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Meet Your Teacher

Get to know your teacher and their certifications, hobbies & interests! All of our instructors are:

✅ Highly trained pre & post hire, at least once per month
✅ Background checked and drug tested
✅ Hired for child-friendly personality and adaptability
✅ Required to obtain multiple certifications to expand swim safety & knowledge while employed

Premium Instructors

Over 2,000 hours teaching experience!

Miguel

Miguel

Premium Swim Instructor / Deck Supervisor Manager

About Me

DATE STARTED: August 2011

CERTIFICATIONS: Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid/AED; Infant; All Special Needs

FAVORITE STROKE: Breaststroke

FAVORITE COFFEE/DRINK:  Passion Tea Lemonade, Orange Juice

FAVORITE STORE:  Amazon

FAVORITE DESSERT:  Pan Dulce

SOMETHING INTERESTING:  I’m Bilingual

WHEN I LEARNED TO SWIM:  When I was 6

WHERE I LEARNED TO SWIM:  In a backyard pool.

FAVORITE COLOR:   Purple

FAVORITE DINNER SPOT:   Gogi House

FAVORITE BREAKFAST SPOT:   Denny’s, Dink’s

HOBBIES:  Movies, Music and Working on Cars

iTUNES OR GOOGLE PLAY:  Google Play

FAVORITE ONLINE STORE:  Body Building / American Muscle

Delila

Delila

Premium Swim Instructor / Deck Supervisor

About Me

Date Started:   July 2017

Certifications:   Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid/AED; Infant; All Special Needs

Degree:   BA in Sociology with a minor in Child Development

Favorite Stroke:   Butterfly

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Vanilla Latte from Coffee Bean

Favorite Store:   Target

Favorite Dessert:   Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

Something Interesting About You:   I’m double jointed

When I Learned to Swim:   When I was 4 years old.

Where I Learned to Swim:   Academy Swim Club!

Favorite Color:  Mint Green

Favorite Dinner Spot:  In-N-Out

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  Denny’s

Hobbies:  Dancing

iTunes or Google Play:  iTunes

Favorite Store Online:  Amazon, LA Apparel

De'yazn

De'yazn

Premium Swim Instructor / Deck Supervisor

About Me

Date Started:   August 2018

Certifications:   Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid/AED; Infant; All Special Needs

Favorite Stroke:   Backstroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:  Godhi Leaf

Favorite Store:   Dick’s Sporting Goods

Favorite Dessert:   Cheese cake

Something Interesting About Me:   I was born in U.A.E

When I Learned to Swim:   When I was 6

Where I Learned to Swim:   In U.A.E

Favorite Color:  Green/Blue

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Olive Garden

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  Halfway House Café

Hobbies:  Working out, snowboarding & fixing things

iTunes or Google Play:  Google Play

Favorite Store Online:  Kohls

Tyler

Tyler

Premium Swim Instructor / Deck Supervisor

About Me

Date Started:    August 2021

Certifications:    Instructor; Infant; Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid/AED; All Special Needs

Favorite Stroke:    Breaststroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Black coffee

Favorite Store:   Target

Favorite Dessert:   Cookies

When I Learned to Swim:   3 years old

Where did I learn to Swim: Phoenix, AZ.

Favorite Color:  Red

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Maggianos

Hobbies:  Cars, leatherwork & guitar.

iTunes or Google Play:  iTunes

Favorite Store Online:  Amazon

Qualified Instructors

Andrew

Andrew

Swim Instructor

About Me

Date Started:    March 2023

Certifications:    Instructor; Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid/AED

Favorite Stroke:    Freestyle

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Mocha frappe / Dr. Pepper

Favorite Store:   Hollister

Favorite Dessert:   Brownies

Something Interesting:    I enjoy writing stories, and want to become a voice actor

When I Learned to Swim:   3 years old

Where did I learn to Swim:  Home

Favorite Color:  Cyan

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  Starbucks

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Olive Garden or Outback

Hobbies:  Working out, running, swimming, video games, airsoft

iTunes or Google Play:  Google

Favorite Store Online:   Amazon

Bernice

Bernice

Swim Instructor

About Me

Date Started:    September 2023

Certifications:    Instructor; First Aid, CPR & AED

Favorite Stroke:    Freestyle

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Pink Drink

Favorite Store:   Target

Favorite Dessert:   Cheesecake

Something Interesting:    I’m left handed, double jointed, and allergic to fruits & raw veggies

When I Learned to Swim:   10 years old

Where did I learn to Swim:  Palmdale Oasis

Favorite Color:  Light blue

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  iHop

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Crab n’ Spices

Hobbies:  Gaming; singing; music; drawing

Favorite Store Online:   Amazon

Brandon

Brandon

Swim Instructor

About Me

Date Started:    February 2024

Certifications:    Instructor; Infant

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Bri

Bri

Swim Instructor

About Me

Date Started:   August 2021

Certifications:   Instructor; Osha & Blood Borne Pathogens Training; Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid/AED; Infant

Favorite Stroke:   Butterfly

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Mocha cookie crumble frapp

Favorite Store:   Sephora

Favorite Dessert:   Egg & nut free ice cream

Something Interesting About You:   I have scoliosis and spina bifida. Swimming at ASC helped me to strengthen my back and get me off a walker when I was a child!

When I Learned to Swim:   Infant

Where I Learned to Swim:     Academy Swim Club

Favorite Color:   Purple

Favorite Dinner Spot:   Olive Garden

Favorite Breakfast Spot:   Starbucks

Hobbies:   Writing, reading, and art.

Favorite Store Online:   Amazon

Cailin

Cailin

Swim Instructor

About Me

Date Started:   February 2023 

Certifications:    Instructor

Favorite Stroke:    Backstroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Matcha

Favorite Store:   Urban Outfitters

Favorite Dessert:   Chocolate Chip Cookies

Something Interesting:    I’ve played soccer for 12 years

When I Learned to Swim:   4 years old

Where did I learn to Swim:  Friends pool

Favorite Color:  purple

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  Eggs N’ Things

Favorite Dinner Spot:  BJ’s

Hobbies:  Soccer, Taking pictures

iTunes or Google Play:  iTunes

Favorite Store Online:   Amazon

Charlie

Charlie

Swim Instructor

About Me

Date Started:    April 2024

Certifications:    Instructor

Favorite Stroke:    Backstroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Kombucha

Favorite Store:   Nike

Favorite Dessert:   Loaded churros

Something Interesting:    I like to try new sports and go to events all over SCV

When I Learned to Swim:   6 years old

Where did I learn to Swim:  Castaic Aquatic Center

Favorite Color:  Black

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Wingstop

Hobbies:  Boxing; soccer; swim; cutting hair

Favorite Store Online:   Amazon

Emily

Emily

Swim Instructor *sub only

About Me

Date Started:    October 2019

Certifications:    PADI Open Water Diver; Lifeguard, CPR, AED, First Aid; Infant;; High Functioning Special Needs

Favorite Stroke:    Backstroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Chocolate Milk 

Favorite Store:   American Eagle and Pink

Favorite Dessert:   Fruit Pizza

Something Interesting About Me:   I volunteered at the Santa Barbara Zoo.

When I Learned to Swim:   4 years old

Where did I learn to Swim: The pool near the Santa Clarita Park.

Favorite Color:  Pink/Blue

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Cheesecake Factory

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  Dinks

Hobbies:  Scuba diving, snorkeling, hiking, listening to music and hanging with friends

iTunes or Google Play:  iTunes

Favorite Store Online:  Amazon

Evan H.

Evan H.

Swim Instructor *Sub Only

About Me

Date Started:    Jan. 2023

Certifications:    Instructor; Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED; Infant; High Functioning Special Needs

Favorite Stroke:    Breaststroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Ginger ale

Favorite Store:   Thrift store

Favorite Dessert:   Pumpkin bread

Something Interesting:    I was on a primetime TV sitcom for several years

When I Learned to Swim:   6 years old

Where did I learn to Swim:  Backyard

Favorite Color:  Green

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  Saugus Cafe

Favorite Dinner Spot:  The Local

Hobbies:  Theatre, writing, music, listening, skiing, road trips

Favorite Store Online:   Goat

Faith

Faith

Swim Instructor

About Me

Date Started:    March 2023

Certifications:    Instructor; Infant; Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid/AED

Favorite Stroke:    Freestyle

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Tsunami from Honu

Favorite Store:   Amazon

Favorite Dessert:   Chocolate

When I Learned to Swim:   Infant

Favorite Color:  Blue

Jack

Jack

Swim Instructor

About Me

Date Started:    July 2022

Certifications:    Instructor; Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid/AED​

Favorite Stroke:    Breaststroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Apple juice

Favorite Store:   Target

Favorite Dessert:   Brownies

Something Interesting:    I have a pet lizard named Barbossa

When I Learned to Swim:   When I was 5

Where did I learn to Swim:  Academy Swim Club

Favorite Color:  Green

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  Brass Fork

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Topper’s Pizza

Hobbies:  Exploring & playing games

iTunes or Google Play:  iTunes

Favorite Store Online:   Amazon

Jaclyn

Jaclyn

Swim Instructor / Deck Supervisor

About Me

Date Started:    October 2021

Certifications:    Instructor; Infant; Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED; High Functioning Special Needs

Favorite Stroke:    Backstroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Caramel or Vanilla Latte

Favorite Store:   Target

Favorite Dessert:   Chocolate Chip Cookies

Something Interesting:    I have a dual citizenship in Hungary

When I Learned to Swim:   5 years old

Where did I learn to Swim:  Academy Swim Club!

Favorite Color:  Blue or Yellow

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  Saugus Cafe or Egg Plantation

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Shogun Sushi

Hobbies:  Baking, Hiking, Watching Movies

iTunes or Google Play:  iTunes

Favorite Store Online:   Amazon or Red Bubble

Xitlaly (Lally)

Xitlaly (Lally)

Swim Instructor

About Me

Date Started:    April 2022

Certifications:    Swim Instructor; Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED; Infant; High Functioning Special Needs

Favorite Stroke:    Freestyle

Favorite Store:   Barns & Noble

When I Learned to Swim:   Around 7 years old

Where did I learn to Swim:  Community pool in Littlerock

Favorite Color:  Lilac

Favorite Breakfast Spot:   Denny’s

Favorite Dinner Spot: Ramen Boy

Hobbies:  Read & Oil Paint

iTunes or Google Play:  Google Play

Favorite Store Online:   Etsy

Maddie

Maddie

Swim Instructor

About Me

Date Started:    November 2022

Certifications:    Instructor; Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED; Infant

Favorite Stroke:    Breaststroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Passion Tea Lemonade

Favorite Store:   Lulu Lemon

When I Learned to Swim:   Before I could walk

Where did I learn to Swim:  A community pool

Favorite Color:  Sage green

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  Corner bakery

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Anything sushi

Hobbies:  Singing, cooking, working out

iTunes or Google Play:  iTunes

Favorite Store Online:   Amazon

Natalie

Natalie

Swim Instructor

About Me

Date Started:    September 2023

Certifications:    Instructor

Favorite Stroke:    Freestyle

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Chai tea latte

Favorite Store:   Target

Favorite Dessert:   Carrot cake

Something Interesting:    I love to snowboard and take trips to Mammoth

When I Learned to Swim:   6 years old

Where did I learn to Swim:  SC Aquatics Center

Favorite Color:  Pink

Favorite Breakfast Spot: Telly’s 

Favorite Dinner Spot:  La Cocina

Hobbies:  Snowboarding and working out

Favorite Store Online:   REI

Rowdy

Rowdy

Swim Instructor

About Me

Date Started:    March 2023

Certifications:    Instructor; Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid/AED

Favorite Stroke:    Sidestroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Starbucks Irish cream cold brew

Favorite Store:   Guitar Center

Favorite Dessert:   Cheesecake

Something Interesting:    I am deathly afraid of bugs and have a phobia

When I Learned to Swim:   In High School

Where did I learn to Swim:  Washington swim class

Favorite Color:  Red

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  Anywhere with Crepes

Favorite Dinner Spot:  In-n-Out

Hobbies:  Photography; playing music; video games

Favorite Store Online:   Amazon

Taylor

Taylor

Swim Instructor

About Me

Date Started:    April 2024

Certifications:    Instructor

Favorite Stroke:    Backstroke

Favorite Coffee/Drink:   Sprite

Favorite Store:   Sephora

Favorite Dessert:   Anything gluten free!

Something Interesting:    I am a licensed Esthetician and love everything skin care.

When I Learned to Swim:   1 year old

Where did I learn to Swim:  Petaluma, CA

Favorite Color:  Pink

Favorite Breakfast Spot:  The Daily Harvest

Favorite Dinner Spot:  Baby Tuna Sushi

Hobbies:  Singing; dancing; hanging out with family & friends.

Favorite Store Online:   Urban Outfitters

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