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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    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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    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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    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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    Nancy M Front Desk Representative
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    Nancy M Front Desk Representative

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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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    Matthew A Deck Supervisor
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    Matthew A Deck Supervisor

    I go to Binghampton University where I am pursuing a masters in finance. I love to play Xbox and watch baseball and football!

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    Meghan D Deck Supervisor
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    Meghan D Deck Supervisor

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    Hope F. Swim Instructor
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    Hope F. Swim Instructor

    My name is Hope, I'm a competitive swimmer and my favorite stroke is breaststroke. I will be attending the University of Maine in the fall and I'll be on the swim team. I am studying microbiology on a pre-dental track!

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    Isabella C. Swim Instructor
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    Isabella C. Swim Instructor

    I'm a junior 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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    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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    Karina K. Swim Instructor
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    Karina K. Swim Instructor

    Hi, I'm Karina! I'm a swimmer and my favorite stroke 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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    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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    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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    Gabby D Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Gabby D Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

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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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    Meliza G. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Meliza G. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    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/Lifeguard
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    Nick K Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

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    Tesia R Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Tesia R Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    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/Lifeguard
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    Thomas B Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

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    Alexander V. Lifeguard
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    Alexander V. Lifeguard

    I love to play sports and I enjoy spending Sundays with my family.

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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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