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.

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

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

Annabelle

Pomona

Annabelle learned how to swim at the age of five and has been swimming ever since. She swam competitively for four years, from age twelve through sixteen. One of her favorite strokes is Breaststroke and some of her favorite events included 100m Breaststroke and the 50m Freestyle. Annabelle has been working with children for the past seven years. She started out babysitting and later on became a pre-k teacher’s assistant. Soon after, she became a swim instructor. Her favorite aspect of teaching knowing that she is helping her students learn a valuable skill they can use throughout their life. Annabelle is currently attending Mt. San Antonio College where she is studying Neuroscience. During her free time she enjoys hiking and being creative.

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

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!

Miranda

Covina

Miranda began swimming at the age of five. Her favorite part about teaching swimming lessons is being able to give back to others and helping them learn something new. She has worked with children of all ages while volunteering at the Pasadena Humane Society and Covina Parks & Rec. For fun she enjoys painting, gardening and walking her dog.

Roxy

Covina

Roxy began swimming at the age of eight and has been swimming ever since. From age nine through fifteen she swam for the Covina Aquatics. From the age sixteen through eighteen she swam for the Brea Aquatics and she is now currently swimming for the University of La Verne. Through the years, she has accomplished many things when it comes to swimming. She was able to compete in the Junior Olympics from ages ten through sixteen. She also qualified for Division II for 3 years and this year she was a finalist at the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Some of her favorite strokes include Freestyle and Backstroke and some of her favorite events are the 100 Freestyle and the 200 Freestyle. Her favorite part about teaching swimming lessons is being able to pass down the knowledge she has gained over the years and help her students become the best swimmers possible. She is currently attending the University of La Verne where she is studying Business Administration. When she is not swimming she enjoys going to concerts, the beach and playing with her cat.

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish