Raul Lopez grew up In Alexandria, Virginia. He has been teaching and coaching all levels and ages for the last three years. Although he has never swam competitively, in his free time he enjoys lap swimming and perfecting his strokes. Raul is a dedicated instructor who is always looking for new ways to teach various skills. Raul believes that the best way of teaching for all age groups is through demonstration. When he isn’t in the pool instructing or working on his own strokes, Raul leads an active lifestyle either in the gym or outdoors. He enjoys hiking and travelling. Raul is also a lifeguard instructor.
- USA Swimming Coach