Meet our Coaches

Head Coach: Temujin Gold


Coaching Experience:

· Well over a decade of successful coaching experience with post graduate, collegiate, senior, and age-group athletes

· Experience coaching with a NCAA Division I top 10 team

· Qualified swimmer for 2009 World Championship Trials

· Coached swimmer to consolation and bonus final swims at 2008 Short Course Nationals

· International experience as National Team Coach of El Salvador Salvador

· American Swimming Coaches Association Level 4 Coach (top 10% of coaches)


· B.S. Exercise Science, Indiana University, 2004

· M.S. Exercise Physiology, Indiana University, 2010

Athletic Experience:

· 18 year competitive swimming career

· Competed for Indiana University 2001-2004

Temujin has over 30 years of experience in the world of competitive swimming. He swam from the age of four until his graduation from college in 2004, at which time he began his coaching career. As an athlete and a coach, Temujin has made a point to learn from the best and brightest minds in the sport.

Temujin’s swimming career culminated with his representing Indiana University. While at Indiana he swam under Kris Kirchner, Pan American and World Student Games gold medalist as well as NCAA Champion and 1980 Olympian. Temujin went on to earn a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology from Indiana University where he studied under leading swim researcher Dr. Joel Stager. Temujin continued to surround himself by the best in the sport when he coached at Texas A&M. There he coached under Head Women’s Coach, Steve Bultman, a coach of numerous international competitions including the 1988 and 2012 U.S. Olympic Teams and the 2013 U.S. World Championship Team. While at Texas A&M Temujin also had the opportunity to work with numerous Olympians including two who represented the United States in the 2012 Olympics.

Temujin continues to look for opportunities to learn and grow as a swimming coach in order to better serve his athletes. Outside of coaching he enjoys running and cooking and is interested in exploring surfing and cross-country skiing.