SwimFun Certified Instructors
Paige, SwimFun’s Director of Aquatics and Lead Survival Aquatics Instructor, is a lifelong resident of Jacksonville and has been involved in the swimming community for 25 years. Paige started swimming at a young age and progressed into year-around swimming with The Bolles School Sharks. After graduating from Episcopal School of Jacksonville, she went on to swim at Florida Southern College for one year before an injury led her to an early retirement. After graduation, Paige was an active swim coach for many years in the Jacksonville community as she achieved her master’s degree from the University of North Florida. This is when she really found her passion in coaching and teaching swim lessons. She is dedicated to helping others reach their goals and teaching kiddos of all ages how to be safe and enjoy the water. Paige is a certified Health Coach and her education background in psychology, anatomy & psychology, exercise science and chronic disease provides her with the necessary tools to cater each lesson to the individual child’s needs.
Danni, one of SwimFun Academy’s Swim Instructors, was born and raised in Jacksonville, FL. Danni, who grew up with a love for the water, joined her high school dive team and worked as a lifeguard for her first job. She has over seven years of experience in teaching swim lessons to all skill levels from infants to teenagers. Not only is Danni a successful swim instructor, but she also taught ski lessons to children at different levels, showing her ability to adapt to any child’s learning needs. She has a passion for helping kiddos reach their goals in and out of the pool and is committed to helping each child progress while having fun and being safe in the water.
Lauren has been passionate about swimming for as long as she can remember. As one of SwimFun Academy’s Swim Instructors, she will continue to follow that passion. Lauren has been teaching swim lessons to all skill levels and ages, from infants to adults, for over eleven years. After her first job as a lifeguard and swim instructor in New York, Lauren realized how rewarding it was to teach kids to be safe in the water while having fun. Lauren has also worked with kids outside of the pool as a preschool teacher, providing her with additional experience to ensure each child’s learning needs are met. She is excited to help each kids be successful in and out of the pool.