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!
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!
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.
Hi! I’m Annabelle, and I’ve been teaching swim lessons for about 3 yrs. Growing up, I competed in swimming competitions for my high school and club teams. I’m currently studying Neurobiology at OCC. I’ve taught students between the ages of 18 months & 75 yrs. I have over 6 yrs combined experience working with kids. Working as an ABA therapist has given me 2 years of experience working with kiddos with Autism. I also specialize in all stroke techniques. Swimming is a valuable life lesson!
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!