Swim School Staff – Yorba Linda @ 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.



Andrew began swimming at the age of eleven. He has worked with students ranging from eight to nineteen years old while working for Orange Unified School District. He was responsible for the safe transfer of special needs students and for conducting safety procedures. His favorite part about teaching swimming lessons is seeing his students gain confidence in learning how to swim independently. For fun, Andrew enjoys hanging out with friends, going on road trips and playing video games.

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish


Yorba Linda

Amanda learned how to swim when she was thirteen months old and her favorite stroke is Freestyle. She has over six years of experience babysitting ages eight months and up. Amanda is passionate about teaching swimming lessons because she enjoys getting to know each of her students and helping them achieve their goals. A fun fact about Amanda is that she loves Disney movies!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish


Rowland Heights

Austins favorite stroke is Freestyle and his favorite event is the 500 Freestyle. Austin has worked with children ages seven through eighteen by coaching a youth basketball team and babysitting. His favorite part about teaching swimming lessons is watching as his students grow and accomplish their goals. Austin is currently attending Rio Hondo College where he is studying Business. Some of his hobbies include swimming and playing water polo.


Rowland Heights

Breanna learned how to swim when she was four years old and has loved the water ever since. She swam competitively for multiple swim teams and was a star on her high school’s water polo team and swim team all four years. Breanna now competes at the collegiate level in water polo. She gained experience working with children through assisting with a family daycare, helping at a local preschool, coaching youth water polo teams, and volunteering at the La Habra FFA program. She is passionate about teaching swimming lessons because she enjoys seeing the excitement on her students’ faces as they achieve their goals. Breanna is currently studying environmental science, human studies, and animal studies at the University of Redlands. A fun fact about Breanna is that she loves to hike!


Arlington, TX

Nia began swimming at the age of five when her step dad began teaching her how to swim. One of her favorite strokes is Freestyle. Nia has worked with children ranging in ages from three months to eight years old through babysitting her baby brother and her cousins. Her favorite parts about teaching swimming lessons is being able to work in the water, being able to create a bond between her and her students and help them overcome their fear of the water. Nia is currently attending Fullerton College where she is studying Forensic Psychology. Some of her hobbies included singing and playing her guitar.

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Arabic


Yorba Linda

After learning how to swim at a young age, Paul began swimming competitively at the age of twelve and swam for multiple swim teams. He swam all throughout high school and following graduation he swam for the U.S. Army. Paul comes to us with prior swim instructor experience and loves watching his students’ progress and achieve their goals. Paul is currently studying Biochemistry at Iowa College. A fun fact about Paul is that he has been to six of the seven continents!

Additional Skills: Bilingual in French