Ervin L Caver
Co-Head Swim Coach
Ervin began his coaching
career in the summer of 1997. He began working with the White
Group and over the years has advanced to work with all swim groups
on the team. His specialties are stroke development, distance
swims and race strategy. In his 20 plus years of coaching he
has coached swimmers at J.O.'s, Sectionals and been part of the So
Cal Swimming All-Star team coaching staff.
Ervin has also assumed
the duties as team president in addition to his coaching
duties. In this position he makes plans for the
team, conduct meetings and activities of the Inland Empire
Aquatics - Admirals. He works jointly with the
Treasurer to administer the finances of the Admirals and He
acts as the team representative at meetings of San Gorgonio Swim
League and the Southern California Swimming Eastern
Outside of coaching
for Inland Empire Aquatics, Ervin is a retired from the State
of California, Employment Development Department in 2019. He
has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a
concentration in Accounting from Cal State San
Ervin states that he
enjoy the day to day interaction with swimmers and especially
enjoys watching the swimmers develop from beginners to senior high
school and into college.
In his spare time he
enjoy gardening, working around the house and spending time with
family and friends.
Co-Head Swim Coach
Coach Jesse O'Donnell began coaching with IEAQ, formerly EHRD,
in March of 2000. He has a Bachelors of Science Degree in
Pure Mathematics and a Masters Degree in STEM Leadership. He
loves working with young adults to help them accomplish their goals
in and out of the classroom.
As a coach with IEAQ he has enjoyed working with athletes of all
abilities. He is extremely proud of acheiving 15
consecutive San Gorgonio League championships alongside his fellow
coaches. Coach Jesse has helped guide athletes towards
success at the USA Swimming level, through athlete qualification
for participation in Age Group Championships, Summer Junior
Olympics, Spring Junior Olympics, Senior Competition Meets, C.I.F.
Finals and Gold Sectionals.
Coach Jesse O'Donnell strongly believes in holding athletes to a
higher standing by taking an active role in supporting his athletes
towards academic achievement. It is Coach Jesse's belief that
swimming should be used as a tool towards expanding possible
academic opportunities in the form of athletic scholarships and the
development of discipline necessary for academic success at the
university level. Athletics aiding academics. The list
of athletes that have swam under the tutelage of Coach Jesse and
have found success as an athlete and/or student at the university
level continues to grow; with athletes experiencing success at West
Point, University of Redlands, Cal Berkeley, UC Irvine, UC Santa
Barbara, Loyola Marymount, among others.
In addition to Coach Jesse's strong commitment to Inland Empire
Aquatics, he has found success as the head coach of the varsity
swim program at Citrus Valley High School. He has guided
the girls and boys teams to league championships and C.I.F.
Success. Both, the boys and girls teams have had numerous
individual and relay C.I.F. finalists as well as individual and
relay CIF champions. Coach Jesse guided the girls team
towards multiple top three team finishes at CIF Finals as well as
multiple relay and individual CIF champions. Coach Jesse's
boy team finished second overall in the 2014 CIF Finals.
Coach Jesse is proud to be married to his wonderful wife Emily
and loves being the dad of his two boys, Declan and Liam. His
favorite food is tacos and he prefers pie over cake. His
favorite band is the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He is a diehard
Lakers, Dodgers and Rams fan!
Volunteer Swim Coach
Mark has been a vital member of our coaching staff for the last 18 years. As an assistant coach and now as a volunteer coach, Mark is committed to providing the best quality instruction to all of our athletes. Mark is currently specializing in our 8U swim program, building up a new generation of admiral swim athletes.