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 graduated 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 looks loves spending time with her family and friends. She loves everything Harry Potter and is a big Dallas Cowboy Fan!

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    Janelle A Assistant General Manager
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    Janelle A Assistant General Manager

    Hi, I'm Janelle! I earned a Bachelor's of Science in Tourism Management from the University of Florida. My favorite food is french fries (no salt!) and my favorite color is turquoise. At Goldfish, I'm most excited to share my knowledge of swimming with staff and get students excited about the sport!

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    Jenna C. Sales and Service Manager
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    Jenna C. Sales and Service Manager

    Hi! I’m Miss Jenna. I went to Five Towns College and majored in Theatre. I am a huge fan of Taylor Swift and Disney. My favorite food is pizza and my favorite animal is a dog!

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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. Josephs 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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    Gina G. Front Desk Supervisor
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    Gina G. Front Desk Supervisor

    Hi, I'm Miss Gina. I graduated from Centereach HS and currently going to St Joseph's College for Psychology. I love working with Kids. I used to be a competitive dancer. I enjoy photography and digital art. I love to travel and go exploring!

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    Amanda G Front Desk Representative
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    Amanda G Front Desk Representative

    Hello, my name is Amanda. I have three dogs and four cats. I used to have a potbelly pig. I foster dogs for a local organization. My favorite color is mint teal!

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    Julianne M Front Desk Representative
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    Julianne M Front Desk Representative

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    Nancy M Front Desk Representative
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    Nancy M Front Desk Representative

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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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    Abigail P. Swim Instructor
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    Abigail P. Swim Instructor

    Hi, I’m Miss Abigail! I like sports, I play softball and soccer. My favorite color is teal.

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    Alexa N. Swim Instructor
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    Alexa N. Swim Instructor

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    Alicia L. Swim Instructor
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    Alicia L. Swim Instructor

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    Ashley P Swim Instructor
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    Ashley P Swim Instructor

    My name is Ashley and I am a cheerleader. My favorite color is blue and my favorite food is mac and cheese!

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    Caroline B. Swim Instructor
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    Caroline B. Swim Instructor

    Hello, I am Miss Caroline. I am a baton twirler and my favorite animal is a pig.

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    Jules L Swim Instructor
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    Jules L Swim Instructor

    Hi! My names is Jules and I am 17 years old. My favorite color is purple and my favorite Disney movies are Big Hero 6 and Tangled. I am a softball player and love to stay active! My favorite place to go is the beach and I love to tan.

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    Julia B Swim Instructor
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    Julia B Swim Instructor

    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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    Lexi S Swim Instructor
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    Lexi S Swim Instructor

    My name is Lexi and I'm a pre-law and child psych graduate from Buffalo. I love all movies, especially Disney!

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    Meliza G. Swim Instructor
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    Meliza G. Swim Instructor

    My name is Miss Meliza. I have worked with children for 3 years now, so I love working and interacting with kids! On my free time, I workout, swim, do yoga, and do jiujitsu. I am attending Stony Brook University to study in the Health Science Program, and will be majoring in the Respiratory Program.

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    Nick K Swim Instructor
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    Nick K Swim Instructor

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    Tesia R Swim Instructor
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    Tesia R Swim Instructor

    My favorite Disney character is Tinkerbell and my favorite Disney movies are Tangled and Peter Pan. My favorite color is blue and I love to play softball. The Yankees are my favorite baseball team!

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    Thomas B Swim Instructor
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    Thomas B Swim Instructor

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

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    Brooke L Lifeguard
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    Brooke L Lifeguard

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    Paula C Lifeguard
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    Paula C Lifeguard

    I'm an EMT going to school to be a paramedic. I do crossfit and strongman and I love garden games.

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