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Head Coaches

Swim Team

Years Swim Team
Head Coach
Positions, Recognitions, and Awards
1954 Raymond Murphy

Raymond Murphy

  • First Swim Team Coach for the Dad’s Club 1954
  • Physical Education Teacher at Spring Branch High School 1957
1955 E.A. Snapp

E.A. Snapp

  • Basketball Coach University of Houston 1942
  • Head Coach Houston Country Club 1944
  • Head Coach Golfcrest Swimming Club 1945
  • Past President of the Texas Health and Physical Education and Recreation Association 1950
  • Head Judge of Water Tower Diving at Olympics 1954
  • Head Coach of US Volleyball Team in Pan American Games 1955
  • Head Coach of Dad’s Club 1955-57
1957-1962, 1964 Melvin "Pat" and Jane Patterson

Melvin Pat Patterson

Jane Patterson

  • Head Coach of Dad’s Club and Memorial High School 1957-64
  • 1 Year Sabbatical to get Master’s Degrees 1963
  • Head Coach University of Arkansas 1964-68
  • Head Coach Texas A&M University 1968-70
  • Head Coach University of Texas 1970-79
  • Principal at Westlake High School near Austin 1979-94
  • Superintendent of Sweeny Independent School District 1986-91
  • Texas Swimming & Diving Hall of Fame 2009
1963 Bob and Janie Walker

Bob Walker

  • Head Coach Lakeside Country Club
  • Head Coach Fonn Villas Swim Club
  • Head Coach (swim team) George Washington Junior High School
  • Interim Coach during Pat and Jane Patterson’s Sabbatical, 1963
1965-1971 Richard Quick

Richard Quick


  • Assistant Coach Men Southern Methodist University 1971–1975
  • Head Coach Women Southern Methodist University 1976-77
  • Head Coach Iowa State Men 1977-78
  • Head Coach Auburn Men and Women 1978-82
  • Head Coach University of Texas Women 1982-88
  • Head Coach Stanford Women 1988-2005
  • Head Coach Auburn Men and Women 2007-2009
  • Head Coach Olympic Team Men’s and Women’s 1988 Seoul, Korea
  • Head Coach Olympic Team Women 1996, Atlanta, GA.
  • Head Coach Olympic Team Women 2000 Sydney, AU
  • International Swimming Hall of Fame 2000
  • College Swimming Coaches Association of America named him the N.C.A.A. coach of the year six different times
  • NCAA First Lifetime Achievement Award 2009
  • Texas Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame 2009
1972 Al Crosby
  • Tarpons Swim Club, Houston 1972
  • Dynamo’s Swim Club, Atlanta 1973
  • Top 16 National Coordinator, USA Swimming 2014
1972-1977 Skip Kenney

Skip Kenney

  • Coach of Cincinnati Pepsi Marlins
  • Assistant Coach Olympic Team Los Angeles 1984
  • Assistant Coach Olympic Team Seoul, South Korea 1988
  • Head Coach Olympics Team Men Atlanta 1996
  • Head Coach Stanford University 1979-2012
  • 6 Time NCAA Coach of the Year 1982, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1992, 1998
  • 20 Time Pac-10 Coach of the Year 1983 to 2009
  • Head Coach U.S. Short Course World Championships Indianapolis 2004
  • International Swimming Hall of Fame 2004
  • American Swim Coaches Hall of Fame 2005
  • College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Speedo Lifetime Achievement Award 2013
1977-1979 Rob Orr

Rob Orr

  • Head Coach Princeton University 1979–2014
  • Master Coach Award from the College Swimming Coaches Association 1990
  • EISL Coach of the Year six times, most recently in 1995
  • Head Women’s Coach for the U.S. National Junior Team 1993
  • Head Coach Olympic Festival 1991
1979-1981 Jay Fitzgerald

Jay Fitzgerald

  • Head Coach of Cincinnati Pepsi Swim Club 1981-85
  • Head Coach of Santa Clara Swim Club 1985-95
  • Coach of the US Pan American Team
  • Head Coach and Assistant Coach of World Championships Team
  • Head Coach of World University Games
  • Special Assistant for NBC Olympic Coverage Swimming 1988, 1996, and 2000
  • Head Coach of Pine Crest School, FL 1995
  • ASCA Gold Award of Excellence 2006
  • Olympic Coach for Paraguay 2008
  • American Swimming Coaches Hall of Fame 2012
1981-1982 Steve Cattolica

Steve Cattolica

  • Co-Head Coach Pleasant Hill Dolphin Swim Team, CA 1973-77
  • Assistant Coach, Pleasant Hill Swim Club, CA 1973-79
  • Head Coach of Mesa Aquatic Club in Arizona 1979-80
  • Head Coach of Dad’s Club 1981 - Dec 1982
  • USA Swimming Board of Directors, Coaches Representative, Southern Zone 1982-83
  • Co-Coach of US Swim Team in Europe 1983
  • Currently - Registered Lobbyist, Sacramento, CA
1982-1988 Randy Julian

Randy Julian

  • Assistant Coach University of Notre Dame
  • Assistant Coach Southern Illinois
  • Head Coach Bowling Green State University for 7 years
  • General Chair of Gulf Swimming 1983-85
  • Chair of the Texas Senior Circuit 1983-85
  • Assistant Coach for the South in the USOC Sports Festival Games, Houston, TX 1985
  • MAC Conference Swimming Coach of the Year (Mid-American) 1996 
  • USA Swimming-Staff 2002
  • Staff Liaison to USA Swimming Disability Swimming Committee
1988-2009 Mark Boerner

Mark Boerner


  • ASCA Level 5 Certified Coach
  • USA Swimming Board of Directors
  • USA Swimming Southern Zone Director
  • YMCA Swim Coach of the Year
  • Head Coach Terrapins Swim Club 2010-
2009- Rey Aguilar

Rey Aguilar

  • Former swimmer Dad’s Club Swim Team
  • Swimmer for El Salvador’s National Team in International Meets
  • Head Coach of the Dad’s Club since 2009
  • Gulf Coach of Zones Swim Team
  • Head Coach of All Star Swim Team
  • TSA All Star Committee member and chair
  • Gulf LSC's Coaches' Rep
  • Gulf Swimming Board
Diving Team

Years Diving
Head Coach
Positions, Recognitions, and Awards
1964-1993 Kuni Schultz

Kuni Schultz

  • Olympic Diver Summer Olympics for Germany 1952
  • Professional diver in the New York Aquashow 1957-58
  • Executive Director at the Dad’s Club and Diving Coach for 25 years
  • National Diving Committee Member
  • Chaired the National Age Group Committee
  • Clear Creek ISD 2007 Volunteer of the Year for work with the Diving Team at Clear Creek High School
1969 Win Young

Win Young

  • Olympic bronze medal winner 1968 Mexico City
  • Assistant diving Coach at Dad's Club 1969
  • Diving Coach West Point
  • Diving Coach University of Arizona
1970-1973 Joe Suriano

Joe Suriano

  • Aquatic Director at Dad’s Club
  • First diving coach at Vanderbilt University 1974-77
  • Diving Coach at the Naval Academy 1978-2013
1974-1978 Bob Rydze

Bob Ryzde

  • Aquatic Director at Dad’s Club
  • Diving Coach at Iowa State 1978-2012
  • Team Leader for USA Diving at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing
  • Chairman of USA Diving's board of directors
  • Serves on U.S. Aquatics Sports board of directors
  • Big Ten Diving Coach of the Year 1985, 1986, and 1995
1978-1981 Dave Moreau

Dave Moreau

  • University of Ohio
  • Diving Coach of Dad’s Club
  • Diving Coach of Spring Branch Independent School District
  • Diving Coach Florida State Men 1981-82
  • UIL Texas Girls and Boys Diving Coach of the Year 2003
  • Diving Coach of Cy-Fair ISD 1982-2013
1981 Ed Hooker

Ed Hooker


  • Master’s degree from the University of Michigan
  • Diving Coach Dad’s Club
  • Diving Coach Spring Branch ISD 1981-2014
  • Currently Natatorium Director for Spring Branch ISD 2014