Swim School Staff – Almaden @ City Sports Club

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.

Ashley

San Jose

Ashley began swimming at the age of five and has loved the water ever since. Her favorite stroke is Butterfly. She played water polo through all four years of high school. She has worked with children of all ages and gained most of her experience working with children working at Jungle Island. She also has been babysitting her nieces and nephews throughout the years. One of her favorite parts about teaching her students is being able to work with the children and being able to work in the water. Some of Ashley’s hobbies include reading and going on hikes.

Additional Skills: Bilingual – Spanish

Kimberly

San Jose

Kimberly has been swimming since the age of seven, and swam competitively in high school where she received many awards including best overall swimmer on her junior varsity swim team. One of her favorite strokes is Freestyle and her favorite event is the 500m Freestyle. Growing up as the older child in her family, she spend a lot of her time babysitting and taking care of her little sister. What she enjoys most about teaching is creating a bond with her students and seeing them progress. Kimberly is currently attending Evergreen Valley College and is studying Finance. When she is not teaching she enjoys walking her dog, going to the beach and hanging out with friends.

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish

Lily

San Jose Almaden

Lily began swimming at the young age of two when her father began teaching her how to swim. One of her favorite strokes is Breaststroke. She has gained much of her experience through babysitting, where she has worked with children of all ages. Her favorite part about teaching her students is being able to interact with her student’s one on one, and being able to pass down all the knowledge and skills she has gained over the years. A fun fact about Lily is she really enjoys jujitsu, art and spending time with her family.

Molly

San Jose

Molly began swimming at the age of four. In high school she joined her water polo team. One of her favorite strokes is Backstroke. Molly has worked with children of all ages. At Cryy Out Christian Fellowship, she helped to set up lesson plans, games, snacks and various activities for children. What she enjoys most about teaching swimming lessons is seeing her students improve in their swimming ability and confidence. Molly currently attends San Jose City College where she is studying Child Development and Medical Assisting. When she is not swimming she enjoys hiking, video gaming, singing and playing piano.

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish

Sal

San Jose

Sal learned how to swim at the age of eight and caught on very quickly! Sal enjoys building connections with his students, as well as teaching them a valuable life skill! He currently attends San Jose State College to major in Biology. Some of his hobbies include reading, playing piano, and playing video games!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish

Sophia

San Jose

Sophia learned how to swim at the age of two, swam competitively in high school, and enjoys all swim strokes and skills. Sophia gained experience working with children through babysitting since she was twelve years old. Her favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is watching her students achieve a skill that they either didn’t think they could do or were afraid to do. A fun fact about Sophia is that she is a HUGE Disney fan, especially the movies with the Disney princesses.