Mark Schubert


Mark Schubert

Mark Schubert has been USA Swimming's National Team Head Coach since June 2009). He took a paid leave of absence from his role with USA Swimming in September 2010.[1]

Prior to this position, he served as the head coach for both the University of Southern California men's and women's swim teams. He previously coached at the University of Texas from 1989 to 1992 where he coached NCAA champions such as Lee Ann Fetter and Whitney Hedgepeth.[2] During his career, his teams have won 3 NCAA Championships and 49 NCAA individual titles. His first head coaching job was in 1972 with Cuyahoga Falls High School in Ohio.

He has also served as one of the USA's Olympic Swimming Team coaches in: 1980 (which the USA did not attend), 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, and 2004. He also was part of the team staff for the 2008 Olympics.

He was also the head coach of the Mission Viejo Nadadores, of Mission Viejo, California, where his teams won a total of 44 national championship titles over 13 years. Schubert was also the head coach for the Mission Bay Makos in Boca Raton, Florida, where his teams won 9 national team titles.

He has coached swimming greats such as Shirley Babashoff, Brian Goodell, Mike O'Brien, Janet Evans, Tiffany Cohen, Sippy Woodhead, Lenny Krayzelburg, and Jill Sterkel. More recent swimmers include Lindsay Benko, Erik Vendt, Larsen Jensen, Ous Mellouli, Dara Torres and Kaitlin Sandeno.

Schubert resigned from USC to take a position as head coach of USA Swimming. Dave Salo replaced him in 2006.

In 1997, he was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) as an Honor Coach.[3]

References

  1. ^ http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/news/25040.asp
  2. ^ USC expected success when it hired Mark Schubert. And Schubert has delivered.; American Swimming Coaches Association. Published 2002. Retrieved 2009-06-13
  3. ^ Schubert's bio from the ISHOF website. Retried 2009-06-13.

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now coaches at golden west swim club and will be coaching the club team as well as the college men and women swim teams.


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