|Team:||Men's Swimming and Diving|
Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif.
College: Salem International (W.V.)
Years at Whittier: Entering 6th
Whittier Coaching Accomplishments
Tyler Aisner won the 1-meter dive in SCIAC and Cameron Rehm and Chris Evans combined to break five school records. Aisner also finished third on the 1-Meter Dive totalling 233.40 points and was the top diver among Division III competitors. In the last regular season conference meet, the men's team finished first in 10 of the 13 events, winning 160-74 over Caltech.
The Poets broke four records at the SCIAC Championships. Tyler Aisner became an All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference performer in the 1 Meter and 3 Meter Dives, Juan Aguilar broke his mark in the 200 Yard Back and two relay teams set new school records as the Poets took home seventh place honors at the conference championship. The relay teams also stood out for Whittier as the 400 and 200 Medley teams set new school records. Aguilar, Chandler, Eachus and John Adams swam a 3:38.57 which narrowly broke the 30-year old record set in 1980. The old record of 3:38.76 was set by Stan Kushy, David Milosch, Goran Jern and R. Patrick Matthews. Eamon Kelly joined the team of Aguilar, Chandler and Eachus to set a new school mark in the 200 Yard Medley Relay. The Poets swam a 1:39.06 which broke the record set in 2008 of 1:40.66.
The Poets finished at .500 in SCIAC competition; the program's best finish in nearly a decade. Whittier broke three school records at the SCIAC Championships. The Whittier College men's swimming team completed its season with a sixth place finish at the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships at Belmont Plaza.
Saw Manuel Sanchez earn SCIAC Swimmer of the Year honors and advance to the NCAA Division III Championships in Oxford, Ohio.
Other Coaching Accomplishments
Coached at Foutain Valley High School and Huntington High School. In 2007 he led the team to one of its finest seasons with over 10 swimmers qualifying for the CIF State Swim Meet.
Began his swimming coaching career at Ross S. Sterling High School in Baytown, Texas, where he helped develop some of the best swimmers in the school's history.
In addition to his duties with the high school, Pudwill also coached the Baytown Buccaneers and build the program into one of the finest feeder swim teams in the Houston area. The Buccaneers won three smal team division titles and had back-to-back-to-back undefeated seasons.
Played Division II baseball and water polo, in addition to swimming, for Salem International.
Pudwill played internationally for the Ontario Water Polo Club.
Also coaches the men's water polo team and women's water polo and swimming teams at Whittier.