Coaches and Directors

Coaching Staff
Francisco Parra Aquatics Director - ASCA Member Level 3

CERTIFICATIONS U.S.A.

• Masters Coach Level 3
• CPO Certified
• Aquatics Program Administrator
• ASCA Level III
• Foundations of Coaching 201
• Certified Water Safety Instructor
• Certified CPAR, AED, and Basic First Aid
• Athlete Protection Education Certification
• Certified COACH  USA SWIMMING 2020
• ASCA Membership  2019
• Liferguartd 2018


COMPETITIVE MASTERS SWIMMER

• Masters top 10 USA SWIMMING
• Record Holder Venezuela Masters
• Participated in Masters Meets:
World Championships
Panamerican Championships
SouthAmerican Championships
Laticar Championships
USA Natuonals
Venezuelan Nationals
 

Marco Bellardi Head Coach - ASCA Member Level 3

PROFILE

Professional highly motivated, proactive, results-oriented with exceptional leadership. Swimming is his life. Experience in coaching children's categories and top athletes.  All undergraduate and graduate studies are under the same research line which is swimming.

SPECIAL SUMMARY

  • Biomechanical Studies,
  • Physical Training,
  • Swimming Teaching,
  • Age GroupTraining,
  • Senior Training,
  • Elite Training and Masters Training.
  • Spinning for Swimmers

EDUCATION

Universidad Pedagógica Experimental Libertador. Caracas, Venezuela. 

  • B.A Physical Education. 2005 Honorable Mention
  • Biomechanics Master Degree. 2013 Honorable Mention
  • Physical Education Teaching Master Degree.2011.Honorable Mention

Instituto Universitario AVEPANE. Caracas, Venezuela.

  • Diplomat in Physiology and Sport. 2011

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SWIMMING COACH

  • FGC All Stars Coach 2019
  • FGC Zones Coach 2019
  • Head Coach of the Youth Open Water National Team, Junior World Niagara 2012.
  • Head Coach of the Youth Open Water National Team, Youth South American, Chile 2013
  • Coach of the Youth Open Water National Team, South American Lima 2011.
  • Coach Grand Prix Mesa 2016
  • Assistant Coach Winter Championship Florida Gold Coast November 2014-2017
  • Assistant Coach Speedo Sectionals March  2015-2017
  • Head Coach Junior Olympics Florida Gold Coast July 2016-2017
  • Assistant Coach Junior Olympics Florida Gold Coast July 2014-2015
  • Assistant Coach of Swimming State Championships 2009-2013. Emil Friedman Senior Group
  • Assistant Coach of Swimming Regional Championships 2009-2013. Emil Friedman Senior Group
  • Assistant Coach of Swimming National Championships 2009-2013. Emil Friedman Senior Group
  • Coach of State Championships 2009-2013. Emil Friedman Age Group (ages 6-9) Team.
  • Swimming Coach of Universidad Simon Bolivar. JUVINES 2012.
  • Swimming Coach of Universidad Simon Bolivar. JUVINES 2010.
  • Swimming Coach of the Miranda State School Team 2009.
  • Swimming Coach of the Miranda State School Team 2007.

CERTIFICATIONS U.S.A.

  • ASCA Level III
  • Foundations of Coaching 201
  • Certified Water Safety Instructor
  • Certified CPAR, AED, and Basic First Aid
  • Athlete Protection Education Certification
  • Certified COACH  USA SWIMMING 2019
  • ASCA Membership  2019
  • Liferguartd 2018
  • Fitpaddling Master Coach 2018
  • Spinning Instructor 2018
  • Spin Power 2018

CERTIFICATIONS VENEZUELA

  • Sports Initiation.
  • Methodology for the Planning of Sports Training.
  • Exercise Sciences applied to the Training and Competitive Swimming "Promotion of Comprehensive Care."
  • VII Anthropometric Assessments and Physical Abilities Conference.
  • III Congress of Swimming Coaches.
  • I International Open Water Clinic.
  • Psychology in College Athletics.
  • National Congress of Biomechanics.
  • Initial Swimming Teaching Workshop. SPEAKER. Los Salias Mayoralty 2012.
  • Swimming Teaching Program Workshop. SPEAKER. Los Salias Mayoralty.

Awards

  • Excellent Performance. III NATIONAL MILITARY SPORTS GAMES 2005.
  • Outstanding Participation. XXVII MILITARY INTER INSTITUTES SPORTS GAMES 2006.
  • Valuable Participation as Swimming Coach.VIII NATIONAL SCHOOL SPORTS GAMES CARABOBO 2006.
  • Outstanding Participation. XXVIII MILITARY INTER INSTITUTES SPORTS GAMES 2008. Champions.
  • Merit Pin. Emil Friedman School 2010.
  • Good Citizen Order. Los Salias Municipality. Miranda State 2011.
  • Sports Merit in its Second Class Order.
  • Los Salias Municipality. Miranda State 2012.
  • Outstanding Participation as Coach of the Venezuelan National Team.
  • WORLD OPEN WATER CHAMPIONSHIP “Niagara 2012”
  • Sports Merit special in its Special Mention Order.
  • Los Salias Municipality. Miranda State. 2013.
Rodrigo Mendes da Silva Coach

PROFILE

Brazilian Record Holder. Swimming and Behavioral Coach for Age Groups and Masters with 15 years of experience. Professional highly motivated, proactive, results-oriented with exceptional leadership.

SPECIAL SUMMARY

  • Physical Training.
  • Swimming Teaching,
  • Age GroupTraining.
  • Senior Training.
  • Elite Training and Masters Training.
  • Creation of Swimming Methodology.

EDUCATION 

Universidade São Judas Tadeu

  • Bachelor - Graduate (2001); 

Universidade FMU

  • Physiology Graduate Course (2008); 

Sociedade Brasileira de Coaching -

  • Personal & Professional Coaching (2011) 
  • Executive Coaching (2012) 

UPW Tony Robbins  Orlando – USA

  • Master Coaching (2012) 

Universidade Mackenzie

  • Business and Human Resource Management Graduate Course (2013) 

CERTIFICATIONS U.S.A.

  • Certified Water Safety Instructor
  • Certified CPAR, AED, and Basic First Aid
  • Athlete Protection Education Certification
  • Certified COACH  USA SWIMMING 2019

ATHLETE RESULT

  • 2nd Best Junior World Time – 1500m. freestyle (1997)
  • Two-Time Multinations Champion – 1500m. freestyle and 4x200m freestyle relay - Portugal (1996) / Greece (1997)
  • 3rd Place South American Championship – 1500m. freestyle - Colombia (1997)
  • 4th place - World Cup Brazil – 800m. free - Rio de Janeiro (1999)
  • During 4 years Junior Brazilian Record Holder – 1500m. and 400m. freestyle – representing Sport Club Corinthians Paulista - Porto Alegre (1998 - 2002)
  • During 8 years State Record Holder – 1500m., 400m. and 200m. freestyle and 200m. butterfly – representing Munhoz Natação (1995) and Sport Club Corinthians Paulista (1996 - 2004)
  • Seven-Time Brazilian Champion – 1500m. freestyle - representing Munhoz Natação (1995) and Sport Club Corinthians Paulista (1996 - 2001)
  • 2nd Place – Troféu Brasil de Natação – 1500m. freestyle – representing Sport Club Corinthians Paulista - São Paulo (1998)
  • 2004 São Paulo Open Water Marathon Champion. 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Academia Corpus Fitness São Paulo, SP.  Brazil General Manager January 2003 – January 2018

  1. Responsible for running the company and commanding 55 employees
  2. Responsible for planning and monitoring projects development
  3. Created processes and procedures of the company
  4. Developed a methodology for teaching children's swimming
  5. Active participation in human resources such as hiring and training employees Active participation in the marketing department with social media promotions

S.C. Corinthians Paulista São Paulo, SP – Brazil Masters Swimming Coach February 2010 – January 2018

  1.  Planning, creation, and application of season workouts
  2. Organize meet schedule
  3. Organize transportation and lodging for swimmers
  4. Four Swimmers medalists - World Masters Championships (2014 / 2015 / 2017)

Okuda Assessoria de Natação São Paulo, SP – Brazil Age Group Swimming Coach July 2014 – January 2018

  1. Creation of Swimming Methodology
  2. Discover talented Swimmers
  3. Planning, creation, and application of season workouts
  4. Organize meets schedule
  5. Organize transportation and lodging for swimmers
  6. Take swimmers to national meets

Universidade Mackenzie São Paulo, SP – Brazil Swimming Head Coach July 2002 – January 2013

  1. Planning, creation, and application of season workouts
  2. Organize meet schedule
  3. Organize transportation and lodging for swimmers
  4. Take swimmers to national university meet

Languages

  1.  Portuguese
  2. English
  3. Spanish
Sebastian Manrique Coach
 
CERTIFICATIONS
  • Certified Water Safety Instructor
  • Certified CPAR, AED, and Basic First Aid
  • Liferguartd 2019
 
SWIMMING EXPERIENCE
  • Cypress Bay High School Swim Team swimmer 2014-2018
  • Cypress Bay High School Swim Team Sportmanship Award 2018
  • Cypress Bay High School Swim Team 2014-2018 BCAA