Kaitlin grew up in Lake Forest and swam at El Toro High School where she still holds many records and the CIF record in the 500 freestyle. She qualified for the 2000 & 2004 Olympics winning 4 medals- gold, silver and 2 bronze. She is a former World & American record holder and 6-time World Champion. While attending college and swimming at USC, Kaitlin broke 17 school records. Kaitlin was recently named to the Pac12 All-Century team! She is currently the national spokesperson for NEGU and is looking forward to her fourth season as the Dolphin's head coach.
Coach Bryan began his coaching career in 1990 with the Colony Red Hots swim team in the Irvine Swim League. Bryan grew the team by 30% and led them to be league champions in just 4 short summers. In 1999, Bryan took his talent to the world-famous Mission Viejo Nadadores for the opportunity to coach at a more competitive level. He has been the 10 and under division director since 2004 and has since developed many of the top 10 and under athletes in the United States. Bryan was awarded the Southern California Age Group Coach of the Year in 2010.
Bryan has extensive experience with coaching clinics, stroke development, child development and after school program development. He currently holds Certifications in Sports Nutrition Coaching, Functional Movement Systems and Functional Strength Coaching and trains athletes and clients at Functional Sports Performance in Irvine, California. In 2017, he became the Dryland Director for the Nadadores and developed a comprehensive strength program, working directly with the National team to improve overall strength and performance.
Welcome to the Dolphins Coach Bryan!