Employee Spotlight


Marcelo Oliver

Marcelo Oliver


What is your job at the Park District?
Head Swim Coach 

How long have you worked for the Park District?
I started working in 1983, but I have been working as a swim coach for the last 15 Years.

What is your favorite part about working for the Park District?
I like working with the kids, and watching them grow and improve - not just in the sport, but in life as well.  

What is something interesting about you that most people do not know?
In my regular full-time business, I draw medical illustrations for textbooks.  

What is your favorite thing to do outside of work?

What is your favorite movie of all time?
The Matrix Series

Quote from Marcelo's supervisor
“Marcelo’s dedication to the Buffalo Grove Park District is greatly appreciated.  He is loved by his swimmers, parents and coaches.”  - Scott Spitz, HR Specialist