Ryan C Jones
Ryan was an age group swimmer, collegiate swimmer,
then head coach on our staff for 10 years before leaving
in 2016 to finish his bachelor's degree at Cal Berkeley.
His swimmers nicknamed him the BFG for Big Friendly Giant and
during his absence, his passion for the sport and connection
to his former swimmers drew him to attend some swim meets as a
spectator. He returned in 2019 as Aquatics Director
to oversee the swim school, pre-team, competitive recreational team
and USA team at Rocklin Swim
Team. Ryan works with our Board and staff to
fulfill the team's mission of providing the culture, training, and
development for swimmers of all ages and abilities to become all
that they choose to become. He lives with his wife Alex
in Sacramento and we are happy to have our BFG return to his
Rockin Swim Team family in a leadership position.
Coach Rob joins us with a rich history of
coaching competitive swimming. Prior to his arrival in 2020 he was
Director of Development at Aulea Swim Club in Kailua, HI (one of
the top swimming programs in the State of Hawaii), and an assistant
coach at the University of Hawaii Swim and Dive.
[2015-2017] Head Coach,
Rocklin Mavericks - Before moving to Honolulu he and
Ryan Jones started up Rocklin Swim Team’s USA Swimming
program - RMAV. During his tenure, he produced a very competitive
Senior program with swimmers who went on to break multiple high
school records, 5 Sectional Qualifiers, 2 Future Qualifiers and
graduated multiple athletes who continued swimming collegiately in
DI, DII and DIII programs. Under his guidance RMAV was consistently
finishing in the top 10 at the Sierra Nevada Swimming Junior
Olympics (short course and long course); placed in the top 50 at
2017 Far Westerns; and helped develop two top 10 nationally ranked
[2013-2015] Associate Head
Coach, Sierra Marlins (Top 10 Gold Medal Club),
coached all levels of Senior swimmers from BB+ to Olympic Trial
Qualifiers. Also served as the Interim Head Coach during the
rebuilding phase of the program.
[2009-2013] Senior Lead Coach,
Santa Clara Swim Club One of the top 10 Senior
programs in the country where he put numerous swimmers on Far
Westerns Teams, Zone teams and promoted many of his athletes into
the JR National Program.
[2008-2009] Head Age Group
Coach, LAMVAC (Los Altos Mountain View Aquatics
Club). Revived the age group program by producing multiple
Junior Olympic and Far Western Swimmers; the most productive swim
seasons the club ever had.
Other Coaching Services - Head Coach for his
home country American Samoa at the 2012 Olympics in
London, 2013 World Championships in Barcelona and 2011 World
Championships in Shanghai.
Rob grew up in American Samoa where he learned to swim at the
local YMCA. He graduated from Aiea High School in Honolulu and was
a collegiate swimmer at Foothill College specializing in the
200/100 breaststroke. He later transferred to San Jose State
University majoring in Psychology. In his free time he loves
hanging out with family, and has a newborn son Makaio. He is also
an avid surfer / stand-up-paddle boarder.
joined our swim lesson staff in 2017, our
instructor staff in 2020, and is a current student and
swimmer at Sierra College. She is a former Rocklin Swim
Team swimmer who competed in multiple events having swum
competitively for over 10 years. Katie's loves teaching freestyle and
joined our swim lesson staff in 2017, our clinic staff in
2020, and is a current student at University of Rhode
Island studying Ocean Engineering. She is a former
Rocklin Swim Team swimmer who competed in multiple events
having swum competitively for over 10 years.
Adriana's considers her speicalty to be teaching
freestyle and backstroke.
joined our staff in 2019 and is a senior at Whitney High
School. She swam competitively for Rocklin Swim Team for 9
years and was awarded the Slasher swimmer/coach award in 2019.
Nately enjoys teaching freestyle and
Chloe joined our staff in
2021 and is currently a UC Berkeley student and former
swimmer there. She is a USA Swimming Scholastic
All-American swimmer with records in multiple events having swum
competitively for over 13 years. Chloe was a swimmer with Rocklin
Swim Team during our first season of having a USA swim club in
2013/2014. Chloe's coaching passions
include teaching the IM and backstroke.
Madison joined our staff in 2021 and has been attending Sierra
College. She swam competitively for over 10 years, is a former
Rocklin Swim Team swimmer and former assistant head coach for the
Folsom High swim team. Madison is a versatile age group coach who
enjoys teaching and coaching on the pool deck.
Swim School Manager
Rachel is our Swim School
Manager and has been part of our swim program and lessons program
for several years. She was a competitive
swimmer for 9 years, holds Rocklin Mavericks team
records, was inducted into the Rocklin High sport hall of fame for
swimming, and has her lifeguard certification. She attends BYU
in Utah majoring in biology and we are excited to have her home in
Rocklin for the summer leading our lesson staff and swim