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Karen Alvarez


Karen A

Karen’s love of synchro began in 1975 when she became a member of the Aquettes. She swam with TTA until 1984 and then continued her synchro career at the University of Arizona. After receiving her B.S. in Business, Karen stayed in Arizona for 4 years and began coaching Tucson Synchro. In 1992, Karen moved back to Tonawanda and began coaching with TTA. She is proud to be coaching TTA and carrying on all the great traditions of the team.
Karen in married to David and they have 2 children, Tommy and Anita. Anita also swam for TTA and is currently living in California and training with the USA Senior National Team. Karen works at Hoover Middle as a Teacher Aide in a special education classroom.
Karen is a zone level judge, the Niagara Association Chair, and was 2005 East Zone Coach of the Year. As an athlete, Karen was a National Age Group Team champion, Junior National Team Champion, Collegiate Duet champion, a Collegiate All American, and a member of the US Senior National Team.