Welcome Coach Ricky!

Sara Lightfoot/Admin

We would like to introduce Vacaville Swim Club's new Assistant Coach, Ricky Rascon.

 

Coach Ricky has been swimming since he was four years old. He attended Reavis High School, where he won conference three years in a row for his swim team. Ricky attended the University of Illinois at Chicago to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and minored in Nutrition. He was also a fireman in the suburbs of the Southside of Chicago.

Coach Ricky used to be the head coach at Burbank Swim Association, where he changed the success of the program around. He has won back-to-back conferences with Burbank, and has coached State and Speedo Sectionals’ candidates as well. In 2019, he was selected to be a coach for Team Illinois at Open Water Zones and also coached the boys’ 10 & under zones for the Midwestern Mega Zones. Coach Ricky was the assistant coach for two Olympian coaches and he has been a swim instructor since freshman year of high school. He is Ellis certified to teach infants, along with children with special needs. 

We couldn't be happier to have him on our team!