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
08/05-08/11, 2018 Riverside, CA
UANA PAN AM Championships
National Team

Recent Achievements

2018 Junior Olympics
June, 2018
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Our 11-12 and 13-15 age group swimmers competed in Junior Olympics in Synchronized Swimming in Oxford, Ohio, June 22-30, 2018. You can view the action on here.

11-12 Age group

Our team took silver after a tight competition with Walnut Creek Aquanuts. Our duet with Gianna and Perry also took a silver.

13-15 Age group

Our 13-15 team took silver.  Some of the original members of this team did not participate in JOs, since they were selected to USA National team. The newly added members who needed to learn this winning routine in a few short weeks.

Our two Duets placed second (Rachel & Brianna) and third (Riley & Lydia)

Riley took Gold in Solo.

Congratulations to all athletes!




Age group 11-12 Age Group 13-15
Primorje Synchro Cup
June, 2018
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Nikki and Camryn won all events at the Primorje Synchro Cup in Croatia they participated in. Together they won gold in both Technical and Free Duet. Nikki also won gold in Technical and Free solo as well as figures. Camryn placed third in Technical and Free solo. She placed fifth in figures.

Congratulations! An amazing achievement for two new duet partners!

Region B Championships
May, 2018
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Our athletes competing at Region B Championships took home team gold in all age groups!

10 and Under: 1st place (A-team) and 3rd place (B-team)

11-12: 1st place (A-team) and 4th place (B-team).

13-15: 1st place (A-team), 3rd place and 5th place for the B-teams

13-15 Combo: 1st place

Of all our team competing, three qualifies to Junior Olympics (11-12 A-team, 13-15 A-team and B-team).

10 and Under Duet: 1st place — Hannah and Nicole

11-12 Duet: 2nd place —  Gianna and Perry, 4th place Sherry and Lina, 5th place Ayla and Ella, 6th place Krystal and Claire. Gianna and Perry qualified to Junior Olympics.

13-15 Duet: 1st place — Riley and Emily, 2nd place — Brianna and Rachel. Both duets qualified to Junior Olympics.

10 and Under Solo: 1st place — Isa, 2nd place — Olivia, 4th place — Katie, 5th place — Nira

11-12 Solo: 3rd place — Gianna, 4th place — Perry, 5th place — Hope, 6th place Arina, 7th place Liza

13-15 Solo: 1st place — Claire, 2nd place — Riley. Both swimmers qualified to Junior Olympics.


Congratulations to all swimmers! You did a fabulous job. We are wish you good luck at Junior Olympics.

Age Group 10 and Under Age group 11-12 Age Group 13-15
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