Brendon Gaffum: Assistant Aquatics Director, Master Waves Swim Instructor, Water Fitness Instructor

Words to live by:

“Start each day with a grateful heart!”

My Experience:

13 years experience teaching/coaching swimming, 9 years managing aquatics facilities, 9 years coaching springboard diving.

What I am proud of:

Named 2019/2020 Northeast Conference Coach of the Year.

What I love:

I love seeing kids grow and improve their skills while having fun in the water!

Janelle Goodwin: Waves Swim Instructor

Words to live by:

“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.”

My Experience:

3 years of teaching swim, 2 years lifeguarding.

What I am proud of:

Helping to completely renovate a fixer-upper house.

What I love:

The beach, watermelon, and Crocs.

Patti Curran:  Master Swim Instructor

Words to live by:

“Never look back unless you plan to go that way.” By Henry David Thoreau

My Experience:

20 years teaching swim lessons.  Have taught ages 6 months up to adults.

What I am proud of:

Being able to help others learn to love and be safe in the water.

What I love:

Enjoying the outdoors with my husband, son and dog.

Sophie Rice: Waves Swim School Manager

Words to live by:

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

My Experience:

Prior to working for the Waves, I had a long career in the financial services industry.

What I am proud of:

My family.

What I love:

Hockey, swimming, baseball and being outside!

Sophia Spartos: Ripples Instructor, Lead Waves Swim Instructor, Water Fitness Instructor

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