Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Jose Bonpua Head Coach

Jose Bonpua joined LAMVAC in 1998 to coach the Advanced Age Group and Senior swimmers at Foothill College pool. He was promoted to Head Coach in 2000. Jose began swimming competitively in 1978 for the YMCA in Cebu, Philippines. Wanting to share his love of swimming, Jose became an instructor for the Northeast YMCA in 1985.  From 1986 through 1989, he coached age-group swimmers for Tiger Aquatics and served as head coach for the Blue Dolphin Swim Club, a summer league team.  Jose continued to work for Tiger Aquatics, serving as their assistant head coach for two years, working with the senior swimmers and assuming primary responsibility for the 13- to 16-year-old age group. Jose has introduced a Masters swim program at Foothill College pool and is, himself, active as a Masters swimmer.

Jonathan Ho Age Group Coach

Jonathan Ho has been part of the LAMVAC family since 2010.  Jon started as a beginner Tadpole and continued to progress all the way to the Junior training group.  Jon prefers to swim the long-distance events over short sprints.  Having a strong endurance base allowed Jon to excel in open-water competitions, which are now his favorite type of competition.  After three years as a Junior level swimmer, Jon decided to be a swimming coach. But he continues his swim training in the mornings with the Masters group.  He coaches the Tadpoles and Piranhas and provides assistance in the Tiger Shark group.   Outside of the pool, Jon has a particular interest in food and plans to study Food Science at the University of California, Davis.  He takes classes at Foothill College  when he is not swimming or coaching. 

Olivia Khan Age Group Coach
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