HEAD COACH - Jasmine Castillo (2012-Present)
Oakhurst Country Club is excited to announce that Jasmine is returning for a ninth season as Head Swim Coach for the Oakhurst Country Club Orca Swim Team. As Head Coach, she is responsible for the development, coaching and management of the Oakhurst Orca Swim Team.
Jasmine holds a Master’s of Science in Kinesiology. She swam competitively on scholarship for both San Francisco State University and the University of Texas Of The Permian Basin. Jasmine was named the first out of state swim team captain for UTPB. She has enjoyed many years of competitive swimming and sharing her passion for swimming with others.
Jasmine has been coaching swimming for over twenty years ranging in levels from novice to collegiate. In recent years (2007-2013 & 2015-2017) she has been the Head Swim Coach of Carondelet High School. In 2010, under Jasmine’s direction, the Carondelet High School team was undefeated, North Coast Section champion and Swimming World Magazine’s National High School Team champion. Jasmine has also been personally recognized as East Bay Women’s Swim Coach of the Year 2010 and California State Women’s Swim Coach of the Year 2011. In 2013 Jasmine lead Carondelet High School to another North Coast Section championship, and was renamed East Bay Women's Swim Coach of the Year 2013.
Jasmine currently teaches at Carondelet High School, and enjoys her summer vacations coaching for the Oakhurst Orcas. She is grateful to lead and be a part of this very special Orca family.
ASSISTANT COACH - Shane Jacoby (2019-Present)
After two summers away from the Bay Area, Shane is ecstatic to be returning to the Orca family as an Assistant Swim Coach this summer. This will be Shane’s second year as an Assistant Coach for the Orcas.
Shane has been swimming since the age of 4. His family moved to the Bay Area in the fall of 2014 and he became an Orca for two seasons qualifying for county in IM, Breaststroke, Freestyle, and Butterfly. Shane was a finalist at County in Breaststroke and Butterfly. During his time as an Orca, Shane volunteered as a junior coach for the 10 and unders.
Shane was a 4 year Varsity high school swimmer qualifying for section championships each year. He was team captain of both his high school swim and water polo teams. Shane is currently completing his undergraduate degree at Gonzaga University as a Business major with a concentration in Finance and Economics, and a minor in philosophy. Shane is stoked about being part of the Orca family again.
ASSISTANT COACH (14 & under) - Georgia Moraes
Georgia is so excited to be coming back to the Oakhurst family as an Assistant Swim Coach (14 & under) for a fourth year.
Georgia started swimming at the age of 6 for the Oakhurst Orcas and completed twelve seasons as a member of the team before aging out. She was a junior coach for two seasons, and has been an Orca county qualifier multiple years in a row. Georgia continued her swimming career at Clayton Valley Charter High School as a member of the high school swim team where she was awarded Junior Varsity MVP. Georgia was also been awarded the Orca Award in 2016 which is the highest honor awarded to any swimmer on our team.
Academically Georgia graduated with honors in 2019 from Clayton Valley Public Service Academy. She is currently a freshman at Cal Poly majoring in Child Development. Georgia is thrilled to continue her role as an Assistant Coach for the Orca family and is looking forward to another amazing season.
ASSISTANT COACH (12 & under) - Bobby Groth
Bobby is happy to be coming back to the Oakhurst family as a 15-18 swimmer and an Assistant Swim Coach (12 & under).
Bobby started swimming at the age of 7 for the Oakhurst Orcas and is completing his 12th season as a member of the team. He was a junior coach for three seasons, and has been an Orca county qualifier multiple years in a row. Bobby has continued his swimming career at De La Salle High School as a JV/Varsity athlete all four years. Bobby was awarded the Orca Award in 2014 which is the highest honor awarded to any swimmer on our team.
Academically Bobby will be graduating with honors in May 2020 from De La Salle High School. He is currently undecided where he will attend college in the Fall. Bobby is excited to embark on his new role as an Assistant Coach for the Orca family and is looking forward to another fantastic season.
ASSISTANT COACH (10 & under) - Grace Smith
Grace is delighted to be coming back to the Oakhurst family as a 15-18 swimmer and an Assistant Swim Coach (10 & under).
Grace started swimming at the age of 4 for the Oakhurst Orcas and is completing her 13th season as a member of the team. She was a junior coach for four seasons, and has been an Orca county qualifier/finalist 10 years in a row. Grace has continued her swimming career at Clayton Valley High School as a Varsity athlete all three years, and a DAL Championship finalist each year. She has been an Orca age-group MVP for the past 10 season, and was awarded the Orca Award in 2016 which is the highest honor awarded to any swimmer on our team.
Academically Grace is currently a junior at Clayton Valley Charter High School and member of the Public Service Academy. She will be starting her senior year in fall 2020. Grace is thrilled to embark on her new role as an Assistant Coach for the Orca family and is looking forward to another memorable season.
LEAD JR COACH (8 & Unders)
Junior Coaches (8 & Unders)