Jonathan Panchak
Jonathan Panchak
Year: Junior
Hometown: Los Gatos, Calif.
High School: Los Gatos HS
Position: IM/Breaststroke

ORANGE COAST COLLEGE
2015-16:
Swam under Coach Anthony Iacopetti…State Champion and State record holder in the 100 and 200 breaststroke…MVP…Men’s Performance of the Meet award winner at 2016 State Championships.

INDIANA UNIVERSITY
2014-15:
Swam under Coach Ray Looze…Competed at Nationals in 2015

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Los Gatos High School…Swam under Coach Kurt Kroesche…3-time team MVP…Senior team captain…Athlete of the Year…Earned All-American honors…Swam club for Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics under Coach Tony Batis…Competed at Junior Nationals 2011-2014.

PERSONAL
Jonathan Panchak was born March 2, 1996…Is majoring in Economics and Accounting at UCSB with hopes of starting his own business someday…Enjoys surfing, skating, and napping in his free time…Snacks on Costco power bars before his races…Began swimming at age 9…Favorite aspect of college swimming is the team atmosphere…If he could add an event to each meet it would be the 100 IM…Helping his community college get third at State Championships is the proudest achievement of his swimming career.

“’You miss 100 percent of the shot you don’t take’ – Wayne Gretzky” – Michael Scott