Swim School Staff – Alhambra @ LA Fitness

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
Bee (Bianca)
South Gate
Bianca is currently studying Kinesiology at California State University of Los Angeles. She learned to swim at a young age and began competing in high school. Her favorite strokes are Freestyle and Backstroke, and her favorite event is the 100 yard Individual Medley. Bianca gained experience working with children ages 5 to 9 as an assistant baseball coach. In addition, she worked with 8th graders as an after-school football coach. Her favorite part about teaching swim lessons is interacting with her students in the water and seeing her students progress. A few of Bianca’s hobbies include dancing, swimming, playing football, and reading.

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish, Special Needs, Adult

Brianna
Brianna
Chula Vista
Brianna learned how to swim when she was two years old and her favorite stroke is Butterfly. She swam competitively for seven years, and received special recognition for her Butterfly stroke. Brianna received Babysitting and Childcare training through the Red Cross, which provided her with experience when working with children as a babysitter. Her favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is teaching her students an important life skill and watching them have fun while learning! A fun fact about Brianna is that she loves whitewater rafting, kayaking, and especially her dogs!

Brooke
Brooke
Ontario
Brooke learned how to swim at a young age and has loved the water ever since. She gained experience working with children through babysitting and volunteering at preschools and elementary schools. She has a passion for teaching swimming lessons as she enjoys helping her students achieve their goals and watching their confidence grow. Brooke is currently studying Psychology at Chaffey Community College. A fun fact about Brooke is that she loves movie nights!

Cecilia
Cecilia
Wichita, Kansas
Cecilia has been swimming since she was in elementary school, and swam competitively on her local club swim team. Freestyle is her favorite stroke. She gained experience working with children of all ages as a babysitter and a youth mentor at her church. She has a passion for teaching swimming lessons because she loves watching her students learn new things and accomplish their goals. Cecilia is currently studying Computer Science at Cal State San Bernardino. When Cecilia is not in the pool, she enjoys reading and playing video games!

Cristian
Cris (Cristian)
Los Angeles
Cristian learned how to swim when he was ten years old and his favorite stroke is Freestyle. He gained experience working with children through coaching soccer teams, working as a site coordinator for after school programs, being a program leader, and mentoring/tutoring children through the “World Fit for Kids” program. His favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is developing trust with his students as he helps them learn a new life skill. Cristian is currently studying Kinesiology at California State University, Los Angeles. A fun fact about Cristian is that he loves to play soccer!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish

Danny
Danny
Monrovia
Danny began swimming at age 8. He competed on the swim team and water polo teams throughout high school. His favorite strokes are Backstroke and Butterfly. Danny gained experience working with children under the age of 4 as a babysitter. His favorite part about teaching swim lessons is seeing his students smiling and having fun in the water. An interesting fact about Danny is he loves to go traveling and exploring.

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish, Special Needs, Adult

Ilianna
Ilianna
Los Angeles
Ilianna learned how to swim when she was five years old and partook in private swim lessons at the age of fifteen to become proficient in each swim stroke. She gained experience working with children through babysitting. Her favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is watching her students’ swim skills improve each lesson. Ilianna is currently studying Business and Economics at California State University, Los Angeles. A fun fact about Ilianna is that she loves to paint!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish

Marlene
Marlene
South Gate
Marlene is currently studying Kinesiology at Cal State University, Los Angeles. She first learned to swim at age 7 and she began competing on her high school swim team as a Sophomore. Her favorite strokes are the butterfly and the breaststroke. Marlene gained experience working with children of all ages as a babysitter. She enjoys caring for her nephew and her niece, who has autism. Her favorite part about teaching swim lessons is seeing her students excitement when they learn a new skill. In her spare time Marlene loves to write, paint, hike, and run at the beach.

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish, Special Needs, Technique, Adult

Nikita
Nikita
Glendale
Nikita learned how to swim when he was six years old and his favorite strokes are the Freestyle and the Butterfly. He competed on the water polo team and the swim team throughout all of high school. Nikita gained experience working with children through being a lifeguard and swim instructor. He has a passion for teaching swimming lessons because he enjoys watching the excitement on his students’ faces as they accomplish their goals. Nikita is currently studying Philosophy at College of the Canyons. A fun fact about Nikita is that he loves to watch cartoons!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish