Michael Jafari
Michael Jafari
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 562-907-5091
Email: mjafari@whittier.edu

Education
University of California at Berkeley

  • B.A. (Middle Eastern Studies, Pre-Med)

Athletic Accomplishments
USA Triathlon Olympic Development Team (2009-11)
University of California at Berkeley Student-Athlete (2006-08)
* PAC-10 Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
* Member of the Men’s Swimming & Diving Team
* 10 Time U.S. National Qualifier
* Captained a team that placed 4th Nationally and 2nd in the PAC-10 (2007-08)
* Retired after 2008 Olympic Trials

Coaching Experience
MAX Aquatics (Head Coach and Owner) – 2011-Present
East Los Angeles College (Director of Aquatics, Head Coach – Women’s Water Polo, Women’s Swimming & Diving) – 2017-18
MAX Aquatics (Assistant Head Coach) – 2009-11
UC Berkeley Men’s Team (Graduate Assistant) – 2008-09

Activities and Organizations
USA Swimming, Southern California Swimming’s Board of Directors
* Chairman (2016-Present)
* Administrative Vice-Chairman (2015-16)
* Diversity Chair (2014-16)

Metro Committee, Southern California Swimming LSC
* Group Coach Representative

Honors and Awards
2015 Southern California Swimming’s Metro Committee’s Coach of the Year
2014 Southern California Swimming’s Metro Committee’s Coach of the Year
CSCAA NCAA Division I All-Academic Team, Honorable Mention
PAC-10 Academic All-American, 2nd Team
USA Triathlon All-American Honorable Mention