Yorba Linda, CA
My very first job was teaching children to swim. I bought my first car with the money I earned. Since retiring, I have been teaching children and adults to swim, and I have worked with special needs students.
"Kristen was very flexible and paced my daughter in a safe and comfortable swim experience." Tracey R.
"She is great and I would recommend her to anyone. I have seen a huge improvement!" Coral G.
Hello, my name is Doreen and I've taught swimming for 3+ years but have been working with children in a teaching capacity for many years. I have been a Physical Education teacher, a private tutor, a tennis instructor and Director of several Afterschool Day Care programs. I have taught non-verbal toddlers to swim and worked with early swimmers as well as adults. I graduated from a NY University with a BSE in Recreation. I'm inspired to teach swimming and love imparting a Lifetime Skill to all.
Hi, I've been teaching swim lessons for 5 of years with infants to adults. I've also worked with children for 8 of years as a tutor, counselor, babysitter, and older brother. I love teaching swimming because swimming and water confidence is a huge accomplishment that has benefits both in and out of the pool.
I have experience working with all age groups and special needs. I was a water survival instructor for the USMC and US Navy. I am also a Deep End Fitness /UTL athlete.
Hi there! I'm Sierra Ali and I have been teaching lessons and lifeguarding for two years with ages 12 mo-adults. I have been working with kids for 4 years as a zip-line guide, high ropes instructor, and summer camp counselor. I attended Johnson & Wales University and earned a B.S. in Sports, Entertainment, and Event Management. I enjoy teaching lessons to kids because I believe it is a fundamental skill and a great tool to build confidence, promote a healthy lifestyle, and have tons of fun!
Hello there! My name is Beka. I have 14 years of experience teaching swim lessons, ranging from infants to adults and all ages in-between. I have great respect for this skill and the desire to share it with others. Trickle in some soccer coaching, nannying, and ECE credentials, and my teaching style is a mix of patience and delight. I love seeing students proud of themselves for their new skills and further water confidence gained through lessons disguised as fun and games!
Hi! My name is Jennifer and I've taught swim with ages 8 mo-14 for 5 years. Currently pursuing medicine, I'll be attending UCLA in the Fall. I've previously swam on Varsity for 4 years, qualified to CIF, and am lifeguard certified. I love swimming, adore kids and enjoy being a swim instructor. While my training in competitive swimming offers a technical aspect, my hope to pass on the experience that inspired me, makes enjoyment in the sport, my priority. I'm so excited, let's swim together!
Huntington Beach, California
Hi, my name is Julie and I've been teaching swim lessons on and off for the last 15 years. I've taught anywhere from little babies to aged 67! I went to the University of Redlands and earned a degree in Business Administration while completing 4 years as an interscholastic athlete on the Women's Swimming and Diving team. I enjoy teaching swimming lessons because it helps keep me active and allows me to be outside in this beautiful Southern California sunshine.
Hello there! My name is Connor Cusick and I’ve been a lifeguard and swim instructor at the Brea Plunge since 2016 and have worked with children of all ages, even some adults. I graduated from Brea Olinda High School in 2018, and I currently attend Whittier College majoring in Child Development to become a teacher. Through my college, I also work in a kindergarten classroom as a teacher’s aid. I love working with children, and it all started from teaching swim lessons!
My name is Clara and I've taught swimming lessons for 5 years! I've taught kiddos from 18 months- 12 years. I swam competitively all the way from kindergarten to my junior year. In the past I've worked with kids as a lifeguard and as the director of a children's theatre. I graduated May of 2020 with a BA in Theatre Arts with Honors. I love teaching swim lessons because seeing how proud children are of themselves for learning is so rewarding and I've always gotten along so well with kids!
Hi, my names Melissa and I’ve been teaching swim lessons for 4 years within the ages of 3 months to 12 years old. I’m currently in college at Cal Baptist University as a collegiate athlete in water polo, I have also swam and played polo competitively in club for a combined total of 12 years. I love teaching because I want all kids to learn how to be water safe and having fun with their friends and family when they are at the pool!