The mission of The Swim Team is to create a fun yet challenging environment that promotes the development of character and self-discipline.

Coaches

Coaches 

Coaching Staff
Tim Teeter Executive Director

Tim will begin his Eighth season as the Director of The Swim Team. He has spent nearly 30 years as a coach and has worked with athletes of all levels. During his first seven years at TST his athletes broke over 200 club records and the club tripled in number of members.

Prior to coming to The Swim Team, Tim served as the head coach for Ames Cyclone Aquatics Club where he lead ACAC to its first ever ISI State Championship. During his time at ACAC he developed one of the premier swim clubs in the upper Midwest.  

Tim’s coaching career has included coaching swim clubs in Northern California, high school in Iowa, and colleges in both Northern California and Iowa. His early career took him to the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. During his time at UOP Teeter coached 12 NCAA All-Americans, who earned 31 All-American awards. He has coached international athletes that have won numerous national titles in their home countries. One of Tim’s athletes, Ziada Jardine, made the semifinals at the 2004 FINA World Short Course Championships.

As an athlete, Tim swam for Iowa State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies. He was a four year letterwinner for the Cyclones, earned Academic All-Big Eight honors as a swimmer and was a member of the Big 8 Champion Team in 1995. After Iowa State, Teeter continued his education at Creighton University School of Law. At Creighton Tim received his J.D.

Tim also serves as the General Manager of the New York Breakers and is the recruiting coordinator for The University of La Verne. He is married to Jessica and they have two children, Nyte and Daley.

Mark Schubert Technical Director

Mark Schubert is a highley esteemed and accomplished figure in teh world of swimming.  Throughout his career, he has achieved numerous accolades, making him one of the most influential coaches in the sport.

Born and raised in Akron, Ohio, Mark's passion for swimming began at an early age.  He attended the University of Kentucky, where he not only pursued his own swimming career, but also served as an assistant coach after graduating.  His dedication and talent as a coach soon became evident, leading hiim to coach Cuyahogay Falls High School and the Waterwork Swim Club in his home state of Ohio.

However, Mark's ambitions soon led him to make a daring move.  He decided to relocate to Southern California, where he took over the Mission Viejo Nadadores, a local recreational team.  With his exceptional coaching skills, he transformed the Nadadores into a dominant force in the swimming world.  Over the course of thirteen years, the team went on to win an impressive 44 National Team Championships, solidifying Mark's reputatiion as a remarkable coach.

Continuing his journey, Mark ventured to Boca Raton, Florida, where he became the head coach of the newly formed Mission Bay Makos.  Under his guidance, the Makos secured an additional 9 National Team Championships, further cementing Mark's legacy in the swimming community.

Eager to explore new opportunities, Mark shifted his focus to collegiate coaching.  He achieved remarkable success at both the University of Texas and the University of Southern California, leading his teams to victory in the NCAA team championships.

One of Mark's exceptional talents lies in his ability to nurture and develop Olympic-level talent.  He played a significant role in the success of numerous elite swimmers, including notalbe Olympic gold medalists such as Brian Goodell, Shirley Babashoff, Janet Evans, Lenny Krayzelburg, Ous Mellouli, and Dara Torres.  As a testament to his expertise, Mark was selected as part of the USA Olympic Coaching Staff on eight seperate occassions.

Recognizing his exceptional contributions to the sport, Mark was honored by the International Swimming Hall of Fame, acknowledging him invaluable impact on swimming as a whole.

After a successful coaching career at multiple levels, Mark returned to club coaching.  He coached at the Golden West Swim Club before returning to his roots with the Mission Viejo Nadadores.  Currently he is coaching a group of aspiring Olympians, at The Swim Team.

Mark Schubert's unwavering dedication and profound influence in the swimming community have left an incredible mark on the sport.  His prowess as a coach, his ability to develop exceptional talent, and his unwavering commiment to success have made him a true icon in the world of swimming.

Fernando Soraggi, Jr. Assistant Coach
Coach Fernando, Jr. is the son of Coach Fernando, Sr.  He enters his third year of coaching with The Swim Team.  Fernando began swimming at the age of 11 under his father.  His swimming career lead to multiple top three finishes at the Brazilian National Championships and eventually on to being a college swimmer at the University of California at Berkeley.
 
After a season at UC-Berkeley, Coach Fernando shifted his focus into coaching.  He began his career of coaching as an 8 & under coach and has coached all age groups from beginner to pro.  Beyond coaching, Fernando has also conducted many international swim camps.  The camps continued to develop Fernando Jr.'s knowledge of swimming because he ran them in conjunction with many well established coaches throughout the world.
 
Fernando is currently instrumental in the operation of the National/Pro group where he assists olympic coach, Mark Schubert.  Fernando is married to Gabriela.  They have two children Isabella and Francesca.  His primary goal in swimming is to help every swimmer achieve their best possible level.
 
 
Mazen Elkamash Assistant Coach
Coach Mazen started swimming when I was 7 years old at Alexandria Sportng Club. His brothers, Youssef & Marwan Elkamash have both represented Egypt on the international stage.
 
In 2013, graduated high school with an American Diploma from Arab Academy for Science,Technology & Mari@me Transport (AASTMT).
 
Completed undergraduate & graduate programs at Grand Canyon University which I was part of the collegiate team for 5 years. Graduated with a bachelor of science in Finance & Economics in 2016. Also, Graduated with an MBA in 2018. During Collegiate swimming career, I earned a total of 16 Western Athletic Conference Gold medals. Qualified for the 2018 NCAA Championships. In 2020, Severed in the Egytian Naval Forces for 17 months, which I helped coaching navy seals
technical swimming.
 
Achievements
• In 2013, Qualified for 2013 World Junior Championships
• In 2015, Won a gold and silver medal at the ALL AFRICAN GAMES
• In 2016, World Cup finalist in the 2016 Doha World Cup Stop. Where he set Egyptian Records in 50 & 100 Freestyle.
• Windsor 13th FINA World Swimming Championships 2016 qualifier.
• Achieved two Olympic B-cuts for Rio 2016.