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 2 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 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!
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, my name is Marina and I’ve been teaching swim lessons for over 3 years for all ages. I’ve worked with children for 5+ years at schools, YMCA, and special needs programs. I am currently attending BIOLA University and will be graduating in December 2020 with a degree in sociology, minors in the bible, and psychology. I am currently working towards a career in child life specialty and patient advocacy. I love teaching swim because I am able to help others achieve goals, and boost confidence.
Hi I'm Maura and I have been teaching swim lessons for 7 years to students of all ages! I have worked as a swim instructor, lifeguard, and even as a coordinator of a local pool. I believe that it is important to teach swim lessons and water safety skills to everyone, especially here in Southern California.
Hi, my name is Austin, and I've been teaching swim lessons for over 7 years with students of all ages. I swam competitively in high school and also have taught swim team. I also have classroom teaching experience, as I studied to be a teacher through Cal State University in Fullerton. I love teaching swim lessons because I love helping students get comfortable in the water while having lots of fun!
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!
Hi, I'm Danielle and I love swimming because it brings me so much happiness and peace. My favorite is long-distance swimming because I love the challenge. Throughout my life, I've taught ages 8 months up to 15 years old, girl scouts, teammates, and children with special needs. If I could I would keep swimming for the rest of my life.
Mission Viejo, CA
Hi, my name is Vanessa, I teach swim lessons with kids ranging from 1 to 12 years old. I have also worked with children for many years as a babysitter. I went to Santa Margarita Catholic High School where I played Varsity Water Polo and Swim all four years. I love teaching swimming because it allows me to continue to be in the water and teach kids to do the things I love in a safe environment!