Our Team

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    Melissa Kraus General Manager
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    Melissa Kraus General Manager

    Melissa has been with Goldfish since October 2015! Not only is she an instructor but also a member here! Her oldest son, Kayden, is taking Mini 2 classes. Melissa’s favorite color is soft pink. She loves Mexican food and could eat it almost every day. She grew up in Delaware at the beach. Melissa graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a degree in social work. She enjoys traveling but her favorite place to visit is San Francisco, California. melissa.kraus@goldfishss.com

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    Tommy Hamilton Regional Manager
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    Tommy Hamilton Regional Manager

    Tommy was born and raised in the great state of Michigan, so you can sure bet your two cents that he is a die hard Lions, Wings, and Tigers fan. He moved to Northern Virginia in September of 2014 to help open Goldfish Swim School-Reston. Tommy graduated from Grand Valley State University with a bachelors in Marketing. When he is not at Goldfish you can find him on the ice playing hockey or on the golf course working on his game. Tommy enjoys seeing the excitement on the children’s faces as they learn a life changing skill. tommy.hamilton@goldfishss.com

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    Annemarie R. Sales and Service Manager
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    Annemarie R. Sales and Service Manager

    Annemarie joined our team at Goldfish in November 2015. She has a bachelors of Science degree is Psychology from George Mason University. She loves dogs, cats, anything lemon-flavored, and the color pink. Her favorite swim stroke is breaststroke! annemarie.rundlett@goldfishss.com

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    Madi Cook Pool Operations Manager
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    Madi Cook Pool Operations Manager

    Madi has been working at Goldfish Swim School-Reston since opening in November 2014, and she was promoted to Pool Operations Manager in September of 2017! She loves to eat tacos and ice cream. Her favorite color is green. Madi’s favorite movie is Toy Story. To infinity and beyond! madi.cook@goldfishss.com

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    Valentina G. Safety Coordinator
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    Valentina G. Safety Coordinator

    Valentina has been working with Goldfish Since March of 2015 and is attending Northern Virginia Community College. In her free time she loves to ride her bike or run through the trails of Reston. Did you know that Valentina was born in Bolivia? Yes, and she is fluent in Spanish! Valentina’s favorite Disney movie is The Little Mermaid so if you catch her under the sea be sure to ask her to sing you a tune from the movie! valentina.golac@goldfishss.com

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    Anas F. Swim Instructor
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    Anas F. Swim Instructor

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    Andrea G. Swim Instructor
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    Andrea G. Swim Instructor

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    Anna Kate E. Swim Instructor
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    Anna Kate E. Swim Instructor

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    Doa O. Swim Instructor
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    Doa O. Swim Instructor

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    Elijah S. Swim Instructor
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    Elijah S. Swim Instructor

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    Reagan W. Swim Instructor
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    Reagan W. Swim Instructor

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    Vincent V. Swim Instructor
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    Vincent V. Swim Instructor

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    Nathan K. Front Desk Representative
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    Nathan K. Front Desk Representative

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    Jessica Mummert Regional Facility & Logistics Manager
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    Jessica Mummert Regional Facility & Logistics Manager

    Jessica has been with Goldfish since July 2015. She moved to Virginia earlier this year from Texas. Her favorite place to vacation is of course Disney World, as she is a huge Disney fan. She loves the color green. An interesting fact about Jessica is that she has never consumed a hot dog or hamburger! Jessica’s hidden talent is being able to jump rope and pogo stick at the same time! Jessica aspires to be the best mom she can to her three young kiddos. Her favorite Disney movie is Mulan. jessica.mummert@goldfishss.com

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