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.

Benjamin
Ben (Benjamin)
Lincoln
Ben learned how to swim at a young age and has loved the water ever since. He swam in high school and competed in Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke, and Butterfly events. Ben gained experience working with children through teaching them how to play music and how to swim. His favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is seeing his students’ progress each lesson in their technique. Ben is currently studying Computer Science at San Francisco State University. A fun fact about Ben is that he loves to produce his own music!

Courtney
Courtney
San Francisco
Courtney learned how to swim when she was four years old and her favorite strokes are Breaststroke and Butterfly. She swam competitively throughout high school on the swim team and competed on the water polo team for a year. Courtney gained experience working with children through coaching youth rugby and being a foster mentor. Her favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is the knowledge that she is passing on a lifesaving skill. Courtney is currently studying Women and Gender Studies at San Francisco State University. A fun fact about Courtney is that she loves to watch 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!

Giovanni
Giovanni
Arleta
Giovanni learned how to swim at the age of six and his favorite stroke is Breaststroke. Giovanni gained experience working with children as a supervisor for the Boys and Girls Club in San Francisco. Giovanni’s favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is watching his students overcome their fears to learn a new skill. He is currently studying Child Development at CCSF. A fun fact about Giovanni is that he loves photography and film!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish

Guadalupe
Guadalupe
Los Angeles
Guadalupe learned how to swim when she was five years old and her favorite stroke is Freestyle. She gained experience working with children through volunteering at the Boys & Girls Club. Her favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is the daily interaction with her students. A fun fact about Guadalupe is that she loves to read!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish

Isela
Isela
Fontana
Isela began swimming at the young age of 2 years old, and her favorite stroke is Freestyle. Isela gained experience with children working as a tutor and by taking care of children in her church group. She is excited to teach and encourage her students to become more confident in the water! Isela is studying Philosophy at San Francisco State University. During her free time, Isela enjoys exercising, photography, cooking, and reading!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish

Teanna
Teanna
San Francisco
Teanna learned how to swim when she was five years old, and she swam competitively for two years in high school. Her favorite event is the 100 yard Breaststroke. Brianna gained experience working with children as a leader with the Parks and Recreation Summer programs, and by working charity events for My Hope Tomorrow Club. Her favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is encouraging her students to learn a new skill! Teanna is currently studying Marketing at City College of San Francisco. A fun fact about Teanna is that she loves playing volleyball and swimming!