Swim School Staff – Almaden @ 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.

Amy
Amy
San Jose
Amy joins us with over a decade of swim experience and her specialty is Breaststroke. Her love of working with children shows through years of experience in childcare as she babysat ages three through twelve. She is passionate about teaching swim lessons because she loves the daily interactions with her students and their families. Amy is currently studying Business at Evergreen College. A fun fact about Amy is that she has four dogs!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish

Anais
Anais
San Jose
Anais learned how to swim when she was three years old and her favorite strokes are the Freestyle and the Breaststroke. She gained experience working with children through babysitting, volunteering at a daycare, and teaching at an elementary school. She has a passion for teaching swimming lessons because she loves being able to watch her students’ confidence grow as they achieve their goals. Anais is currently studying Fine Arts and Education at Evergreen Valley College. A fun fact about Anais is that she loves arts and crafts!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish

Emilia
Emilia
Santa Clara
Emilia learned how to swim when she was six years old and swam competitively in high school. She gained experience working with children through babysitting and raising her own. Her favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is connecting with her students and families. A fun fact about Emilia is that she loves all types of art!

Gabriela
Gabriela
San Jose
Gabriela learned how to swim when she was five years old, and she honed her swimming skills while taking swim classes throughout high school. She gained experience working with children through babysitting, and volunteering at the Boys and Girls Club for two years. Her favorite things about teaching swimming lessons are interacting with her students, and helping them learn a new valuable life skill in a fun and engaging way. A fun fact about Gabriela is that she loves to sing!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish

Lilia
Lilia
San Jose
Lilia learned how to swim when she was eight years old and has loved the water ever since. She gained experience working with children through babysitting and working at Chuck E Cheese’s. Her favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is the knowledge that her students are learning a new lifesaving skill. Lilia is currently studying Architecture at West Valley College. A fun fact about Lilia is that she loves to draw!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish

Maria
Maria
San Jose
Maria learned how to swim at a young age and swam competitively in high school. She gained experience working with children through volunteering at her church and babysitting. Her favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is the daily interaction with her students, and helping them learn an invaluable new life skill. Maria currently studies mathematics at San Jose City College. A fun fact about Maria is that she was born in Peru and she loves to do makeup!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish

Matthew
Matthew
San Jose
Matthew learned how to swim when he was six years old and has fallen in love with the water ever since. He gained experience working with children through volunteering at the Boys and Girls Club and volunteering at an elementary school. He is passionate about teaching swimming lessons because of the confidence it instills into his students. Matthew is currently studying Finance at Foothill College. A fun fact about Matthew is that he loves cartoons!

Viviana
Viviana
Salinas
Viviana learned how to swim when she was five years old and has loved the water ever since. She gained experience working with children through working at a children’s theme park and she has prior childcare experience through babysitting. Her favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is the excitement on her students’ faces as they achieve their goals. Viviana is currently studying Nursing at Evergreen Valley College. A fun fact about Viviana is that she loves to practice makeup!