Amy Okada

Assistant Coach

Email: [email protected]
 

Amy Okada started swimming competitively at age 9 and joined the Royal Swim Team at age 13. She represented Royal throughout the national stage from 2012-2021.

She graduated in 2020 with a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology and Food Studies while receiving a 4 year scholarship to swim at UCLA. After graduating UCLA, she attended Loughborough University in England where she earned her Masters degree while continuing her swimming profession. She currently attends Cal-State Los Angeles to become a Registered Sports Dietician. She hopes to be a mentor to the swimmers by using her experience to inspire them to achieve their goals. Her hobbies include going to farmers markets, surf racing, and exploring new restaurants and cafes.
 

Achievements/Qualifications

MSc./BA

LA County Ocean Lifeguard/Emergency Medical Responder


Royal Swim Team Highlights

2x Olympic Trials Swimmer (2016/2021)

 

1x French Olympic Trials Swimmer (2021)

National Age Group Top 10 Award Recipient (2010-2017)

Southern California Top 3 Award Recipient (2009-2010)

Western Zone Select Camp Attendee (2014)

Pacific Committee and Southern California Athlete Rep (2013-2015)

SwimSwam Writer/Content Creator (2020-now)

 

National Championships Finalists (2015)
 

UCLA Career Highlights

4-year UCLA Athletics scholarship recipient

2019- 2020 UCLA Team Captain

36x Event winner 

2020 CSCAA All-American in 200 Butterfly

3x NCAA Qualifier (2017-2020) in 100/200 Butterfly/200 IM + Relays

UCLA Program Record-Holder in the 200 free relay (1:28.88, 2018) and 400 medley relay (3:31.81, 2020)
 

Beverly Hills High School Highlights

6x CIF Champion (Division 2/3)

8x Individual League Champion 

2nd and 3rd place at the Inaugural CIF State Championships 

4x MVP Award Winner

2016 Beverly Hills High Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee 

BHHS Athletics Student-Athlete Scholarship recipient