Meet the Coaches - 2023 Season


Bruce Garibaldi, Head Coach

Hello, my name is Bruce Garibaldi, I'm the new pool manager and head swim coach here at FPCC. I've been a swim instructor and coach for over a decade. I've coached every level from water babies to high school and club team. I'm excited to get this season started and I look forward to meeting everyone.


Nora BurkhardtCoach

Nora is returning this summer for her third year as a lifeguard, third year as a swim instructor, and second year as a swim coach. She is currently a freshman at Gonzaga University studying nursing. Nora swam on the Forest Park swim team for ten years, starting around age four, and she now plays club water polo at school in Washington. She can’t wait to be back at FPCC and is looking forward to this season!


Logan BuschCoach

Hi, my name is Logan Busch! I have swam at the Forest Park Cabana Club for about 10 years and still am! I am on the swim team and water polo team at Abraham Lincoln High School. I am so excited to meet you all, learn a lot, and have some fun this season!


Madison Busch, Coach

Hi, my name is Madison Busch! I am currently on the swim and golf team at Lincoln High School. I have swam for the Tsunamis for about 10 years. I am so excited to meet everyone and to watch everyone improve so much over the summer and most importantly I can’t wait to have so much fun this season!


Allison McCombie, Coach

Allison is excited for another season at FPCC! She is a senior at Archbishop Mitty High School. She has been a member of the Tsunami swim team since she was nine, and she has worked as an assistant swim coach, swim instructor, and lifeguard for the past three seasons. She has also been a part of Mitty's swim team for four years, and a part of the water polo team for three years. Allison is very excited for her forth season, and can’t wait to see everyone on deck! Go Tsunamis!


Will Sidford, Coach

Hi! My name is Will Sidford. I am currently a senior at Santa Clara High School and have been on the swim and water polo teams for all 4 years. I am planning to continue to swim and play waterpolo at West Valley College next year! I have been a lifeguard for the previous 2 seasons as well as this being my 5th year on the Tsunami swim team. I am excited to meet everyone!


John Vernooy, Coach

Hi, I’m John I’m a lifeguard and swim coach at forest park, I’ve been swimming here since the dawn of time and also play water polo for club and school. Outside the pool, I love to surf and be outside, and if you like Star Wars there’s a chance we will be best friends. I’m super stoked to be your swim coach this season.