Ken Dory (7th Year)
Head Boys Coach
Coach Dory began coaching age group in Irvine in 1985. In 1989, he joined the staff at Irvine High School and guided the Boy's Team to 10 consecutive League Championships from 1995 thru 2004. Irvine was the D1 Runner Up in 1998 and 1999, and then won back to back D1 titles in 2000 and 2001. While at Irvine Coach Dory was named OC High School Coach of the year by the OC Register twice (1998 and 2000) and by the LA Times (1999 and 2001).
Coach Dory left Irvine in 2008 after Starting both the Water Polo and Swim Programs at Concordia University in 2007 for both men and women. In 2012 while at Concordia, Dory led the men's team to a 3rd place finish at the NAIA National Championships and was named the Men's National NAIA Coach of the Year.
After the 2012 season at Concordia, Coach Dory left college coaching and returned to high school coaching at Mater Dei for the 2013 season as head coach for both the boy's and girls team's. Both teams have finished in the top 2 at the Trinity League Championships during that time with the boys winning titles in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Dory was named OC Boys High School Coach of the year by the OC Register following the 2016 season.
Coach Dory became the head coach at Costa Mesa Aquatics Club (CMAC) in January of 2016 while continuing to lead both teams at Mater Dei. After 3 years at CMAC, Coach Dory left club to pursue teaching opportunities at Mater Dei. Coach Dory received his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from CSUN and his Master's Degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from CUI. He lives in Irvine with his wife Jenny of 2 years, and their four children, Erica (23), Logan (20), Kelly (16), and Sean (12).
Kelly Dullard (3rd Year)
Head Girls Coach
Coach Dullard enters his third season with Mater Dei in 2018-2019. Kelly comes to MD through Concordia University Irvine where he served as a Graduate Assistant to both the men’s and women's teams during the 2016-2017 season. Kelly received his Masters in Coaching and Athletic Administration in 2016. While at CUI, Kelly also served as the Sports Information and Game Management Graduate Assistant, and has worked as the YMCA of San Diego County Camp Surf Teen Program Coordinator. Kelly has also coached in the Irvine Swim League. In addition to being the Head Girls Swim Coach at MD, he is also the Coordinator of Athletic Operations.
Kelly grew up in Waterbury, Connecticut and received his Bachelor of Science in Sport Management from Springfield College in Massachusetts, where he was a four year member of the Swim Team. Kelly's experience with all age groups and diverse organizations make him a great fit on the MD coaching staff.
Ryan Kauth (4th Year)
Kim Koombs (1st Year)
Rachel Guilkey (2nd Year)
Coach Guilkey enters her first year as a member of the MD coaching staff. Also a first year english teacher at MD, Rachel brings 13 years of coaching experience at the high school level as well as the club level. Rachel has coached water polo and has worked with Junior Guards. We are excited to have a faculty member on staff for the first time, and someone with the experience that Rachel has!