Degrees and Certifications:
MS - Education - University of Bridgeport BA - History - Wittenberg University TEA: Social Studies Composite 6-12; Special Education K-12 Certifications College Board: AP US History Certified NSPF- Certified Pool Operator ASCA - Level V Swimming Coach
Mr. Mark Jedow
Coach Jedow is beginning his 15h year at Churchill and originally a Connecticut native where he participated in multiple sports but gravitated towards the sport of swimming. From 1986-1990, Coach Jedow attended and earned his BA from Wittenberg University where he was a varsity member of the Tigers Swimming program. In 1993 Mark relocated to San Antonio to assume the Head Swimming Coach and Social Studies Teacher position at Robert E.Lee High School in NEISD. From 1993-1999 he rebuilt the Lee program into one of the top 10 programs in the State coaching several state champions and All American's along the way. In 1999, Coach Jedow transferred to the newly opened Reagan High School as the Head Swimming Coach and Social Studies Teacher. From 2000-2002, he led the Rattlers to 3 consecutive girls Texas UIL State Championships. In 2002, Coach Jedow left NEISD to take the position of Head Coach of the North Country Aquatic Club in Hanover New Hampshire. In May of 2005 Coach Jedow returned to NEISD to rebuild the NEAT/AAAA USA Club Swimming Program into a nationally ranked program which included over 600 athletes ranging in ability from the Novice to the Olympic Trials Qualifiers’. In 2008 Coach Jedow took over the reigns of the Churchill Swimming & Diving teams and has continued the proud tradition of excellence established by his predecessor Al Marks. In Coach Jedow’s short tenure he has had three UIL State- Runners-up titles in 2009, 2010, & 2012, 1 National Record Holder, 9 Individual State Champions, and over 20 HS All American's performances.
At Churchill, Coach Jedow has taught US History and AP US History and for the past years has served on the Texas Education Agency STAAR item review committee which evaluates test questions proposed for use on the US Hstory STAAR End of Course Exam and on Texas Education Agency STAAR Test Eductaor Focus Groups.
Coach Jedow also serves the Texas Swimming Community as board memeber of the Texas Interschoalstic Swimming Coaches Association currently as President. He also serves National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) as President, Girls Swimming All America Chair, Zone 6 Director and ParaSwimming All America awards chair.
In his free time Coach Jedow enjoys spending time with family, fly fishing and working on small projects. He is currently in the process of restoring a 1955 Gravely tractor to working condition.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND AWARDS High School Coaching Career- 27 Years
UIL State Championships: Girls Swimming 2000,2001, 2002
Head USA Swimming Club Coach- Swimming- 6 years
Head Age Group Coaching – 12 Years (1990-2001)
Texas Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association: Girls State Coach of the Year, 2001, 2002
National Federation: Zone 6 Boys and Girls Swimming Coach of the Year, 2001
UIL District Coach of the Year: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002,2009,2011,2012,2013,2014, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021
UIL Region Coach of the Year: 1994, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002,2009, 2010,2012,2013, 2014,2017, 2018, 2020, 2021
San Antonio Express News: Swimming Coach of the Year 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001,2009,2010,2012, 2017
South Texas Swimming: Age Group Coach of the Year 1995
American Swimming Coaches Association: South Texas Age Group Coach of the Year 1996
NEISD Certificate of Recognition: Outstanding Leadership 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002
National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) : President-Elect, Girls Swimming All-America Chairman & Zone 6 Director
Texas Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (TISCA): Region VII- 6A Coaches Representative 2008-2020, Board Secretary 2018-2020, Vice-President 2020-Present.
Texas Education Agency: STAAR Item Review Committee 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
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Period Course Location
1st Period Swimming & Diving I BAC Pools/Rm: B107
2nd Period Conference B107
3rd Period AP US History Room B107
4th Period AP US History Room B107
5th Period AP US History Room B107
6th Period Lunch Room B107
7th Period Campus Duty Assignment
8th Period Swimming II BAC Swimming Pools/Rm: B107
Tutoring: Thursdays 8:15am-8:45AM