About

Our coaches are always available to answer any questions related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other "wet" swimming related needs. If you have questions regarding schedule, billing or need general information, contact our Team Administrater.

Goran Westerlund   

GORAN WESTERLUND, Head Coach,  Senior II

American Swim Coach Association/ASCA Member/Level 4 Certified Coach

Head Coach, March 2015-present; Head Age Group Coach, Nov 2012-March 2015, Email:  fam_westerlund@hotmail.com

Goran has a long swimming and coaching career. He was a part of the Swedish National team in the 70’s, and went to swim for coach Ron Ballatore in Pasadena, Ca while training for the 1976 Olympics.  Unfortunately he didn’t make the team but received a full scholarship at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, under Coach Cal Bentz where he was team captain.  Goran met his wife Eloisa in LA, while training for the 1976 Olympics. Both come from families with a long background within swimming. They have 3 grown children, where the youngest is currently swimming for a college in Florida.  Goran became head coach for the first time at age 24, and has all through his career worked parallel as a physical education teacher.  He held the head age group coaching position for the season 2002 – 2003 at the Rose Bowl Aquatics.  His latest head coach position was for Karlstad SS in Sweden from 2005 to 2011.During that time span he brought the club from having one national qualified swimmer to 12, with several medals and a national team ranking of 14th in 2011.

Among his accomplishments is one Swedish national record holder in the 50 free, a Scandinavian champion in the 1500 free, and having 4 swimmers in the finals in the 1500 free at indoor nationals 2010.  His age group swimmers have become numerous national age group champions and medalists.  Throughout the years, Goran has facilitated scholarships for over 15 swimmers to various American colleges and Universities.  Coach Gorans philosophy is characterized by a strong belief in everyone’s equal value and that everyone deserves to be treated with respect. Göran believe that you build on your strengths and his goal is always to develop each individual to his or her highest potential.

 Göran believes that as a coach you have to find the level your swimmers are at, and coach from their skill level. It is important that they feel motivated, believe in themselves, and that they can develop to their absolute best potential. The goal is to create a positive environment where each swimmer can grow both mentally and physically. He believes that good attitude, good sportsmanship, hard work and dedication will help the individual throughout life.

 

CRAIG JORDENS, Assistant Coach, Senior II

Email: jordensrealestate@yahoo.com

Craig originally from South Africa, swam at the University of Arizona where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration and Science.  Craig earned an MBA from LMU and is a 14-time NCAA Division 1 All-American swimmer.  Craig representing South Africa at the World University Games and went on to swim professionally after graduating college.

   

JULIE DE FABRIQUE,  HEAD AGE GROUP COACH, Silver 10&U, Gold/JO 

American Swim Coach Association/ASCA member/Level 3 Certified Coach

October 2013-Present, Email: juliedefabriquescat@gmail.com

In 1999, Julie was the NCAA Champion in the 1650 freestyle, competing for the University of Georgia. She was an U.S. National Team member in 1997, '98, '99 and '00 and was ranked as high as 4th in the world in the 1,500-meter freestyle. She won three medals at the World University Games-bronze in the 400-meter free in 1997, and silver in the 1,500 free and bronze in the 800 free in 1999. Julie participated in the 1996 Olympic team trials and was a finalist in the 2000 Olympic trials, placing fifth in both the 400- and 800-meter free events.

At the University of Georgia, she was a 12-time All-American, three-time SEC champion and twice a first-team all-SEC selection. She won Georgia's Hardest Worker Award in 1997 and Most Improved Award in 1999, and she was a four-time letter winner. She was a six-time school record-holder in the 500-, 1,000- and 1,650-yard free events and the 800-yard free relay.  As well as winning the 1,650-yard free at NCAA’s her senior year, she helped the Bulldogs win their first NCAA championship team crown.  Julie is excited to be able to give back to the sport that she feels has given her much to her life’s success. She wants to share and teach how fun this sport can be, as well as learning life long lessons.

DORIAN JOHNSON, Assistant Coach Age Groups

Email:  dorianj6143@gmail.com

Dorian began swimming with SCA when he was xx years old.  We are fortunate to have Dorian on our staff.  Dorian was an outstadning athlete with our club and holds several team records.  

 

SANDY KOS, Senior I/FitPrep Coach

Email:  casadekos@gmail.com

Sandy has been around swimming her whole life as either an athlete or a parent of SCA athlete's.  A NCAA Divison 3 All-American swimmer in the 200 butterfly, Sandy earned a B.S. in Microbiology and Economics at UCSD and a masters degree from UC Irvine.  Sandy is a former SCA board president and currently a swim coach at San Clemente High School and the Master's Coach at the Aquatic Center.  Sandy coaches the Senior I and FitPrep groups for SCA.

      

  

BRYANNA RUDDICK, Assistant Coach 

American Swim Coach Association/ASCA member

August 2018-Present, Email:  bryanna.scat@gmail.com   

Bryanna was born and raised in New Jersey. She has been competitively swimming since she was 5 years old. She graduated from Monmouth University with a Bachelors in Health Science/Personal training and a minor in Psychology. Bryanna swam for many USA club teams including the Ocean County Vikings, the Ocean County YMCA, and The Jersey Storm, swimming alongside Olympic butterflyer Kelsey Worrell. For a few years she also swam USA unattached under the coaching of her father. Bryanna’s main events were the 200 IM, 100 fly and the 50 free. Bryanna has been coaching for 6 years. When she moved to California her passion for coaching took off and she became the head coach of the East Lake Eagle Rays in 2016 and the head JV boys and girls coach for Division 1 Fountain Valley high school. In 2017 she became an age group Coach for Speed Aquatics in Irvine. Bryanna’s passion is, and always has been the sport of swimming, but outside of coaching she enjoys Spartan Races, skiing, Skydiving, and hanging with her daughter!                                        

 

    

HANNAH MAFFRIS, Bronze Group Coach    

Email:  hmaffris@gmail.com


                                      

KYM SABINS, Team Administrator

April 1992-Present

Email:  kymsabins@gmail.com


BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 
Yann de Fabrique
President(2020-2020)
 
Marie Wilson 
Vice President (2019-2020), Meet Director
 
Kevin Yamano 
​Secretary (2019-2021)
Email: (kyamano@yahoo.com)
 
Tina Kervick 
Treasurer (2019-2021), Meet Concessions Director
Email:  tkervick@cox.net
 
Sarah Schneider 
Board Member (2019-2021)
 
M.E. Lloyd
Board Member,  (2019-2021) Assistant Meet Director, Team Gear
 
Brett Calvin
Board Member (2019-2021)
 
Ramsay Hawfield
Board Member (2020-2020)