​Assistant Coaches:  
Steven, Vicki. Hailey, Hannah
            All coaches and team leadership are certified through USA Swimming Standards and Rules for all Certifications.  

Proud to be Divisional Champs in Blue or Red Divisions: 2024, 2022, 2019, 2018, 2015, 2013, 2012

USA Swimming -  Level 2   Club Recognition Achieved in 2013 

Safe Sport Certified - through 2025

South Suburban Swim Conference - Team Member since 2012

Learn more about USA Swimming Safe Sport