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Mark Schubert

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Mark Schubert with Olympian Kalyn Keller in Melbourne, Australia at the 2007 FINA World Championships

Mark Schubert was the USA Swimming's National Team Head Coach and an 8-time USA Olympic Swim Team coach (1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008). He also served as the head coach for both the University of Southern California men's and women's swim teams and coached at the University of Texas from 1989 to 1992. He was also the head coach of the Mission Viejo Nadadores where his teams won a total of 44 national championship titles over 13 years and the head coach for the Mission Bay Makos in Boca Raton, Florida, where his teams won 9 national team titles. He now coaches at the GoldenWest Swim Club in Huntington Beach, California.

During his career, his teams have won 3 NCAA Championships and 49 NCAA individual titles and has coached Olympic greats such as Shirley Babashoff, Brian Goodell, Mike O'Brien, Janet Evans, Tiffany Cohen, Sippy Woodhead, Lenny Krayzelburg, Jill Sterkel, Lindsay Benko, Erik Vendt, Larsen Jensen, Ous Mellouli, Dara Torres, Kalyn Keller and Kaitlin Sandeno. He also coached open water swimming greats as Paul Asmuth and Shelley Taylor-Smith as well as triathlon coach Gerry Rodrigues.


In 1997, he was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) as an Honor Coach. He was also named one of the 30 Most Influential People in Swimming over the Past 30 Years by USA Swimming and Speedo USA.

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