Alex joined Miami SC in 2008. He is an Austswim Certified Instructor and has a Bronze Licence and is working towards his Silver Licence.
Alex was born in Santa Cruz, California and is the third generation of his family to coach swimming, following his father and grandfather who were both International level coaches.
Alex has managed eight swim schools in Western Australia whilst coaching part-time. In 2007, he managed the Runaway Bay Sports Super Centre Aquatics Department and Swim School (Austswim), which was awarded Swim School of the year in Queensland.
Alex competed in swimming from the age of five to twenty three and his favourite events were the 200 and 400 IM, 200 Fly and the 200 breaststroke.
Alex is also fluent in French and Spanish.