Golden West College announced Tuesday the hiring of Mark Schubert as head coach of the Rustlers' men's and women's swimming and diving programs.
Schubert is an eight-time Olympic coach and three-time NCAA champion. He was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 1997 as "Honor Coach" and has previously been named Coach of the Year by American Swimming Coaches Assn., United States Olympic Committee, United States Swimming, the NCAA and Pacific-10 Conference.
He has worked with such swimmers as Shirley Babashoff, Sippy Woodhead, Jill Sterkel, Janet Evans, Lenny Krayzelburg, Lindsay Benko, Erik Vendt, Larsen Jensen, Ous Mellouli, Dara Torres and Kaitlin Sandeno. Schubert will head a Golden West aquatics program that has captured 15 state and 49 conference championships in its history.