Coach Jason Schwarz

Jason Schwarz

- Executive Director of LASC

- Head Coach 

- Senior 4 Group Coach

Jason Schwarz is an experienced USA Swimming coach producing multiple Junior National and YMCA National qualifiers at multiple programs throughout his coaching career.  Schwarz has vast experience in building swim programs from the ground level to prominent organizations.  Previous to taking the helm at LASC in 2008 Schwarz most recently was Co-Head Coach at Westside Aquatics and prior to that Head Coach at CCY (Crescenta-Canada YMCA).  At Westside Aquatics and CCY Schwarz coached many college recruited swimmers, national qualifiers and Junior Olympic athletes.  In addition to club coaching Schwarz has collegiate experience as the Head Coach at Los Angeles Trade Tech College from 2006-2008. Coach Schwarz swam for the national high school powerhouse The Bolles School and the USA swim team Bolles School Sharks. Following his All American high school career Schwarz went on to compete for the University of Florida. Some of Schwarz's swimming accomplishments include qualifying for the NCAA's Division I swimming championships, USA Swimming National Championships, leading the Florida Gators to the Southeastern Conference team and relay championships, qualifying for the 1996 Olympic Trials and representing the US internationally.  He has trained and been mentored by some of the world’s best swim coaches and swimmers: Olympic and National Team coaches Gregg Troy, Skip Foster, Chris Martin, Sean Schimmel and Eric Hanson, among others. He graduated from University of Florida as an All-American with Bachelor of Arts degree.  He is a member of American Swim Coaches Association, College Swim Coaches Association and US Swim School Association and is an accredited Swim Coach with USA Swimming.