Swim School Staff – West Covina @ 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.

Alexandria
Alex (Alexandria)
West Covina
Alex learned how to swim when she was five years old and her favorite stroke is Breaststroke. She swam competitively on her high school’s water polo team and rose to captain her senior year. She then coached the team for four years following her graduation. Alex gained experience working with children through babysitting younger family members, running parent and me classes, and teaching swimming lessons at Waterworks. She is passionate about teaching swimming lessons because she enjoys watching her students’ confidence grow as they improve in the water. Alex is currently studying Sign Language at Chaffey College. A fun fact about Alex is that she loves spending time at the beach!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in American Sign Language

Amanda
Amanda
Mesquite, Texas
Amanda began swimming at the age of three, and her favorite stroke is Freestyle. She gained experience working with children as a classroom leader by helping children engage in activities and learn new things. Amanda’s favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is watching her students succeed and have fun! She is currently studying Sociology at Citrus College. A fun fact about Amanda is that she loves to hiking and reading!

Amber
Amber
Ontario
Amber learned to swim at the age of seven and began swimming competitively when she was eight years old. She swam for the Chino Valley Dolphins, for Brea Aquatics, and on her high school swim team. Amber competed in the Junior Olympics, then her skill qualified her to swim at CIF meets representing her high school’s varsity swim team. She specializes in Butterfly and Backstroke, and her favorite swim event is the 200 yard Individual Medley. Amber gained childcare experience through babysitting young children.

Additional Skills: Bilingual in American Sign Language

Arianna
Arianna
West Covina
Arianna learned how to swim when she was seven years old and her favorite stroke is the Backstroke. She gained experience working with children through six years of babysitting. Her favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is that she is teaching a subject she is passionate about and passing on an important life skill. Arianna is currently studying Kinesiology at California State, Los Angeles. A fun fact about Arianna is that she loves to go to the beach!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish

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!

Jonah
Jonah (Jonahdine)
Bakersfield
Jonah learned to swim at the age of five and has swam competitively for 4 years. She competed in the 200 yard and 500 yard Freestyle, the 200 yard Individual Medley, and anchored the 4×100 yard Relay. Jonah’s favorite strokes are Freestyle and Butterfly. Jonah gained experience working with children of all ages as a lifeguard and as a babysitter. Her favorite part about teaching swim lessons is seeing her students’ progress in the water. Jonah is currently studying Human Resources and Management at Cal Poly Pomona.

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Tagalog