Anaheim Aquatics Association Swim Team

Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Marius Cosma Head Coach - Canyon Blue/Senior

Marius was born in Sibiu, Romania.  He began swimming at the age of 4 at a local club.  At the age of 14, Marius joined the Romanian National Swim Team where he competed in European Championships and  in 1996 and 1997 became the National Champion in the 200 meter butterfly . 

In the spring of 2002, Marius was recruited by the University of Louisiana at Monroe and received a full swimming scholarship.  At that time he also qualified for the US Senior Nationals in Minneapolis in the 200 yard butterfly.  During his four years in college, Marius was an NCAA Division 1 qualifier, where he advanced to the Championship Finals at the Conference Meet and broke program records with personal bests in the 100 yard butterfly, 200 yard butterfly and 200 yard freestyle.  In 2003-2004, Marius competed against US Olympians such as Aaron Peirsol, Ian Crocker and Brendan Hansen.  Competing against these great swimmers motivated Marius to qualify for the Olympic Trials in the 200 meter butterfly.  In 2005 Marius was selected and initiated as an elite member of the University of Louisiana Club for Outstanding Achievement in Athletics.

Marius joined Anaheim Aquatics Association as the Assistant Head Coach in September 2008.  He was promoted to Head Coach in September 2012.  Prior to joining AAA Marius worked with the Indian Aquatic Club in Monroe, Louisiana where he assisted the Head Coach in developing and mentoring swimmers who competed in State Championships, Sectionals, and Junior Nationals.

Achievement and victory is what happens when ten thousand hours of training meet up with one moment of opportunity.” – Author Unknown

Katrina McGrath Assistant Head Coach - Red/Pre-Comp

Katrina started taking swimming lessons at the age of three and began swimming competitively for a YMCA swim team when she was four years old. Later on she swam with the BIOLA swim team. She swam on the varsity team for all four years at La Serna high school. During her time in high school, Katrina competed at CIF's three times for 100 backstroke. After high school, she went on to swim at Fullerton College where she competed at the state championships.
Katrina spent two years working as the secretary for the Whittier YMCA swim team. She has also lifeguarded and taught swim lessons. She is currently going to school to become an elementary school teacher.

Aliza White Age Group Coach - White 2 & 4
Patrick Jones Age Group Coach - White 1 & 3
Aaron Bauer Age Group Coach - Pearson All Groups
Board of Directors
Kevin Borning President
Madeline Papp Vice President
Irie Dadabhoy Treasurer
Gema Rouse Canyon Pool Representative
Robin Mundschau Pearson Pool Representative
Madeline Papp Meet Manager
Ken Russell Team Representative