Alexander Tikhonov has 12 years under his belt on the Russian national swim team. He is a 19 time Russian Champion, 8 times Russian record holder, 2 times Olympian (2008, 2012), Silver and Bronze medallist in Europe’s Championship and Silver, Bronze medallist in World University Games, and champion of the World Military Games.
Coach Alexander is an easy going, sociable coach, and always ready to help his clients fine-tune their performance in the water. Prior to became a head coach in Thanyapura. 
Coach Alexander spent 2 years as an associate coach of Miguel Lopez, previous Thanyapura head coach.   Coach Alexander holds a Degree as a Swimming and Gymnastics Coach from Uralgufk, Russia.