Sean Kakumu begins his first season as the head swim and dive coach at College of the Canyons.
Kakumu joins the Cougars while simultaneously working for Canyons Aquatics Club Team, where he trains with the senior swimmers, and is the assistant pool manager with the City of Santa Clarita on a seasonal basis. Before joining Canyons Aquatics and the city, he was the assistant coach at Golden Valley High School.
Kakumu earned his master's degree in architecture from the University of Southern California in 2008 and received his bachelor's degree in architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2006. A local graduate of Hart High School, Kakumu was a member of the Indians swim squad that won a CIF Championship and at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
In Kakumu's free time he enjoys reading, working with electronics, swimming and watching USC football games.