Coach Jim began his coaching career for Simi Valley Swim Team (SVST) under Head Coach and former Olympian Ingrid Daland. He soon became the Head Age Group Coach for the program. In 1982, Jim was awarded the Assistant Coach position at Royal High School.
Coach Jim was elected as a USA-Section All Star Coach 4 times, with one of those nominations as Head Coach. He was also honored twice by the Marmonte High School League as Coach of the Year.   In Aug of 2018, he was named to the Staff at Paseo Aquatics. 
Coach Jim's passion for the sport of swimming is unmatched: "I am beyond excited at what the future holds for Paseo."