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 over 5 years! I have 3 cats named Chester, Bennett, and Newton. 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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    Jordan Drogo Deck Supervisor
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    Jordan Drogo Deck Supervisor

    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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    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 Berg Swim Instructor
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    Alexa Berg Swim Instructor

    I go to OCC, and am studying to be a dental hygienist. I have 2 cats and 2 brothers. My favorite Disney movie is Moana!

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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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    Brooklyn Duffy Swim Instructor
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    Brooklyn Duffy Swim Instructor

    I have 2 younger sisters, and a dog! When I am not in the pool, I like to hangout with friends and eat at pitaway! My favorite Disney movie is Moana.

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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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    Colby Cano Swim Instructor
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    Colby Cano Swim Instructor

    Hi, I'm Colby. I enjoy football and baseball, I spend time with my family and hanging out with friends. My favorite Disney movie is the Lion King.

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    Elizabeth Peters Swim Instructor
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    Elizabeth Peters Swim Instructor

    I am 20 years old and currently attending OCC. I am going to obtain my bachelors degree. My hobbies include reading, photograph and crossfit. My favorite Disney Movie is Aladdin.

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    Grace Cempura Swim Instructor
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    Grace Cempura Swim Instructor

    I am a junior at Waterford Kettering. I have a dog and a cat. I am in the band, and I have also taken 4 years of Spanish! My favorite Disney movie is Beauty and the Beast.

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    Grace Hanel Swim Instructor
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    Grace Hanel Swim Instructor

    I am a senior at Waterford Kettering, and am on the varsity tennis team. I have 2 younger siblings. I am also a dancer, and have been dancing since I was 3. My favorite Disney movie is Coco!

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    Grace Murphy Swim Instructor
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    Grace Murphy Swim Instructor

    I am a senior at CHS. I have 2 dogs and 2 brothers. When I go to college, I want to study biology! My favorite Disney movie is Finding Nemo.

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    Leah Darge Swim Instructor
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    Leah Darge Swim Instructor

    I have 2 baby guinea pigs, and a puppy at home. I am a junior at CHS. My favorite Disney movie is The Little Mermaid.

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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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    River Jannette Swim Instructor
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    River Jannette Swim Instructor

    I am a senior at Brandon High School, and run cross country and track. I have a black lab and in my free time love to mountain bike! My favorite Disney movie is Cars.

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    Skylar Whittaker Swim Instructor
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    Skylar Whittaker Swim Instructor

    Hi I'm Skylar! I love to smile and play soccer. I have 3 awesome siblings and a super cute dog at home. My favorite Disney movie is Moana!

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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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    Kaity Ort Golden Teacher
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    Kaity Ort Golden Teacher

    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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    Savannah McCue Golden Teacher
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    Savannah McCue Golden Teacher

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