Mariano “Cole” Parada
Mariano “Cole” Parada is one of Argentina’s most experienced pro sailors. He has been involved in great teams and was one of Santi’s coaches in Rio 2016. He competed in the 2000 Sydney Olympics in the Tornado class and was part of Victory Challenge for the 32nd America’s cup in 2007. In addition to many other titles, he has multiple TP52 and Soto 40 World Championships, all in which he had a role as tactician or strategist. He has been a lifelong friend from Santi and is happy to help the young pro sailors in Argentina as well as the Argentinian Olympic team.
Tomás Dietrich has sailed in Optimist, 420, Lightning, Laser, Match Race and has now a strong reputation in J70.
He is 2012 South American and Argentina Laser Radial Champion and was second at the 2010 Lightning Youth Worlds. Tomás Dietrich has successfully coached Optimist teams from different places and pursued an Olympic Campaign in 470. He was also a tactician for the 36 Below Racing from New Zealand which earned second place during the World Match Racing Tour.
Guille has been the leader and helmsman of the Azzurra Tp52 project for the last 15 years. He has also been involved in America’s cup teams and was an Olympian in 470 class. He will be a great example for the young sailors on how to manage a big team and any long term project.