Mallory Mead is a professional marathon swimmer with more than two decades of competitive experience and more than a decade of experience coaching children and adults of all abilities.
Mallory’s greatest athletic achievements include being the 39th person in the world and one of the youngest to complete the “Triple Crown” of Open Water Swimming, which consists of the 21-mile English Channel, the 21-mile Catalina Channel, and the 28.5 mile Manhattan Island Marathon Swim. In addition to her Triple Crown finish Mallory went on to compete on the FINA Open Water Grand Prix Circuit, a series of professional marathon swims ranging from 15-88 kilometers.
Mallory has coached Southern California Aquatics (SCAQ), the largest Master’s Swimming Club in the country is her current team. Last year Mallory acted as head coach of the Immaculate Heart High School varsity swim team. Her team went on to place the highest in school history at CIF Division III Championships.
Mallory is originally from Northern Indiana, and swam for Western Kentucky University where she was a competitive NCAA swimmer. She is passionate about the advancement of women’s sports, ocean conservation, and animal rights.
As a coach, Mallory specializes in work one on one or with small groups. She can help beginer swimmers, swimmers with swimming anxieties, and open water swimmers and triathletes.