Coach Annette started swimming competitively at the age of 6 in Miami, Florida. She began her coaching career as an assistant coach with Southern California Aquatics (SCAQ) in Los Angeles. When she moved to beautiful San Diego, she continued coaching, competing and supporting the growth of DSST.
In her career, Coach Annette has competed in and coached numerous US and International swim meets. She served as one of three Directors who organized and ran the 10th Annual International IGLA Swim Meet, which was held in Coronado, CA. The competition drew close to 1,000 swimmers and included hundreds of volunteers.
Coach Annette is a dedicated student of the sport - always searching for the latest technical advances to share with her fellow swimmers and coaches. She currently holds USMS Level 3 Coach and USMS ALTS (Adult Learn to Swim) Instructor Certifications. She loves teaching stroke and race technique to her club team, triathletes and both novice and competitive swimmers.