Our Team

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    Catherine R. General Manager
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    Catherine R. General Manager

    Catherine Russell started swimming at an early age with her sisters, and her passion evolved from there into teaching, coaching and managing. Her BS degree is in Parks and Recreation Administration from Western Michigan University. Throughout her career, she has directed aquatic programs including day camps, swim teams, indoor and outdoor pools and their operations, and created a swim lesson program for special needs students. She has also coached several swimmers who have swam at Michigan and other colleges/universities and local triathletes who compete regularly.

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    Andrew S. Manager
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    Andrew S. Manager

    Andrew has worked at Goldfish since 2012. He has a great passion for swimming and has been teaching swim lessons and coaching since he was 16 years old.

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    Matt L. Manager
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    Matt L. Manager

    Matt is originally from Chicago and moved to Michigan when he was 4. He spent almost all of his childhood as a competitive swimmer, and swam in college at Grand Valley State University. Outside of work Matt enjoys music, computers, and working out.

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    Erica M. J. Ellis Safety Coordinator
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    Erica M. J. Ellis Safety Coordinator

    Erica has been with Goldfish for 8 years. She enjoys swimming, watching movies, baking, and spending time with family. She has a Culinary Arts/Pastry Arts degree and a Business degree from Oakland University.

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