Phoenix Swimming Instructor


Monica, Phoenix Swim Instructor

Monica, Phoenix Swim Instructor

Monica, North Phoenix Swim Instructor

Key cities areas you serve: North Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa, Glendale
 5 years experience

Certifications: WSI, Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid

Specialties: Special Needs experience, adult learn-to-swim experience, infant water acclimation experience (6 months and above), stroke work

I have always loved working with children and teaching them to be safe in the water is one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done. I’m a lifelong swimmer and started lifeguarding and teaching at 16. I make it fun and keep building skills at a pace that feels comfortable to each individual. Above all, I empower both children and adults to feel safe in the water and confident in their abilities.





Jill Jensen Phoenix Swim Instructor, LifeguardJill Jensen, Swim Instructor

Location: Phoenix – North/West: Waddell, Surprise, Glendale, Peoria, Avondale, Goodyear

Certifications: Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR

Jill Jensen comes from a long swimming background and loves working with children. She has over 7 years of experience teaching children to swim. Not only  does she love teaching entry level swimmers, Jill swam in high school and thoroughly enjoys teaching swim stroke techniques to swim team level children.  Jill attended California Lutheran University where she studied education and played water polo. She graduated in 2008 and continued her education and in 2010 she received her Multiple Subject Teaching Credentials. In 2012 she received her Master of Education in Teacher Leadership. She recently moved to Arizona and can’t wait to start teaching lessons again. Jill looks forward to teaching your child to swim! See you at the pool!




Amanda, Swim Instructor, Lifeguard Glendale, Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe

Amanda, Swim Instructor, Lifeguard Glendale, Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe

Amanda, Swim Instructor

Key cities I serve: Peoria, Goodyear, Scottsdale, Tempe
 Number of Summers as a swim instructor: 4 summers
Current Certifications: Red Cross WSI, Lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid
 Specialties: Autism, Down Syndrome, Physical impairments, Swim Team, and Stroke Work
I have been a Red Cross Swim Instructor for four Summers. I competed in competitive swimming for 7 years in USA swimming where 4 of those years included high school swim team. I was an assistant high school swim coach for 3 years. I love working with children. For the past year I have worked in a special education classroom with  a variety of disabilities. I am very comfortable working with individuals who have disabilities.
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Laura, Senior Staff Phoenix Swim Instructor at Your Home

Laura, Senior Staff Phoenix Swim Instructor at Your Home

Laura, Swim Instructor

Surprise, Arizona.

Laura can come to you or if you don’t have your own pool, you can come to hers in Surprise.

General areas served: Phoenix, Surprise, Scottsdale, Mesa,Tempe, Chandler.Swim teaching 8 summers now & 4 of them with Happy Swimmers! 
Certified as aWater safety instructor, life guarding, CPR, first Aid
Synchronized swimming, Spanish, adult learn to swim experience, and learn to swim stroke work & a little bit of doing coach.
I would love to have a great experience teaching your child how to have fun and be safe in the water :)
Leandra, Swim Instructor, Lifeguard

Leandra, Swim Instructor, Lifeguard

Leandra, Phoenix Private Swimming Instructor

Hi my name is Leandra Ipina and I live in Surprise, Arizona during the summer but most of the year I live in San Diego where I am currently attending college. This will be my forth summer teaching lessons/ lifeguarding and my second summer with Happy Swimmers. I have been swimming since I was a 7 years old and have done everything from swim team and synchronized swimming to junior lifeguarding. I love summer because that is when I am able to guard and teach lessons. I enjoy spending time with kids which is why I enjoy teaching lessons so much! Let’s have a great and safe summer together!




Shawn Margaret Deegan, Phoenix Swim Instructor
Key cities areas I serve: Glendale, Peoria, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe
5 summers as swim instructorCertifications: American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AEDSpecialties in addition to children’s lessons:  adult learn-to-swim experience, swim team stroke work, teach how to diveI am an Elementary School Teacher who loves working with children and adults! I have lifeguarded for 3 summers and taught swim lessons to all ages and levels for 4 summers. I swam on a competitive swim team for 8 years and can help young swimmers perfect their stroke technique and achieve faster times. Born and raised surfing and swimming in Florida, I love being near water and especially enjoy enabling others to have a fun and safe time in the water.




Ashlyn, Phoenix Swimming Instructor

Main city regions I serve: Phoenix, Tempe, Chandler, Scottsdale

This is my second summer with Happy Swimmers! I have been a lifeguard for 7 years and a swim instructor for 6 years. Certifications: I am certified in CPR/AED, Lifeguard Training and WSI. I was also a swim coach for 3 years and a water aerobics instructor for 4 years. I have experiences with children who have special needs such as autism and spina bifida. I also have experiences with coaching. I was a rec. team swim coach for 3 years.
My philosophy is to get the children comfortable enough in the water to where there know safety steps to take in case they would ever need to use them.



Nelson, Private Swimming Instructor, lives in Scottsdale.

He generally serves Scottsdale, Phoenix, Tempe, Paradise Valley, Arcadia, Mesa and has been a swim instructor over the course of 7 years starting in California and Utah. CPR certified, Advanced First Aid certified and W.S.I certified (past).

Nelson has experience teaching parent/toddler classes, but specializes in the 2 to 5 year old range. He has experience teaching children with autism and children in wheel chairs He shares: I lived in Rio de Janeiro for 3 years and speak fluent Portuguese and I played varsity water polo for 4 years in high school. What sets me apart as a swim instructor is my ability to get children to feel comfortable with me and feel safe while they are in the water. I excel at teaching children the basics of water safety, basic swim techniques but most important, I teach children to love being in the water and that is something that will carry on throughout the course of their lives.

Christina, Swim Instructor of Phoenix

Also regularly serving Tempe, Mesa, Scottsdale, Phoenix
swim intructor/lifeguard for 3 years. Certified in Lifeguarding, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and First Aid. Experience in teaching all ages, including infant and parent classes, and water aerobics for adults. When teaching I really try to make my lessons fun and productive, focusing on water safety skills and giving positive encouragement for even the smallest accomplishments. I adapt the structure of my lessons depending on each child and their level of comfort in the water.

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