Saddleback El Toro Swim Team Hires Dedeaux as Age Group Coach

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February 12th, 2019 Club, News

Courtesy: KAP7 International, Inc., a SwimSwam partner.

After an extensive search, Saddleback El Toro Swim Team (SET) has hired Bryan Dedeaux from Lake Forest, California, as the club’s new head age group coach.

Dedeaux comes to SET Swim and Water Polo from Mission Viejo Nadadores where he coached the past 19 years. He has served as the team’s 10 and under director for nearly 15 years and is the dryland director. Bryan started his career as a coach in 1990 with the Colony Red Hots in Irvine, California, and currently serves as the head coach of the Lake Forest Dolphins summer recreational team. He has been selected as the Southern California Swimming Age Group Coach of the Year. In addition to being a regular speaker across the country about age group swimming. Bryan is a certified personal trainer and certified functional strength coach. These additional tools will allow SET to expand the expertise that the club will be able to offer its athletes.

Bradley Schumacher, the director of SET Aquatics (SET Swim Team and SET Water Polo) and two-time Olympic gold medalist had this to say about the hire, “‘Tim Teeter, SET Swim Director, was hired to take SET Swim to the next level. The foundation, strategic planning and vision has created the opportunity to hire the best in the industry. Bryan Dedeaux is recognized nationally as the leader in development of curriculum focused towards age group swimmers. Our mission is to provide the resources necessary for SET athletes to reach their next level and Bryan is a foundational piece of strategic plan. We are excited to have Coach Bryan Dedeaux join the SET family, he will be an integral part of continuing our growth and development.”

Tim Teeter, the director of SET Swim Team and Head Coach stated, “I couldn’t be more excited about the hiring of Bryan Dedeaux as team’s Head Age Group Coach. Bryan has a strong pedigree in both swimming and functional strength training. His energy and enthusiasm is palpable. He has a long history not only top level age group swimmers, but also making a lasting impression on the athletes he works with. His addition to our staff helps fill a void of high level coaches with our younger swimmers.”

About Saddle El Toro Swim Team (SET)

SET is a year-round competitive swim team designed to help each swimmer attain their individual next level. Families and swimmers are from the Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Irvine and surrounding communities. The provides structured development, professional training and competition for swimmers of all ages and abilities.

Located in Lake Forest, California, SET primarily practices at El Toro High School. SET has produced swimmers that have competed at all levels. SET Swim Team is one of the fastest growing youth swim teams in Southern California. More information about the club is available at

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