Eric Waananen

Coach Eric grew up swimming in Northern Virginia for a club, high school, West Virginia University and George Mason University Masters team.  Finalist in Virginia state, Atlantic 10 Conference and Master National swim meets specializing in 100 & 200 Fly.  Started his coaching career for the Herndon Aquatic Club (age group coach for 4 years), Mason Makos (age group coach for 1 year) and Head Coach for the 3-time girls state champs at Langley High School before moving to Arizona in 2002.  In 2004, He became the Head Coach at Seton Catholic HS and in the next 6 years, he took a team of 18 kids and expanded to over 45 before jumping on with Swim Neptune.  Coaching at the JCC with the white, black, blue and any other group that needs him.

Arizona Swimming Level 3 USA Swimming