Diego grew up in Bogotá, Colombia, swimming age group and playing water polo. After graduating from college, he moved to the United States where he has worked in advertising and marketing, never losing his love for swimming. A triathlete for 10 years and a Masters swimmer, he continues competing in regional and national meets. Diego began coaching two years ago as a natural next step in his passion for the sport. He’s been married to Teresita for 27 years and has 3 children.