Meet our Swim Instructors

Emma H.

Favorite Stroke(s):

  • Butterfly, Freestyle

Swimming/Teaching Experience:

  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • 1 year of swim coaching experience
  • 4 years of competitive swimming

Why She Teaches:

  • “I love teaching all ages, personalities, and types of people! I love all the kids I teach and treat them as if they’re my own. My lessons are always fun, personalized, and always focused on progress and growth!”

Jacob B.

Favorite Stroke(s):

  • Backstroke

Swimming/Teaching Experience:

  • 3 years of teaching experience
  • Swam for Mount Vernon HS swim team (4 years)
  • Swam for SVY Aquatics Team

Why He Teaches:

  • “I love seeing student growth. If my students can see improvement in each lesson, eventually we’ll be able to see how far we’ve come!”

Joseph S.

Favorite Stroke(s):

  • Backstroke, Breaststroke

Swimming/Teaching Experience:

  • 3 years of teaching experience
  • Swam for SVY Aquatics Team (13 years)
  • Mount Vernon HS Swim Coach
  • Math Teacher

Why He Teaches:

  • “I teach to help students learn new skills and build confidence in themselves!”

Tess S.

Favorite Stroke(s):

  • Butterfly

Swimming/Teaching Experience:

  • Swam for SVY Aquatics Team (7 years)
  • Swam for Mount Vernon HS swim team (4 years)

Why She Teaches:

  • “I love being involved with kids in any way I can and am so happy to be helping keep them safe in and around the water. I am thankful for the opportunity to engage with kids and help them engage with one another in the water.”

Kaylynn V.

Favorite Stroke(s):

  • Butterfly, Breakstroke, Freestyle

Swimming/Teaching Experience:

  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • 4 years of competitive swimming

Why She Teaches:

  • “I have always loved teaching and swimming. The kids are so fun to work with and I love watching them grow as swimmers! I believe water safety is important for all kids to learn.”

Isaac S.

Favorite Stroke(s):

  • Freestyle

Swimming/Teaching Experience:

  • 8 years of competitive swimming

Why He Teaches:

  • “I love seeing kids progress in their swimming and I love to help them feel comfortable and confident in the water.”

Kelsey J.

Bio coming soon!

John Y.

John teaches our Stage A & B swim lessons for youth aged 6 months – 2 years.