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Coaches

Meet the Coaches - 2021 Season

Bill Oliver 
Head Coach

 

With over 45 years of coaching experience ranging from Age Group to Masters, Coach Bill brings a wealth of knowledge to the Forest Park Cabana Club.​

While at the DeAnza Cupertino Aquatics from 2017-2020,  Bill coached multiple Junior Olympic Champions and Junior Olympic finalists.  Bill was owner and Head Coach at Rio Mesa Swim Club in Ventura, California, from 2000-2016. While with Rio Mesa, Bill worked with swimmers age 5-22, developing successful student-athletes at all age levels. His athletes included JO Finalists and Champions, CCS Finalists, Sectional Qualifiers, and an Olympic Trials qualifier. Coach Bill developed student athletes who went on to swim in the NCAA at the Division I, II, and III levels, including an NCAA Division III event finalist and champion. Prior to his time with Rio Mesa, Bill was Head Coach and Age Group Coach at Pleasant Valley Swim Team (Camarillo, Calif.), Assistant Head Coach/Head Age Group Coach/Masters Coach at Buenaventura Swim Club (Ventura, Calif.), and Head Coach at Temecula Swim Club (Temecula, Calif.).

​Coach Bill has worked with several Masters Clubs as well, including Lynbrook Masters (San Jose, Calif.), Pacific Athletic Club (San Carlos, Calif.), and Los Altos Masters (Los Altos, Calif.). His time with Los Altos Masters was particularly successful. As Head Coach and Program Director, Bill managed over 350 swimmers. Los Altos Masters were crowned USMS Short Course Division II Champions in 1993 that included 10 masters world record holders.

​Coach Bill is a native of the Bay Area, competing as a student-athlete with Santa Clara Swim Club and San Jose Aquatics. A High School All-American and 4 year Varsity Letter winner at Bellarmine College Prep, Coach Bill earned a Finance Degree from San Jose State University. When not on the pool deck, Bill is a masters swimmer, stamp collector, chess player, and auto/motorcycle enthusiast.

Alexia Moustakas
Assistant Coach

 

Alexia is excited to return to FPCC for her sixth year as an assistant coach for the Tsunamis this season. She is also returning as an assistant manager at FPCC this year. At the end of September, she will begin her third year at UC Davis. She is pursuing a major in International Relations and a minor in Spanish. Alexia swam for the Tsunamis from the time she was six years old through her junior year in high school. In addition to swimming on her high school’s varsity swim team, she swam at Santa Clara Swim Club for five years. She is also a member of Swim Club at UC Davis. Her favorite stroke is breaststroke. When she’s not in the pool, Alexia loves to read and try new recipes. She is also fluent in Greek and Spanish, and she is learning Italian. She is looking forward to the 2021 season!

Justin Wood
Assistant Coach

  Justin is excited to return to FPCC for his fifth year as a swim instructor and third year as an assistant coach. Justin has been swimming at FPCC for nine years, and was a varsity swimmer for Santa Clara High School. He has also been playing water polo competitively for seven years. Justin enjoys working with our youngest members and helping them develop into confident swimmers. He can hold his breath for two minutes! This fall, Justin will continue to play water polo while attending UC Riverside for his second year, where he is majoring in Business. He looks forward to another great season with the Tsunamis!

Allison McCombie
Assistant Coach

  Allison is excited for another season at FPCC! She will be a senior at Archbishop Mitty High School in the fall. She has been a member of the Tsunami swim team since she was nine, and she has worked as an assistant swim coach, swim instructor, and lifeguard for the past two seasons. She has also been a part of Mitty's swim team for three years, and a part of the water polo team for two years. Allison is very excited for her third season, and can’t wait to see everyone on deck! Go Tsunamis!

Marijka Vernooy
Assistant Coach

  Marijka is excited to be back at FPCC. In addition to returning as a staff member this year, Marijka swam for the Tsunamis when she was younger. She plays varsity field hockey at Archbishop Mitty High School, where she will be a senior in the fall. She loves working with kids, and has been in the leadership training program at her summer camp for the last two years. One of her favorite activities is speech and debate, in which she competes through her school, and in her free time she loves to hike and visit her local library. She is excited for her second year as an assistant coach for the Tsunamis.