Christie Kainz 

Assistant Coach

Christie Lynn Kainz has a life long immense passion for swimming and diving. At the young age of 17, she took on her first  aquatics position that lasted for 6 years as a Life Guard and Camp Director for the San Diego County YMCA. Christie studied psychology and child development at Mount St. Mary's University. Currently, she is a USA Swimming certified coach and Head Instructor for the LK Swim Academy. Christie has been under the mentorship of four time gold medal Olympian, Lenny Krayzelburg, since 2012.Through these experiences, she has mastered the craft of coaching swimmers of all skill levels, ranging from infants as young as 5 weeks old to Junior Olympians.  Coach Christie is incredibly excited to be joining the Royal swim team as the Presilver/Silver JO coach at the Westside JCC location.