Phone: 210-356-0000


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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Class Schedule

  • Monday-Friday

    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