Coaches & Directors

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.

Please contact the Head Coach Dia C. Rianda at [email protected] or text (831)747-7857 for all questions related to administrative, safety, facility management, complaints, accolades,schedules, practice schedules, parent concerns, programs offered, team vision,donations, sponsorship, and general  information .

Issues that concern the staff, schedule and programs at the Salinas Aquatic Center should be emailed to [email protected]

Please contact one of the below listed board members for issues relating to team policy, fundraising, or  team governance.   Issues concerning coaching, swimmer discipline, or performance should always be taken up first with your childs coach.  The next step after you have spoken with their coach, and feel that the issue has not been resolved, is to ask for a meeting with the Head Coach.  Board members do not handle coaching issues.


Coaching Staff

Dia C Rianda

Head Coach/CEO/Senior Coach


Aquatics Center Director/CEO/Head Coach MCAT/SVA

25+ years of coaching/aquatics experience

USA Swimming Lifetime Member/Coach

ASCA Lifetime Membership/Coach

US Masters Foundation Board Member

Palma High School Swimming Head/Varsity Coach

American Red Cross Certified CPR,Lifeguard,AED Coaches Safety,First Aide x

USOC Safe Sport certificate

US Masters

Sports Abuse Survivor/Victims Advocate

Department of Justice and USA Swimmming Background checkx

USA Swimming Athlete Protection/Safe Sport x





Travis w Rianda

Pre-Senior & Senior Lead Coach


Travis Rianda has joined the MCAT coaching Staff.  He is an assistant coach with the novice levels of the MCAT team.  He also is the Lead coach for the Senior and Pre-senior groups.