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Tim R Teeter

Director of Swim Team /Head Coach

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Tim will begin his third season as the Director and Head Coach of Set Swim Team.  He has spent nearly 20 years as a coach and has worked with athletes of all levels.  During his first two years at SET his athletes broke over 120 club records and the club tripled in number of members.

Prior to coming to Set 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 Head Coach of the El Toro High School Swim Team.  He is married to Jessica and they have two children, Nyte and Daley.

JC Guzman

Associate Head Coach

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JC comes to SET Swim Team from JCA Swim Team in Los Angeles.  JC has been involved in swimming for many years.  He was a high school All-American and a Junior National qualifier.  He spent a few years in the U.S. Army.

JC currently is training for triathlons with the goal of becoming an ironman finisher.  He has a wide variety of experiences as a coach.  Including working for a learn to swim program all the way to training sectional level qualifiers.  Additionally, he has also worked with deaf athletes and is currently learning sign language.  

JC primarily works with Bronze 2 and Silver 2, but helps with all groups when necessary.  His experience and excitement are very positive attributes that JC brings to the SET Swim Team.

Jessica Leech

Head Age Group Coach

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Jessica is returning to the pool deck after coaching in 2014 for Newport Beach Aquatics. At Newport, she assisted swimmers from the ages of 6-14 years old. She began swimming recreationally at the age of 7, and continued club swimming through high school for Newport Beach Aquatics and SoCal Aquatics. In addition to swimming, Jessica enjoys CrossFit and running. Currently, she is attending Saddleback Community College and is passionate about studying Nursing.
 
Jessica focused on Butterfly and sprint Freestyle during her career. At El Toro High School, she was part of the CIF team’s of 2014-2016. She lettered and received the Golden Torch Award (maintaining above a 3.5 GPA) for three consecutive years. Jessica recently graduated with the class of 2016.
 
Jessica is eager to begin coaching and is excited to be apart of the SET family!

Barrett Tester

Assistant Coach - Gold Group

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Using swimming as a prime motivator and connector, Barrett has parlayed
his love of water sports into an exciting aquatic career spanning several
decades. From being an experienced ocean lifeguard (California State Parks,
Los Angeles County Fire Dept.), to seasoned marketing executive
(Quiksilver), to well traveled event producer (Rainbow Sandals Battle of the
Paddle) and contest director (International Surfing Association). Now
returning to coaching, Barrett looks forward to helping motivated athletes
become their best.

Barrett’s prior coaching experience includes working with swimmers at all
levels from beginner to Olympians. Past coaching positions include: Sprint
Coach U.C. Davis Men’s Swimming, Head Swim Coach Loyola H.S., Head
Swim Coach Beverly Hills H.S., Masters Swimming Coach Southern California
Aquatics (SCAQ), Age-Group Coach Team Santa Monica (TSM) and Graduate Assistant Coach U.C.L.A. Men’s Swimming.

As an accomplished swimmer, Barrett was a four-year Letterman at U.C.L.A. Men’s Swimming, Jr. Nationals qualifier, earned several National Age-Group rankings and Junior Olympic championships. As an avid ocean sports competitor, Barrett won five (5) United States Lifesaving National Championships, was a member of United States teams to New Zealand and Australia and a former World Bodysurfing Champion (1993).

Barrett earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from U.C.L.A. He is married to Julia and has two children, daughter Kaelin and son Cruz (who is a member of SET age-group team).

Kimberly Ann Parkan

Assistant Coach - Bronze 2

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Kim recently joined the SET coaching staff.   She was a competitive swimmer while growing up in Lake Forest. She swam and played water polo at El Toro High school and played club water polo at Chico State in college.  Kim earned her master's and doctorate degrees at University of the Pacific in Physical Therapy. She works as a Physical Therapist with all ages and abilities of people. She enjoys being with her Family, swimming with the SET masters team, reading and being outdoors.  Her two children, Chase and Lilly both swim for SET. She is excited to join the SET family to help swimmers with great technique and develop a love for the sport of swimming.  

 
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Bradley Schumacher

SET Aquatics Director

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