Coaching Staff
Mark Moore Program Director & Head Coach
Since 1996, Coach Mark Moore has been at the helm of Nadadores Masters, fostering a culture of excellence and camaraderie. His coaching ethos is rooted in nurturing a positive environment where confidence flourishes. Moore champions the idea that swimming is not just a sport but a lifelong pursuit that intertwines enjoyment with performance.
His holistic approach integrates physical, mental, emotional, and social development to cultivate team cohesion, growth, and personal mastery. Moore’s commitment is unwavering—he has a vision, a strategy, and an enduring zeal for the transformative power of swimming for those striving for greatness.
A significant part of Moore’s life has been devoted to broadening the horizons of Masters swimming, ensuring its growth and vitality.
In his quest for innovation, Moore continually devises strategies to instill a sense of self-assurance and proficiency in his athletes, helping them achieve their ambitions while fostering a sense of collective identity. His passion for coaching is evident; he delights in making the aquatic journey—and the social bonds it forges—an enriching experience for all.
To dive deeper into Coach Moore’s impact on Masters swimming, explore the USMS BIO Article “Mark Moore: Making Masters Possible - A Coach who is a Leader.”


Brian Goodell Masters Coach

Brian Goodell has been associated with the world-famous Mission Viejo Nadadores since its founding in 1968. He was the first Olympic Gold Medalist from Mission Viejo, breaking world records while winning two Gold Medals in the 400m and 1500m Freestyle at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. He was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame, the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame, the Orange County Sports Hall of Fame, and the Saddleback Valley Unified School District Hall of Fame. Brian received the Congressional Gold Medal of Achievement as a member of the 1980 USA Olympic Men’s Swimming Team that boycotted the 1980 Moscow Olympics.

In addition to his Olympic victories, Brian won 10 US National Swimming titles, 9 NCAA National titles, 3 gold medals in the 1979 Pan American Games, and a silver medal in the 1975 World Championships. He set 15 World and American Records during his career. Upon completion of his swimming career at UCLA, he helped coach the Bruins to the National Championship Title in Men’s Swimming in 1982. He was also honored as “World Men’s Swimmer of the Year” and “US Men’s Swimmer if the Year” by Swimming World Magazine.

The citizens of Mission Viejo elected Brian to the City Council in 2016, and he has served as a council member, Mayor Pro Tem, and Mayor in 2020, and he was re-elected to serve as Mayor in 2023. Brian led the city with distinction during the outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Brian and his wife Vicki have been married for 40 years and raised their three sons in Mission Viejo. All five Goodell’s are alumni of Mission Viejo High School. Brian and Vicki are expecting their sixth grandchild in April 2024.

Nicole Kloet Masters Coach

Coach Nicole is new to Southern California and the Nadadores team.  She moved here from Wisconsin in May of 2018.  She is currently employed full time as a Lifeguard Manager with Premier Aquatics, where she also teaches Lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid, and Water Safety Instructor classes. 
Her undergraduate degree is from Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania in Secondary Education and French and her Master's Degree is from Western Kentucky University in Facility, Sport and Event Management. She was a competitive swimmer in high school until a knee injury prevented her from continuing to swim competitively.  After 10 years away from competitive swimming, she is excited to be back in the pool. 
Recently, she has started competing as a triathlete. Nicole has been teaching swim lessons for about 5 years and has experience coaching beginning triathletes, US Navy swimmers, and age group swimmers.  Her favorite thing about coaching is watching swimmers make progress in the efficiency and technique of their strokes. 
She is looking forward to being more involved with the Nadadores swim team and competing in Master's Swim Events.
Christian Bayo Masters Coach

Christian Bayó is a member of the national team of Puerto Rico who specializes in distance freestyle in pool and open water. Has experience coaching age group, triathletes, and Masters swimmers back in Puerto Rico.

Coach Christian has participated in a total of 6 FINA World Championships, 4 Central America and Caribbean Games, as well as 3 Pan American Games.

Coach Christian also swims with the Nadadores Pro Team.  He will be coaching evenings, Sundays, and when needed.


Eileen Span Masters Coach
Tim Sutton Masters Coach/Adult Swim Instructor

Originally from suburban Chicago, Tim defined his swimming career at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, leading the Tar Heels to a 1983 title, their first ACC Championship in 19 years…while pursuing his degree in Television Production Arts.
Garnering 1984 Olympic Trials qualifying time standards, he instead chose to pursue his tv sports career, and accepted an ABC Sports production job for the US Swimming & Diving Trials and Olympic Games. That began a 40-year journey directing and producing TV Sports across America and around the world.
Additionally, he coached club level and high school swimmers in the early 1980’s and periodically coached both age group and master level swimmers - while personally training and competing in Triathlons from 1988 through today. In 2021, he achieved a bucket-list highlight, completing the Escape From Alcatraz triathlon.
In the winter of 2023, he became a Certified Adult-Learn-to-Swim instructor through the Mission Viejo Swim School and US Masters Swimming.

Mo Hassan Masters Coach/Adult Swim Instructor

Mohamed Hassan (Coach Mo) is new to the United States and the Nadadores Team. He relocated from Egypt in 2020, where he was part of the Long Distance Egyptian National Team. In 1997, Mo shifted to Mono Fin Swimming and finished 7th in the 20k at the 2003 World Championships. He was also the head coach for the Egyptian National team for Fin Swimming for 17 years from 2003-2022.

Mo won first place in his first participation at the Mission Mile competition with the Nadadores Masters in the 40-44 age group. Coach Mo has two daughters - Maya age 13 and Diala age 11. Maya is a great swimmer in Egypt and Diala is a fantastic diver. He hopes that one day his girls will come to United States and join the Nadadores team.

Mo is also coaching at the Nadadores Swim School and feels honored to be part of the effective and and professional coaches in the Nadadores coaching family. Mo would like to thank everyone and especially Coach Mark for giving him the opportunity to be part of the great Nadadores!