2020 Coaching Staff

Tatiana Gessling, Head Coach 

Tatiana began swimming at age 3 at CCC and swam there through her 18th year. Her favorite stroke is backstroke, and she still holds a few individual and relay records at CCC. In 2008 at 13, she began as a coach in training and worked up to become a Senior Coach at 19. She attended Campolindo High School, where she was a member of the varsity swim and golf teams. She won the Campolindo High School Swim Team Coaches Award her junior and senior years. In 2015 and 2016, she was the Assistant Head Coach at MVP where she worked predominately with the 8 & Unders. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in May of 2016 with a degree in Sport Management. She is currently a kindergarden teacher at Rheem Elementary in Moraga. She is extremely excited for her fourth summer as the Head Coach of CCC! She can't wait for an awesome summer!

Kati McDermott, Coach
This is Kati's first year at Campolindo Cabana Club.Kati is also a Senior coach at Orinda Aquatics and Assistant Coach at Miramonte High School.She has experience coaching at all levels of swimming from learn-to-swim and age-group to high school and senior swimming. She recently coached at Alto Swim Club (formerly Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics-Cardinal Site) and was at Peak Swim prior to that. She has been responsible for All-Star teams at the  USA Club level in the Pacific Swim LSC and has coached several High school teams Including the NCS Championship Carondelet and Monte Vista High School,most recently Menlo Atherton High School. Kati developed a swim school and clinic for competitive swimmers while coaching in San Ramon, and she is currently the Camp Director at Stanford Campus Recreation Association, coaching the recreational swim team and teaching lessons to swimmers of all ages. Kati is passionate about the sport of swimming and is very excited to be a part of Campolindo Cabana Club!

Christina Larson, Mini Marlins Coach​ & 6& Under Coach
Christina will return to the CCC coaching staff as our Mini Marlin Head Coach and 6&under coach! She will also lead our CIT program for the summer! She is ready for another great season!