Head Coach - Jasmine Castillo
Oakhurst Country Club is excited to announce that Jasmine is returning for a eighth 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 fifteen 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 - Mark Ennis
Mark is thrilled to be returning to the Oakhurst family as an Assistant Swim Coach this summer. This will be Mark’s seventh year as Assistant Coach of the Oakhurst Orcas.
Mark began swimming at the age of 6 for the Walnut Country Swim Team and made the switch to the Valley Vista Barracudas at the age of 7, where he was consistently county ranked in Backstroke as well as IM, Freestyle and Breaststroke. With a love of swimming he made the decision to go year round and swam for the Walnut Creek Aquabears from the age of 10 until 13. Returning to rec swimming during his junior year at De La Salle, Mark county qualified in Backstroke, IM and Breastroke.
Mark graduated from Mercyhurst University in 2014 as a double major in English and Religious Studies. He currently works as a Sales Rep for Zumo and shares his summers with the Orca family.
Assistant Coach - Shane Jacoby
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 first 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 (12 & under) - Georgia Moraes
Georgia is so excited to be coming back to the Oakhurst family as an Assistant Swim Coach (12 & under) for a third year.
Georgia started swimming at the age of 6 for the Oakhurst Orcas and is going on her 12th season as a member of the team. She was a junior coach for two seasons, and has been an Orca county qualifier multiple years in a row. Georgia has 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. Academically Georgia is currently a part of the Clayton Valley Public Service Academy. Georgia is thrilled to continue her role as an Assistant Coach for the Orca family and is looking forward to another amazing season.
Junior Coaches (8 & Under)