Our Coaches 

All coaches at Long Beach Swim Club are certified members of USA swimming and members of ASCA.  We pride ourselves on cutting edge teaching methods and regularly attend seminars and clinics.

Head Coach

 Teresa Pascuzzo

Dr. Teresa Pascuzzo has been the head coach of Beach Swim Club for the past 30+ years.. Previously she coached at Team Santa Monica, Santa Rosa Swim Club, the University of Southern California Women’s Team and several High School Teams from both Southern and Northern California. 

 

Teresa swam for Los Angeles Athletic Club, Lakewood Aquatic Club, and the University of Southern California. Her accolades include 5 time All American at USC, Olympic Trial Qualifier 100 Breaststroke, Mountain Pacific Champion in the 100 Breast, Sprint IM and 400 Med Relay, with a new record in the IM.   Teresa was also a member of the first Women’s National Water Polo Championship while at USC.

 

Teresa attended USC on an academic scholarship prior to title 9.  She graduated with cum laude honors at USC. She then attended Medical school at UCLA in the Prosthetics field. Teresa then went on and obtained her PhD at TWU. Teresa’s dissertation was published in 1985…The Mechanical Comparison of Terminal Devices.

 

Teresa is currenty a level 4 ASCA Coach.

Nathan Walter
Nate is an associate head coach for Beach Swim club. Nathan grew up within the Beach program. He is well versed in dryland, swimming drills, and racing. Nate won league 3 times for Wilson High School,  in the back and IM and was part of all the winning relays. After graduating high school, Nathan attended USC and represented the university. He graduated with honors and has come home to help others achieve success

Assistant Coach