Instructors @ LA Fitness – Sorrento Valley

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.

 

Alysssa

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.

 

Bilingual: Vietnamese

Amanda B.

Aurora, Colorado

 

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 relationships 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.

 

Christine

Point Loma

Christine began swimming at the age of four. She previously worked as a swim instructor for two years and has taught lessons to children ranging from two years old to twelve years of age.  Her favorite part about teaching swimming lessons is seeing her students get excited to learn a new skill. She also loves being able to show their parents how easy it is for them to learn something new. When she is not swimming, she enjoys playing Xbox with her fiance, scrap booking and talking to her friend from Illinois.

 

Janet

San Diego

Janet began taking swimming lessons at the age of eight and one of her favorite strokes is Backstroke. She has worked with children of all ages while working for Respite, Marion’s Child Care. She also was a tutor to high school and middle school children.  She is currently attending Southwestern College where she is studying Math. Some of her hobbies include aerial, soccer and learning to surf.

Bilingual: Spanish

Johnny

El Cajon

 

Johnny has been swimming since the age of fourteen. He joined his high school swim team and swam competitively for all four years. One of his favorite strokes is Freestyle and one of his favorite events is the 4 x 100 relays. His favorite aspect of teaching swimming lessons is being able to share his swimming knowledge with the next generation of swimmers. Johnny is currently attending California State University, San Bernardino, where he is studying Applied Economics. During his free time, he enjoys freediving, snorkeling, cycling, photography, investing and computer gaming.

 

Natalie

San Diego

Natalie began swimming at the age of six. She swam competitively for about 5 years for North Coast Aquatics from age eleven until the age of sixteen. Now in high school, she is currently on the Scripps Ranch High School Varsity Swim Team. She has received many medals, ribbons and trophies throughout her swimming career as well as the Coach’s Award and Most Improved. One of her favorite strokes is Freestyle and some of her favorite events include the 500 yard Freestyle and the 200 yard Freestyle. What she enjoys most about teaching swimming lessons is seeing her students learn to love swimming and helping them become the best swimmers they can be. Natalie has gained experience working with children of all ages as a Student Teacher Intern for KinderCare and as an assistant for Hage Elementary School where she sets up projects and activities for the kids. When she is not swimming, she enjoys going to the beach and spending time with her friends.

Bilingual: Armenian