Coach Johnny Scioscia grew up in the San Ramon Valley and has coached both water polo and swimming in the area for 8 years. At an early age, Johnny started his swim career and at the age of 8 he joined the SRVLA swim team that still practices at Cal High today. After an 8 year career at SRVLA, Johnny continued his aquatic career in swimming and water polo at San Ramon Valley High School.
After high school, Johnny attended Diablo Valley College and continued to be active in the swim world swimming and playing water polo. After DVC, he transferred to Lafayette College in Easton, PA. During his time in Easton, Johnny experienced over a year of student teaching at a local middle school and worked as an intern for Lou Reda Productions.
Coach Johnny believes that the discipline and enthusiasm about swimming not only makes an athlete successful in the water, but in all other aspects of life. In his spare time, Johnny enjoys watching and attending other sports games, golfing and is an avid fan of music. Johnny looks forward to bringing his love and enthusiasm about swimming to the Aqua Cats in his first year with the team.
Coach Mike has coached various levels of competitive swimming
for over 10 years, including head women’s team and JV coach
at Las Lomas High School, assistant coach at UC San Diego Masters,
Head Coach at Walnut Heights Otters, and most recently as assistant
coach at Crow Canyon Sharks and Co-Head Coach at Crow Canyon Sea
Lions. He swam for the Larkey Sharks, Walnut Creek Aquabears, and
Diablo Valley College, and is a graduate of UC San Diego.
Away from the pool Mike is a professional photographer,
specializing in architectural and real estate photography.