Rebecca (Pool Director) swam competitively from age 4 through college. She taught and coached for the Milbrook Country Club Lions in Connecticut for 5 years while she was in high school and college. Rebecca is a happy mom of three children. She is certified in adult, child, and infant CPR, First Aid, and Advanced Lifesaving
Besides teaching swim, Gianna has been a lifeguard at Lake Central and Munster pool. She also swam for Lake Central and she is certified in CPR, AED, first aid, and lifesaving. Gianna also babysits and works at The Zone.”
Meghan joins our swim staff this year. She swam on the LWSA Gators (Lincoln-Way Swim Association) and was a double varsity athlete in Swimming and Water Polo for four years. She taught swim lessons for six years at both Lincoln Way Central and as a lifeguard/swim instructor at the JCC Day Camp in Floosmoor, IL. She is certified in Advanced Lifesaving, First Aid and CPR. She is attending at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois majoring in business marketing and communications.
“Nanny” has been a lifeguard at Deep River Water Park and Lake Central and taught swim lessons at Briar Ridge Country Club as well. She is certified in Advanced Lifesaving, First Aid and CPR. Nanny lives in Schererville with her mom, dad, and sister.
Mariah joins Patti’s this year as a swim instructor. She swam competitively in the Lansing Swim Organization for over eight years and swam at the Varsity level while attending Thornton Fractional South High School. Mariah is currently a teacher at the Lansing Illinois School District 158 and teaches grades K-8. She is also a private music lesson instructor for all ages. She has over two years of teaching experience and graduated with her Bachelor’s degree from DePauw University. She is also CPR and first aide certified. Mariah currently lives in Dyer.
Sara swam competitively at Union Township Swim Club for seven years. Sara was a swim instructor at the Wheeler Swim Clinic, and she has been teaching swim lessons for five years. Sara also worked as a lifeguard at Deep River Waterpark. She is certified in Advanced Lifesaving, AED, First Aid, adult and infant CPR, and is a Water/Safety Instructor. Sara lives in Valparaiso with her parents.
Kaitlyn is an experienced lifeguard with the Munster High School aquatic center. She swam with the Munster Swim Club for four years, and after that she joined the Munster High School cheerleading team. Now, along with life guarding she baby sits locally and is a hostess at Gelsosomos Pizzeria . Kaitlyn is certified in Advanced Lifesaving, CPR, AED, First Aid, and is a Water/Safety Instructor.
Natalie began swimming competitively at eight years old and was a varsity swimmer for four years in high school at Lake Central. She has ten years experience teaching swim lessons to all ages and life guarding. She was a high school and age group swim coach for four years. She is currently a special education teacher at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Valparaiso. She is also certified in First Aid and CPR.
Liz swam competitively for 13 years and was a part of the varsity swim team at Lake Central High School. She previously taught at Patti’s for two years and has come back to teach this summer after graduating from Indiana University. She is also CPR, First Aid and AED certified.