Weekday/Primary Year Round Location

College of Marin’s New Olympic Miwok Aquatic Center, 1800 Ignacio Blvd, Novato


Summer Weekday Mornings, Saturdays & Stroke School Program

Petaluma Swim Center 900 East Washington, Petaluma



TCA offers multiple training groups starting at 5 years old





Tom Evers-Owner/Head Coach

Email: [email protected]

Victor Wales-Sports Performance/Dryland/Senior Team Coach

Email: [email protected]




Eric Whitten-Head Age Group Coach & Pre-Senior Coach

Email: [email protected]

Richard Nicholls-Assistant Pre-Senior Coach/Assistant SR coach

Michael Stompe- Assistant Pre-Senior Coach




Sarah Paoli-10-under Head Coach & Team Administrator

Email: [email protected]

Nick Cruse - Assistant  Coach

Morgan Filler-Assistant  Coach

Mia Cunnan – Assistant Coach



Petaluma TCA Group 


Nick Cruse- Stroke School Developmental Coach

Email: [email protected]

Sarah Paoli 10-u head coach

Morgan Filler-Assistant  Coach


Active Wellness –

1201 Redwood Way, Petaluma  activewellnesscenter.com   

 Contact coaches Jeremy Engman and/or Morgan Filler 

[email protected]  

[email protected]


Scott Valley Swim & Tennis Club – 50 Underhill Road, Mill Valley


Contact coach Richard Nicholls @ [email protected]  


Weekly Practice Schedule @MIWOK

THUNDERFLASH – 3:45-4:15 T/TH/F $130 - Pre Team - Water Safe – Minimum age 4 1/2 years old

THUNDERBOLTS  1 – 3:45-4:45 M-TH & SATURDAYS TBA $170 - 5-9 years old - Must be able to swim 25 yards Freestyle w/side breathing

THUNDERBOLTS 2 - 3:45-4:45 M-F & SATURDAYS TBA $170 - 7-10 years old - Must be able to swim 25 yards Freestyle w/side breathing & 25 yards Backstroke & understanding and readiness to preform/learn Breaststroke and/or Butterfly

THUNDERBOLTS 3 – 4:45-6 M-F & SATURDAYS TBA $190 - 8-11 years old - Must be able to perform legal 100 IM and have and understanding of intervals and use of pace clock

PRE - SENIOR   4-5:30 M-F & SATURDAYS TBA $210 - 10-13 years old - Must be able to perform a legal 200 IM in less than 3:00 minutes & Freestyle/Backstroke 100’s on set interval

SENIOR BLUE – 4-6 M-TH 4-5:30 FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS TBA T/TH DRYLAND OPTIONAL. $230 - 12-15 years old- Commit to 3 practices per week (6-7 offered) - 12-year-old must have FW time standards to join group.  HS Freshman/Sophomore that cannot commit to SR GOLD requirements

SENIOR GOLD – 4-6 M-TH 4-5:30 FRIDAYS & SATURDAYA TBA T/TH DRYLAND REQUIRED 6-7:30 A.M. $320 - 13 -Over - Commit to 4 practices per week (7-9 offered including dryland and Saturdays) 13-year-old consideration to join group includes minimum 8th grade and Sectional qualifying time standards

*Gold members receive a personalized embroidered team jacket as well as team backpack, courtesy of our Arena sponsor

**all swimmers have to be registered with Pacific Swimming-registration for new swimmers will be online 9/1





The primary goal of Thunder Coast Aquatics (TCA) is to provide the opportunity for each and every swimmer participating in TCA programs to progress to the highest competitive or fitness level he or she is capable of and or desires to achieve. The Thunder Coast Aquatics program will create an opportunity for basic conditioning and competitive reward. With these focused goals each athlete can transition from one level of competition to the next based on individual skill, desire and dedication.