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Pam Lazzarotto

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Pam Lazzarotto swimming around Naples Island in Long Beach, California
Pam Lazzarotto before a long ocean swim in Long Beach, California
Open water swimming jewelry
Pam is an experienced waterwoman and open water swimming coach. Photo shows her surfing in Costa Rica

Pam Lazzarotto (born 16 April) is a former world-class pool swimmer specializing in butterfly, open water swimmer, a pool coach specializing in open water swimming, and a surfer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

She is the designer for The Swim Bike Run Jewelry collection for the active, outdoor individual (called Pam Lazzarotto Designs).

She was previously coached by Olympic coach Deryk Snelling in Canada and swam at the University of Arizona and is recognized as a World Open Water Swimming Association-certified open water swimming coach and manager of the Swimming Wellness program for working adults.

Open Water Responsibilities

As the Chief Marketing Director and Technical Swimming Specialist for Open Water Swimming, an open water swimming-focused California corporation. Lazzarotto designs products and managed the Swim Across America Long Beach open water swimming event in Long Beach, California and the Michele Fast Relays and the Michele Fast Memorial Swim @ Naples Island in Long Beach. She also managed the WOWSA Swimming Wellness program for working adults.

Open Water Swimming Career


  • Voted Coach of The Year, at Southern California Aquatics (SCAQ), an 800 member team in Santa Monica, 2000
  • Awarded All American standing in Long Distance Swimming, 1997
  • Overall Female Winner of 3 Mile Series, Women, 1996


  • University of Arizona - Degree in Business/Fashion Merchandising/Marketing