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: Andrew D Winquist, Josh James Whall,
Eligibility (Who can join?): Generally, swimmers should be able to listen to and follow directions and be able to swim 25 yards (one length of the pool) of each of the following strokes without stopping: freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke.
Dates/Schedule: Monday through Thursday 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Friday 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
Cost/Rates: $75 Marlins Registration or $100 per family and $69 USA Registration Fee per swimmer.