Team General Information
Team Abbreviation: MMSC
Team Type: Youth Team
Affiliation: USA Swimming
Sub Affiliation: Pacific Northwest Swimming
About the Coaches: Kirby D Schaufler
Kirby has been involved with swimming in Marysville since moving here to take a teaching job at Cedarcrest School in 1991.
His involvement with swimming started long before that as a swimmer for the Thurston Olympia Swim Club as a youth.
He competed in the High School State Meet for North Thurston High School in 1978 with a top 6 finish. He went on to swim at NCAA Division 3 Grinnell College in Iowa and was an All-Conference swimmer each of his 4 years. He also earned the Doug Johnson Memorial Leadership Award, and was team captain, his final 2 years at Grinnell. He formed and coached the Grinnell College Water Polo Team for 4 years. After Grinnell College Kirby went on to earn a Masters Degree of Science in Physical Education at the University of Florida.
Kirby began his swim coaching at Shoreline High School and later Garfield High School in Seattle. He then became the Inaugural Head Coach of the Queen Anne Swim Club, also in Seattle, from 1986-1991. He was a Zone All Star Coach for the PNS from 1988-1990.
Coaches: Meredith Jenks, Josh James Whall
Dates/Schedule: Practice runs from 5-7 pm Mon-Thurs and 5-6:30 Fri. Swimmers may swim 5-6, 6-7 or 5-7 depending on how many hours you choose to swim each week. Days and times are flexible.
Cost/Rates: $50 Marlins Registration per family and $65 USA Registration Fee per swimmer.