Swim School Staff – 20th Avenue @ City Sports Club

Swim School Staff


We realize the quality of our programs depends on the quality of our instructors. For this reason, our instructors are chosen based on their qualifications, communication skills, patience, and love for children. Our structured training program ensures that each student receives the finest hands-on instruction available. Regardless of their age or skill level, students will discover that continuous interaction with our warm and caring instructors develops trust and stability both in and out of the water. We are pleased to give our swimmers a qualified team of experienced, mature professionals who are devoted to making a positive impact on their students.

 

Bianca
Bianca
Marina
Bianca began swimming at the age of 5 and her favorite strokes are Freestyle and Backstroke. Bianca gained experience working with children ages 2 months to 4 years as a babysitter. Her favorite part about teaching swim lessons is seeing her students learn an important skill. Bianca is currently studying Kinesiology at San Francisco State University. A few of her hobbies include hiking and being outdoors. An interesting fact about Bianca is she loves Disney movies.

 

Christian
Christian
San Francisco
Christian learned how to swim when he was five years old and participated in swimming lessons for eight years. He gained experience working with children through being a camp counselor, a teacher’s assistant, and a babysitter. He has a passion for teaching swim lessons because he loves seeing his students exercising, happy, and healthy. Christian currently studies acting at the Meisner Technique Studio. A fun fact about Christian is that he loves dogs!

Dara-Joan
Dara-Joan
Everette, WA
Dara learned how to swim at a young age at her local Navy base. She enjoyed swimming in PE throughout high school and continues to swim for fun. She has gained experience working with children ages newborn – 13 years through babysitting for various families in her neighborhoods, volunteering at a preschool, and assisting in a middle school classroom. Dara-Joan enjoys helping her students reach their goals and feel comfortable in the water. Some of her hobbies include singing, dancing, and acting. An interesting fact about Dara-Joan is: she loves cartoons!

Garrett
Garrett
Lawton, Oklahoma
Garret learned how to swim when he was four years old, and spent much of his childhood in the water. He gained experience with children through babysitting. Garrett enjoys teaching swimming lessons because he loves the connection he forms with his students and their families. He is currently studying Computer Science at the City College of San Francisco. A fun fact about Garrett is that he loves video games!

Graciela
Graciela
San Francisco
Graciela learned how to swim at age 7 and has enjoyed swimming ever since. In high school, Graciela competed on the swim team for two years and her favorite stroke is Freestyle. Graciela gained experience working with children ages 5 to 12 years old as a summer camp counselor. In addition, Graciela gained experience working with children with special needs as a volunteer at a recreational pool. Her favorite part about teaching swim lessons is seeing her students progress after each class and their look of excitement after completing a skill. Graciela is currently studying Psychology at San Francisco State University. A few of Graciela’s hobbies include reading, socializing, running, swimming, reading and exercising. An interesting fact about Graciela is she loves Disney movies.

Jocelyn
Jocelyn
San Francisco
Jocelyn learned how to swim at age 6 and her favorite stroke is Backstroke. Jocelyn gained experience working with children of all ages as a babysitter and the oldest of the three children in her family. Her favorite part about teaching swim lessons is seeing her students progress in the water. Jocelyn is currently studying Art Therapy at Skyline College. A few of Jocelyn’s hobbies include singing and writing.

Nasira
Nasira
Inglewood
Nasira learned how to swim at a young age and swam competitively in college. She previously worked as a summer camp volunteer and a babysitter, working with children ages two through seventeen. Her favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is seeing her students’ excitement as they progress at a new life skill. Nasira is currently studying Marine Biology and Limnology at San Francisco State University. A fun fact about Nasira is that she loves cartoons and comics!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Italian

Terrence
Terrence
Stockton
Terrence has been swimming for the last three years and his favorite stroke is the breaststroke. He gained experience with children through his involvement with after-school dance programs, where he would teach dance lessons to students in kindergarten through fourth grade. He loves to teach swim lessons because he enjoys watching his students’ progress and learn new skills. He currently attends City College of San Francisco and studies Kinesiology. A fun fact about Terrence is that he recently entered a dance competition!