Brandon was born in Whittier, California in 1995 and later moved to Fort Gibson, Oklahoma where he spent his formative years. While in Oklahoma he swam for various club and recreational swim teams; later swimming for his high school, where he broke school records, and swam with the Oklahoma All-State team in 2014. Brandon began his coaching career at 16 where he was head coach for the his local recreational team for 3 years. Following high school, he swam one year in college for St. Lawrence University. After leaving the university he began working at the YMCA of Greater Whittier where he coached the intermediate and advanced swim teams. In August of 2016, Brandon moved to Durango where he plans to conclude his undergraduate degree at Fort Lewis college.
In his free time he enjoys listening to music, growing plants, swimming, teaching private lessons, meditation and freewriting.
Brandon believes that swim coaches ought to guide their athletes into a lifelong relationship with the water and the sport. His training curriculum is centered around three pillars of mental, technical and physical development in corredance with USA swimming age group objectives and the betterment of young athletes; this includes, but is not limited to areas of practice in emotional development, cross-training, mindfulness excercises, yoga, introductory weightlifing, anaerobic challenge, aerobic capacity, aerobic challenge, racing strategy, and technique development.