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 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, 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! 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!
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!
Costa Mesa, California
Hello, I am Yenci and I have been teaching swim lessons for over 2 years to all ages from infants to adults and kids with special needs. I am currently a student at Orange Coast College earning my degree in kinesiology hoping to become a swim trainer. I was a competitive swimmer throughout high school to the present day:) Swimming really helped me grow not only physically but mentally as well. Swim is a passion of mine and I would love to share the knowledge, fun, and joy with the kids I teach!
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.
Huntington Beach, California
My name is Carin and I have been teaching and coaching Swim lessons for 25 plus yrs. I am fully certified in CPR/First Aid, Safety training for coaches. I have extensive training and years of experience teaching water safety to babies from 3 months old, as well as refining detailed stroke technique for children and adults of all ages.
I love teaching and love when my students learn and accomplish a new skill, whether it is floating independently or getting that legal butterfly just right!
Hey! My name is Brandon Dorrego, and I have been a lifeguard and swim instructor for Fullerton Aquatics for 5 years. I have worked with swimmers of all ages, from infants to adults, including swimmers with special needs. What I love the most about teaching swim lessons is helping people reach their goals as swimmers and making them confident in their swimming abilities. I graduated from Cal State Fullerton in Communications and swam for Fullerton Aquatics Sports Team (FAST) for 16 years.
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!