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We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches. For all questions related to administrative, such as dues, safety, or policy issues, please contact secretary@moonaquaclub.org.

Coaching Staff

Marian R Bonham

Assistant Coach

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Marian graduated from Moon Area High School in 2010 and is currently attending CCAC. She is currently serving as an Assistant Coach with Moon Aqua Club. Marian swam for Moon Aqua Club for 7 years, and before that she swam on Montour Heights Country Club summer swim team. She also swam on the Moon Area Middle School swim team as well as the Moon Area High School Varsity Swim Team. Marian earned a varsity letter all four years of her high swimming career and was a captain of the girls swim team for her senior year. Marian has been a certified life guard for 4 years. Throughout Marian’s whole high school and college years she has taught swim lessons at Moon Area High, Carlynton junior and senior high school, Montour Height Country Club, and Sewickley Valley YMCA. Finally, she recently coached the YMCA 8 and under girls who won the Novice Championship.

Laura Hutton

Assistant Coach

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Laura is a Moon Area Alumni. She started swimming at the age of 6 for the Wyngate Swim Club team and participated in the Moon Aqua Club for 8 years, specializing in distance events. During her high school career Laura qualified for the Mid-Atlantic Conference all four years helping the Girls team achieve first place her senior year.  She also contributed to the WPIAL team for four years, swimming events such as the 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay and the 500 Free.  Laura is a four year letter winner as well as the winner of four scholar athlete awards. Laura worked as a lifeguard and taught swim lessons at both the High School and Wyngate Swim Club for 6 years.  Laura was the assistant coach for the Wyngate Swim team the summer of 2006. 

After high school, Laura graduated from Kent State University with her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.  She is the assistant coach for the Moon Area High School and Middle School swim teams.  Laura also currently works as a substitute teacher in the Moon Area School District. 

Sierra R Neft

Assistant Coach

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Sierra is a graduate of Moon High School's class of 2014. She currently is a student at Robert Morris University. Sierra is a lifeguard at Colony West Apartments in the summer. She joined the Moon Aqua Club at the age of eight and has been swimming ever since.

Sierra lettered in swimming, qualified for the Mid-Atlantic Conference (MAC), and the WPIAL championships all four years of her high school swimming career. Her junior year she qualified for the PIAA State meet in multiple relays. She also qualified for States her senior year in her individual event, the 200 IM and made it to finals. Sierra was also a competitor at Sectionals in her qualifying event of the 200 Breaststroke. Having knowledge about swimming and being a former swimmer herself, Sierra is excited to be a coach for the Moon Aqua Club.  

Board of Directors

Heather Patterson

President

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Wayne Archer

Vice President

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Michelle Luke

Secretary

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Lori Connors

Fundraising Director

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Matt Schroeder

Registrar

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Regan Drew

Meet Director

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Ann Drew

Learn to Swim Director

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Darryl Herman

Human Resources / Compliance

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Cami Sirbu

Treasurer

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Mike Baker

Data Analyst / Historian

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