All RecWell Instructors are state and federally background checked, and are experienced working with various skills and ages.
Heather I have been teaching at UMD for 3 years. My favorite skill to teach is diving, and it is always exciting to see improvement's in my student's swimming. I want to be a pediatrician after college.
Sabrina I have been teaching for 6 years and there is nothing more exciting than seeing someone accomplish something that they have been struggling with. I teach because I want everyone to reach their potential. I am a Club Swim team member and a Leader on campus
Elyse I have been teaching swim lessons for 7 years and have experience teaching infants, toddlers, adults, swim team members and recreation swimmers. I look forward to helping my swimmers reach their goals.
Sarina I have been teaching for 3 years and I enjoy helping people of different ages and abilities feel comfortable swimming and making progress in the water. When I am not in the pool, I also like to stay physically fit through dance classes.
Nilu I have been teaching for 5 years, and my favorite part about swimming is teaching preschool and beginner adults. An interesting fact about me is that my name means waterlily.
Carly I have been teaching for 6 years. My favorite thing about teaching is helping people learn an important skill that they can use throughout their lifetime. I am a very patient instructor, and enjoy working with people of all ages.
Ilana I have been teaching for a bit more than a year and I love helping student's achieve their swimming goals. I took a gap year in Israel before starting college.
Lauren I have been teaching for 3 years, 2 at UMD. I love working with kids, and seeing them improve their comfort level in water. I teach at a sleep-away camp over the summer.
Emma I am Jr, and have 4 years of teaching experience. I love working with kids who are hesitant in the water. I think back on my competitive swimming days fondly, and want people of all ages to enjoy the water.
Simran I have been teaching with RecWell for 1 year and enjoying seeing kids improve and forming positive relationships with my students. I have been coaching summer swim team for 5 years and my favorite stroke is butterfly.
Abby I have been teaching for 6 years. I enjoy seeing a kid go from not being able to float, to swimming and having fun. I love being a Terp!!
Keara I have 4 years of teaching experience and am a psychology major. It brings me great joy to see children grow comfortable in the water to enjoy going to the pool.
Neha I am a Grad student and have been teaching for a year. Teaching kids is so refreshing because they have a magical energy. It is important that everyone know this life saving skill, so I get immense satisfaction watching my students progress.
Emily I have been teaching for 5 years. I want to help people love the water as much as I do. I an also an animal lover.