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

Orange

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

Amanda

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

Austin

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.

Breanna

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!

Brit

Orange County

Brit began swimming at the age of four and has enjoyed swimming ever since. She swam competitively and played water polo all through out high school. Her favorite stroke is Breast stroke and her favorite event is 150m Breast. Her favorite part about teaching swimming lessons is being able to see her students develop a passion and love for swimming. She is currently attending Vanguard University where she is studying Kinesiology. For fun she really enjoys playing water polo, making jewelry, going on walks with her dog and going to the beach.

Additional Skills: Bilingual in Spanish

Flavio

Orange

Flavio began swimming at the young age of one and has enjoyed the water ever since. One of his favorite strokes is Freestyle. His favorite part about teaching swimming lessons is being able to help his students see the importance of swimming and being able to connect with each one of his students. Flavio is currently attending Santiago Canyon College where he is studying Kinesiology. When he is not swimming he enjoys sports, reading and hanging out with friends and family.

Paul

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