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DeLaRosby, Beth

Beth DeLaRosby

Head Coach

Beth DeLaRosby begins her ninth year as head women's swimming coach in 2016-17 (36-16 dual-meet record, 8 years). She has led the Lady Reds to top-10 finishes as the NCAA Division III Women’s Swimming Championship her first three years. DeLaRosby was named CCIW “Women’s Swimming Coach of the Year” in 2009, her first year at Carthage, and again in 2010.

A native of Two Harbors, Minn., DeLaRosby was an assistant swimming coach at Springfield College in 2006-07 and 2007-08. Prior to that, she served as an assistant coach at Wheaton College (Mass.) in 2005-06. DeLaRosby attended Gustavus Adolphus College, where she earned College Swimming Coaches Association of America first-team All-America honors in both 2004 and 2005, placing third in the 50-freestyle in 2004 and tying for sixth place in the same event in 2005.

She graduated in 2005 with a bachelor’s in psychology and criminal justice and received her master’s in physical education from Springfield in 2008. In addition to her duties as swimming coach, DeLaRosby serves as aquatics director for Carthage’s Koenitzer Aquatic Center.

Weidmann, Seth

Seth Weidmann

Head Coach, Men's Swimming

Seth Weidmann (9-3 dual-meet record, 2 years), the 2014-15 College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin “Men’s Swimming Coach of the Year,” begins his third season as head men’s swimming coach in 2016-17 after serving as the head senior coach for the Flying Fish Swim Team and YWCA Evanston/North Shore for nine years from 2005 to 2014, including 2009 when the Flying Fish senior boys won an Illinois state title.

A native of Skokie, Ill. and graduate of Evanston Township High School, Weidmann attended Gustavus Adolphus, where he graduated in 2005 with a bachelor’s in communication studies. Weidmann was a three-time Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champion and College Swimming Coaches Association of America All-American.

As an active member of both USA Swimming and Illinois Swimming, Weidmann served as head coach for Team Illinois at a 2013 USA Swimming Central Zone meet and is a member of Illinois Swimming's Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

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Christina Reif

Prior to Carthage, Reif dove collegiately at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where she was a four-year letterwinner and was a three-time Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and three-time NCAA Division III Regional qualifier in 2014, '15 and '16.

Christina spent two season’s, 2010-11 and 2011-12, as an assistant at her Alma Mater, Kenosha Bradford High School, where she was a state qualifier as a competitor in high school.

A native of Racine, Wisconsin, Reif graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where she spent six semesters on the Dean's List and received her degree in Psychology.

Bax, Andy

Andy Bax

Andy Bax begins his fourth year as a part-time assistant coach in 2016-17. Bax was also the head women’s water polo coach for four seasons, from 2011-2015.

A native of Naperville, Ill., and an all-state high school water polo player at Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora, Ill., Bax was a four-year member of the Carthage swimming team between 2006 and 2009. He earned All-College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin honors three-straight years from 2007 to 2009. Bax held the Red Men’s record in the 50 freestyle and was part of school-record relay teams in the 200 medley, the 200 freestyle and the 400 freestyle. He was named 2008 and 2009 College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-American.

Bax graduated in 2010 with a bachelor’s in elementary education and special education.

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Michael Annis

Michael Annis has begun his first year as the Graduate Assistant Coach at Carthage after coaching club swimming at South Eastern Aquatics for the past 8 years, where he had been the Head Age group coach. Durning his time as and age group coach Michael coach several State Champions, including a top 10 nationally ranked flyer. Michael graduated from the University of Wisconsin Parkside with a degree in Sports Administration and is now pursuing a Masters of Education at Carthage.

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Annie Graves