My name is Donica Wilson and I have been teaching swim for almost 20 years. Over the last 19 years I have held mommy & me classes, toddlers, adults, and elderly in addition to handicapped adults and children. For 5 years I taught members how to survive and egress out of their helicopter or HUMV in a water evacuation. I graduated from Troy University with a degree in Criminal Justice and I currently work full time as a Program Manager.
Hello Future Swimmer!
Like you, I took swimming lessons and soon after joined the community swim team.
At 15, I became and Lifeguard and Swim Instructor and during college I continued my passion by instructing CPR/First Aid, Lifeguarding, Water Safety and First Responder classes with the American Red Cross.
My teaching and swimming experience spans well over 20 years and my goal is to be safe and have fun around the water.
Now let's get swimming!
Hi, my name is Alyse and I've been teaching swim lessons for 5 years with ages 6 months to 50 years old. I've also worked with children for 7 years as a babysitter. I am currently in my last year of nursing school. I have experience with special needs and children who have a fear of the water. I swam competitively for 15 years.I love teaching swimming because itÔÇÖs my passion and to see my swimmers gain confidence in their skills and themselves.
Hello! My name is Kourtnee. I have taught swim lessons for 2-3 years out of high school. During high school I played waterpolo all 4 years. Also, I have a B.S. in Biology and currently in school to become an RDH. Swimming and teaching kids has always been a passion of mine, now I get to combine them! Due to my educational background I have an extensive amount of knowledge and training in medical situations as well as helping kids overcome fearful situations.
Hi! My name is Abi and I have been a swim instructor for three years with ages 3 to 16. I have experience with all kinds of children, some who have never been in the water prior to my instruction. I love teaching because it lets me show my knowledge of swim techniques to a variety of ages and levels. I was a competitive swimmer for four years, and I played water polo for four years and participated in a winter club. Lastly, I am currently attending college for a biology degree.
Hi, I am Paige! I have been a swim coach for a recreational team as well as instructed kids at my club team. I am a division 1 swimmer at Pepperdine University. I am studying to get my teaching credential, where I want to be an elementary teacher. I have worked with kids in babysitting as well as a case study in a human development course. I want to make sure as an instructor people feel comfortable, grow a possible love for the sport, and ensure they are strong and confident when doing so!
Hello, my name is Ethan and I've been teaching swim lessons for 4 years. I studied Public Relations at Sacramento State and will get my bachelors in 2022. I have taught lessons and lifeguarded for the past 4 years, and have also done competitive swim for the past 8. When I teach lessons, I am very patient, understanding, and willing to adapt to the skill set of any swimmer of any age. I love teaching swimming because it is such a fun skill to have. Swimming is so much fun to teach.
Pollock Pines, CA
Hello, I am Meg. I have a competitive swimming background, year around swim training, water polo & diving. I coach ages 4-15 in body movement for 15 yrs, gymnastics coach, yoga, tai chi & swim. I was a swim coach, personal instructor for 1yr w/ ages 5-15 coaching mechanics, drills and safety in & out of the water. I love swim lessons because everyone should be able to enjoy water fun activities without being fearful. Everyone should have the knowledge of safety & body awareness in the water.
Hi, My name is Kathy and I have been teaching swim lessons for 5 years. I swam on Master's and I was a swim mom for 10 years too.
I have experience with kids of all ages and adults, Also, I have experience working with all types of disabilities. Ambulatory, non -ambulatory, Autism, deaf, blind, and other special needs.
To me, nothing is more exciting than watching a swimmer learn something new. I will be with your swimmer, all the way, having fun while learning a life-saving skill.
Sara Ann C
Hi, my name is Sara Crowell. I've been swimming since I was 6 m.o. and played on my swim and waterpolo teams in high school. I have helped instruct my fellow team mates and family/friends how to swim. I've been a private Nanny and caregiver for the last year, where I was babysitting daily. I'm currently a student at Sac City College peresuing Forensic Chemistry, and hoping to become an analyst for a police department. I love swimming because it's easy for any age with the right support!