Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Jim Stretch Head Coach

Jim grew up in the midwest and at age of nine Jim began swimming competitively in AAU and later USA Swimming . Jim began coaching in 1984 at the University Club in Lansing MI and began officiating swimming meets after graduating college. Jim loves coaching and enjoys working with all levels of swimmers. He focuses on building a solid stroke technique while developing a foundation that will serve athletes over the course of their swimming career.

Jim has been active in one 1 North of Pacific Swimming since 2005 as a parent/volunteer, official and a coach.  Jim served as a member of the Board of Directors of Pacific Swimming as the Chairman of Pacific Swimming's Zone 1 North from 2015-2019.  Jim is currently the Secretary of Zone 1 North.

Prior to returning to Mavericks for the 2020 USA Swimming season Jim was the Head Coach of Bulldog Swim Club from 2014-2019 growing the team from 24 to 140 athletes and leading the club from 108th to 28th rank in the Pacific Swimming LSC.  He previously helped athletes develop at Mavericks (2006-2012), Burlingame Country Club (2008-2010), Carlmont (2012), Crystal Springs Uplands School and Half Moon Bay High School (2012, 2020, 2021).

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