Dana Kirk

Director of Aquatics

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Phone: (650) 948-1763
Email: [email protected]

Originally from Bremerton, Washington, Dana grew up swimming at her local YMCA before transferring to the Tacoma Swim Club after the 2000 Olympic trials. She then qualified for the 2004 Athens Olympics, where she finished 9th in the 200-meter butterfly, and is a Pan American Games medalist. A graduate of Stanford University, where she competed on the Stanford Cardinal swimming and diving team, she received 17 All-American honors and eight Pac-10 Conference titles. She coaches the Fremont Hills Barracudas as well as serving as head coach for the Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics affiliate PASA-DKS program since 2008. Her work history includes the Greenmeadow, Los Altos Golf & Country Club, and has been Aquatics Director at Fremont Hills since 2011. Dana has coached young swimmers to the top of their levels in Pacific Swimming, Junior National Finalists, CCS Champions, Western Zone, North American Challenge Cup, and has sent swimmers to the Olympic trials in numerous years. With her husband Jason, also a former competitive swimmer, she enjoys raising the next generation of aquatics enthusiasts in her children Zoe, Lily, and TJ, and their two cats, Black Cat and Girl Cat.