13 and Over Advanced and Intermediate
11 and Over Intermediate
10 and Under Developmental
Masters Level 2 Coach
Coach Bob has over 17 years of coaching age group, high school and Masters swimmers.
In 2011 Coach Bob started the Palm Desert Swim Club with 12 swimmers. On the team's second anniversary the team had over 120 swimmers.
Coach Bob is committed to making the Palm Desert Swim Club an elite level team that will compete at all levels of amateur swimming while promoting the lifelong values of commitment, good sportsmanship, discipline and team work.
Asst. Head Coach
Head Age Group Coach
9/10 & 11/12 Advanced and Intermediate, 11 and Over Developmental
ASCA Level 3
Coach Mitch has a 15 year history of success coaching athletes of all ages and abilities. As an age group swim coach, he has guided dozens of swimmers to the Junior Olympic level including several finalist and a JO Age Group Champion/SCS Club Championship qualifier. Coach Mitch is an ASCA Level 3 Coach and a member of the Positive Coaching Alliance. Mitch brings an extensive background in physiology and sports psychology, as well as an elite level structured and positive coaching style to the Palm Desert Swim Club.
Mitch is retired Marine Officer and University of Maryland graduate, currently pursuing a M.S. in Sports Psychology
As an athlete with a National caliber running background, Coach Mitch is also a multiple USAT All-American, 13-time World Triathlon Championship Qualifier and two-time Armed Forces Champion of the World Triathlon Championships.