11-12 Novice Team Coach
From Mexican origins but Canadian by choice and living in Toronto since 2007, Karla brings with her 17 years of Synchro Swimming experience as an athlete. As a member of the Mexican National Team A (1997-2001), she achieved the Bronze Medal in the team event at the Winnipeg 1999 Pan Am Games and 10th place in the team event at the preliminary round of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Once her Synchro career as an athlete ended, Karla moved into teaching Yoga and brings with her over 13 years of experience and holds a Yoga Alliance certification. She serves as OSSC’s yoga consultant for summer camps and during the regular season. Karla did have a short tenure as an assistant coach in Mexico where her athletes achieved 1st place in Solo and 2nd place in Duet at the National Championships. She is a certified lifeguard and is working on her NCCP Introduction to Competition level. Karla has decided to continue her development as a coach and share her learnings and experiences with new generations of swimmers.