Orange Lutheran Athletics is pleased to announce the hiring of Kellyn Carlson as the Head Swim and Dive Coach.
“Orange Lutheran has the utmost confidence in Coach Carlson’s experience and his passion for leading our program in a way that aligns with and upholds our school’s mission, vision, and important cultural standards,” school administration said in an email to families regarding his hiring.
Carlson previously served as an assistant coach for the Lancers in the water polo and swim programs during the 2020-21 school year. He has also coached at St. John Bosco and Long Beach Shore Aquatics. Additionally, he has vast playing experiences of his own, from water polo at Long Beach State to swimming at the University of Washington. As a professional player, Carlson competed in the Australian National Water Polo League and earned a championship title.
“It is an absolute dream and honor to become the Head Swim and Dive Coach at Orange Lutheran High School,” Carlson said. “The opportunity to teach and lead these young student-athletes to be successful in the pool and in life is a true blessing.”
The swim and dive season begins in February 2022.