Coaches:

Water Polo Coaches:
Matt Warshaw—Director
South Coast Aquatics Director Matt Warshaw is a Thousand Oaks native, South Coast alumnus, and graduate of Thousand Oaks High School, where he competed as a varsity water polo player and team captain. Matt's coaching experience includes a season with the Newbury Park High School program before founding the Golden Bay Water Polo Club in 2001. Golden Bay began as a youth program, with just nine athletes, but quickly grew to be among the most competitive programs in Ventura County. The Golden Bay program merged with the South Coast Water Polo Club in 2003, and expanded to include programs for four separate age divisions, including high school. In 2004, Matt added a swim program to the South Coast catalog.

Over the years, the South Coast Water Polo Club has achieved tremendous success throughout California and Hawaii, including a Bronze Medal at the 2008 Junior Olympics (14 & Under Boys), 6 San Diego County Cup medals, a Hawaiian Invitational championship (2004) and runner-up finish (2006), and a top-20 finish at the 2006 Junior Olympics for the boys (15th place) and girls (29th place) teams. At the 2010 Junior Olympics, South Coast placed 10th in the 14 & Under Boys Platinum Bracket; and 5th in the 14 & Under Girls Gold Bracket. At the 2011 Junior Olympics South Coast was represented with eight teams across the age groups, the 16U boys finishing a club best 10th in the platinum bracket. In 2012 South Coast qualified nine teams, including a silver medal finish with the 18U boys. With more than 300 current members, South Coast is proud to boast nearly 3,000 alumni athletes, including many NCAA Division I, II, and III players; and continues to thrive as the third oldest club water polo program in the state of California. Along with multiple youth water polo and swimming programs, South Coast Aquatics is home to the fastest-growing masters swim team in Ventura County, with dozens of nationally ranked masters swimmers and a U.S.A. Triathlon team program.

In addition to his work with the South Coast program, Matt holds a B.A. in Communication Studies from Cal State University Northridge (CSUN), where he also the head coach for the Division I women's water polo team. Prior to his work with the Matadors, Matt spent 12 years as an assistant coach for the men's and women's water polo teams at California Lutheran University, which celebrated Women's Division III National Championships in 2007 and 2010. In 2012 Matt joined the Olympic Development staff as an assistant coach for the 10th/12th grade and under boys in the Coastal California Zone. He resides in Camarillo.

Elise Begg—12U & 14U Girls
Elise Begg was introduced to water polo with South Coast Aquatics at the age of 14. She was a 4 year varsity water polo player for Newbury Park High School where she was the varsity co-team captain for 2 years and earned First Team All-Marmonte, First Team All-County and LA Daily News All Water Polo Team Honors multiple years. At Newbury Park High School, Elise holds the school record for the most goals in a single season and overall career. During her high school career, she also participated in the USA ODP Program and played on the Coastal Zone Team. Elise was also a USA Water Polo Outstanding Academic All American while in high school. In addition to water polo,Elise was a varsity swimmer for Newbury Park High School for 3 years and was the Marmonte League Champion in the 50 Freestyle her junior year. Currently Elise plays Division 1 water polo for Wagner College and is majoring in Business. In her freshman year, Elise helped the Seahawks become MAAC Champions, as well as earn a berth in the NCAA Championships.
Hans Cole, 16U & 18U Boys
Hans Cole began his water polo career when he was 10 years old. He started with the Malibu WPC and played for various clubs, including South Coast. Hans then went on to Malibu High School where he earned two Varsity letters for water polo and was the varsity team captain in 2015. He qualified for CIF three times and was a CIF Southern California D6 Water Polo Champion in 2014. He participated in five Junior Olympics. Hans is currently playing water polo at California Lutheran University where he is majoring in multimedia with an emphasis in digital cinema.
Kacey Creek, 16U Girls
Kacey is from Simi Valley, California, and started playing water polo when she was 14-years-old. Kacey has a background in swimming and brings unique knowledge in both water polo and swim instruction. As a youth water polo player, Kacey competed for Santa Barbara Water Polo Club, where she aided her team to victories in many national competitions, such as Junior and Senior Nationals, Speedo Top 40, and the US Open. She also competed internationally against several national teams. Kacey attended Royal High School, and earned First Team All CIF Division 2 honors three years in a row, and was named Royal High School’s Athlete of the Year in 2009. Kacey was a four-year starter at the University of California, Santa Barbara. During her collegiate career, Kacey was one of the leading defensive and offensive players on the team. Her junior year she led the team in goals, and as a senior, she served as Team Captain. Kacey graduated from UCSB in 2013 with a B.A. in Religious Studies. She later taught English abroad, and is now the head girls water polo coach at Thousand Oaks High School.
CJ Daland—12U & 14U Girls
CJ was born into a long time aquatic family and has been swimming for as long as he can remember. He was introduced to water polo at the age of 7 and began with Ventura County Premiere water polo where he played for five years before joining South Coast when he turned 11. He helped South Coast place 10th in the 14U Platinum Bracket at JO's as well as a Gold medal in the 18U Bronze division. He was a four-year varsity water polo player and four-year varsity swimmer at Thousand Oaks High school. He participated in four CIF playoff runs and helped Thousand Oaks reach the Semi-Finals his sophomore year. After which he served a two year LDS mission in Romania and Moldova. He currently assistant coaches at Moorpark High school and plans to further his education through Moorpark college, and then a four year university in marketing and business.
Peter Daland—12U, 14U, 16U Girls
Peter comes from a long aquatic family. The Daland family has a long legacy of Olympic swimming, NCAA swimming – USC Trojans and teaching all levels of swimmers at the Daland Swim School for the past 30 years. Peter grew up in and around aquatics competing at the highest level in both swimming and water polo as a youth. After his swimming and water polo playing days, Peter jumped right into the ranks of coaching. He has coached both water polo and swimming as a the head coach at Westlake High School, Thousand Oaks High School, Highland High School, Rowland-Hall St. Marks Prep and currently at Moorpark High School where he has been teaching at the school for the past 16 years. He also coached for six years in Utah where he headed up the Salt Lake Aquatic Club at the Steiner Aquatic Center. While coaching club swimming Peter coached swimmers all the way to the Olympic Trial level. He has also spent many years heading up the swim team at the Daland Swim School in Thousand Oaks. Peter graduated from Cal Lutheran University with a Bachelors of Science degree and received his Masters in Education and Administration from National University. He has also earned a Culinary Arts Degree. He currently resides in Thousand Oaks with his wife Minette and his five children Chase, Caeley, Chloe, Claire and Cate.


Chris Dilworth—Splashball & 12U Boys
Chris was introduced to water polo with South Coast Aquatics at the age of 7. He earned four varsity water polo letters and three varsity swim letters competing for Thousand Oaks High School, where he set 8 school records records for the Lancers. He was voted Marmonte League player of the year as a junior and was a member of the Coastal Zone Olympic Development team in 2012 and 2014. Chris plans to pursue a degree in sports medicine at Pepperdine University while playing Division I men's water polo for the Waves.
Hayden GOldberg Hayden Goldberg—16U & 18U BOYS
Hayden was a three-year varsity water polo player and swimmer at Malibu High School, where he earned 1st team all-league honors MVP awards. He helped lead the Sharks to CIF playoff appearances each year, and qualified as a CIF swimming finalist. Hayden went on to compete with the Ventura College water polo program, helping his team to reach the conference finals.

As a coach, Hayden has spent the last 10 years as head coach of the Malibu Youth Water Polo Club, and served as the Assistant Coach of the Malibu High School Girls Water Polo program. He currently coaches at Malibu High School as the head coach for the Malibu High School girls water polo team and assistant coach for the boys program, where his teams have made a combined five appearances in CIF finals. In 2013 Hayden coached the Malibu 16U boys team to a 5th place finish at the Junior Olympics.

Kelly Grosswendt—Goalie Coach
Kelly Grosswendt started playing water polo for South Coast in 6th grade. From there she continued to play club up until she graduated form Newbury Park High School. She has participated in five Junior Olympics. She was also a standout member of the water polo program at Newbury Park High School where she was awarded most outstanding defensive player all four years as a goalie as well as being varsity captain her senior year. She now continues her water polo career at the University of Redlands where she is majoring in Graphic Design.
Ben Harvey Ben Harvey—Splashball & 14U Boys
Ben Harvey has been with the South Coast club since he was 10 years old. He earned 4 Varsity letters for Water Polo and 3 Varsity letters for swimming at Oaks Christian School. He also participated in 3 CIF Semi- Finals for water polo as well as 2 CIF championships for the 200 Freestyle and 4x100 Relay. He helped South Coast place 10th in the 14U Platinum Bracket at JO's as well as a Gold medal in the 18U Bronze division. Harvey went on to play water polo for the United States Air Force Academy for his freshman year of college and plans to graduate from UCLA with a Geography and Environmental Studies major.
Katie Kammer

Katie Kammer—16U Girls
Kam began playing water polo before her freshman year at Troy High School in Fullerton, CA. She was a four-year varsity swimmer and three-year varsity water polo player. She became Troy's all time leading scorer and lead her team to their first league title and CIF appearances in over 10 years.

She joined Huntington Beach Water Polo Club her sophomore year to play under Natalie Golda. Her senior year, her team captured the Junior Olympic Championship. After high school, Kam went on to continue her career with California State University Northridge's Division I Women’s Water Polo team. In her career, she tallied 63 goals and assisted her team to the Championship game her junior year and a third place finish in her senior campaign.

Kam returned to her high school to coach over her summer and winter breaks from college polo. She was the Student-Athlete Advisory Council President which assists student-athletes with giving back and involving themselves in their community. She recently graduated from CSUN with a bachelor's degree in biology.

Nick Loomis—Goalie Coach
Nick Loomis was raised in Fullerton, CA, and was introduced to water polo at the age of 14 at the start of high school. He attended Sunny Hills High School, starting on varsity his sophomore year, earning three varsity letters throughout his career. In his sophomore year summer he began to train with SOCAL WPC. Loomis set his school record in saves with 701 career saves and was awarded multiple leadership and inspirational leader awards. Nick currently plays as the starting goalkeeper for California Lutheran University and is studying Communications with an emphasis in film.

Bailey Meyer, Goalie Coach
Bailey Meyer grew up in Tustin, CA and started her water polo career as a freshman in high school. She is a three-year varsity letter winner in water polo and two year in swimming at Orangey Lutheran High school in Orange County. In 2015 aided her team in winning the Trinity League and earning her a second team all league accolade. Currently Bailey is the starting goalie for the Cal Lutheran water polo team, where she has in just one year broken the single game saves record, earned a place on the Second team All-SCIAC team and a second team All-American selection. She is majoring in chemistry and minoring in German.

Danny Mock—Goalie Coach
Danny Mock joins the South Coast staff with a wealth of experience in the water polo community. He was a two year varsity letter winner at Crescenta Valley High; and a member of the Falcons' 2008 CIF championship team. In 2008, he also earned First Team All-Pacific League and Second Team All-CIF honors. After graduating from Crescenta Valley, Danny began his college playing career at CLU, earning 2011 Second Team All-SCIAC Team recognition. He currently ranks third all time in saves at CLU and fourth in single season saves; and serves as a team captain for the Kingsmen. Danny joined the South Coast staff as a goalie coach in 2010; and also serves as goalie coach of the Westlake High School Girls Water Polo team. In addition to his coaching duties, Danny attends school as adouble Major at CLU in econmics and political science with plans to pursue an MBA after graduation in 2013.
Dejan Novakovic—14U, 16U, 18U Girls
Dejan began playing water polo and swimming at Palm Desert High School at the age of 14. During the next seven years he was a four time high school varsity athlete, earning two League MVP titles, two All-Team CIF and four League Championships. He was a member of Palm Desert's record-setting relay team, and helped lead his school to league titles during his junior and senior swim seasons. During his high school career, he also taught youth swim lessons for special needs children. After high school he transferred to Golden West College where he was a member of a California Water Polo State Championship team his freshman year, and was a State runner-up his sophomore year. Dejan now plays water polo for CLU, where he majors in Business Management with an emphasis in Marketing, with plans to graduate in 2013.
Cody Pletcher—Tournament Director & Asst Coach
Coach Pletcher has been the director of Ventura County Cup for six years, successfully hosting years of tournaments. In addition to Ventura County Cup each December South Coast hosts The Tune Up Cup in May for teams prepping for Junior Olympic qualifying. Pletcher heads that tournament up as well.

He also serves as the assistant coach at California Lutheran University for the men’s and women’s water polo teams. Originally from Houston, Tex., he attended Alvin High School where he played water polo for three years. He earned all-conference selections twice and an all-state bid his senior year.

Pletcher is currently the head boys coach at Thousand Oaks High School. He earned a degree in History while minoring in Education at Whittier. Cody then went on to earn a Master's degree in history at Cal State Northridge.

Mike Potter—16U & 18U Boys & Intro Camps
Michael Potter began his water polo career at age 11 with South Coast Aquatics. He went on to compete at Thousand Oaks HS where he was a three year varsity letter award winner, leading the Lancers to the semi finals in CIF his senior year, along with MVP honors and a 1st team CIF selection. Michael then attended California Lutheran University where he was a four-year member of the swim and water polo teams. He graduated with a BA in Criminal Justice and is currently pursing a career in law enforcement. He enjoys training and competing in open water swimming.
Tim Settem—16U & 18U Boys
Tim Settem brings a litany of success to the South Coast water polo program. He has been involved with the sport of water polo for nearly 30 years. Settem is currently an assistant at Pepperdine for the men’s water polo team.

His collegiate coaching experience includes stops at Ventura College, UC Santa Barbara, where he was an assistant for two seasons (2008, 2009), Pepperdine, where he was twice a volunteer assistant with the men’s team (2011, 2000), and at Claremont Mudd Scripts Colleges, where he directed both the men’s and women’s water polo teams for six years (2001-2006).

While at CMS, Settem directed both programs to national prominence. Settem led the CMS women to top-3 national rankings in four of his six seasons, and top-10 rankings in the other two.

Settem also spent a season in Australia, coaching the Hunter Hurricanes Water Polo Club, a semi-professional club in Australia’s National Water Polo League, in 2011. In that season he led them to tying their record for most wins in a season.

He also continues active participation in the sport. Settem was a gold medalist at the US Water Polo Master’s Nationals in 2004 and a silver medalist at the 2012 US Water Polo Master’s Nationals.

A graduate of Buena High School, Settem received his associate’s degree from Ventura College in 1994 and his bachelor’s degree from Long Beach State in 1997. He earned a master’s degree from Azusa Pacific University in 1999. He currently resides in Ventura.

Jennifer Vreeke—12U Boys
Vreeke's passion for the pool began as a diver at age 11. By 13, she discovered water polo and went on to play for Thousand Oaks High School, where she also qualified for CIF competition in diving each of her four seasons with the Lancers. Vreeke then attended Cuesta College, where she began her competitive swimming career. She won conference championships in 1meter diving, the 50 breast stroke, and was a member of the 400 medley relay A team. She also competed at the State Championships in waterpolo, swimming, and diving in each of her years at Cuesta.

Vreeke began her coaching career in high school as an assistant Dive coach for the club Dive Thousand Oaks, as well as coaching summer diving classes with Conejo Recreation and Park District. Once in college, she worked as an assistant women's waterpolo coach and the diving coach at Cuesta College. Vreeke then transferred to California Lutheran University, unable to finish out her waterpolo career due to a diving injury. In 2010 she graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Art from CLU, then in 2013 received her Master’s Degree in Education with single subject teaching credentials in Art and Physical Education from Pepperdine University. With over 13 years swim instruction and youth coaching experience, she has served as swim lesson coordinator and aquatics director at the Conejo Valley YMCA. She now works as an assistant manager at the CRPD Community pool, and hopes to get a teaching job with CVUSD. Coach Vreeke is the Youth Novice swim team head coach as well as the 10U &12U boys waterpolo head coach.
Xavier Volgenau—14U BOYS
Xavier Volgenau began swimming for the Pleasant Valley Swim Club in Camarillo at age 12. He went on to be a four-year varsity letter winner in swimming at Newbury Park High School, where he represented the Panthers as a three-tim CIF qualifier in the 100 breaststroke and 200 Individual Medley. Xavier also played high school water polo for Newbury Park, earning 1st team All-Marmonte League honors his senior year. He then played water polo for San Jose State University's club team, and graduated with a degree in forensic psychology. Xavier is pursuing a second degree in business marketing at Cal State Channel Islands with plans to continue on for an MBA. Xavier's aquatics career also includes nine years working for Conejo Recreation & Park District.
Youth Swim Coaches:
Jennifer Vreeke—Head Coach
Vreeke's passion for the pool began as a diver at age 11. By 13, she discovered water polo and went on to play for Thousand Oaks High School, where she also qualified for CIF competition in diving each of her four seasons with the Lancers. Vreeke then attended Cuesta College, where she began her competitive swimming career. She won conference championships in 1meter diving, the 50 breast stroke, and was a member of the 400 medley relay A team. She also competed at the State Championships in waterpolo, swimming, and diving in each of her years at Cuesta.

Vreeke began her coaching career in high school as an assistant Dive coach for the club Dive Thousand Oaks, as well as coaching summer diving classes with Conejo Recreation and Park District. Once in college, she worked as an assistant women's waterpolo coach and the diving coach at Cuesta College. Vreeke then transferred to California Lutheran University, unable to finish out her waterpolo career due to a diving injury. In 2010 she graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Art from CLU, then in 2013 received her Master’s Degree in Education with single subject teaching credentials in Art and Physical Education from Pepperdine University. With over 13 years swim instruction and youth coaching experience, she has served as swim lesson coordinator and aquatics director at the Conejo Valley YMCA. She now works as an assistant manager at the CRPD Community pool, and hopes to get a teaching job with CVUSD. Coach Vreeke is the Youth Novice swim team head coach as well as the 10U &12U boys waterpolo head coach.
Katie Kammer

Cassie Holmes—Asst. Coach
Cassie was born in Thousand Oaks and started playing for South Coast when she was nine years old. She was a four year varsity swimmer and a three year varsity water polo player for Thousand Oaks High School. In her senior year she was named team captain for both the swim team and the water polo team and was awarded Best Offensive Player. In addition to the aquatics teams Cassie was also a member of the Thousand Oaks High School Surf Team and in 2012 finished second respectively in shortboarding and longboarding for the Southern California section. Follow high school Cassie earned an Associates degree in Criminal Justice from Moorpark College and is now working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology at California Lutheran University. Following school she plans on pursuing a career in Law Enforcement.

Katie Kammer Katie Kammer—Asst. Coach
Katie began playing water polo before her freshman year at Troy High School in Fullerton, CA. She was a four-year varsity swimmer and three-year varsity water polo player. She became Troy's all time leading scorer and lead her team to their first league title and CIF appearances in over 10 years.

She joined Huntington Beach Water Polo Club her sophomore year to play under Natalie Golda. Her senior year, her team captured the Junior Olympic Championship. After high school, Katie went on to continue her career with California State University Northridge's Division I Women’s Water Polo team. In her career, she tallied 63 goals and assisted her team to the Championship game her junior year and a third place finish in her senior campaign.

Katie returned to her high school to coach over her summer and winter breaks from college polo. She was the Student-Athlete Advisory Council President for the past two years which assists student-athletes with giving back and involving themselves in their community. She is currently entering her final year at CSUN studying Biology with a focus in Pre-Med.

Dejan Novakovic—Asst. Coach
Dejan began playing water polo and swimming at Palm Desert High School at the age of 14. During the next seven years he was a four time high school varsity athlete, earning two League MVP titles, two All-Team CIF and four League Championships. He was a member of Palm Desert's record-setting relay team, and helped lead his school to league titles during his junior and senior swim seasons. During his high school career, he also taught youth swim lessons for special needs children. After high school he transferred to Golden West College where he was a member of a California Water Polo State Championship team his freshman year, and was a State runner-up his sophomore year. Dejan now plays water polo for CLU, where he majors in Business Management with an emphasis in Marketing, with plans to graduate in 2013.

Xavier Volgenau—Asst. Coach
Xavier Volgenau began swimming for the Pleasant Valley Swim Club in Camarillo at age 12. He went on to be a four-year varsity letter winner in swimming at Newbury Park High School, where he represented the Panthers as a three-tim CIF qualifier in the 100 breaststroke and 200 Individual Medley. Xavier also played high school water polo for Newbury Park, earning 1st team All-Marmonte League honors his senior year. He then played water polo for San Jose State University's club team, and graduated with a degree in forensic psychology. Xavier is pursuing a second degree in business marketing at Cal State Channel Islands with plans to continue on for an MBA. Xavier's aquatics career also includes nine years working for Conejo Recreation & Park District.
Masters Swim Coaches:
Doug Green—Masters Team coach
Doug Green has been involved in competitive swimming since the age of eight. He was a top-ranked national level youth swimmer, and achieved All-American status as a collegiate athlete. Doug began master’s level competition in 1998 and won the FINA "World's Fastest Masters Swimmer" title in 2000, in the Men’s 45–49 year old 200 meter freestyle.

As head coach of the South Coast Aquatics Masters Swim Team, Doug emphasizes proper technique as the foundation of successful swimming. He is a certified American Swim Coaches Association coach, and a member of United States Masters Swimming. In addition to his role with South Coast , Doug offers private swim coaching for children and adults. He also trains tri-athletes in the Conejo Valley area. USMS/ASCA Certified Level 1 and Level 2 Coach.

Jeannette Bauer—Masters Team Coach
Jeannette has been swimming competitively for 50 years, beginning with the Reedley Marlins summer league near Fresno. She went on to compete in club programs and at Reedley High School, where she won the Valley CIF championship in the breast stroke her senior year. Following high school, Jeannette swam for UCSB and pioneered the early stages of the university's women's water polo program. Graduating with a degree in biology, she minored in coaching and served as an assistant swim coach durng her graduate studies.

Following college, Jeannette moved to San Diego and began competing in Masters swimming. Throughout the years, she has been a regular fixture at local, national, and international Masters Competitions. She has multiple top-10 finishes at the national level in masters swimming. Upon moving to the Conejo Valley area, Jeannette became heavily involved in the Newbury Park High School swimming and water polo programs, serving as an assistant coach, a head coach, a proud parent, and an advocate for the aquatics community. She has served as the assistant swim coach at California Lutheran University since 2004. Jeannette continues to reside in Newbury Park with her husband, who assists with the NPHS girls swim team. Her son, Robbie is completing his studies as a senior at UCSB. USMS/ASCA Certified Level 1 and Level 2 Coach.

Randy Eickhoff—Masters Team coach
Randy grew up in San Diego , California and began swimming competitively as a freshman in high school and for Heartland Swim Association. He went on to swim competitively at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he was a distance swimmer, butterflier and team captain. Randy competed in three PCAA Championship meets and finished third in the Men's 1650 freestyle as well as being a finalist in the 200 yard butterfly. USMS/ASCA Certified Level 1 and Level 2 Coach.

During and after his college career, Randy became active as a lifeguard competing on two US National Lifesaving Teams and three California Lifesaving teams competing internationally. Randy also became a National Lifesaving Champion in the Open Swim and Rescue Race as well as the Senior Swim and Run-Swim-Run. Randy has more than 10 gold medals from World Masters Lifesaving Competition and is the current World Record Holder in the 200m with Obstacles in the 35–40 age group and a past US Masters 1000 yard freestyle National Champion and record holder in the 30–35 age group. In addition to his South Coast duties, Randy is a partner in a national tax consulting firm, is happily married to Lani Eickhoff and enjoys time with his two sons, Cameron and Colin. USMS/ASCA Certified Level 1 and Level 2 Coach.

Wade Federer Wade Federer—Masters Team Coach
Wade received his degree at USC in mechanical engineering, and has approached swimming with a similar mindset…understanding the complex dynamics associated with proper form technique and propulsion.
He was a sectional qualifier while swimming for only two years in High School, while on the local club swim team (CSA). After graduation he attended Ventura College, where he qualifying for the state championships his freshman year, and was on the conference record breaking relay. In his second year at Ventura College, he acquired enough leadership skills to be labeled by my team-mates as the "captain". That same year, he was ranked top 8 in the country, and achieved all-American status in 2 events, as well as being a member of the State Championships winning team. After that he transferred to USC where he competed for the “Trojan Swim Club”, under the guidance and direction of Olympic Swim Coach Dave Salo PhD. During his time on the team, he trained alongside many great Olympic swimmers, all of which have had a large impact on his coaching philosophy.

Wade has been coaching various levels of swimming, for the past 10 years. Since his involvement in masters swimming, he has competed in various swim meet championships, triathlons and open water events, of which he has been a part of several national record breaking relays, individual high-point trophy recipient, and continues to rank top 10 status in the country for several events.
Kim Leigh—Masters Team Coach
Kim is a true Masters swimmer. Although she wasn't an age group, or club swimmer growing up, Kim became an extremely accomplished masters swimmer, having fifteen national USMS Top Ten ranked swims in past years. She is a USMS/ASCA certified Level ll Masters Swim Coach who enjoys sharing her enthusiastic love of pool and open water swimming with others
Dave Moore—Masters Team coach
Dave Moore is the founding coach of the highly successful Oaks Christian Swimming and Diving program. Under the direction of Coach Moore the program has produced thirty-three CIF Southern Section relay and individual champions. The girls have posted multiple top five finishes in the CIF Southern Section Championships; placing as high as third in 2006. The Oaks boys’ team has progressed from finishing thirty-ninth in 2002 to winning three consecutive section championships (2005, 2006, 2007). Dave Moore has been selected twice by the Los Angeles Daily news as Swim Coach of the Year. USMS/ASCA Certified Level 1 and Level 2 Coach.

Ed Safa—Masters Team Coach
Ed Safa began his swimming career at age 7 in Mexico City before moving on to compete at the club and high school level in Houston, Texas. He swam for Southern Methodist University as a 2-time NCAA qualifier in the breast stroke; and competed at U.S. Nationals from 1981-1986. Throughout his swimming career, Ed represented his native Mexico many times, including appearances at the 1983 Pan Pacific Games, 1984 Olympics, and 1985 World University Games. Ed works as a Chief Financial Officer for a Spanish Language Television group and currently lives in Thousand Oaks with his wife and two children. USMS/ASCA Certified Level 1 and Level 2 Coach.

Todd Shillington—Masters Team Coach
USMS/ASCA Certified Level 1 and Level 2 Coach.
Patrick Simpkins—Masters Team Coach
Patrick began his swimming career with CCAT Swimming and Crespi High School before swimming for Stanford University as an amateur, and then the Mission Viejo Nadadores and Trojan Swim Club as a professional. Career record includes: a 2005 CIF Southern Section Div. 1 Champion in the 100 butterfly; 7 US National Championship appearances; 2 US Open Appearances; 2008 US Olympic Trial participant in the 100/200m butterfly; two top 10 finishes at the 2009 US Open; and represented Team USA at the 2012 British Swimming Championships and Test Event at 2012 Olympic Pool. His career with SCM began in 2013, where he won a national championship gold medal in the 50m butterfly at the USMS Long Course Championships in Mission Viejo. A former coach for the Mission Viejo Nadadores, Patrick is now in the midst of becoming a lawyer, having completed his studies at Pepperdine Law School.