Head Coach - Folsom
Coach Tim is an ASCA Level 3 USA Swimming Coach and
the Head Coach for Lifetime Northern California.
Tim previously co-founded the Foothill Aquasharks Swim Team
(FAST) year round program in Folsom, Ca. Since the inception of
FAST, Coach Tim has served as Head Coach overseeing the entire
program while instructing the Senior/National Group.
Coach Tim is approaching his 3rd season coaching the
Women’s & Men’s swimming program at Oakridge High
School. Under his leadership the Trojan Men’s Team won its
first CIF Section Championship.
As an athlete, Coach Tim grew up swimming for a number of clubs
within Pacific and Central California Swimming. He was a CIF
Section Champion (200 Freestyle) multiple times
(1984-1985) throughout his high school career in both Northern
and Central Sections. Additionally, he swam for
Bakersfield State in 1987.
Coach Tim's passion is to provide each member of Lifetime Swim the
best environment to improve their swimming skills and achieve
success. With dedication and hard work our athletes will learn to
become model citizens in the Community and mentors to the next
generation of Lifetime swimmers.
Age Group and College Swimming History:
- (1980-1985) - Concord Pleasant Hill Swim Team
- (1985-1985) - Clovis Swim Club
- (1985-1986) - California Capital Aquatics
- (1986-1987) - Bakersfield State University
- (1987-1991) - Chico State University
Assistant Head Coach - Roseville
Coach Julia is a Co-Founder of the FAST program that started in the fall of 2013. Since its inception, Coach Julia has been the Head Assistant Coach overseeing the age group portion of the program while instructing the Pre-Senior and Age Group Advanced Program. Prior to establishing FAST, Julia coached the recreational swim team the Folsom Tigersharks. She was one of the first coaches with program when it started, and coached all age groups from 6 and under to the older senior swimmers. She also coached USA swimming for her former team, Oak Ridge High School Waterpolo, and numerous swim lessons.
Since 2013, Julia has coached Sierra Nevada Record breakers, Far Western qualifiers, Junior Olympic Age Group High Point winners, runner ups, and record breakers.
As an athlete, Coach Julia grew up swimming for Central Valley Aquatics in Sierra Nevada Swimming. Julia swam for over 10 years as a sole year round swimmer. She competed for Modesto High School and always qualified and placed in the top 8 in high school sections. She varsity lettered all 4 years in swimming and all 4 years in waterpolo. Julia then pursued her education through Sacramento State and received her degree in Liberal Studies along with two teaching credentials in K-8 education and Preliminary Sciences.
Coach Julia's goal is to help all swimmers achieve their best, reach their goals, and provide a safe fun environment for swimmers of all ages and abilities
Age Group Coach - Folsom
Andrew began his coaching career seven years ago with the Folsom
Sea Otters. He then spent four years as an assistant coach for
the Folsom TigerSharks, while spending his off-season coaching
the USA FAST swim team. Andrew then pursued a full-time coaching
position with FAST which led him to LifeTime
As an athlete, Andrew began swimming at the age of 5 and
continued with the Folsom Sea Otters until he was 17 years old. He
still holds a total of 4 records, 3 team records and 1 league
record. For his final year of swimming, Andrew moved to the Folsom
TigerSharks before unfortunately retiring from swim due to
Andrew considers himself a huge student of the sport of swimming
and has always had a passion for coaching. His goal is to embrace
his new role as Age Group Coach and share his knowledge and passion
with LifeTime's young swimmers. Andrew says, "In life there is
no 'win or lose,' but rather 'win or learn.' These are
the lessons and tools I strive to be able to teach my swimmers on a
daily basis, while providing a fun and safe environment for
Age Group Coach - Roseville
Coach Caitlin is new to Lifetime Northern California, but not
new to swimming. She swam competitively and began her coaching
career in the Bay Area before moving to Sacramento, where she
completed her bachelor’s degree in Child Development at
California State University, Sacramento in 2012.
Growing up, she swam for summer league, year round USA, and High
School teams for a combined 13 years. Caitlin now has 12 years of
experience both coaching and teaching swim lessons. Coach Tim,
Coach Julia, Coach Andrew and Coach Caitlin originally worked
together for the Folsom Tigersharks Swim Team and she was briefly a
FAST coach alongside Tim and Julia.
Caitlin loves to have fun while providing a fun and safe
learning environment for swimmers of all ages but also realizes
that hard work and dedication are the foundations for achieving
your goals both in and out of the pool. Her biggest passions are
for the sport of swimming and for helping to develop confident
swimmers and kids.