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Jorge Fernandez was born and raised in Santiago, Chile. Moved to the United States in March of 1974.
Jorge is an ASCA level 5 coach and has 33 years of coaching experience. He has been involved in athletics since the age of 10 mainly in cycling and swimming.
By the mid 80’s Jorge started coaching while attending the University of Colorado Boulder. He continued to coach in the 90’s and joined Greenwood Tiger Sharks in 1992 as the head coach. As Greenwood masters coach and head coach at GTS Jorge was awarded Colorado Sr. Coach of the year in 1996, 2000, and 2003. During his time at GTS, Jorge coached Sectional Champions, Junior National Champions, Sr. National qualifiers, Olympic Trial Qualifiers, and one Olympic Triathlete at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games as well as putting athletes on the Jr. National Team. Jorge has also been assistant coach at Jr. Team Camp in San Diego, CA., and Zone Select Camps at the Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO.
After being at GTS Jorge became head coach of the legendary Tacoma Swim Club where he had continued success. Due to his fathers health issues he decided to come back to Colorado and be at his side.
Jorge continued to coach and joined Falfin Swim Team in September 2015 as the Lead Sr. Coach where he has developed athletes from the state level to the national level.
Coach Jorge is a proud graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder with a (B.S. Kinesiology), and a (B.A. Spanish).
When not coaching you can find Jorge on two wheels as a category 2 competitive masters road cyclist.
High School Performance Coach
Jason Wederquist has been involved with Colorado Springs swimming for over 20 years as a swimmer, a coach, and a swim-parent. Jason swam competitively for 10 years on both year-round and summer-club programs and finished competing as a NCAA Division I swimmer. He started coaching as a local seasonal and high school swim coach where he worked with swimmers of varying abilities from developmental to state and regional competitors. After some time away from the water, Jason started working with the Falfins organization as a coach for the D2 and Sr. Prep (High School Performance) groups. Working now with the Blue group, Jason's primary focus is developing all swimmers to the best of their potential in a supportive and inclusive environment.