Swim School Staff – Sorrento Valley

Sorrento Valley

Alyssa
Alyssa
San Diego
Alyssa learned how to swim at the age of four when her parents began teaching her how to swim. She swam competitively in high school. Her favorite stroke is Freestyle and her favorite event is the 200yd relay. Alyssa has worked with children of all ages through babysitting her younger siblings and starting her own babysitting business. Her favorite part about teaching swimming lessons is being able to teach her students new skills while still having fun. Alyssa is currently attending Miramar College where she is studying Nursing. Some of her hobbies include singing, dancing, playing her ukulele and spending time with her friends and family.

Additional Skills: Bilingual – Vietnamese

Amanda
Amanda B
Aurora, CO
Amanda began swimming at the young age of three, and has been swimming ever since. She continued through high school, competing and lettering in swimming and diving during her freshman, sophomore and senior year. One of her favorite strokes is Breaststroke and her favorite event is the 200 Individual Medley.

Having worked with children of all ages, Amanda began by babysitting her younger sister at home and then started assisting at an early learning center. Her favorite part about teaching swimming lessons is being able to build a relationship with her students and watch as they grow and achieve their goals.

Amanda is currently attending Miramar College where she is studying Exercise and Nutritional Science. When she is not working, she enjoys watching movies, making music playlists, being outdoors and going to the beach.

Breanna
Breanna
San Diego
We are excited to welcome Breanna back to the Waterworks Team! Breanna began swimming at the age of four and has been swimming competitively for seven years. Her favorite stroke is Butterfly and her favorite events included the 100 Butterfly and the 500 Freestyle. Breanna has worked with children of all ages through babysitting and tutoring. She was also the team manager for her high school swim team at Westview High School. Her favorite part about teaching swimming lessons is helping her students overcome their fear of water and become comfortable with her through fun and games. Breanna is currently attending San Diego State University where she is studying International Security. A fun fact about her is she loves watching different series on Netflix or Hulu.

Harli
Harli
Huntington Beach
Harli began swimming at the young age of one and her favorite stroke is Freestyle. She swam competitively for three years in Texas. Harli previously worked as a swim instructor for 5 years were she gained experience working with children of ages one through twelve. Her favorite part about teaching her students is being able to see her students grow and gain confidence in the water while still having fun. A fun fact about Harli is in her spare time she loves going on hikes, reading, and taking her dog to the dog beach.

Megan
Megan V.
Santee
Megan began swimming as a child and at the age of six, she joined a local swim team! While in high school, she joined the water polo and swim teams. Megan gained experience with children while taking care of her younger brother and as a water polo teacher. She is excited to teach swimming lessons so she can help her students succeed. Megan enjoys spending time at the beach in her free time!

Valaurie
Valaurie
San Diego, CA
Valaurie began swimming at the age of 3 after her brother threw her in the pool. Her favorite stroke is Backstroke. Valaurie has experience working with children ranging from age 4 to 15. She started out babysitting for different families and she later provided daily day care service. As a Waterworks Aquatics instructor, she has gained experience working with special needs children. Valaurie enjoys watching her students’ progress in their lessons, and seeing their excitement each time they arrive for their lessons. In addition to swimming, Valaurie likes going to amusement parks – especially water parks.

Additional Skills: Bilingual in American Sign Language