Meet our Coaches
Coach Mark Spinola is in his 4th year as the Head Coach of the MSC Swim Team. For the past 3 years, he led the team to the ESA season title and the ESA Championship Meet Title. Coach Spinola serves as an Assistant Swim Coach for the Franklin Regional Varsity Swim Team and is a Volunteer Assistant Coach with the Frankin Regional Middle School Swim Team. Coach Spinola is also a part-time Assistant Coach for the Franklin Area Swim Team. Previously, he coached the Gateway High School Varsity Swim Team.
Coach Spinola is a USA Swimming certified swim coach as well as a USA Swimming certified stroke and turn judge. He is certified by the American Red Cross in Aquatic Life-Saving, AED and CPR. He has served as Vice President of the Board at Murrysville Swim Club and in the past, served on the Franklin Area Swim Team Board. A resident of Murrysville for over 16 years, Mark is married to Stacey Spinola, owner of Spinola's Bake Shop, and together they have 5 children ranging in ages from 9 to 17. They have been members of MSC for approximately 13 years.
Coach Spinola teaches Economics and Advanced Placement United States Government at Gateway High School. He has a master's degree in Counseling and a teaching certificate from Duquesne University and a bachelor's degree in History and Psychology from The University of Pittsburgh.
Anyone who has been a swimmer for Coach Spinola will tell you that he is very competitive and like most coaches, he loves to win. Above all, he has learned that a swim team's purpose is to promote fun, fitness and friendships as well as skill development, sportsmanship and building self-confidence. As Head Coach of the MSC Swim Team, he will work with his fellow coaches, our Swim Moms, parents and athletes to make a fun and successful season.
Nieko Santoro - Assistant Coach
Megan Remaley - Assistant Coach
Megan just finished her sophomore year at Miami University of Ohio, where she studies Early Childhood Education and Community Based Leadership. This will be her 16th season with Murrysville Swim Club! She started swimming at MSC when she was 5 and continued until she graduated in 2016, and she has been a lifeguard at MSC for 5 years. She was an assistant coach in the 2017 season and is excited to continue that role in the 2018 season. Over the years, Megan swam for FAST and Franklin Regional’s middle and high school teams, where she became an All American, a WPIAL and PIAA state qualifier, and a team captain her senior year. Megan is looking forward to making more memories at MSC this year and can’t wait for another awesome season!
Tyler Stevenson - Assistant Coach
Tyler Stevenson will be in his second year as the assistant coach at Murrysville Swim Club. He has been on the team either as a swimmer or coach for the past 14 years. Tyler started swimming at 6 years old when he started at FAST with Coach Lucas and he still swims with him today. Tyler swam on the Franklin Regional High School team for 4 years and holds the records in the 200 IM and 100 Breast. Tyler also made WPIALs and States every year at Franklin Regional. He currently swims at Cleveland State University and has just finished his second year there. He was part of the 800 Free Relay that broke the team record and has his NCAA B cut in the 100 Breast. Tyler is a History/Social Studies major with a minor in education and plans to teach high school history. He is very excited to be back and help out with the swim team once again!