About Us


The Santa Ynez Valley Swim Club is a competitive swim club serving the Santa Ynez Valley and surrounding areas.

Our mission is to provide a safe, fun competitive swimming program; helping swimmers to achieve their goals and reach their full potential.

We strive to promote discipline, dedication and great sportsmanship.


The Club

Santa Ynez Valley Swim Club (SYVSC) is a member of USA Swimming and Southern California Swimming, led by head coach and founder Dwayne Douglas, an ASCA certified level 3 coach with over 10 years of coaching experience.

SYVSC is a team for swimmers 6-18 looking to have fun whilst developing their stroke technique to maximize their full swimming potential.



Dwayne Douglas (Head Coach)

Dwayne is a former competitive swimmer turned coach that enjoys mentoring and motivating athletes. Formerly the head coach of Rodney Heights Aquatic Center in St’ Lucia, the St’ Lucian National team, Stingray Swim Club and Dickinson Dolphins. Dwayne has also been an age group coach for The Royal Swim team and North Bay Aquatics in California.