Our Team

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    Jake A. Owner & Manager
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    Jake A. Owner & Manager

    Jake is the Co-Owner and on-site Operator of Goldfish Swim School – Centereach in New York. With his background in business account management, pool operations, and water safety, Jake is a perfect fit for the Goldfish Swim School family, and he is excited to bring the Golden Experience to the Long Island community! He is the oldest of 25 grandchildren and enjoys playing tennis and kickboxing. An outdoors enthusiast and adventure-seeker himself, Jake is thrilled to helping children overcome their fears, respect the water, become more confident, and have fun while doing it.

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    Samantha H. General Manager
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    Samantha H. General Manager

    Samantha H is extremely excited about her future at Goldfish Swim School. Samantha loves working with kids and making a difference in their lives through teaching and development. Customer satisfaction and staff development are most important to her. Samantha is currently going back to school for her Human Resource Degree. She loves spending time with her family and friends. She loves everything Harry Potter and is a big Dallas Cowboy Fan!

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    Katie P. Marketing Manager
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    Katie P. Marketing Manager

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    Cameron M. Pool Operations Manager
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    Cameron M. Pool Operations Manager

    Hello, my name is Cameron! I am currently a Graduate student at Stony Brook University studying business administration for healthcare management. Prior to attending Stony Brook, I served six years on active duty with the US Coast Guard. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my two boys and playing sports with them.

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    Jenn P. Manager on Duty
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    Jenn P. Manager on Duty

    Hi I'm Jenn! I am currently a Graduate student at Stony Brook University studying Social Work. I'm a Fur Mom to an American Bulldog named Medusa and a Godmother to my 18. month old, Kehlani. My favorite color is purple and I'm a New York Giants fan! Fun fact - I am also a certified scuba diver!

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    Amanda N Swim Instructor
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    Amanda N Swim Instructor

    Hi kids! My favorite Disney movie is Peter Pan, I am going to college to be a journalist and writer. My favorite color is blue!

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    Amber R Swim Instructor
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    Amber R Swim Instructor

    I am a superfan of superheros and all things magical. Some of my favorite things include reading, writing, videogames and animals. I love being creative and fun and look forward to swimming with everyone!

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    Bobbi B Swim Instructor
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    Bobbi B Swim Instructor

    I am 22 years old and my favorite color is purple. I have two amazing sisters!

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    Chloe F Swim Instructor
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    Chloe F Swim Instructor

    My name is Miss Chloe, I am a senior at Rocky Point High School and will be graduating in June. I ride horses and play the clarinet in my school band. My favorite colors are purple and orange and my favorite animals are stingrays and cats.

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    Crystal A. Swim Instructor
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    Crystal A. Swim Instructor

    I'm Crystal! I love dogs. My favorite color is green and I love Pixar movies!

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    Emily R. Swim Instructor
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    Emily R. Swim Instructor

    Hi! My name is Emily and I like the beaches in Florida more than Long Island.

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    Emma C. Swim Instructor
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    Emma C. Swim Instructor

    Hi, I'm Emma! I love going to the beach and swimming in the ocean. I also love playing volleyball and going on walks with my dog.

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    Isabella C. Swim Instructor
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    Isabella C. Swim Instructor

    I'm a Senior in high school. I play soccer and I run track! My favorite color is red, I love comic books, and Star Wars. My favorite movie is How to Train Your Dragon.

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    Jeanine H. Swim Instructor
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    Jeanine H. Swim Instructor

    Hi I'm Jeanine! I love watching Studio Ghibli movies with my little brother. Our favorite movie is Spirited Away and we watched Victorious and Big Time Rush together and we loved it.

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    Jenna A. Swim Instructor
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    Jenna A. Swim Instructor

    Hi! I have a twin sister and I love bagels! I can't wait to teach you how to swim!

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    Karina K. Swim Instructor
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    Karina K. Swim Instructor

    Hi, I'm Karina! I'm a swimmer and my favorite stroke is breaststroke.

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    Kyle K. Swim Instructor
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    Kyle K. Swim Instructor

    Hi, my name is Kyle and I go to SUNY Cortland. I am wrestler, and I love to work out. My favorite color is blue.

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    Mariah B Swim Instructor
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    Mariah B Swim Instructor

    I love animals! I have a dog named Violet and a bunny named Judy. I've loved swimming since I was 4 years old!

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    Marissa C. Swim Instructor
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    Marissa C. Swim Instructor

    Hi! My name is Marissa and I am a Sophomore at Connetquot High School. I play volleyball and I also play on a travel team. I am also on the swim team at Connetquot! I have a dog named Rocco.

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    Rachel W. Swim Instructor
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    Rachel W. Swim Instructor

    She is graduating from Stony Brook University to pursue her career as a TESOL teacher. On her free time she enjoys binge watching TV shows and snacking on Hot Fries. Fun fact is Miss Rachel can sing the alphabet backwards.

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    Sydney N Swim Instructor
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    Sydney N Swim Instructor

    Hi! My name is Sydney! I'm a senior at Sachem East High School. When i'm not in school, i love playing soccer, baking and seeing my friends!

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    Taylor C. Swim Instructor
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    Taylor C. Swim Instructor

    I like going to the gym in my spare time. I have two younger sisters who I am very close with. I also have a dog named Cosmo!

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    Veronica C. Swim Instructor
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    Veronica C. Swim Instructor

    I am going to school for occupational therapy. My favorite animal is an elephant and I love to read!

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    Alexa N. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Alexa N. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

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    Damian W. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Damian W. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    I grew up here in Centereach and graduated from St. Joseph's College for Psychology and Criminal justice. I am currently continuing my education and learning sign language to be an interpreter.

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    Delaney L. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Delaney L. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    Hi, I'm Delaney and I'm going to St. Joseph's to be a teacher! I also enjoy arts and crafts. My favorite color is blue and my favorite princess is Belle.

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    Evan G. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Evan G. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    Evan is a member of the swim team at Sachem East High School.

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    Gianna C. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Gianna C. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    Hello swimmers! My name is Gianna. I am a cheerleader at Sachem East High School. I have 2 dogs and I love playing with them all the time. My favorite colors are purple and blue!

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    Haley M Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Haley M Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

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    Julia B Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Julia B Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    Hi, I'm Julia! I have one dog and a goldfish. I go to St. Anthony's High School and help build sets for the musicals. I love all things theater!

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    Jordan M. Safety Coordinator
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    Jordan M. Safety Coordinator

    Hi, I’m Mr. Jordan! I am currently going to St. Joseph's College to become a Special Education teacher. I have two dogs named Dak and Duke, and my favorite color is blue.

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    Rich F. Lesson Quality Coordinator
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    Rich F. Lesson Quality Coordinator

    Hi Kids! I grew up in Ridge, NY, and currently go to school at LIU to become a Gym Teacher. I also worked at as a Group Leader at the Brookhaven Country Day Camp. My favorite color is Purple and I love the Lakers. Let's Learn to Swim!

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    Hailey S. Front Desk Representative
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    Hailey S. Front Desk Representative

    Hi, I'm Hailey! I am going to school to be a teacher. I have 2 dogs and my favorite food is macaroni and cheese!

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    Kim G. Front Desk Representative
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    Kim G. Front Desk Representative

    I love to draw and dance. I have two girls, 13 and 9 years old. We love watching movies together and going to the beach!

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    Muriel R. Front Desk Representative
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    Muriel R. Front Desk Representative

    I love to dance and sing. One of my secret talents is balancing and not to toot my own horn but I am pretty good at it! :)

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    Peg Front Desk Representative
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    Peg Front Desk Representative

    Hi! My name is Peg! I was a teacher and now I am writing a book! I love working here!

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    Samara P. Front Desk Representative
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    Samara P. Front Desk Representative

    Hello my name is Samarah and I love doing hair and makeup!

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    Alicia L. Deck Supervisor
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    Alicia L. Deck Supervisor

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    Ivette B. Deck Supervisor
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    Ivette B. Deck Supervisor

    I’m Miss Ivette! I love to watch Disney movies with my younger sister, Sofia. My favorite color is pink. I love watching baseball, my favorite team is the Boston Red Sox. My favorite Paw Patrol character is Sky!

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    Meghan D. Deck Supervisor
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    Meghan D. Deck Supervisor

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    Thomas B Deck Supervisor
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    Thomas B Deck Supervisor

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    Brennan V. Lifeguard
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    Brennan V. Lifeguard

    Hi I'm Brennan. I'm a Sophomore at Rocky Point High School. I play golf and I run track.

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    Brooke L Lifeguard
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    Brooke L Lifeguard

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    Maya T. Lifeguard
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    Maya T. Lifeguard

    Maya has been swimming for 5 years and this is her first job.

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    Marilyn J. Teacher
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    Marilyn J. Teacher

    Marilyn goes to school at Connetquot High School. She loves music and arts almost as much as she likes Goldfish Swim School. When Marilyn isn't swimming she also likes to play games like minecraft and Roblox!

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