Our Team

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    Austine Wright General Manager
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    Austine Wright General Manager

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    Taylor Laitinen Assistant General Manager
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    Taylor Laitinen Assistant General Manager

    I am 22 years old. I have been with Goldfish for almost 5 years! I have 2 cats named Chester and Bennett. My favorite Disney movie is Moana!

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    Elijah Cone Pool Operations Manager
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    Elijah Cone Pool Operations Manager

    Eli really likes all things outdoors like swimming, hiking, or just plain enjoying nature. In his free time, he loves doing yoga, working in his garden, and playing music. He really likes animals, especially cows. He also eats a plant based diet, fruits and veggies are his favorite!

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    Karissa Ritthaler Safety Coordinator
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    Karissa Ritthaler Safety Coordinator

    I am 19 years old and am a junior at Oakland University. In my free time I play soccer and am on a competitive water ski team. I have a great dane named Ruger. My favorite Disney movie is Aladdin!

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    Georgia Moore Deck Supervisor
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    Georgia Moore Deck Supervisor

    I am a senior at Clarkston High School. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family. I also like to spend a lot of my time swimming in my lake. My favorite Disney movies are Cars and Hotel Transylvania!

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    Jack Bacon Deck Supervisor
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    Jack Bacon Deck Supervisor

    I am 20 years old and will be turning 21 in late January! I am a huge fan of traveling, I grew up traveling the world with my family. That said, whenever I am not at Goldfish I most likely am exploring somewhere new! My favorite Disney movie would have to be Anastasia!

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    Morgan Spina Deck Supervisor
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    Morgan Spina Deck Supervisor

    I live in Lake Orion and go to LOHS. In my free time, I like to do photography and spend time with my friends and family. I have 3 dogs Jojo, Queenie, and Holly. My favorite Disney movie is Lilo and Stitch.

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    Nick Preni Deck Supervisor
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    Nick Preni Deck Supervisor

    I am 18 years old. I can speak 2 languages, and I love all sports! In my free time, I like to go to the gym or hang out with my friends. My favorite Disney movie is Aladdin!

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    Alexa Anderson Swim Instructor
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    Alexa Anderson Swim Instructor

    I am a senior at CHS. I like to sing, act, and play piano. I am in the IB program. I dance at Mt.Zion. I am literate in German, have 2 brothers and 2 sisters. I want to go to university to study either Environmental science or teaching. My favorite Disney movie is tangled.

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    Bailey Garza Swim Instructor
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    Bailey Garza Swim Instructor

    I was on varsity cheer all 4 years of high school. I have a 1 eyed dog and 3 siblings. I am going to OCC in the fall majoring in pharmacy. My favorite Disney movie is Monsters Inc.

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    Candice Criss Swim Instructor
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    Candice Criss Swim Instructor

    I am a junior at Clarkston High School. I play tennis and love listening to music. I have 2 older brothers and an older sister. My favorite Disney movie is Aladdin.

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    Carson Howe Swim Instructor
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    Carson Howe Swim Instructor

    I have a cat named Ketchup and a dog named pepperoni. I have an older sister and love to watch the office. I am on the varsity bowling team. My favorite Disney movie is Toy Story 2.

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    Chase Dehmel Swim Instructor
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    Chase Dehmel Swim Instructor

    I go to Brandon High School, I play lacrosse and football. In my free time, I fly fish, ski, and hunt! My favorite Disney movie is UP, I love the story line of the old man becoming friends with Russel.

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    Drew Spina Swim Instructor
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    Drew Spina Swim Instructor

    I first learned to swim when I was around 4 years old! I have been around water my whole life and am very comfortable in it. I enjoy hiking, biking, disc golf, and swimming. My favorite Disney movie is the Lion King.

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    Gavin Colegrove Swim Instructor
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    Gavin Colegrove Swim Instructor

    I am a senior at Waterford Kettering. I play baseball, football, and run track. I have 3 sisters, Emma, Nora, and Khloe. I am going to GVSU next fall and plan to study Dentistry.

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    Jordan Drogo Swim Instructor
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    Jordan Drogo Swim Instructor

    I am a junior at OU, studying political science and pshycology. I volunteer with Detroit Horse Power, and teach inner city Detroit kids how to care for and ride horses. We also work on personal growth and how horses can play a huge role in that. With any free time I have, I enjoy spending time with friends and family, going to concerts and sporting events. I love to stay active and busy and am always up for an adventure! My favorite Disney movie is Moana.

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    Kaity Ort Swim Instructor
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    Kaity Ort Swim Instructor

    My name is Kaity! I love spending time with family, friends, and I love traveling. Every year I go to Dominican Republic for a week or I go on a cruise. I also love photography. My favorite Disney movie is Frozen because I watch it with my little cousins and sing along to every song!

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    Maddy Battishil Swim Instructor
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    Maddy Battishil Swim Instructor

    I enjoy playing softball outside of school, playing violin, and being with my friends. My favorite Disney movie is Moana!

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    Maddy Kopsch Swim Instructor
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    Maddy Kopsch Swim Instructor

    I love to sing, play guitar, and write music. I am in an A Cappella group at CHS called Detroit Voice. I have an older sister and 2 younger brothers (one swims at Goldfish!) My favorite color is red and my favorite Disney movie is Finding Dory.

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    Olivia K Swim Instructor
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    Olivia K Swim Instructor

    I have 2 black labs and a brother named Mitchell. In my free time, I like to dance and hang out with friends. My favorite Disney movie is Finding Nemo!

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    Olivia Thomas Swim Instructor
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    Olivia Thomas Swim Instructor

    I am a senior at CHS. I run cross country and track. I love music and people. I would love to be a vet someday and be able to spend time with both animals and people . My favorite color is sage green and my favorite food is definitely nachos. Also, I love coffee SO much! My favorite Disney movie is Aladdin.

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    Sage Crocker Swim Instructor
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    Sage Crocker Swim Instructor

    I am a senior at Lake Orion High School. I am 16 years old and am on the varsity cheer team. I have one sister and a dog named Lucy. My favorite Disney movie is the Little Mermaid.

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    Savannah McCue Swim Instructor
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    Savannah McCue Swim Instructor

    I am a freshman at OCC, still undecided on my major. I love cheer and gymnastics. My favorite Disney movie is Frozen!

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    Grace Fitzgibbon Golden Teacher
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    Grace Fitzgibbon Golden Teacher

    My name is Grace, I am currently attending U of M-Flint. I love to play lacrosse and have 1 sister. My favorite Disney movie is the Incredibles 2!

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