Kevin Potter brings a ton of club coaching experience to the
Newport Beach Swimming program. Kevin has worked with all ages from
teaching babies how to swim all the way to working with some
olympic trial level swimmers. Kevin coached at Novaquatics where he
worked with the 8 and under program as well as the high school
varsity training group. After NOVA, Kevin coached at Aquazot where
he assisted with the Senior programs and was the Head Age Group
coach. Coach Potter was able to coach some Junior Olympic champions
as well as helping a swimmer break two Southern California Swimming
age group records. Kevin is excited to be back on the Newport
Harbor pool deck where he competed as a high school swimmer. Coach
Potter's philosophy on coaching is that swimmers must have fun,
discpline and work hard to achieve success. GO NEWPORT!
Age Group Coach
Stephanie May is a USA certified swimming coach for the Newport Beach swimming programs. Stephanie swam and graduated from Edison high school in 2012, and then went on to study health science at California State University of Long Beach. She has been coaching all levels of competitive swimming for 7 years now and competitively swam herself for 17 years. Her experience includes coaching for Surf City Aquatics (also known as Pacific Sands Penguins) located in Huntington Beach where she coached all levels from water safety beginners, up to high school age level. She also coached for Golden West swim club another competitive swim team in Huntington Beach where she coached all levels of swimmers as well, and gained a lot of knowledge and insight from some of the best senior coaches in Southern California. She has been coaching with us at Newport Beach swimming for 2 years now where she has worked with all age group levels, as well as the Junior lifeguard prep program.
Email: Stephanie@NewportBeachSwimming.com to schedule lessons before registering.
Age Group Coach
Ivanna Gomez was born and
raised in Cranford, NJ and has been living in the Newport/Costa
Mesa area for two years now. She started swimming at the age of 6
and grew up swimming for the Jersey Gators Swim Club, where just a
few lanes down you would find Cullen Jones swimming. Ivanna
graduated from Purdue University in 2017. She majored in Biological
Engineering with a focus in nutrition and she spent her spare time
swimming for the club team. Ivanna comes to Newport Beach Swimming
with over 12+ years of competitive swimming experience and she
spent her summers in high school lifeguarding and teaching swim
lessons. Ivanna is very passionate about creating a fun and
friendly swimming environment for novice swimmers where they can
work on their technique and perfect their stroke to be more
confident to enter their first swim meet.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule lessons before