Our world renowned Competitive Program is rooted in more than 50 years of Aquamaid tradition and excellence. Our Staff, led by 3-time Olympic Coach, Chris Carver, includes Olympic medalists, National Champions and current elite athletes.

Swimmers and families in the Competitive Program make a year-round commitment to training. Swimmers compete Regionally, Nationally and Internationally. This program has produced many National Champions and Olympians.

Program Details

  • This is a no-fee program excluding outfitting. Participant families are members of the Santa Clara Aquamaids and are asked to participate in our fundraising activities and volunteer at club events and meets.
  • Swimmers practice between 5 and 6 days/week dependent upon their age
  • Practices are held at pools in Santa Clara, San Jose & Los Gatos.

Upcoming Events
05/28, 2018 George F. Haines International Swim Center
Santa Clara Aquamaids’ Exhibition
Age Group 10 and Under Age group 11-12 Age Group 13-15 Juniors Pre-Competitive
06/02-06/03, 2018 Santa Clara, California
Novice Championship
Novice/Intermediate Pre-Competitive
06/02-06/03, 2018 San Diego
San Diego Invitational
Age Group 10 and Under
06/22-06/30, 2018 Oxford, Ohio
2018 US Junior Olympics
Age group 11-12 Age Group 13-15
07/14-07/13, 2018 San Diego
State Games
08/05-08/11, 2018 Riverside, CA
UANA PAN AM Championships
National Team

Recent Achievements

2018 US Junior and 13-15 Championships
April, 2018
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Junior solos: Nikki won Gold, Cammy won Bronze, Olivia placed 8th.
13-15 solos: Claire won Gold, Chiara won Silver! Marilyn placed 4th, Riley 5th and Yujin 6th.

13-15 duets: Marilyn & Chiara won Gold, Claire & Yujin won Bronze! Emily & Riley placed 6th, and Brinna & Rachel 7th.
Juniors Duet: Nikki and Haliee took Gold, Cammy and Audrey took Silver.

13-15 Team: 1st place A-team and 6th place B-team.
Junior Team: GOLD!

13-15 High Point Winners: 1st Claire, 2nd Chiara and 3rd Marilyn
Junior High Point Winners: 1st Nikki, 2nd Cammy

13-15 High Point Team: 1st Santa Clara Aquamaids
Junior High Point Team: 1st Santa Clara Aquamaids

US Synchro coverage:  Results from Tech Routines, Results from Junior, 13-15 solos and 13-15 duets, and Results from Junior Duet, 13-15 and Junior Team Finals.

Congratulations swimmers and coaches! You performed extraordinarily!

You can view recordings of all the action at Live Synchro.

Age Group 13-15 Juniors
2018 U.S. Collegiate & Senior National Championships
April, 2018
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Santa Clara Aquamaids Senior team took home Gold in Combo, Gold in Tech Team and Silver in Free Team. The two duets competing came third (Kate and Kaitlyn) and fifth (Sabrina and Emily). Congratulations!

Congratulations to our Senior athlete, Kate Chow, who won the High Point Individual award at the 2018 US Synchro National Championships. Way to go Kate!

West Zone Championship
March, 2018
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Seniors: Gold in Team and Duet. Our team and two duets qualified to the National Championship.

Juniors: Gold in Team, Duet and Solo. Our team, four solos,  and two duets qualified to the National Championship.

13-15: Gold in Team, Duet and Solo. Our A & B teams, five solos, and four duets qualified to the National Championship.

Congratulations to Coach Sonja, who successfully coached her junior/senior athletes to qualify in every event they entered despite the new workload on due to new FINA requirements.

Age Group 13-15 Juniors Seniors