Coach Mike Sansavera is currently the Head Coach for Reagan High School. He has 34 years of coaching experience and this will be his 11th year at Reagan. Prior to coaching for Reagan, Coach Sansavera was the Head High School Coach for Antonian College Preparatory High School, Head Coach for the San Antonio Wave, Assistant Age Group Coach with Alamo Area Aquatics and held various Head Coaching positions with area summer league teams.
He grew up in Solon, Ohio and attended Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Education. Mike received his Master's Degree at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Mike wrestled all the way into college and swam in the off-season as a form of cross-training.
Coach Sansavera is the founder and Chairman of the Lone Star Summer Swim League which contains 18 teams and over 2200 swimmers from ages 5 to 18.
In Mike's extensive years of experience, he has coached over 24 Junior National Swimmers and Senior National Swimmers. Many of which have been awarded college scholarships. Within the last several years, he has coached 30 All-American Qualifiers in Swimming and Diving events. His teams have been District, Regional and TISCA Champions in the last 5 years.
While coaching at Reagan, his girls teams have been 2nd, (2013, 2012) and 5th in 2011 at the Texas High School State Championship Meet. The boys team placed 11th in 2014.
Coach is a former USA Swimming “Coach of the Year” for South Texas, a District and Regional Coach of the year for High School Swimming and was nominated as the “Express News Swimming Coach of the Year” for San Antonio.
He has also been involved in summer league swimming since 1985 where he has coached many summer league swimmers that went on to swim on club teams or high school teams and into college, some of whom are now coaching swimming as well.
In addition, Coach Sansavera has been involved in many stroke clinics, swim lessons, competitive lessons, and technique training during his tenure of coaching swimming in San Antonio.
He has two girls, Alexandria and Nina, both in college.