Swimming Coaching Staff

 

Kathryn Rivas

Coaching Staff / 2019-2020

Team: Boys Varsity & Girls Varsity Swimming
Position: Head Coach
Email: krivas@calvarydowney.org
Bio:

Coach Rivas was the swim coach here at Calvary Chapel Christian School a few years ago. She was also assistant swim coach for Downey High School and coached a USA team for the Cerritos Swim Club. Currently she is teaching here at Calvary Chapel Christian School and has two children that also attend the school. Something to know about Coach Rivas is that she is super competitive and loves to see everyone doing their best. You will make her happy by trying your best in practice and at meets and not giving her any excuses. She will always do the best that she can to coach you, and will always here for you. Her hobbies include working out, being a little league mom and going to the drive in movies! This season she looks forward to everyone getting their personal best times in at least one event. She has communicated to the team that this is God’s team as well and they should be the loudest cheering team in the league.  This is one way she wants people to remember the team this year.

 

 

 

Dasha Alexander

Coaching Staff / 2019-2020

Team: Boys Varsity & Girls Varsity Swimming
Position: Assistant Coach
Email: 
Bio:

This is Coach Alexander’s first year as an assistant swim coach. She swam for Calvary Chapel Christian School from 2010-2014. She also swam competitively for Barracuda Aquatic Club for 10 years. She recently graduated from Biola University in 2018 with a BA in Psychology. She was born in Manila, Philippines which is also the country where she is going to attend medical school to become a doctor. Outside of coaching swim she works as an EMT. Her hobbies include swimming, hiking, singing, horseback riding, cooking, baking, and traveling. This season she looks forward to seeing the kids grow personally and spiritually. She wants to see them progress and do their best daily as athletes for Christ.