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We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches. For all questions related to administrative, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please email our Team's Manager at hmrasoul@yahoo.com

Our coaches are certified by USA Swimming as Coaches and/or by the American Red Cross as Lifeguards.  Additionally, our coaches must meet the rigorous and continuous background checks by the Diocese of San Jose and USA Swimming.

Coaching Staff

Barbara Diane Titus

Head Coach

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Coach Barbara Titus joined SLST as our Head Coach in 2011, she came  to us from SCSC where she taught in the Learn to Swim program and coached age group swimmers for over 8 years.  She is a certified lifeguard and registered coach with USA Swimming.  Barbara believes in perfecting technique as the first step towards an elite swimmer.

Ryan C Boling

Assistant Head Coach

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Assistant Head Coach Ryan Boling moved to SLST in 2011 from Santa Clara Swim Club, where he started as a pre-compettive swim coach and Saftey cordinator. He is registered with USA Swimming. He has strong skills working with children of all ages and is motivated to teach the skills necessary for strong athletic performance.

Noah Bargas

Swim Coach

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Coach Noah was a competitive swimmer at Santa Clara Swim Club for three years before moving to Saint Lawrence where he swam for two years. He was mentored by Coach Barbara as a swimmer and a coach. As a coach, Noah does not believe in the No Winner Scenario. That means that he believes every swimmer can reach their highest potential through discipline and hard work. His favorite quote is, "If you think you can or you think you can't, you're right".

Jacob Marinshaw

Swim Coach

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Coach Jacob has been swimming ever since he was little. He's been competitively swimming with our Tango group for the past two years and swam with Saint Lawrence Academy as well, where he was mentored by Coach Barbara Titus. He uses the skills he has learned from being a swimmer and applies it to his coaching. 

Injy Elhabrouk

Swim Coach

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Coach Injy started swimming at age three, commenced her competitive swim path upon turning 6, and was later trained by Coach Barbara Titus. Additionally, Injy swam with the Wilcox High School Swim Team. Injy believes that swimming is a great sport for all ages, she wants the swimmers to have a solid foundation in the basic elements of swimming technique, and she uses her experience as a swimmer to help younger swimmers advance. Injy believes that hard work beats talent when talent does not work hard. 

Aradhna Grover

Swim Coach

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Coach Aradhna began swimming competitively at the age of 9 and swam with Santa Clara Swim Club. She was also trained by Coach Barbara Titus. Aradhna believes that swimming is such a wonderful sport because it allows individuals to learn valuable skills such as responsibility, self-confidence, and the importance of hard work. Furthermore, she believes that its team dynamic provides an amazing support system that lasts swimmers far beyond their time in the pool. She uses her swimming experience to aid in coaching other swimmers and believes in the ideology that only perfect practice makes perfect. 

Geoffery Pilling

Swim Coach

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Geoff was born in Bristol, England and grew up in Southern California.
He has been passionate about swimming and coaching swimming for many years, and is an avid scuba diver and swim coach/instructor.
Geoff did his undergraduate degree at Caltech in Electrical Engineering and Physics and his PhD at Berkeley in Physics, and now works in the high tech industry in Silicon Valley, designing computer chips.  
He currently lives in Santa Clara, CA with his wife, Susan, and three kids, Sarah, David, and Rebecca.
Someday he'd like to build his own pool and start a swimming organization!

Allen Phu

Swim Coach

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Coach Allen has been swimming for a while, since he was as young as age four. As a child, he swam with Santa Clara Swim Club, and later moved to SLST. He was mentored by Coach Barbara at both locations. He believes that a swimmer can get to any goal that they wish for as long as they put their mind to it. He uses his experience in his coaching to help other swimmers improve to their best potential.

Mitali Khanzode

Swim Coach

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Coach Mitali has been swimming under Coach Barbara's instruction for almost ten years, and has been swimming with SLST since 2010. In addition, she has also begun swimming in the San Francisco Bay, with 50 Alcatraz crossings under her belt. Mitali believes that swimming is an activity that helps one realize one's true potential, not only in the water but all throughout life. Swimming has helped her become a more well-rounded person and continues to present her with new opportunities, challenges, and experiences. Mitali hopes to share her deep love of swimming through coaching and applies both her pool and open water experience to coaching.