Pete Cassiano is a member of the Dawn Patrol with Scott Meyer, Chris Geer, Matt Hanson, Steve Schlom, Michael Bergkvist, and Shawn Oatey. The Dawn Patrol trains at the Long Beach Yacht Club pool, outside the Seal Beach Pier (with the Seal Beach Sea Monkeys, and in the inner bay at Belmont Shore.
Cassiano met his wife Cammie at UCLA, where she was an All-American tennis player. They’ve lived in Long Beach since 1995, and have 3 kids, Kate, Luke and Jack. Cassiano completed his first open water swim in 2009 at the Pier-to-Pier in Manhattan Beach.