Ed Carrera : Head Coach

Ed began his swimming career as a 7 year old in Irvine swimming for coaches Flip Darr, Dave Salo, Ken Lamont, Mindy Doherty, Ed French, and Lydia Abshier. Carrera was a four-year letterman at Irvine High School (swimming for Scott Hinman and Ken Dory), and qualified for CIF by the time he was a sophomore. Carrera also earned his junior national time standards for the 200yd breaststroke. In 2010-2012, Carrera was the Aquatics Director at Vanguard University, where he was the Head Coach for both Swimming and Water Polo (Men’s and Women’s). In addition, Ed Carrera is a 2010 and 2012 Member of the Ecuador SR. Men’s National Water Polo Team. Ed has been the head coach for the Woodbury Waves (Irvine Swim League Team) for the last 9 years, and guided the Waves to a 2011 Division 4 Championship, 2012 Division 3 Championship, 2013 Division 2 Championship, and back to back Division 1 Championships in 2015 and 2016. Coach Ed is a graduate of Concordia University where he received his Bachelors Degree in Business and Leadership.


Sebastian Cordoba : Assistant Coach

Sebastian Cordoba is a Vanguard University graduate, and was the team captain of the water polo and swim team in 2011 and a part of Vanguard freestyle relay in 2010 that placed 7th in the nation. In Junior College (ARC) he was a 2x All-American, and team MVP. Sebastian graduated from Salazar Y Herrera in Medellin, Colombia, and has been swimming for 20 years. Coach Sebastian has had a positive impact in our program for the last 7 years.


Kaylen Carrera : Assistant Coach

Kari Aoki : Assistant Coach

Nick O'Neill : Assistant Coach