Our Team

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    Chuck Beyer General Manager
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    Chuck Beyer General Manager

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    Jesse Stigsell Assistant General Manager
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    Jesse Stigsell Assistant General Manager

    Jesse was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona.  He moved to Florida with his wife and daughter in 2018.  Jesse has over 10 years of experience in the Aquatics industry and has a passion for swim safety and drowning prevention. Jesse is excited to help improve community safety through swim lessons at Goldfish Swim School.

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    Toby Loukmas Front Desk Supervisor
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    Toby Loukmas Front Desk Supervisor

    Toby is a native of Sarasota, Florida. She and her family moved back to the area 5 years ago from Michigan. Toby’s favorite thing about Goldfish is meeting new friends and seeing the excitement in all the kids faces when they arrive for swim lessons. As part of the ownership group Toby and her husband George and their partners Bret and Anne Edwards are thrilled to bring Goldfish Swim School to the Lakewood Ranch area. We are committed to providing our members a Golden Experience every time they walk through our door!

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    Miss Amber Front Desk Representative
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    Miss Amber Front Desk Representative

    Amber is originally from Wisconsin, now living in Bradenton. In her spare time she loves to paddle board and read on the beach. Amber went to school for Culinary Arts and Pastry, and loves to cook for friends and family in her spare time. Her favorite movie is Ratatouille!  You will find Amber in the pool or at the front desk!

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    Miss Gina Front Desk Representative
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    Miss Gina Front Desk Representative

    Gina recently moved to Florida from New Jersey to continue her career in Elementary Education. Gina loves going to Disney World, the beach and playing tennis. Everyday is a great day for Gina when she gets to work with children. Nothing but Smiles!

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    Miss Kacy Front Desk Representative
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    Miss Kacy Front Desk Representative

    Kacy is a Florida native and loves being out on the water as much as she can. She worked in education for a time, and is enjoying exploring other interests. In her spare time she likes to be outdoors, adventuring and working on music skills.  You will find Kacy at either the front desk or in the pool!

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    Miss Kaylee Front Desk Representative
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    Miss Kaylee Front Desk Representative

    Kaylee is from Indiana. She moved to Florida two years ago to live closer to the beach. Kaylee enjoys going to Disney, spending time with her friends and family, and traveling to new places. Her favorite Disney movie is Up.

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    Miss Tina Front Desk Representative
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    Miss Tina Front Desk Representative

    Tina loves to travel and spend time with family. Her grandchildren are her whole heart. As the grandkids get older, Tina is looking forward to sailing the islands with them and her husband on their liveaboard sailboat!

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    Miss Vicki Front Desk Representative
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    Miss Vicki Front Desk Representative

    Vicki was born and raised in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Vicki, her husband, and two dogs (Mattie and Henry) moved to Florida in 2016, to enjoy the warm weather. Since moving to Florida, Vicki has been able to enjoy her hobbies of dog sitting and spending time at home with her husband and pups. Vicki also enjoys greeting you every week when you come for your swim lessons. Each week is a new swim adventure!!!

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    Miss Kennady Deck Supervisor
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    Miss Kennady Deck Supervisor

    Kennady is originally from South Bend Indiana. She moved here to get away from all that snow and to continue her education in early childhood education. In her spare time, Kennady and her dog Winston like to spend their days in the sun at the beach or napping the day away.

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    Miss Amy Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Miss Amy Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    Amy is a Florida native currently living in Bradenton. She loves to draw and read in her spare time when she is not at work or studying mechanical engineering. Amy’s favorite movie is Tangled!

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    Miss Chelsea Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Miss Chelsea Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    Chelsea has been in and around the water her whole life, swimming before she could walk! Chelsea swam competitively in high school along with competitive public speaking. She is now going to USF to become an elementary school teacher.

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    Miss Colette Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Miss Colette Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    Colette is from Seattle, Washington and moved to Florida this year to be closer to family. She has been swimming competitively for 6 years, but has been in the water since she was born. Colette enjoys traveling to new places, going to the beach and spending time in downtown Seattle or any other big cities.

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    Miss Jenelle Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Miss Jenelle Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    Jenelle was born in Minnesota but has lived in Bradenton since she was 4 years old. Jenelle likes to go to the beach, play with her dog, and swim. Her favorite cartoon is Scooby Doo and favorite ice cream is vanilla. Jenelle has a twin brother and is the only person in her family with red hair!

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    Miss Jessie Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Miss Jessie Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    Jessie is originally from Uxbridge, Massachusetts and is a freshman this year at State College of Florida. Her hobbies include swimming competitively, teaching swim lessons, watching Netflix, baking, and shopping. Jessie's favorite childhood movies include Finding Nemo and High School Musical.

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    Miss Julia Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Miss Julia Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    Aloha! Julia is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, but has grown up right here in Lakewood Ranch, Florida! Julia has been a competitive swimmer for the past 7 years and has found a joy in teaching others the sport and water safety. Julia loves Japanese food, animals, Star Wars, traveling, and her family! Julia is also an academically accomplished student at her high school. Julia is so excited to see what the future has to offer for our students and herself!

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    Miss Reva Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Miss Reva Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    Reva is a student at Lakewood Ranch High School. She is from Chicago, but moved to Arizona when she was 8 then to Florida in 2018. Reva loves to swim and has been swimming for the past 10 years. In Arizona, Reva competed in a regional championship meet. Reva been playing the piano since she was 8. Her favorite songs to play are Piano Man by Billy Joel and Fur Elise by Beethoven. Reva enjoys teaching and meeting new people. Her hobbies include baking, reading, kayaking, snorkeling, and of course, trying new foods.

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