Private swim instructor specializing in 2-5 year old water survival and elementary stroke development. I have been teaching in the North Scottsdale area for 44 years. A graduate from ASU - College of Business, I have developed and operated a large scale swim school, coach for a USS swim team, designed and developed swim programs for Luke Air Force Base and MentorKids USA (a not for profit for the underserved children in Scottsdale). I have completed two Alcatraz swims and a Golden Gate Bridge open water swim. Honored and humbled to receive the President's Award for the Drowning Prevention Coalition Of Arizona and a finalist for the Sterling Award ( micro business division) to be announced in November 2022. Grateful to contribute to the drowning prevention efforts in Arizona.