Coach Jin Ri Jiang, better known to his team as “Coach John”, is a native of Shanghai, China. He has been the head coach of the Dothan Dolphin Swim Team since 1994. From 1976 to 1986, Coach John served as director of the Shanghai Swim Team. While attending graduate school at Purdue University, he served as assistant swim coach of the Purdue men’s swim team. He graduated from Purdue in 1988 with a M.S. degree in physical education. Coach John has coached Junior and Senior National swimmers and champions, and is invited annually to China to teach other coaches how to effectively coach Olympic-caliber swimmers. 

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