Our Team

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    Shannon P. General Manager
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    Shannon P. General Manager

    Shannon grew up in Salem MA, where she earned a degree in Sports Management. Shannon spent 12 years teaching PK-8 physical education and coaching high school sports. She loves the idea of Goldfish's Science of SwimPlay, where children learn as they play and gain life skills while doing so. Most recently, Shannon served as a Youth Director before joining the Goldfish family. In her spare time, you can catch Shannon spending time with her 2 boys, ages 7 and 11, going to the beach or traveling to Disney World. She also has a bulldog puppy named Phoenix who loves to dance! Shannon is looking forward to providing the Golden Experience to all families. She is Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid certified, and has obtained her Spa and Pool Operators Certification

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    Jeni L. Assistant General Manager
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    Jeni L. Assistant General Manager

    Jeni is your go-to for anything Goldfish related! She loves working with such a passionate and friendly group of Instructors and Managers and is happy to be a part of such a strong team. She loves meeting swimmers of all ages! When she isn't splashing around with the little fishes, she loves being outdoors playing with her little white dog, Nippy Nu Noodle, hopping the rocks at Belle Isle, or curling up at home with a great book (she welcomes all recommendations!). Her positivity is absolutely infectious, and she's sure to have you and your little one smiling and laughing. She is Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid certified, and has obtained her Spa and Pool Operators Certification.

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    Rebecca B. Assistant General Manager
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    Rebecca B. Assistant General Manager

    Rebecca has been with us since June of 2018. She started off as a Swim Instructor and has recently moved her way up to one of our Managers On Duty! Not only does she rock it at the Front Desk, but she also is our Ellis and Associates Instructor. Rebecca has a passion for Water Safety and is always there to educate not only our members but our employees as well on why it's so important! When she's not at Goldfish Swim School, she spends her free time playing with her nephew! She is Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid certified, and has completed our Proprietary Curriculum Training and has obtained her Spa and Pool Operators Certification.

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    Kaileigh R. Manager on Duty
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    Kaileigh R. Manager on Duty

    Kaileigh is part of our Management team as a Manager on Duty. She comes into work always ready to lend a hand and jump in where needed for our staff and members. Kaileigh loves to see the swimmers get excited and proud when they achieve a skill or move up a level! When she’s not at Goldfish you can find her crafting or building her next wooden project.  She is Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid certified, and has obtained her Spa and Pool Operators Certification.

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    Alisa J. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Alisa J. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    What is your favorite ice cream topping? 

    Caramel Drizzle. Yum! 

    Which meal is your favorite: breakfast, lunch, or dinner? 

    I can eat breakfast all day, if I could!

    What's the best joke you've ever heard? 

    What did the farmer say when he lost his tractor? ... "Where's my tractor?"

    Alisa J. is Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR Certified.

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    Avery E. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Avery E. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

     What's the best joke you've ever heard? 

    What do you call a boomerang that won't come back? A stick!

    Which meal is your favorite: breakfast, lunch, or dinner?

    Dinner! 

    What's your favorite ice cream topping? 

    Sprinkles to add a dash of color and sweetness! 

    Avery E. is Lifeguard, First Aid and CPR certified. 

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    Becca R. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Becca R. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    If you got to name a new country, what would you decide to call it? 

    BeccaLand!

    What are three words to describe you? 

    Upbeat, Bubbly, and Determined! 

    What's your favorite ice cream topping? 

    M&M's! 

    Becca R. is Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR Certified.

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    Bev S. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Bev S. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    What's your favorite ice cream topping?

    Whipped Cream! 

    Which meal is your favorite: breakfast, lunch, or dinner? 

    Breakfast, please and thank you! 

    What are three words that describe you?

    Kind, Crazy, and Fun! 

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    Brianna B. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Brianna B. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

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    Colby M. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Colby M. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    What are three words that describe you? 

    Compassionate, Relaxed, and Funny. 

    Which meal is your favorite: breakfast, lunch, or dinner?

    I look forward to lunch!

    What's your favorite ice cream topping? 

    I pile on a ton on rainbow sprinkles! 

    Colby M. is Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR Certified.

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    Daniel F. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Daniel F. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    What holiday do you most look forward to each year? 

    Is Wrestlemania considered a holiday? I say YES! 

    What's your most prized possession? 

    My peacock feather, given to me by one of my students. 

    If you could have any super power, what would it be? 

    Regeneration! I'd be unstoppable! 

    Daniel is Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR Certified.

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    Hailey W. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Hailey W. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    If you could have a super power, what would it be?

    I'd want to freeze time! The possibilities are endless! 

    If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?

    Greece! γεια!

    What holiday do you most look forward to each year? 

    Earth Day! I love the idea of spending that extra time to take care of our planet Earth! 

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    Haley T. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Haley T. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    If you got to name a new country, what would you call it? 

    Haleyville!

    What are three words to describe you? 

    Happy, Funny, and Kind! 

    What's your favorite ice cream topping? 

    Just a dash of sprinkles makes it perfect! 

    Haley T. is Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR Certified.

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    Ilana F. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Ilana F. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    What's the best piece of advice a family member has given you?

    "Never stop trying to achieve your dreams."

    If you came back in your next life as an animal, what animal would you be? 

    I'd want to be a cat, with lots of color in my fur!

    What's your favorite flavor of jelly bean? 

    Coconut flavored jelly beans! 

    Ilana F. is Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR Certified.

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    Jacob G. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Jacob G. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    In the summer, would you rather go to the beach, or go camping? 

    The beach! The beach! The beach! 

    What's the best piece of advice a family member has given you? 

    "Never stop doing what you love." 

    If you came back in your next life as an animal, what animal would you be? 

    A wolf! A-wooooo! 

    Jacob G. is Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR Certified.

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    Jenna R. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Jenna R. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    In the summer, would you rather go to the beach or go camping? 

    Camping, absolutely! 

    If you came back in your next life as an animal, what animal would you be? 

    A frog! 

    Jenna R. is Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid certified. 

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    Kianna T. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Kianna T. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    What holiday do you most look forward to each year? 

    Halloween because I get to be something different each year. 

    What's your most prized possession?

    My dog, Mochi! She's only five pounds!

    If you could have a super power, what would it be? 

    I would want to be a chameleon, and change into anything I want! 

    Kianna T. is First Aid, and CPR Certified.

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    Kylie S. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Kylie S. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    Which meal is your favorite: breakfast, lunch, or dinner? 

    I wait all day for dinner! 
     

    What's your favorite ice cream topping? 

    A perfect cherry on top! 

    What are three words to describe you? 

    Bubbly, Friendly, and Creative! 

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    Laura S. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Laura S. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    What holiday do you most look forward to each year? 

    Thanksgiving! So many good foods to eat! 

    If you could have any exotic animal as a pet, which would it be?

    A bumpy Alligator! 

    If you could have a super power, what would it be? 

    I would love to be able to fly anywhere I wanted! 

    Laura S. is Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR Certified.

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    Lori R. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Lori R. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    In the summer, would you rather go to the beach, or go camping? 

    Definitely the beach! 

    What's the best piece of advice a family member has given you? 

    Always say "I love you" when you part or end a phone call. 

    If you came back in your next life as an animal, what animal would you be? 

    An otter - they hold hands when they sleep! 

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    Macy B. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Macy B. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    In the Summer, would you rather go to the beach, or go camping?

    Go to the beach! 

    What's the best piece of advice a family member has given you? 

    "Stay true to yourself and morals."

    What is your favorite flavor of jellybean? 

    All of the Starburst flavors!

    Macy B. is Lifeguard, First Aid, and CRP certified. 

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    Malachi M. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Malachi M. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    If you got to name a new country, what would you call it? 

    Mala-HI-land

    What's your favorite flavor of ice cream topping? 

    Extra Cookie Dough Crumbles! 

    Which meal is your favorite: breakfast, lunch, or dinner? 

    I can't start my day without Breakfast! 

    Malachi M. is Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR Certified.

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    Rachel M. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Rachel M. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    If you came back in your next life as an animal, what animal would you be? 

    An elephant! 

    What was your all-time favorite Halloween costume? 

    T-bo from iCarly. 

    What is your favorite flavor of jelly bean? 

    A handful of Sour Green Apple! 

     

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    Stasja S. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Stasja S. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    What was your all-time favorite Halloween costume? 

    Getting to be a fairy with giant sparkly wings! 

    If you came back in your next life as an animal, what animals would you be? 

    A cat! 

    What's the best piece of advice a family member has given you? 

    "Don't live your life working hard. Enjoy it!"

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    Valerie V. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Valerie V. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    What holiday do you most look forward to each year? 

    I LOVE HALLOWEEN! 

    If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? 

    A beautiful cabin in the woods! 

    If you could have a super power, what would it be? 

    I would love to fly! 

    Valerie is Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR Certified.

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    Zyaira H. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
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    Zyaira H. Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

    What holiday do you most look forward to each year? 

    Christmas, Hohoho! 

    If you could have any exotic animal as a pet, which would it be? 

    I'd choose three! Horse, Monkey, and Penguin! 

    If you would live anywhere in the world, where would it be? 

    St. Croix! 

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    Mikayla J. Safety Coordinator
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    Mikayla J. Safety Coordinator

    What are three words that describe you? 

    Bubbly, Hardworking, and Determined. 

    Which meal is your favorite: breakfast, lunch, or dinner? 

    BRUNCH all the way! 

    What is your favorite ice cream topping? 

    Smothered in rainbow sprinkles!

    Mikayla is our Ellis Lifeguard Instructor and trains our current Lifeguards. She is First Aid and CPR Certified.

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    Seena P. Lesson Quality Coordinator
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    Seena P. Lesson Quality Coordinator

    What holiday do you most look forward to each year? 

    Dressing up for Halloween! 

    If you could have any exotic animal as a pet, which would it be? 

    A cuddly Panda Bear. 

    If you could have a super power, what would it be? 

    The ability to talk to animals!

    She is Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid certified, and has completed our Proprietary Curriculum Training.

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    Georgia F. Front Desk Representative
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    Georgia F. Front Desk Representative

    What's your favorite ice cream topping?

    Fruit COVERED in whipped cream! 

    Which meal is your favorite: breakfast, lunch, or dinner? 

    Breakfast! Is there any other choice? 

    What's the best joke you've ever heard? 

    "I'm not superstitious, but I am a little stitious" 

    Georgia F. is First Aid CPR Certified.

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    Hannah G. Front Desk Representative
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    Hannah G. Front Desk Representative

    What's your favorite ice cream topping? 

    Whipped cream and sprinkles... or sprinkles and whipped cream. I'm not picky! 

    What are three words that describe you? 

    Caring, Loyal, and Energetic! 

    Which meal is your favorite: breakfast, lunch, or dinner? 

    Breakfast is thew best way to start the day! 

    Hannah G. is First Aid and CPR Certified.

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    Mia D. Front Desk Representative
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    Mia D. Front Desk Representative

    In the summer, would you rather go to the beach or go camping?

    I love going to the beach! I would spend everyday there if I could! 

    What was your all time favorite Halloween costume? 

    When I got to dress up as a friendly witch! 

    What's the best piece of advice a family member has given you?

    "Whatever you do, do with all your heart!"

    Mia D. is Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR Certified.

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    Oanjel C. Front Desk Representative
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    Oanjel C. Front Desk Representative

    Which meal is your favorite: breakfast, lunch, or dinner? 

    Dinner, hands down! 

    What's your favorite ice cream topping? 

    Mini Marshmallows combined with heath bar pieces. 

    What are three words that describe you? 

    Short, Energetic and Independent! 

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    Virginia C. Front Desk Representative
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    Virginia C. Front Desk Representative

    What are three words that describe you?

    Compassionate, Honest, and Trustworthy. 

    What is your favorite ice cream topping?

    Oreos are the absolutely best thing to put on ice cream, no question! 

    If you got to name a new country, what would you decide to call it?

    Virginia, of course! 

    Virginia C. is First Aid and CPR Certified.

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    Sylvia S. Deck Supervisor
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    Sylvia S. Deck Supervisor

    If you came back in your next life as an animal, what animal would you be? 

    I'd want the wisdom that comes with being an Owl! 

    In the summer, would you rather go to the beach or go camping? 

    I love the ocean, sand, and sun! It's the beach for me! 

    What was your all-time favorite Halloween costume? 

    When I got to dress up as Ariel with the biggest mermaid tail. 

    Sylvia S. is Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR Certified.

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    Tim J. Deck Supervisor
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    Tim J. Deck Supervisor

    In the Summer, would you rather go to the beach or camping? 

    Definitely Camping. 

    What was your all-time favorite Halloween costume?

    When I was able to dress like a Hobo. It was my funniest costume. 

    If you came back in your next life as an animal, what animal would you be?

    A dog! 

    What is your favorite flavor of jellybean? 

    I can't get enough of Jolly Rancher Jelly Beans. 

    Tim J. is Lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid certified.

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    Cliff P. Lifeguard
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    Cliff P. Lifeguard

    If you could have any exotic animal as a pet, which would it be?

    A llama because they have such fluffy fur! 

    What holiday do you most look forward to each year! 

    Labor Day!

    If you could have a super power, what would it be?

    I'd want to be able to become invisible at will. 

    Cliff is Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR Certified.

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