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Coaches & Directors

We are here to help. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact your athlete's coach.  For registration questions and other inquiries please contact Lenora Lee at llee@punahou.edu

Coaching Staff

Eric Nagoshi

Head Coach

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- Head Coach Punahou Aquatics 2017 - Present 

- Head Coach Punahou School Intermediate Swim Team 2018 - Present

- Assistant Coach Punahou Aquatics 2016-2017

- Assistant Coach Punahou School Varsity/JV Swim Team 2014 - Present

- Assistant Coach Punahou School Intermediate Swim Team 2014 - 2018

- Assistant Coach Rainbow Aquatics 2007 -2016

Dustin Fukuda

Head Senior Development Coach

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-Swam all 4 years for UH Manoa Swimming, qualifying for USA Swimming National Championships.

 

-Aloha Aquatics Head Coach-2009-2012

-Kamehameha Swim Club Senior Coach- 2012-2016

-Punahou Aquatics Senior Coach-2016-present

 

Jayson M Hagi

Head Age Group Development Coach

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-Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, attended Kapolei H.S., University of Hawaii - Manoa, Human Development & Family Studies Degree

-Punahou Aquatics Head Age Group Development Coach 2019-Present

-Punahou JV/Varsity Assistant Coach 2015-Present

-Punahou Aquatics Assistant Coach 2016-2019

-Swim Hawaii Insrtuctor 2010-2015

-University of Hawaii Manoa Men's Swimming and Diving Team Captain  2013-2014 

-Swam at the University of Hawaii Manoa for the Men's Swimming and Diving team from 2010-2014

-Swam for Hawaii Swim Club from 2000-2010

 

Katsuyuki Fujii

Assistant Senior Coach

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- Head Coach Hawaii Swim Club - Kapaolono Branch 2012-2017

- Assistant Coach Splash Aquatics 2009 - 2012

- General Manager Palace Central Sports Guam Inc. 1997-2008

- Assistant Coach Central Sports 1988 -1997

Adam Jacob Kealiher

Assistant Senior Coach

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-Born in Boulder, Colorado, attended University of Hawaii - Manoa, Interdisciplinary Studies Degree specializing in Pre-Med

-Competed for UH Manoa for 4 years as a breaststroke and sprint freestyle specialist, and was elected captain 2 years.

-Taught swim lessons in Colorado, Swim Hawaii and Hawaii Aquatics Academy

-In his spare time AJ enjoys body surfing, surfing, reading, climbing and shop class type work

Sarah Jenny

Assistant Senior Coach

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-Iolani Swim Club Assistant Coach

-Punahou ILH JV/Varsity Assistant Swim Coach 2001-present

-Punahou Aquatics Assistant Coach 2017-present

Sarah Woodbury

Assistant Senior Coach

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- Sport Management Executive and Water Safety Consultant for ASAS in Saudi Arabia 2017-2019

Assistant Coach - Women’s Swimming program at Tulane University 2013-2017

- Assistant Coach - Women’s Swimming program at Marshall University 2012-2013

- Assistant Coach - Men’s and Women’s Swimming program at Stevens Institute of Technology  2011-2012

- Interim Head Coach - Men’s and Women’s Swimming program at Southwestern University 2010-2011

- Head Coach - Anderson Mill Swim Club 2009-2011

- Coach & Counselor for the University of Texas Swim Camp 2007-2010

- Coach & Counselor for the Texas A&M University Swim Camp 2008

- Member of the Brigham Young University Women’s Swimming and Diving program and holder of 3 Mountain West Conference Championship titles 2003-2007

Stacy Matsui

Assistant Age Group Coach

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-Grew up on Maui, and swam for Maui Swim Club and Baldwin High School

-Won consecutive state titles in the 50 and 100 freestyle events his Junior and Senior years

-Earned a scholarship to swim at the University of Hawaii at Manoa

-Spent summers back on Maui working for the City and County teaching beginer swimming and water safety instruction

-After college, Stacy started his teaching career which now spans over 20 years

-Coached swimming at La Pietra School and Kaimuki High School

-In his spare time he enjoys cheering on his three children at their many sporting events and dance performances, as well as spearfishing 

Claire Kawagishi

Assistant Age Group Coach

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- Assistant Coach Iolani Swim Club 2015-2019

- Assistant Coach Hawaii Swim Club 2004-2013

- Assistant Coach Pearl Harbor Swim 2000-2004

- Assistant Coach Kamehameha Aquatics Team 1998-2000

Lenora Lai Nor Lee

Swimming Coordinator

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-Began working at Punahou 1998

-Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, attended Farrington H.S., University of Hawaii – Manoa, Business Management Degree

-Previously worked at First Hawaiian Bank as an Real Estate Compliance Officer

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