Coach Liz is entering her second year with Brookside. She has been an amazing addition to the Brookside family. Liz grew up swimming. In Fact, she was a Wave, herself! In addition, Liz was a division one swimmer at Loyola Marymount University specializing in Butterfly and Freestyle. At LMU she received her Masters and Credential in Special Education and works as a teacher when not at Brookside. On deck, Liz brings warmth and generosity to her coaching. She also demonstrates a high level of technical excellence which she eagerly shares with her swimmers. She is able to communicate this expertise to swimmers of all levels. Her enthusiasm is contagious. In her free time Liz enjoys the ocean, dogs and food.
Coach Gary is starting his first year as coach of the Brookside Waves. He spent nine years on the team from age nine to eighteen years old and swam all four years on the Saint Francis swim team. He has worked as a lifeguard at Brookside since 2012 and is now the head lifeguard. While not at Brookside Gary enjoys long walks, stargazing, and science. He is also pursing a degree in Global Business and Supply Chain Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Arizona with a minor in Accounting and Wildlife Science.