Swim School Staff – Sorrento Valley

Sorrento Valley

Alex
Alex
Oceanside
Alex has been involved in swimming his entire life and swam competitively in high school. He swam the 100 freestyle and the butterfly medley relay. His passion for teaching comes from watching his children grow in a skill that is so important in life. Alex has gained experience working with children as a lifeguard at Legoland, as well as through his family of young cousins and nephews. In his spare time Alex enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding, spending time with friends, and going to the beach. An interesting fact about Alex is that his name is spelt “Alexzander.”

Additional Skills: Adult

Breanna
Breanna
San Diego
Breanna learned how to swim when she was four years old and her favorite stroke is the Butterfly. She competed on her local swim team for five years and a high school swim career of four years. Breanna gained experience working with children through babysitting, volunteering at summer camps, and helping her local church’s daycare. She has a passion for teaching swimming lessons because of the enthusiastic response of her students as she teaches a valuable new life skill in an engaging manner. Breanna is currently studying Social Sciences at Palomar College. A fun fact about Breanna is that she loves dogs!

Don
Don
San Diego
Don learned how to swim at a young age, and competed on a year-round swim team for sixteen years. His favorite event was the 50 meter Freestyle. He gained experience working with children through volunteering at his church, as a camp counselor, and as a substitute teacher’s aid. Don has also previously been a lifeguard and a swim instructor. His favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is seeing the joy on his students’ faces as they improve. Don is currently studying Pre-Med at San Diego Mesa College. A fun fact about Don is that he loves to surf!

John
John
San Diego
John learned how to swim at young age, and has previously worked as a lifeguard. He competed in the San Diego County Lifeguard Games and won a medal in the 50-yard breaststroke. John gained experience working with children as a behavioral interventionist for children with autism and through teaching swimming lessons to children of all ages for the past four years. His favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is seeing the pride and accomplishment on his students’ faces as they master a new life skill. He is currently majoring in Marine Biology at San Diego State University. An interesting fact about John is that he loves nature and actively tries to protect the planet in any way that he can.

Lyndie
Lyndie
Vista
Lyndie joins Waterworks Aquatics with 2 years’ experience teaching swim lessons at a local waterpark. In high school, she played waterpolo and was on the swim team for 2 years as well. In her free time, you will find her surfing, swimming or shopping. Lyndie loves teaching and one of her favorite things is seeing her students’ excitement when they have learned something new!

Additional Skills: Special Needs, Technique, Adult

Michael T.
Michael T.
Oceanside
Michael joined Waterworks Aquatics with a history of competitive swimming experience. While in high school, he played water polo for 4 years and swam for 3 years. Micahels favorite thing about teaching swim lessons is that he can combine his passion for working with children, with his passion for swimming. He previously worked at Legoland and currently is an Assistant Scoutmaster. In his free time, Michael enjoys reading comic books and watching a variety of sports. He is currently attending Mira Costa College with a focus on History.