Mark Schubert
Courtesy of: USOC
PHOENIX, Arizona, April 26. RENOWNED national swim coach Mark E. Schubert has joined Dolfin Swimwear as Director of Technical Development. An eight-time Olympic swim coach, Schubert will focus on innovation and technical leadership for Dolfin's line of competitive swimwear.

According to James Korth, Dolfin President, "Mark brings to Dolfin a coaching record that is unsurpassed in the history of competitive swimming and will help Dolfin to continue to be a leading force in competitive swimwear in the years to come."

One of the leading coaches in the world at the Elite level of competitive swimming, Schubert recently served as USA Swimming's National Team Head Coach (2009 to 2010) as well as a coach for eight US Olympic Swimming Teams (1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008), including the 2008 Beijing Games team at which the USA won 33 medals. He has coached 26 USA Olympians, 45 World record holders, and 145 American record holders, along with 49 individual champions and 130 All Americans. Additionally, his club teams have won 70 National Team Championships.


Said Schubert, "I have long believed that I could bring extensive competitive experience and insight to swimwear--which is crucial in today's level of competition--and I'm thrilled to have that opportunity with an innovative brand like Dolfin." Along with his responsibilities at Dolfin, Schubert will continue his coaching duties at Golden West College and Golden West Swim Club (both Huntington Beach, CA).

Background: About Mark Schubert
Mark Schubert is one of the leading coaches in the world at the Elite level of competitive swimming. Currently the Head Coach and CEO of Golden West Swim Club, and the Head Coach of Swimming at Golden West College, Mr. Schubert recently served as USA Swimming's National Team Head Coach (2009 to 2010) as well as a coach for eight US Olympic Swimming Teams (1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008), including the 2008 Beijing Games team at which the USA won 33 medals.

In addition to Golden West College, Mr. Schubert's collegiate coaching experience includes stints as head coach for both the University of Southern California men's and women's swim teams as well as at the University of Texas where he coached several NCAA champions. He has coached three NCAA championship teams, along with 49 individual champions and 130 All Americans. Additionally, his club teams have won 70 National Team Championships. Among his many accomplishments, Mr. Schubert has coached 26 USA Olympians, 45 World record holders, and 145 American record holders.

He is a member of the International Swimming hall of Fame and the American Swimming Coaches Association Hall of Fame, and has also been selected as Coach of the Year by the American Swimming Coaches Association, the NCAA and by USA Swimming.

Background: About Dolfin Swimwear
Dolfin Swimwear (a subsidiary of Jade Swimwear, LP) is one of America's leading competitive swimwear brands. Founded and operated in Pennsylvania over more than 50 years, Dolfin has a long-standing reputation for the best quality swimwear at the most competitive prices in the industry. Best known for its "Uglies" line of practice swimwear, Dolfin is also an innovator and leader in competitive and technical swimwear.

Learn more at www.dolfinswimwear.com



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