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 Sandra Flinn



Sandra Flinn has been a part of the HCISD family for over 10 years as a teacher, member of the 2010 Bond Task Force, Boggus Design committee and Strategic Plan Action Team. Sandra leads the Aquatic Center team with over 25 years aquatic experience as a competitive swimmer, swim coach and swim instructor. She spent the majority of her coaching career in the Plano Independent School District. Sandra was the Assistant Swim Coach of the Plano Senior High State Championship Swim Team (1998) and Head Coach of the Plano West Senior High Swim Team where she led her Women’s team to a top 10 State ranking. She was named District and Regional Coach of the year for both the Men’s and Women’s team in 2001. After moving to Harlingen she served as the Head Swim Coach at The Marine Military Academy.  In 2019, Sandra was highlighted as a "Coaching Icon" through the Texas A&M University Coaches Academy. 

Sandra is a graduate of Texas A&M University (1993) where she was a member of the Swim Team.   She holds a Masters Degree in Secondary Education from the University of North Texas. She is married to David Flinn and has 2 sons, Jake and Matthew. Sandra serves on the Board of Directors of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Advisory Board of the Ronald McDonald House of the RGV, Chairs the Mayor's Wellness Council of Harlingen and serves on the Board of Trustees for the Texas Military Institute (TMI Episcopal) in San Antonio.

Yvonne Y. Moran



Yvonne Moran has been a part of the HCISD family for 5 years. Yvonne assists the HCISD Aquatic Center team with over 25 years of aquatic experience as a competitive swimmer, swim coach, diving coach and swim instructor.  Prior to coming to Harlingen, she served as the Lead Swim Instructor for Brownsville ISD’s Margaret M. Clark Aquatic Center for 13 years. She was an assistant swim coach for Blue Dolphins in Brownsville for 4 years.  She was also the diving coach for Saint Joseph Academy for 2 years.

She holds the following aquatic certifications: Lifeguard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor, First Aid Instructor, CPR/AED Instructor, NSPF Certified Pool & Spa Operator, ASCA Coach Level 2, AAPAR Adapted Aquatics Instructor and a SwimAmerica Learn-To-Swim Coach. Yvonne earned her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of Texas at Brownsville. She is married to John Paul Moran and they have 5 sons, Sean, John, Joseph, Cyrid and Ian.
Updated On: July 26, 2019