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Mini Reno Division Director
Nikki started her coaching career in 2003 while teaching private lessons to the children in the neighborhood. Nikki has coached all age groups including two year olds, high school, and adult swimmers. Nikki coached Sparks High School. After her time at Sparks High School she began her career with theRENO Aquatic Club. Nikki currently coaches Great White group and is the Lead Developmental coach overseeing the Minnow/Dolphin groups and assessment and group placement. Nikki, like all RENO staff members, is a certified USA Swim coach who maintains her CPR, First Aid and Coach’s Safety certifications.
Assistant Senior Coach
Angel attended Douglas High School and is currently attending the University of Nevada, Reno while pursuing his degree in Wildlife Conservation and Ecology. Angel started teaching swim lessons in Minden at the age of 16 and began sub coaching for the Douglas Dolfins before moving to Reno. Angel has coached children ages 4-18 and has also coached and trained adults on how to swim all four strokes properly and legally. Angel has been the Head Swim Coach for Galena High School for three seasons now and has been with Reno Aquatic Club since June 2012. Angel is excited about swimming and is excited about sharing his love for the sport with up and coming swimmers as his squad continues to grow in numbers. It is Angel’s goal to develop and prepare each swimmer to be competitors and leaders both in and out of the pool while still having fun and enjoying themselves throughout their swim career.
Assistant Coach/Business Manager
Becca grew up in Minden, NV where she joined the Douglas Dolfins Swim Team at the age of 8. She swam for Coach Sarah Davenport, who has continually inspired her passion for the sport of swimming. She started her coaching career at age 15, when she started teaching lessons at the swim center, which later lead into a coaching position for the Douglas Dolfins. Becca later moved to Reno to attend the University of Nevada, Reno, where she studied Education. Becca has just completed her second season at Reno High School, as the Head Swim Coach. She joined the Reno Aquatic Club Coaching Staff in 2012, taking over the Orange group. Becca took over the Head Age Group Coach position in April, and is very excited for this opportunity.
Darci attended Reno High School and graduated from UNR with a General Studies degree. While attending Reno High, she swam and played water polo. After graduating high school she began her coaching career with Reno Aquatics and as a high school water polo coach. She has been involved with RENO Aquatic Club for more than 20 years, beginning as a swimmer, in the dolphin group. She brings a tremendous amount of experience and knowledge regarding swimming and the philosophy of RENO Aquatics. She has coached most of the groups within the club and understands what it takes to bring out the best in each individual. Darci brings a fun and energetic attitude towards coaching and swimming. She believes in working hard while having fun doing it.
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