Coaching Staff


Coach Ziance
has been coaching high school swimming for 12 years. She has coached in both Arizona and Colorado and is enter her fifth year as the head coach of Moon Valley Swim and Dive. Coach Ziance has been around the water her entire life and began competing in her youth through high school. In her time as coach, she has seen her swimmers medal at invitationals and qualify in both individual and relay events for state. 

Coach Cumpton has been coaching for seven years in Arizona. He joined Coach Ziance five years ago at Moon to help build this program. A swimmer since he was 5 years old, Coach Cumpton competed through high school to earn his spot in state for Washington High. He has been an vital part of the program in ensuring our athletes succeed in and out of the water. 

Coach Barton will be joining the rockets for the 2017-2018 season for her first year coaching. Coach Barton has been swimming since her childhood and competed with Greenway High School where she was coached by Coach Ziance. After high school, she continued working with aquatics at Desert Foothills Aquatic Center. Now graduated from ASU and working at Xavier Prep, she looks forward to coming back to the swimming world and coaching on the Rocket Shark staff.  
The coaches are extremely proud of their athletes and cannot wait to see what the future holds for their rocket sharks.