Coach Preslar

Coach Preslar

Coaching Staff / 2016-2017

Team: Coed Varsity Swimming
Position: Head Coach
Email: socasteeswimteam@gmail.com
Bio:

Coach Preslar
Coach Preslar is a graduate of Wake Forest University and the University of Texas Medical School. He is an Orthopedic Surgeon. He is married to Carole Young and they have three children, Jason, Jessie and Jennifer. Dr. Preslar began swimming at age three. He competed in age group swimming in North Carolina. He has been doing U S Masters swimming since 1975 and previously held the state long course record in Oklahoma for the Backstroke. He continues to swim and was 1st in the state in his age group at the South Carolina 2012 Short Course Masters Championship in the 200 & 500 Freestyle, the 50 100 & 200 Backstroke, the 50 Breaststroke and the 100 IM. In addition, he has multiple National Qualifying Times and swam at the U S Masters Nationals in April 2012 in Greensboro, NC. He placed 9th nationally in the 500 Free and 10th in the 200 Back! He began coaching swimming in 2002, as coach of the Low Country Day School Swim Team. He became the Head Coach for the Socastee High School Swim Team in 2004 and is beginning his 12th year. He earned a coaching certificate from the American Sport Education Program in April 2005.