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During his last practice as the Seawolves head coach, Max Jaben (left) laughs as swimmer Kennan Hotchkiss unveils all the medals he’s earned under Jaben’s watch. (Sue Murphree/Malibu Seawolves)
Max Jaben, who has been with the Seawolves since 2012, stands behind medal-winning swimmers (left to right) Ranger Murphree, Ally Burke, Tallula Murphree, Flora Case and Nina Sichta in 2017. (Surfside News File Photo)
Jaben leads a team huddle with the Seawolves, which are now a nonprofit organization led by a board of directors.
Joe Coughlin, Publisher
3:14 am PDT May 13, 2019

Max Jaben was surprised when Kennan Hotchkiss grabbed the mic but he was even more surprised with what came next. 

Not only did the swimmer deliver a praise-filled speech, but in a grand finale, Hotchkiss pulled back his jacket to reveal a haul of medals that would make Michael Phelps
jealous.