Mark Spinola

Mark Spinola

Head Coach

Coach Mark Spinola is in his 8th year as the Head Coach of the MSC Blue Wave. he is also an assistant coach for the FR Varsity swim team and part-time assistant coach for the Franklin Area Swim Team (FAST). Away from the pool, Coach Spinola teaches Economics and Advanced Placement US Government at Gateway High School.

Coach Spinola is a USA Swimming certified swim coach as well as a USA Swimming certified stroke and turn judge. He is certified by the American Red Cross in Aquatic Life-Saving, AED and CPR. He has served as Vice President of the Board at Murrysville Swim Club and in the past, served on the Franklin Area Swim Team Board.

Anyone who has been a swimmer for Coach Spinola will tell you that he is very competitive and like most coaches, he loves to win. Above all, he has learned that a swim team’s purpose is to promote fun, fitness and friendships as well as skill development, sportsmanship and building self-confidence. As Head Coach of the MSC Swim Team, he will work with his fellow coaches, our Swim Moms, parents and athletes to make a fun and successful season.

Seth Spinola

Seth Spinola

Assistant Coach

We are so very excited to welcome Assistant Coach Seth Spinola to the 2023 MSC Blue Wave coaching team!!!!!

Seth has been swimming since the age of 9 and is a former member and the heart of the Blue Wave Team! He is currently studying at The Allegheny Community College and working towards his degree in Early Childhood Education. Seth joined the Franklin Area Swim Team (FAST) coaching staff this year. He also likes working of cars and hanging out with his dogs.

He is looking forward to seeing all of our young swimmers develop their skills over the summer and hopes they have as much fun swimming at MSC as he did!

His favorite event is the 200 Free because it’s a combination of a sprint and distance.

Seth we are so excited to have you as a part of the team once again! We know that the kids will be cheering you on as their Coach as they did as their team mate! Welcome to the MSC team once again!

Lyndie Lingg

Lyndie Lingg

Assistant Coach

We are so very excited to welcome Coach Lyndie Lingg to the 2023 MSC Blue Wave coaching team!!!!!

Lyndie has been swimming since the age of 3 and is a former member of the Blue Wave Team! She is currently studying at Purdue University. Working on her Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Major in Visual Communication Design and a minor in Art History- A UX/UI designer. In her free time she enjoys swimming, reading and being outside!

Her favorite thing about swim team is the people and the atmosphere of summer swimming. Lyndie is excited to be able to continue being part of the MSC swim team, as well as helping the swimmers advance their swimming abilities and sportsmanship.

Her favorite event is the 50 free because it’s over quick and the 200 IM because you get to experience every stroke.

Lyndie we are so excited to have you part of the team once again and looking forward to you bringing your enthusiasm and knowledge to our swimmers!