Head Coach National Group Coach
The 2017-2018 Season will be Coach Kevin’s 5th year as Head Coach and 8th year at Valley Splash. In the last 5 years an average of 75 team records were broken per year, Splash has won the DII Zone championships twice! Last season, we placed 2nd in Division 1. Valley Splash has also won the End of Summer Team Championships back to back in 2016 & 2017. Kevin has coached Far Western Champions, Junior Olympic Champions, Junior National Qualifiers, and High School All-American’s. Coach Kevin holds an American Swimming Coach’s Association Level 3 Certification.
Kevin did most of his growing up here in the Bay Area. Swimming at DACA for nearly a decade, he was too once a Far Western High Point Champion, Pacific Swim Record Holder, and top 16 National Qualifier. Coach Kevin also qualified and swam at the Jr. National and US Open Championships before going on to swim at UC Davis. Through his swimming years, he qualified as a National All-American 13 different times. Some of his best experiences were competing in the lane right next to World Record Holder and Olympic Gold Medalist (at the time) Aaron Piersol and a few races against a swimmer known as Michael Phelps.
Coach Kevin still swims every day, trying new skills before teaching them to the swimmers. He constantly researches the sport and attends stroke clinics to get the most up to date technique and training trends. Kevin was recently part of a presentation at the 2015 ASCA World Clinic in Clevelend, Ohio with Coach Cathy. Coach Kevin is excited to pass on his passion and knowledge for swimming to the next generation of Bay Area swimmers.
You can email Coach Kevin at firstname.lastname@example.org