Katie Giatzis returns to WCST as Head Coach for the 2019 season. Katie has 8 years coaching experience (originally for Valley Vista), has coached for Northgate High School, San Ramon Masters (adult program), and most recently was the Head Coach for Round Hill's Fall Program. Katie's favorite stroke is breaststroke, but she loves being able to give instruction on all strokes to people of all ages! In her free time, she enjoys cooking, cleaning, watching baseball (Go Giants!!), and listening to rock music. She is currently pursuing a degree in English and hopes to one day become a children's book publisher.
Skyler Knoflick grew up swimming for Valley Vista Swim Team and
was a multiple-time County finalist specializing in
breastroke. Skyler also has a passion for water polo and last
year was named Most Valuable Player for both his high school
(Northgate) and the entire leage (Diablo Athletic League).
This fall, Skyler will be attending Fordham University and will
play water polo at the intercollegiate level.
Assisant Coach (April-May)
Chris Fernainy grew up swimming for Tri Valley Aquatics and the
Pleasanton Seahawks. Chris competed at the college level for
the University of Santa Cruz, and currently swims with the Walnut
Creek Masters Adult Swim Team. Chris is completing his final
year at San Jose State University majoring in Mechanical
Engineering. He also enjoys running, cycling, and competing