Robert "Bob" Karl serves as a age group coach for the YSF Barracudas at the Weston YMCA Family Center and Lead Masters Coach at the Greater Hollywood YMCA and Hallandale Beach YMCA Family Centers.
Bob has been a swimming coach for over 48 years, within those years he has produced 16 State of Florida High School Champions. His first was Luis Janos who set the American High School record in the 50 yard freestyle in 1966. He developed 2 World Record Holders and many world ranked swimmers, along with scores of nationally ranked age group swimmers.
Mr. Karl has worked with some of the finest coaches in USA Swimming including former University of Miami Hall of Fame Coach Bill Diaz and USA Olympic Swim Coaches Jack Nelson and Eddie Reese.
Bob is a certified USA Swim Coach and has a Bachelor degree from Ft, Lauderdale College.