Our Team

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    Melissa Sewick General Manager
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    Melissa Sewick General Manager

    Melissa joined the Goldfish Swim School leadership team in May 2017. She is a graduate of Stillwater High School and currently lives in Woodbury with her husband and two children. Following a 10-year career in collegiate athletics as an assistant commissioner for the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, she is using her Sports Marketing, Fitness Management, and Coaching degrees to set the pace here at Goldfish Swim School. She played basketball for Stillwater and Northern State University and has recently been an assistant coach for the Tartan girls varsity basketball team. Melissa is passionate about developing confidence in children and helping them on their path to being future leaders.

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    Abby Thompson Assistant General Manager
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    Abby Thompson Assistant General Manager

    Abby is a graduate of Osceola High School and the University of Wisconsin – Eau Caire, majoring in Business Management. She was a varsity swimmer in high school and brings that competitive spirit to our team. Prior to joining Goldfish Swim School, Abby held positions of increasing responsibility in retail management. In addition to leading our Sales and Service team and engaging our membership, Abby has a passion for fashion design.

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    Nan Drews Assistant General Manager
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    Nan Drews Assistant General Manager

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    Johna Canavan Pool Operations Manager
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    Johna Canavan Pool Operations Manager

    Hometown: St. Paul Favorite Movie: The Little Mermaid Favorite Food: Pasta If Johna could be an animal she would be a tiger. The most interesting place she has visited in Colorado. “Swimming is fun because it’s a great workout!”

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    Bridget Deck Supervisor
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    Bridget Deck Supervisor

    Hometown: Oakdale Favorite Movie: Cinderalla Favorite Food: Pizza If Bridget could be an animal she would be a dog. The most interesting place Bridget has visited is Las Vegas. “Swimming is fun because it’s great exercise!”

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    Katie Deck Supervisor
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    Katie Deck Supervisor

    Hometown: White Bear Lake Favorite Disney Movie: Tarzan Favorite Food: Chocolate If Katie could be an animal she would be a tiger. “Swimming is fun because you can do what you want in the water!”

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    LeeRoy Deck Supervisor
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    LeeRoy Deck Supervisor

    Hometown: Oakdale Favorite Disney Movie: Hercules Favorite Food: Crab If LeeRoy could be an animal he would be a Clown Fish.

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    Sara Deck Supervisor
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    Sara Deck Supervisor

    Hometown: Oakdale Favorite Movie: Finding Nemo Favorite Food: Oranges If Sara could be an animal she would be a dog. The most interesting place she’s visited is Catalina Island. “Swimming is fun because there are so many activities you can do in the water!”

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    Abolaji Swim Instructor
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    Abolaji Swim Instructor

    Hometown: St. Paul Favorite Disney Movie: Aladdin Favorite Food: Pizza If Abolaji could be an animal he would be an eagle. The most interesting place he has visited is Vermont. “Swimming is fun because I like being in the water!”

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    Ali Swim Instructor
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    Ali Swim Instructor

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    Ana Swim Instructor
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    Ana Swim Instructor

    Hometown: North St. Paul Favorite Food: Vegetable Lasagna If Ana was an animal she would be a dolphin. Ana’s favorite movie is Frozen. The most interesting place Ana has been is Las Vegas. “Swimming is fun because you can play sports and race your friends.”

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    Chialia (Chilly) Swim Instructor
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    Chialia (Chilly) Swim Instructor

    Hometown: St. Paul Favorite Movie: Home Favorite Food: Alfredo and Steak If Chilly could be an animal she would be a dog. The most interesting place she’s visited in the Bahamas. “Swimming is fun because I enjoy working with kids. I love teaching new skills!”

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    Emma Swim Instructor
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    Emma Swim Instructor

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    Erick Swim Instructor
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    Erick Swim Instructor

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    Grace Swim Instructor
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    Grace Swim Instructor

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    Ilena Swim Instructor
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    Ilena Swim Instructor

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    Jadann Swim Instructor
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    Jadann Swim Instructor

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    Jazlynn Swim Instructor
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    Jazlynn Swim Instructor

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    Katelyn Swim Instructor
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    Katelyn Swim Instructor

    Hometown: Woodbury Favorite Food: Pizza Favorite Movie: Cinderella If Katelyn could be an animal she would be a koala bear! The most interesting place Katelyn has visited is Mexico. “Swimming is fun because you get to hang out under water!”

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    Kjersten Swim Instructor
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    Kjersten Swim Instructor

    Hometown: Oakdale Favorite Movie: The Little Mermaid Favorite Food: Sushi If Kjersten could be an animal she would be a cat. The most interesting place she has visited in London. “Swimming is fun because it is fun to play around in the water!”

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    Lilli Swim Instructor
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    Lilli Swim Instructor

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    Madelyn Swim Instructor
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    Madelyn Swim Instructor

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    Mady Swim Instructor
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    Mady Swim Instructor

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    Mary Swim Instructor
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    Mary Swim Instructor

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    Mercedes Swim Instructor
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    Mercedes Swim Instructor

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    Raquel Swim Instructor
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    Raquel Swim Instructor

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    Tay Swim Instructor
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    Tay Swim Instructor

    Hometown: St. Paul Favorite Movie: Finding Nemo Favorite Food: Pepperoni Pizza If Tay could be an animal she would be a koala bear. The most interesting place she has visited is Mazatlan, Mexico. “Swimming is fun because you get to go under water!”

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    Erick Front Desk Representative
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    Erick Front Desk Representative

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    Krysta Front Desk Representative
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    Krysta Front Desk Representative

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    Laura Front Desk Representative
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    Laura Front Desk Representative

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    Melissa P. Front Desk Representative
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    Melissa P. Front Desk Representative

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    Mike Front Desk Representative
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    Mike Front Desk Representative

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    Tay Front Desk Representative
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    Tay Front Desk Representative

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