Coach Keith Nighswonger
Coach Nighswonger has been coaching the aquatics program at Sunny Hills for over 33 years. Recently, he reached an impressive milestone in his career, 1,000 victories. He has hosted over 100 aquatics banquets in his career thus far. He has coached hundreds of aquatics athletes, hosted thousands of water polo games and swim meets. His recognitions and awards are endless. He credits his success to his wife, Laura and their two sons, Seth and Hayden.
Coach Sergio Dorrego
Coach Dorrego has been coaching at Sunny Hills for 7 years. He swam and played water polo at Fullerton Union High School. He was named MVP for boys swimming in 2009 and 2012. He was the Freeway League Champion in the 100 breaststroke in 2012. In addition, he swam for FAST for 5 years and coached for FAST for 3 years. His proudest moments being a coach at Sunny Hills is winning Girls Swim Freeway League Champions since 2018, runner up CIF champions for Girls Swim in 2019 and coaching the Boys Water Polo team in CIF in 2022.
Coach Jordan Jaime
Coach Jaime has been coaching at Sunny Hills for 5 years. He swam and played water polo at Sunny as well. During that time, he was named Guardian Lancer, Scholar Athlete, 2nd team All Freeway League, made 3 CIF appearances and was a part of the 2014 Boys Water Polo Freeway League Champion team. As a coach, he has assisted the Girls Water Polo team to 6 undefeated Freeway League Championships, CIF in quarter and semi finals. His proudest moments as a coach was to lead the Boys Water Polo team to their first CIF appearance since 2017-18. In addition, he is proud of the continuous Girls Water Polo team’s current undefeated league winning streak.
Coach Riley Godfrey
Coach Godfrey has been coaching at Sunny Hills for 2 years. She also played water polo at Sunny Hills. During her time in high school, she played 3 years on Varsity and was a part of 3 Freeway League Championships, CIF quarter finalist, and CIF semi-finalist. She received many awards as a player; Rookie of the Year, Most Inspirational, Scholar Athlete, Guardian Lancer, 2nd team All Freeway League, and 1st team All Freeway League, Division 3 CIF team and MVP. As a coach, she loves coaching the incoming freshman and watching them develop into skilled players. She also enjoys moments when players come up to her with exciting news such as getting a college acceptance, passing a test, and even making it to JOs for club. Helping Coach Nighswonger create a youth summer camp has also been a very rewarding moment as a coach.
Coach Amanda Shaw
Coach Shaw has been coaching at Sunny Hills for 7 years. She has been swimming all her life. She started swimming on a summer team in her neighborhood as a kid and later swam for BREA Aquatics. She swam at Diamond Bar High School and was team captain her senior year. As a teenager, she began coaching the same summer team that she swam for as a kid and coached there throughout college. She went on to swim at Chapman University, being team co-captain her junior and senior years. At Chapman, she was part of 5 school record relay teams (4 x 50 free relay, 4 x 50 medley relay, 4 x 100 free relay, 4 x 100 medley relay, and 4 x 200 free relay). Her best events were the 100 and 200 freestyles and 100 and 200 backstrokes. After college, she coached for two years at Bonita High School before coming to Sunny Hills. Some of her proudest moments as a coach are seeing a swimmer’s growth throughout the season, witnessing swimmers swim their hardest and get a new personal record. Coach Shaw loves to watch a swimmer meet a goal they have been trying so hard to accomplish.