Staff – Hayward @ 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.

Anna

Hayward

Anna began swimming at the age of four and has loved the water ever since. She swam competitively for about ten years for the Chabot Marlins swim team in Castro Valley, from ages four through fifteen. She has received multiple first and second place ribbons as well as the most improved trophy in her age division. Her favorite stroke is Breaststroke and her favorite event is the Individual Medley relay. Anna has worked with children of all ages and gained most of her experience through babysitting as well as working as a camp counselor for three years. Her favorite thing about teaching swimming lessons is seeing the progress her students make as they come in for the lessons. During her spare time Anna loves hanging out with her friends, going to the movies, going out to eat and dancing.

Jade Baas

Foster City

Jade began swimming at the age of seven and her favorite stroke is Freestyle. Her favorite part about teaching swimming lessons is being able to work with children and getting the opportunity to teach them something new. As the oldest sister in her family, she has spent the last eight years looking after her younger sister and her friends. For fun, Jade enjoys writing, photography and spending time with her sister.

Jay

Alameda

Jay began swimming at the age of four and one his favorite strokes is Freestyle. He has worked with children of all ages. In the past, he has worked as a babysitter, at a daycare program and is still currently teaching guitar lessons. His favorite part about teaching swim lessons is being able to create a bond with each and every one of his students as well as their parents.  Jay is current attending College of Alameda where he is studying music. For fun, he enjoys swimming, running and music.

Additional Skills: Bilingual – Spanish

Jennifer

Hayward

Jennifer began swimming at the age of six, when her mother began to teach her how to swim. One of her favorite strokes is Freestyle. She has gained most of her experience with children babysitting and working as an assistant soccer coach. Her favorite part of teaching her students is being able to see the progress they make each week as they come in for their lessons and showing them how there is always something new to learn. Jennifer is currently attending Chabot College where she is studying Political Science. Some of Jennifer’s hobbies include swimming, playing soccer, drawing and going to the beach.

Additional Skills: Bilingual – Spanish

Miranda

Fremont

Miranda began swimming at the age of four. Her favorite stroke is Freestyle. What she enjoys most about teaching her students is watching them gradually become more comfortable in the water. As a babysitter, Miranda has worked with children ranging in age from two to seven years old. She is currently attending Chabot College where she is studying Architecture. In addition to swimming, Miranda enjoys drawing, reading and hanging out with her friends.

Nhat

Hayward

Nhat taught himself how to swim at the age of 6. He previously worked with children ages 6-12 through a Buddhist youth community, where he helped them learn about Buddhism and assisted with their homework. Nhat is excited to teach his students and help them feel comfortable and safe in the water! He currently attends Chabot College to study Psychology. Nhat loves music and enjoys playing the piano and singing.

Valeria

San Leandro

Valeria began swimming at the age of nine with the help from her family. Her favorite part about teaching swimming lessons is seeing her students grow and improve with every lesson. As a former swim instructor, Valeria has had the chance to work with children of all ages. She is currently attending Chabot College where she is studying Criminal Justice. Some of her hobbies include watching sports and using make-up. 

Additional Skills: Bilingual – Spanish