Jon Kraetsch
Jon Kraetsch
Birth Date: 04/05/1988
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
High School: Liberty HS
Position: Butterfly/Freestyle

UC Santa Barbara
Placed fourth in the 200 butterfly (1:48.19), sixth in the 100 butterfly (48.62), 13th in the 50 free (21.04) and competed in the 800 free relay final (6:41.14) at the Big West Championships. 2008: Placed sixth in the 200 butterfly (1:49.96) and 11th in the 50 free (21.20) at the Big West Championships. 2007: Placed fourth in the 200 fly (1:49.97), sixth in the 100 fly (49.61) and 16th in the 50 free (22.09) at the Big West Championships. High School
Swam for Liberty High School where he was coached by Steve Cabalica and Mark Urmston...Valley Section Champion in the 200 medley relay...Held records in the 200 and 500 free and 100 fly...All-league honors in 2003, 2005 and 2006...Helped team to 2006 league championship...Swam for Bakersfield Swim Club and was coached by Keith Moore. Personal
Jonathan Kraetsch was born on April 5, 1988 In Bellflower...Parents are John and Leann...Has one brother, Justin...Enjoys reading, movies and stand up comedy...Favorite movie is "The Hangover"...Most memorable athletic achievement is winning the Big West two years in a row...Majoring in history and is still figuring out his career aspirations... Personal hero is Zack Galifianakis cause it starts with a "gal" and ends wit a "kiss."