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Ethan Hall, Head Coach  (email)

Ethan Hall has 12 years coaching experience (all at Crow Canyon).  He has coached the Sea Lions to County Meet Team Championships in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, , 2013, 2014 and 2015.  He coached the Sharks to a Long Course Far Western Team Championship in 2010.  Ethan was the U.S. National Record breaker in the 15-16 200 meter Breaststroke and an Olympic Trials participant in 1996 and 2000.   He swam collegiately at both UNC-Chapel Hill and UC-Santa Barbara.  He was the UNC record breaker in the 200 yard Breaststroke in 1999 and the Big West Conference Champion in 100 yard Breaststroke in 2001.  Ethan was also given UCSB's Athletic Department Golden Eagle Award in 2002 for the Highest GPA.

 


Joe Natina- Head Coach (email)

Joe has been swimming since the age of 4 and competed collegiately at DVC and UCSB. He has been coaching rec for 6 years and USA swimming for the last 4. Helping kids get faster is his passion and he has done so from County, Far Western and NCS champions, to NCS record breakers, Sectional Champions, Junior National finalist and Olympic Trials qualifiers. Joe believes learning and implementing fundamental mechanical skills is essential to the highest levels of success, but that there are no gimmicks and no substitutes for good old fashion hard work. “Train smarter AND harder and learn to have fun working hard.”