Laura Montes begins her fifth season on the synchronized swimming coaching staff in the 2015-16.
A 2010 Wheaton graduate with a bachelor's degree in political science, Montes helped lead the Lyons to four top-nine national finishes at the U.S. Collegiate Championships. Captaining the team during her junior and senior seasons, she also earned all-collegiate honors each of her four years.
During her junior year, Montes performed solo and team routines during the U.S. National Championship. The team routine was the first performed by Wheaton at the meet since 1996.
Following graduation, Montes served as a member of Puerto Rico's national synchronized swimming team. She previously competed internationally as a member of Puerto Rico's national team from 2000-06.