July 27, 2020
Please Welcome Coach Chris Labianco to BAC
The sport of Swimming has been part of Coach Chris’ life for over 40 years - as a swimmer, a coach, a swim parent and at one point or another all three at the same time. Chris has been blessed to coach and work with summer league swimmers as well as Olympians throughout his many years on deck.
A native of New Jersey, Coach Chris is returning to Berkeley Aquatic Club, the club he finished out his age group swimming career with under Coach Jim Wood. Chris attended Auburn University on a full athletic scholarship for swimming, where he was an SEC Conference finalist and a team Captain. A true distance swimmer, Chris currently holds two U.S. Masters Swimming Open Water National Records.
Professionally Chris is the Executive Director of the Cabrini Mission Foundation in New York. He served as the Chief Development Officer for the USA Swimming Foundation from 2008-2010. In addition to his undergraduate degree Chris holds a Masters degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Chris is married to his wife Shannon of 20 years and has two children.