Swim School Staff- Torrance

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.

Darryl
Darryl
Los Angeles
Darryl learned how to swim at the age of four. He spent most of his summers in the water as a child, and still enjoys swimming recreationally. His favorite stroke is the Breaststroke. Darryl gained childcare experience through raising his own children and by volunteering as an Assistant Coach for a soccer team. His favorite part of being a swim instructor is being able to help his students be safer in the water. Some of Darryl’s hobbies include playing basketball and volunteering.

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish, Adult

Erica
Erica
Long Beach
Erica learned how to swim when she was seven years old and her favorite stroke is Freestyle. She has over twelve years of experience working as a classroom volunteer and has led fitness classes for ages five through ten. Her favorite thing about teaching swim lessons is watching her students’ confidence grow alongside their swim skills. A fun fact about Erica is that she loves to cook!

Lauren
Lauren
San Pedro
At the age of five Lauren began swimming and fell in love with water. She has grown up near the beach and was always the last one out of the ocean. Her favorite stroke is Breaststroke. Lauren joins Waterworks Aquatics with an extensive background in childcare: she has worked with children of all ages for the last 15 years through helping out in the nursery at her church, as a teachers assistant and a program leader for at-risk youth. Lauren loves building relationships with her students while teaching them to be safe and have fun in the water. Lauren attends Los Angeles Harbor College to major in Nursing. During her free time Lauren enjoys hiking, swimming, playing piano, and spending time with her dogs!

Sabrina
Sabrina
Long Beach
Sabrina learned how to swim when she was four years old and her favorite stroke is Backstroke. She swam competitively throughout high school and she rose to become the coach’s assistant. Sabrina gained experience working with children through babysitting younger family members. Her favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is that she can pass on the swimming knowledge she has gained through over six years of competitive swimming. Sabrina is currently studying Sports Psychology at Long Beach Community College. A fun fact about Sabrina is that she loves to paint!

Stefani
Stefani
San Pedro
Stefani began swimming at the age of 8 and went on to compete on her high school swim team all four years of high school. Her favorite event was the 50-yard Breaststroke. Stefani’s childcare experience comes from being the eldest child of her 6 siblings- she has helped take care of her brothers, assisted with their class field trips and taught them all how to swim! During high school, she also was a camp counselor for two years. Stefani enjoys being a swim instructor because she is able to adapt to her students’ individual learning abilities and help them progress their swimming skills.

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish