Meet our Coaches

Head Coach

 

Mark Spinola - Head Coach

Coach Mark Spinola is in his 7th year as the Head Coach of the MSC Blue Wave. he is also an assistant coach for the FR Varsity swim team and part-time assistant coach for the Franklin Area Swim Team (FAST). Away from the pool, Coach Spinola teaches Economics and Advanced Placement US Government at Gateway High School. 

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. 

 

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.

 

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Assistant Coaches

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Aiden Spinola - Assistant Coach

Aiden is in his second year as the assistant coach at MSC. he started swimming at 13 years old and swam for MSC. FAST, and Franklin Regional's middle and high school teams, where he was a twi-time WPIAL Qualifier and three-time county medalist. He currently swims at the University of Mount Union and had a top 8 finish at the conference championships as well as two top 16 finishes. 

Aiden just finished his sophomore yea at Mount Union where he is pursuing a triple major in Political Science, International Affairs & Diplomacy, and French. He is very excited to be back and help out with the swim team once again!

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Eli Holm - Assistant Coach

Eli just finished his freshman year at the University of mOunt Union, where he is majoring in Mechanical Engineering and a member of the mOnt Union Swimming & Diving Team. 

Eli has been swimming since he was 11 years old and has been a member of the MSC Swim Team since 2010! Over the years, Eli swam for FAST and Franklin Regionals' middle and high school teams, where he became the a 4 year WPIAL and 2 year PIAA state qualifier! Eli is looking forward to his first season as Assistant Coach and making more memories at MSC this year!