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Jon Moore - Boy's Swimming

Jon Moore

Los Alamitos HS has a long history of strong swim teams, and Coach Jon Moore was selected as the new Head Boys Swim Coach at Los Alamitos HS in 2023 and continued the legacy, leading the boys team to a 6th straight league title and a 9th place result at the CIF SS Division I swim meet.

Coach Moore swam competitively as an All American at the University of South Carolina and has over 30 years of competitive swim coaching experience, including the last 12 years as the head coach of Lakewood Aquatics Swim Club. Please join us in welcoming Coach Moore to the Griffin Family.

Dave Carlson - Boy's Water Polo, Girl's Water Polo & Swimming

Dave Carlson

Dave Carlson started his aquatics career at Ocean View High School in Huntington Beach, CA.  After graduation from high school he continued his playing career as a member of 2 State Championship Water Polo teams at Golden West College under legendary coaches Ken Hamdorf & Tom Hermstad.  He completed his education at Cal State Fullerton earning a B.A. degree in History and then went on to receive his teaching credential in Social Science from National University.

His coaching career includes being a member of the US Men’s Water Polo National Team coaching staff 1999-2005, Assistant of the Men’s National Youth Team 2002 & 2005, Assistant of the Men’s Senior National Team 2005, Head Coach of the SOCAL Water Polo Club 18U Boys & 21U Men 2009-Present, and Head Coach of the Los Alamitos High School Boys and Girls Water Polo and Boys and Girls Swim Team from 2003 to 2014.

His many achievements include 2-time CIF Coach of the Year, 2-time Los Angeles Times Coach of the year, 3-time OC Register Coach of the year, and 12-time Long Beach Press Telegram Coach of the Year.  He has coached his teams to 8 National Championships, 5 State Championships, 4 C.I.F. Championships, 19 Varsity Water Polo Sunset League Championships, and 10 Varsity Swimming Sunset League Championships (5 boys, 5 girls).

Randy Grimm - Boy's Swimming

Randy Grimm

Coach Grimm was a junior college transfer from Chaffey College and 1970 graduate of Cal State Long Beach, where he participated extensively in both swimming and water polo. He was NCAA College Division II 50 and 100 yard freestyle swim champion in 1968, received All-American honors in eight events (’68 and ’69) and swam in the 1968 Olympic Trials held at the then brand new Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool. 

To this day, his love and passion for competitive swimming endures. He finds great enjoyment and satisfaction helping Los Al swimmers develop and improve their technical swimming abilities and attain their competitive goals.

Miranda Stratford - Girl's Swimming

Miranda started swimming competitively at 7 years old for age group teams in Ojai and Ventura, California where she grew up. She attended and swam for Buena High School where she helped her team to 2 CIF championships. At UCLA she swam 4 years and earned a BA in Political Science. After a career in retail buying she taught at FIDM and now spends most of her time raising her two daughters. Miranda runs a part¬ time photography business (M. Shanti Photo) and lives with her family in Long Beach.