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, Infant, Special Needs

Favorite Stroke:  Breaststroke

Favorite Activity:   Sleeping

Favorite Food:   Tacos

Favorite Drink:   Passion Tea

Favorite Cartoon:   Dragon Ball Z

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Soccer

Favorite Store:   Amazon

Favorite Superhero:   Batman

Favorite Season:   Winter

Favorite Dessert:   Pan Dulce

Something Interesting About You:   I’m Bilingual

Dakota T

Dakota T

Premium Swim Instructor / Deck Supervisor

Date Started:   February 2014

Certifications:   Infant, CPR, Lifeguard, First Aid

Favorite Stroke:   Butterfly

Favorite Activity:   Sports

Favorite Food:   Sushi

Favorite Drink:   Water

Favorite Cartoon: Sponge Bob

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Football

Favorite Store:   Amazon

Favorite Superhero:   Spiderman

Favorite Season:   Spring

Favorite Dessert:   Chocolate Chip Cookies

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

Karley

Karley

Swim Instructor / Deck Supervisor

Date Started:    October 2016

Certifications:    Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, Infant

Favorite Stroke:    Freestyle

Favorite Activity:   Singing

Favorite Food:    Chicken strips & fries

Favorite Drink:   Orange Juice

Favorite Cartoon:   Young Justice

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Volleyball

Favorite Store:   Torrid

Favorite Superhero:   Batman

Favorite Season:   Winter

Favorite Dessert:   Funfetti cake

Something Interesting About Me:   I have been in choir for 5 years

When I Learned to Swim:   2 years

Eddy

Eddy

Swim Instructor / Deck Supervisor

Date Started:   January 2017

Certifications:    Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, Infant

Favorite Stroke:   Butterfly

Favorite Activity:   Eating

Favorite Food:   Portos

Favorite Drink:   Coffee

Favorite Cartoon:   Ed, Edd & Eddy

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Basketball

Favorite Store:   Nike

Favorite Superhero:   Superman

Favorite Season:   Summer

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

Adrian

Adrian

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   July 2017

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, Infant

Favorite Stroke:   Freestyle

Favorite Activity:   Running

Favorite Food:   Buffalo Wings

Favorite Drink:   Water

Favorite Cartoon:   The Grim Adventures Of Bill and Mandy

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Running

Favorite Store:   Target

Favorite Superhero:   Batman

Favorite Season:   Summer

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

Allison H.

Allison H.

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   February 2019

Certifications:   First Aid, CPR, Instructor

Favorite Stroke:   Freestyle

Favorite Activity:   Watching Movies

Favorite Food:   Sushi

Favorite Drink:   Iced Tea

Favorite Cartoon:   Anything Disney

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Cheerleading

Favorite Store:   Target

Favorite Superhero:   Iron Man

Favorite Season:   Summer

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

Chasen

Chasen

Swim Instructor

Date Started:    August 2018

Certifications:    Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, Infant

Favorite Stroke:    Breaststroke

Favorite Activity:   Tennis

Favorite Food:     Pizza

Favorite Drink:   Cranberry juice

Favorite Cartoon:   SpongeBob

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Tennis

Favorite Store:    Best Buy

Favorite Superhero:   Batman

Favorite Season:   Summer

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

Lauren Casey

Lauren Casey

Swim Instructor

Date Started:    June 2019

Certifications:    Instructor

Favorite Stroke:    Freestyle

Favorite Activity:    Sleeping

Favorite Food:    Tacos

Favorite Drink:   Tea

Favorite Cartoon:    Anything MARVEL

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:    Football

Favorite Store:    Khols

Favorite Superhero:    Captain America

Favorite Season:    Autumn

Favorite Dessert:    Cheesecake

Something Interesting About Me:    I’m a tom boy to the max while still being a girly girl.

When did I learn to Swim:    When I was 18  months old.

Where did you learn to Swim:    Daddy and me classes in Palmdale.

Delila

Delila

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   July 2017

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, Infant

Favorite Stroke:   Butterfly

Favorite Activity:   Dancing

Favorite Food:   Starwberries

Favorite Drink:   Water

Favorite Cartoon:   Bob’s Burger

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Softball

Favorite Store:   Target

Favorite Superhero:   Green Lantern

Favorite Season:   Spring

Favorite Dessert:   Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

Something Interesting About You:   Im an LAPD cadet

De'yazn

De'yazn

Swim Instructor

 

Date Started:   August 2018

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, Infant

Favorite Stroke:   Backstroke

Favorite Activity:    Wakeboarding

Favorite Food:   Steak & potatoes

Favorite Drink:   Water

Favorite Cartoon:   Tom & Jerry

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Football

Favorite Store:   Dick’s Sporting Goods

Favorite Superhero:   Flash

Favorite Season:   Summer

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

 

Jen

Jen

Swim Instructor

Date Started:  Feburary 2019

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

Favorite Stroke:   Backstroke

Favorite Activity:   Playing Rugby

Favorite Food:   Pancakes

Favorite Drink:   Water

Favorite Cartoon:   The Little Mermaid

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Rugby and Volleyball

Favorite Store:   Target, REI

Favorite Superhero:   None

Favorite Season:   Summer

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.

Natalie

Natalie

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   July 2019

Certifications:   Instructor

Favorite Stroke:   Freestyle

Favorite Activity:   Cheerleading

Favorite Food:   Pasta

Favorite Drink:   Water

Favorite Cartoon:   Spongebob

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Cheerleading

Favorite Store:   Target

Favorite Superhero:   Superman

Favorite Season:   Summer

Favorite Dessert:   Ice Cream

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

Kristen

Kristen

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   May 2019

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, 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

Olivia

Olivia

Swim Instructor

Date Started:  May 2017

Certifications:  Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, Infant

Favorite Stroke:  Freestyle

Favorite Activity:  Swimming

Favorite Food:  Dessert

Favorite Drink:  Coca Cola

Favorite Cartoon:  Adventure Time

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:  Soccer

Favorite Store:  Barnes and Noble

Favorite Superhero:  Wonder Woman

Favorite Season:  Summer

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

Sydney

Sydney

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   January 2017

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, Infant

Favorite Stroke:   Backstroke

Favorite Activity:   Going To The Beach

Favorite Food:   Watermelon

Favorite Drink:   Strawberry Smoothie

Favorite Cartoon:   Moana

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Yoga

Favorite Store:   Free People

Favorite Superhero:   Captain America

Favorite Season:   Summer

Favorite Dessert:   Cookies

Something Interesting About You:   I love dogs!!

Teagan

Teagan

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   April 2019

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid

Favorite Stroke:   Backstroke

Favorite Activity:   Horseback Riding/ Snowboarding

Favorite Food:   Sushi

Favorite Drink:   Starbucks

Favorite Cartoon:   Minnie Mouse

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Football

Favorite Store:   American Eagle

Favorite Superhero:   Batman

Favorite Season:   SUMMMER!

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

Natalie

Natalie

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   December 2016

Certifications:   Infant, CPR, First Aid, 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.

Substitute Instructors

Hailey

Hailey

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   March 2018

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, 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

Katarina

Katarina

Swim Instructor

Date Started:   December 2016

Certifications:   Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid

Favorite Stroke:   Breaststroke

Favorite Activity:   Hiking

Favorite Food:   Sushi

Favorite Drink:   Coffee, ice tea, kombocha

Favorite Cartoon:   Moana

Favorite Sport Besides Swimming:   Soccer

Favorite Store:   Free People or Target

Favorite Superhero:   Wonder Woman

Favorite Season:   Summer

Favorite Dessert:   Ice Cream

Something Interesting About You:   I Played Soccer For Ten Years

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