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Coaches

Meet the Coaches

Christa Prior
Head Coach

Returning for the 2019 season

Christa  Prior

 

Christa is the San Jose State University Women’s Swimming
and Diving Assistant Coach. Christa brings both swimming
and swim team coaching experience to Forest Park.  She holds
college records in both the 100 and 200-yard backstroke and
was a 2012 Olympic Trials qualifier in the 100-yard backstroke.

 

 

 

 

Alexia Moustakas
Assistant Coach

Returning for the 2019 season

 

Alexia has been swimming for the Tsunamis since she was six years old. She graduates from Notre Dame High School in the spring, and will be attending the University of California, Davis, in the fall. In addition to swimming on the varsity swim team at Notre Dame, she has been swimming at Santa Clara Swim Club since 2014. Her favorite stroke is breaststroke. When she’s not in the pool, Alexia loves to read, and she is also a member of a traditional Greek folk dance group. This will be Alexia’s fourth year coaching and teaching swim lessons at FPCC. She is looking forward to the 2019 season.

 

Justin Wood
Assistant Coach

 

 

Justin has been swimming at FPCC for eight years, and he plays water polo competitively. He is currently a junior at Santa Clara High School. He has been on varsity swimming and water polo for all four years of high school. He can hold his breath for two minutes! He is excited to be coaching the Tsunamis for his first year.

Greg Sifferman
Junior Coach (part time)

 

Greg is a USA Swimming Junior National breaststroker who has been swimming competitively year-round for the last ten years. As a rising senior at Bellarmine College Preparatory, he is a 2019 scholastic all-American candidate and a member of the Bellarmine varsity swim and dive team. Outside of school, Greg swims year-round at Santa Clara Swim Club, as a member of their competitive travel team. At FPCC, Greg has been a record-holder in variety of events, including breaststroke, freestyle, IM, and relays after joining the team at the age of four.  He has worked for the last three years as a swimming instructor, teacher, and mentor at FPCC and Santa Clara Swim Club ,in addition to having worked as a certified lifeguard.  In his free time, Greg enjoys being a PADI certified scuba diver and playing a multitude of instruments ranging from percussion to acoustic, electric and bass guitar. Greg loves learning and is a proficient Spanish speaker. 

Stephanie Sifferman
Junior Coach (part time)

 

Stephanie has been swimming year-round at Santa Clara Swim Club for the last ten years and is currently a member of their national travel team. She began swimming as a Tsunami at the age of five, and loves spending her time with the team. She will be a sophomore at Archbishop Mitty High School in the fall, where she enjoys being on the varsity swim team. She placed 13th at the California State Swim Championships in the 200 freestyle and is hoping to swim in college. Additionally, she is a junior national swimmer in the 100 free and is a 2019 Scholastic All-American qualifier. When her hair isn't wet, Stephanie rocks the bow and has been since she was a baby. She also loves reading, watching superhero movies, playing guitar, and spending time with her family.