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Coaching Staff

Janet Herman

Co-Head Coach

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This will be Janet’s fourteenth year coaching at Del Amigo Swim Team. Her first ten years as Head Coach and this will be her fourth year sharing the responsibilities as Co-Head Coach. Janet is originally from Southern California where, she both swam and coached for one of the premier USS swim teams in the country, Mission Viejo Nadadores. Her 19 years of coaching experience with the Nadadores included heading up the Novice program and the Director of satellite programs. Janet coached the 8 year olds and younger program with the San Ramon Valley Livermore aquatics for three year before taking a position as Head Coach for Del Amigo. Janet heads up the All Star program, as well as Dynamites and Guppies for Del Amigo Association.

Tony Tovani

Co-Head Coach

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Tony joins Del Amigo Swim Team for his fourth season as Co-Head Coach.  Tony grew up in the Moraga area where he both swam and played water polo.  Tony is currently the Head Coach at San Ramon Valley High School Water Polo Team. Tony was voted 2012 Contra Costa Times Coach Of The Year for East Bay Water Polo Coaches. Tony’s extensive coaching background has included Head Coach position at Roundhill Country Club for 3 years, Co Head Coach at Moraga Valley Pool and currently 680 Water Polo Team. In addition to coaching, Tony is a Resource Specialist and teacher at San Ramon Valley High School. His passion for youth sports and a desire to achieve a healthy atmosphere is admirable. Tony and his family are very active participants in the sports community in Danville.

John Dorr

Assistant Coach

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This will be John’s fourth year at Del Amigo. Join comes to us with an impressive swimming background. As an age grouper he swam for Sam Ramon Valley Livermore Aquatics. There, he excelled and made his first 2000 Olympic Trial cuts. Since then, he has qualified and swam in Olympic Trials 2004, 2008 and 2012. He was a finalist in 2008 Olympic Trials in the 200IM as well as a National Finalist. John served as Team Captain at Cal Berkeley’s Swimming and Diving Team. John is married to his wife Jennifer and they have twin twenty-month-old daughters.  John is currently a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch and recently received his MBA. John is excited to share his knowledge and experience with Del Amigo.

Steven Stumph

Assistant Coach

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Meghan Robertson

Administrative Assistant

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Meghan is a true example of a Del Amigo Swimmer. At the age of 6 she joined Del and swam throughout the years until graduating from SRVHS in 2013. Meghan is currently a senior at Chico State.  She plans on pursuing a nursing degree in the fall.  Meghan serves as the Alpha Phi President of recruiting at Chico State. Meghan is an invaluable asset to our staff.  Her expertise at managing swim meet details and juggling staff needs is key to running a successful team.

 

Board of Directors

Jennifer Kral

Co-Chair

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Fred Hughes

Co-President

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Jeff King

VSA Representative

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Jessica Washer

Membership

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Tim Buckley

Meet Director

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Tara Butles

Apparel

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Ana Platt

Suits and Equipment

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Miranda Lou Stevenson

Secretary

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Brett Nuckols

Computers

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Debbie Santos

Treasurer

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Patricia Anderson

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Katie Stratton

Activities

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