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Meet Your Teacher

Get to know teacher’s start date, certifications, hobbies & interests.

Miguel

Miguel

Premium Swim Instructor / Deck Supervisor Manager

Date Started:   August 2011

Certifications:  Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED, Infant, Special Needs

Favorite Stroke:  Breaststroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Passion Tea Lemonade, Orange Juice

Favorite Store:   Amazon

Favorite Dessert:   Pan Dulce

Something Interesting About You:   I’m Bilingual

When I Learned to Swim:   When I was 6

Where I Learned to Swim:   In a backyard pool.

Favorite Color:   Purple

Favorite Dinner Spot:   Gogi House

Favorite Breakfast Spot:   Denny’s, Dink’s

Hobbies:   Movies, Music and Working on Cars

iTunes or Google Play:   Google Play

Favorite Store Online:   Body Building / American Muscle

Dakota T.

Dakota T.

Premium Swim Instructor

Date Started:   February 2014

Certifications:   Infant, Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED

Favorite Stroke:   Butterfly

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Sports

Favorite Store:   Amazon

Favorite Dessert:   Chocolate Chip Cookies

Something Interesting About You:   I like to “Punk” people

When I Learned to Swim:  When I was a kid.

Where I Learned to Swim:   Backyard pool

Favorite Color:   Blue

Favorite Dinner Spot:  

Favorite Breakfast Spot:

Hobbies:

iTunes or Google Play:  Google Play

Favorite Store Online:  Amazon

Eddy

Eddy

Premium Swim Instructor / Deck Supervisor

Date Started:   January 2017

Certifications:    Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED, Infant

Favorite Stroke:   Butterfly

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Vietnamese Iced Coffee; Water

Favorite Store:   Nike

Favorite Dessert:   Cheesecake

Something Interesting About Me:   I can wiggle my ears

When I Learned to Swim:  As a child

Where I Learned to Swim:   My  backyard pool

Favorite Color:   Yellow

Favorite Dinner Spot:   Sugarfish

Favorite Breakfast Spot:   Cici’s Cafe

Hobbies:   Volleyball, Fitness and Cooking

iTunes or Google Play:   iTunes

Favorite Store Online:   Nike

Sydney

Sydney

Premium Swim Instructor / Deck Supervisor

Date Started:   January 2017

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED, Infant

Favorite Stroke:   Backstroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Iced Coconut or Vanilla with Oat Milk

Favorite Store:   Free People

Favorite Dessert:   Cookies

Something Interesting About You:   I love dogs!!

When I Learned to Swim:  4 years old

Where I Learned to Swim:   Academy Swim Club!

Favorite Color:   Red

Favorite Dinner Spot:   Veggie Grill, Olive Garden & Gracias Madre

Favorite Breakfast Spot:   Egg Plantation

Hobbies:   Pilates & Boxing, Vegan Food, Snowboarding, Beach and Traveling

iTunes or Google Play:   iTunes

Favorite Store Online:   Urban Outfitters

Jen

Jen

Swim Instructor / Deck Supervisor

Date Started:  Feburary 2019

Certifications:   Lifeguard, WSI, CPR & EAD, First Aid, Oxygen Admin, Epinephrine Auto Injector, Emergency Response

Favorite Stroke:   Backstroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Unsweetened Green Tea

Favorite Store:   Target, REI

Favorite Dessert:   Cheesecake

Something Interesting About You:   I know Sign Language.

When did I learn to Swim:   When I was 2 years old.

Something Interesting About You:   My mom taught me in my grandma’s backyard pool.

Favorite Color:   Pink / Red White & Blue

Favorite Dinner Spot:   Maria Bonita

Favorite Breakfast Spot:   Egg Plantation

Hobbies:   Rugby, Camping

iTunes or Google Play:   Google Play

Favorite Store Online:   Amazon

Adrian

Adrian

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   July 2017

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED, Infant

Favorite Stroke:   Freestyle

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Dirty Chia from Honu, Java Chip from Starbucks

Favorite Store:   Target

Favorite Dessert:   Ice Cream

Something Interesting About You:   I run and swim for Saugus High School

When I Learned to Swim:   9 years old

Where I Learned to Swim:     Celene Cervantes taught me

Favorite Color:   Blue

Favorite Dinner Spot:   Olive Garden

Favorite Breakfast Spot:   IHOP

Hobbies:   Running, Swimming and Books

iTunes or Google Play:   iTunes

Favorite Store Online:   iTunes

Chasen

Chasen

Swim Instructor

Date Started:    August 2018

Certifications:    Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED, Infant

Favorite Stroke:    Breaststroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Caramel Frappuccino

Favorite Store:    Best Buy

Favorite Dessert:   Sticky toffee pudding

Something Interesting About Me:   I am the only red head in my family

When I Learned to Swim:   At a local pool when I was three years old

Where I Learned to Swim:   My local pool and my grandparents

Favorite Color:   Blue

Favorite Dinner Spot:   In N’ Out

Favorite Breakfast Spot:   Denny’s

Hobbies:   Tennis, Video Games

iTunes or Google Play:   Google Play

Favorite Store Online:   Amazon

Christian

Christian

Swim Instructor

Date Started:    December 2019

Certifications:   Instructor

Favorite Stroke:    Backstroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Any Coffee

Favorite Store:   Target

Favorite Dessert:   Anything Chocolate

Something Interesting About Me:   I love karaoke & Dancing!

When I Learned to Swim:   6 years old

Where I Learned to Swim:   At home

Favorite Color:   Black

Favorite Dinner Spot:   Cousins Burgers

Favorite Breakfast Spot:   IHOP

Hobbies:   GYM and Reading

iTunes or Google Play:   Google Play

Favorite Store Online:   Fasion Nova

Delila

Delila

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   July 2017

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED, Infant

Favorite Stroke:   Butterfly

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Chai from Honu

Favorite Store:   Target

Favorite Dessert:   Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

Something Interesting About You:   I’m an LAPD cadet

When I Learned to Swim:   When I was 4 years old.

Where I Learned to Swim:   Academy Swim Club!

Favorite Color:  Mint Green

Favorite Dinner Spot:  In-N-Out

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  Denny’s

Hobbies:  Dancing

iTunes or Google Play:  iTunes

Favorite Store Online:  Amazon

De'yazn

De'yazn

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   August 2018

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED, Infant

Favorite Stroke:   Backstroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:  Godhi Leaf

Favorite Store:   Dick’s Sporting Goods

Favorite Dessert:   Cheese cake

Something Interesting About Me:   I was born in U.A.E

When I Learned to Swim:   When I was 6

Where I Learned to Swim:   In U.A.E

Favorite Color:  Green/Blue

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Olive Garden

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  Halfway House Cafe

Hobbies:  Working out, snowboarding & fixing things

iTunes or Google Play:  Google Play

Favorite Store Online:  Kohls

Emily

Emily

Swim Instructor

Date Started:    October 2019

Certifications:    Open Water Diver, Lifeguard, CPR, AED, First Aid

Favorite Stroke:    Backstroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Chocolate Milk and Water

Favorite Store:   American Eagle and Hollister

Favorite Dessert:   Cake

Something Interesting About Me:   I volunteer at the Santa Barbara Zoo.

When I Learned to Swim:   When I was old enough.

Where did I learn to Swim: The pool near the Santa Clarita Park.

Favorite Color:  Pink/Blue

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Claim Jumper/Wendy’s

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  IHOP, Dinks

Hobbies:  Scuba diving, beach, music and friends

iTunes or Google Play:  iTunes

Favorite Store Online:  American Eagle

Jackson

Jackson

Swim Instructor

Date Started:  February 2020

Certifications:  Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED, Infant

Favorite Stroke:  Freestyle

Favorite Coffee/Drink:  A tall, ice cold glass of water!

Favorite Store:  Barnes and Noble

Favorite Dessert:  Chocolate Lava Cakes from Domino’s

Something Interesting About Me:  I’ve lived on both sides of the country.

When I Learned to Swim:  Around my 4th birthday.

Where I Learned to Swim:  In the pool of my old home in Clemmons, NC.

Favorite Color:  Seafoam Green

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Cookout or Bojangles!

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  Waffle House!!

Hobbies:  Cycling, reading, soccer, and gaming.

iTunes or Google Play:  Google Play

Favorite Store Online:  Amazon

Kayla

Kayla

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   July 2019

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED

Favorite Stroke:   Freestyle

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Caramel Iced Tea

Favorite Store:   Target

Favorite Dessert:   Ice Cream

When Did I Learn To Swim:  When I was 4 years old.

Where did I learn to Swim: Academy Swim Club

Favorite Color:  Pink

Favorite Dinner Spot:  In-N-Out 

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  IHOP

Hobbies:  Reading

iTunes or Google Play:  iTunes

Favorite Store Online:  Gymshark

Kaylee

Kaylee

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   September 2019

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED

Favorite Stroke:   Breast Stroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Chocolate milk

Favorite Store:   The Mall

Favorite Dessert:   Cake

Something Interesting About Me:   I have 4 cats!

When I Learned to Swim:   3 years old

Where I Learned to Swim:  A Pool

Favorite Color:  Purple/Black

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Black Angus

Favorite Breakfast Spot: Denny’s

Hobbies:  Sleeping

iTunes or Google Play:  iTunes

Favorite Store Online:  Amazon

Kendra

Kendra

Swim Instructor

Date Started:  November 5th

Certifications: Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED

Favorite Stroke:  Backstroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:  Black Coffee

Favorite Store:  Sephora

Favorite Dessert:  Mousse

Something Interesting About Me:  I’m formally trained in Backing and Pastries!

When I Learned to Swim:   When I was 4 years old.

Where did I learn to Swim: Community Swim Team.

Favorite Color:  Pink

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Depends on Mood

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  Western Bagels

Hobbies:  Baking, cooking & cake decorating

iTunes or Google Play:  iTunes

Favorite Store Online:  Amazon

Olivia

Olivia

Swim Instructor

Date Started:  May 2017

Certifications:  Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED, Infant

Favorite Stroke:  Freestyle

Favorite Coffee/Drink:  Coca Cola

Favorite Store:  Barnes and Noble

Favorite Dessert:  Milkshakes

Something Interesting About Me:  I grew up in Mexico

When I Learned to Swim:  Little girl

Where I Learned to Swim:  Taught myself

Favorite Color:  Orange

Favorite Dinner Spot:  McDonald’s 

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  IHOP

Hobbies:  Drawing, arts and crafts

iTunes or Google Play:  iTunes

Favorite Store Online:  American Eagle

Teagan

Teagan

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   April 2019

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED

Favorite Stroke:   Backstroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:  Iced Tea

Favorite Store:   American Eagle

Favorite Dessert:   Sour Candy

Something Interesting About Me:  I want to be a surgeon!

When I Learned to Swim:  2 months old

Where I Learned to Swim:  Academy Swim Club

Favorite Color:  Blue

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Any Sushi Place 

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  More than Waffles

Hobbies:  Horseback Riding, Snowboarding

iTunes or Google Play:  iTunes

Favorite Store Online:  Gymshark

Substitute Instructors

Allison

Allison

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   February 2019

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED

Favorite Stroke:   Freestyle

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Iced Tea

Favorite Store:   Target

Favorite Dessert:   Cookies

Something Interesting About You:   I want to teach elementary school.

When did you learn to Swim:   When I was a baby.

Where did you learn to Swim:   Academy Swim Club

Favorite Color:   Purple

Favorite Dinner Spot:   Anything Sushi

Favorite Breakfast Spot:   IHOP

Hobbies:   Helping Special Needs Kids

iTunes or Google Play:   iTunes

Favorite Store Online:   Amazon

Hailey

Hailey

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   March 2018

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, AED, First Aid

Favorite Stroke:   Freestyle

Favorite Activity:  Doing hair/make up

Favorite Food:  Pesto Pasta

Favorite Drink:  Coffee

Favorite Cartoon:  Looney Tunes

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Soccer

Favorite Store:  H & M

Favorite Superhero:  Ironman

Favorite Season:  Fall

Favorite Dessert:  Mint chip ice cream

Something Interesting About Me:  I’ve been in Sports Med for 4 years

When I Learned to Swim:   Baby

Kristen

Kristen

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   May 2019

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, AED, First Aid

Favorite Stroke:   Backstroke

Favorite Activity:   Hiking

Favorite Food:   Mac & Cheese

Favorite Drink:   Coffee

Favorite Cartoon:   Tom & Jerry

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Volleyball

Favorite Store:   Forever 21

Favorite Superhero:   Captain America

Favorite Season:   Fall or Spring

Favorite Dessert:   Ice Cream Sandwiches

Something Interesting About Me:   I want to study Art History.

When I Learned to Swim:   When I was 4.

Where I Learned to Swim:  Sierra Hills

Natalie

Natalie

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   December 2016

Certifications:   Infant, CPR, First Aid, AED, Lifeguard

Favorite Stroke:   Backstroke

Favorite Activity:   going out to eat

Favorite Food:   Sushi

Favorite Drink:   Lemonade

Favorite Cartoon:   Stitch

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Ice Skating

Favorite Store:   Brandy Melville

Favorite Superhero:   Wonderwoman

Favorite Season:   Summer

Favorite Dessert:   Ice Cream

Something Interesting About You:   I love the beach

Swim Experience:   I’ve been swimming since 2004. I swam in club, high school & some of college.

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