Ruben Sembrano Head Coach

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Born and raised in the Philippines, Ruben has always had a passion for swimming since he was young. He swam competitively as a child and continued swimming and coaching during his college years. He graduated from the University of San Carlos with a BS in Nursing, and further pursued his career in the United States.

In 2010, Ruben founded Jersey Flyers Aquatic Club. From the beginning, JFAC has created dedicated and fast swimmers who eventually went on to compete in highly competitive swim competitions such as Junior Olympics, Eastern Zones, Futures, Sectionals, Junior Nationals, and Nationals. Many of his swimmers have also continued their swimming career at a collegiate level including his three kids, Joshua, Kim, and Rebecca. His eldest kids, Joshua and Kim, swam and graduated the United States Military Academy in 2018 and 2019, and his youngest daughter, Rebecca graduated at Iona College in 2022. 

While coaching JFAC, he is also the Director of Aquatics at the Knickerbocker Country Club.