Who is The Swim Pro?
Meet The Swim Pro Team
Teaches From Fear to Freestyle adults only.
Laura has been teaching adults at The Swim Pro since 2011. As an Instructor, Laura uses her 30 years of swimming experience and her degree in Psychology to help her students understand and conquer their fears. Her combined knowledge of the human mind, her mastery of The Swim Pro’s From Fear to Freestyle program and years of teaching hundreds of adults to swim makes Laura one of our top Adult Instructors! Over and over her students describe her as instrumental in helping them remove their barriers and finally learn to swim. As The Swim Pro Program Director, Laura also enjoys training all Instructors at The Swim Pro in our adult Learn to Swim and From Fear to Freestyle Programs.
Teaches ChildrenKelsi joined The Swim Pro team in April 2023. She has been swimming all her life starting at an early age and instantly loved it. She did some volunteer swim instructing as a teenager and now in her more recent years, it’s her main exercise when I go to the gym. She is currently in training to become a professional mermaid. Kelsi is currently training in our specialized Adult Method and will be open for adult lessons in the very near future.
Teaches Children and Toddlers.Ariana joined The Swim Pro team in April 2023. She played water polo for 6 years and did competitive swimming for 4 years. Outside the pool, she loves to exercise, explore nature by going on hikes and the to the beach, and spending time with her two cats.
Lead Instructor. Specializes in Adult and Children’s InstructionSven returns to The Swim Pro with a lifetime of swimming experience along with 16 years of teaching experience. Having taught at several local swim schools, he has taken the best of many different approaches to teaching swimming and created his own unique method. Sven taught with The Swim Pro from 2015-2018 and has been very successful in helping clients reach their goals. During his time away, he taught swim lessons in Southern California. Sven has a passion for teaching children and adults skills that will keep them active and safe in the water. He ensures his students have a fun experience, while learning swimming practically and efficiently. Sven is described as very patient and encouraging by his students. Sven enjoys teaching all ages and stages, from Toddler Pre-Swim to Adults and has been trained in The Swim Pro’s adult Learn to Swim program.
Owner / CEOTeaches From Fear to Freestyle and Adult Learn to Swim Lessons BY REQUEST ONLY Since 1994 Kelly has been teaching swimming to adults and children and has a reputation for being able to teach anyone to swim. A strong desire to teach the “unteachable” and a lot of faith led her to start The Swim Pro in 2006. Her background includes a degree in Psychology and Behavior Modification training, which she uses to help people conquer their fear of water. Kelly developed her own unique teaching method that has been proven 100% successful in taking non-swimming Adults and turning them into efficient swimmers. She has since certified many instructors in The Swim Pro’s From Fear to Freestyle method for teaching Adults, which has proven her belief that it is never too late to learn to swim!
Scheduling DirectorMandy has several years of experience as a marketing program management professional in the high tech industry. She brings her passion for working with people and organizing complex projects to The Swim Pro. Mandy, herself, had fear of water as an adult and learned to swim with the help of The Swim Pro’s From Fear to Freestyle program. Now she takes pride in being part of the same team that helped her overcome her challenges with water. Additionally, her two sons also learned to swim at The Swim Pro. As the Scheduling Director, Mandy is the go-to person for all things scheduling and getting started on your Learn to Swim journey with The Swim Pro.
Teaches adults and children.Hannah brings to The Swim Pro team almost 10 years of competitive swimming. During this time, she was able to teach swimmers of all ages to be more comfortable in the water and improve their technique. Hannah truly loves working with kids and has also tutored in various subjects and assisted in summer camps. She loves being in the water and being active outdoors. She is open for child lessons now at our Saratoga location on weekends and is currently training in The Swim Pro’s exclusive Adult learn to swim program and will be available for adult lessons very soon!