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The Santa Rosa Junior College Women's Swim and Dive Team are the 2004 and 2005

BACK-TO-BACK CALIFORNIA STATE CHAMPIONS

This season the Bear Cub women broke 7 school records, including setting a new State Record in the 200 Medley Relay, and four national champions. Head Coach Jill McCormick was also named California Community College Coach of the Year both this season and last. The SRJC Swim and Dive Team has been in existence nearly 30 years including numerous state champions and team titles. We compete in the California Community Colleges League. We belong to the Big Seven Conference, giving us a great slate of dual meets, rivalries, and a Conference Championship Meet. We have a strong women's team that consistently attracts swimmers and divers at the national level as well as athletes willing to improve to that level. During our recent seasons we have won two state titles and consistently finished in the top three at our conference meet, including many All American and All Academic student- athletes. In the past two years, our team has broken 19 school records, and we continue to compete at a top level against the other teams in the state. Coach McCormick recruits athletes who not only demonstrate a high level of teamwork, focus, and discipline in the pool and in the classroom, but who also like to have fun with their team and enjoy competition.

 


Head Coach Jill McCormick

Head Coach
Jill McCormick
jmccormick@santarosa.edu
(707) 527-4369

EDUCATION
  • M.A. in Athletes and Academic Achievement, University of California, Berkeley, 2001
  • CA Teaching Credential, University of California, Davis, 1994
  • B.A. in English, University of California, Davis, 1993
  • A.A. in General Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College, 1991
COACHING
  • 2005 CA Community College Coach of the Year
  • 2004 CA Community College Coach of the Year
  • Santa Rosa Junior College Swim & Dive and Women's Water Polo, Head Coach- Since 2000
  • Piner High School Swim & Dive Team, Head Coach - 6 years
  • UC Davis Women's Swim Team, Sprint Coach - 1 year
  • Santa Rosa Neptunes, Senior Age Group Coach - 5 years
  • El Oso Water Polo, Coach - Since 2003
  • Redwood Empire Water Polo, Coach - 2 years

In her recent career here, McCormick has produced over 30 conference and state champions, over 50 All Americans, and over 25 All-Academic student athletes. McCormick swam locally in Santa Rosa for the Santa Rosa Neptunes, Montgomery High School, and for Santa Rosa Junior College where she was a two-time All-American in the backstroke and relay events. She continued her collegiate swimming at UC Davis and still swims today for Santa Rosa Masters.



Assistant Swim Coach
James Graham
Graham enters his first season as an Assistant Swim Coach for the Bear Cubs. He has been a high school swimming coach for both Maria Carrillo (5 years) and Redlands East Valley (2 years); as well as a club coach for the Santa Rosa Neptunes (2 years). Graham has also coached water polo for seven years, including two years as the Head Coach for the SRJC men's team and two years as Assistant Coach for the SRJC women's team.

Diving Coach Tim Nobriga

Diving Coach
Tim Nobriga
Nobriga has coached the SRJC divers for over 20 years. He also coaches diving for our local high schools and teaches water polo and swimming classes for SRJC. Nobriga was a diver himself for Chico State University.


Santa Rosa Junior College is officially accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges