White Water Aquatics is a very fortunate to have a coaching staff that value the same philosophies and mindset. All of our coaches are committed to a standard of excellence and quality values. The WWA Coaches want to provide a program that provides a positive enviornment for athletes to grow. Each member of the coaching staff believes in the development of the student-athlete; forming a relentless work ethic, building curiosity towards a growth mindset, and being passionate about acheiving goals. The coaches all want to instill a love for the sport and are committed to creating the best program and experience possible.




 Donny Mata
  Head Coach & Founder

Donny got his start into Coaching with both of his former schools - Benicia High School & Diablo Valley College. Through out his time coaching, Donny has also been involved with programs such as Carondalet High School, Viking Aquatics, and a few Summer Rec. Swim Teams and most recently, Granite Bay High School. Donny has coached every age and every ability seen in this sport. He has coached Olympic Trial Qualifiers, CCCAA State Record Holders, California H.S. State Event Winners to Contra Costa County Record Holders as well as helping multiple swimmers earn scholarships.

Donny enjoys being around the pool and cant get enough of Aquatics. Aside from his passion of coaching Swimming, he coaches Water Polo and loves motivating and helping athletes get excited for the sport and help them progress inside and outside of the pool. Starting White Water Aquatics has been a dream of his since he got into coaching back in 2011.




 Michael Hansen
  Assistant Coach

 Michael's Bio Coming Soon...