Experience: 11 Years


Violet comes to Swim Vegas with a very long resume of swimming, coaching, and instructing in the Las Vegas valley. As a product of Bishop Gorman and the Sandpipers competitive swim team, which she has been an assistant coach for nearly a decade. She is a first year teacher in the Clark County School District and a member of the Las Vegas Masters Swim Team.


Experience: 3 years


Teresa comes to us from the City of Henderson Multigeneration Pool. We are very excited to have her because of the massive amount of lessons she has done in such a short amount of time. Teresa’s years as a competitive swimmer will add to a wonderful water safety resume. In addition, Teresa will bring more depth to our lifeguard for hire program here at Swim Vegas.


Experience: 7 years


Tara is a recent UNLV graduate in Education and is a dedicated mother. She is the most versatile instructor Swim Vegas has; Tara is great with small groups as well as our signature private lessons. Coming to Swim Vegas with a strong background in lifeguarding, she also handles our private party lifeguard program.


Experience: 11 years


Stacie continues to bring excellence to the Swim Vegas family. She is a Clark County school teacher during the year, with a focus in assisting children who have special needs. We love that Stacie because she brings a wonderful amount of experience. 


Experience: 5 years


Shannon is a recent graduate of Cal State Northridge in Communications. She was a four-year letterman on the Women’s Swim Team. We are excited to have this former Las Vegas swimming stand out instructing for Swim Vegas. She will be a great asset to our expanding program.


Experience: 4 years


Michelle comes to with an extensive competitive swimming background in the Las Vegas Valley. We are excited to have her on loan from Southern Utah University. This will be her first year with Swim Vegas.


Experience: 18 years


Melinda moved to Las Vegas in 2001, getting her feet wet in the Vegas swim community as a coach for the Sandpipers swim club. In addition to teaching learn to swim lessons with Swm Vegas, she coaches for the Las Vegas Swim Club and instructs multi-sport athletes. Melinda will also run our new adult swim classes.


Experience: 16 years


Jarvis has been teaching lessons since Swim Vegas formed in 2007. He has 22
years of competitive swimming and was a four year lettermen at UNLV.
He has taught lessons for Clark County Parks and was an assistant coach
with the Sandpipers swim team. Out side of the water he is busy helping
his wife raise two little kids and helping with Boy Scouts.


Experience: 3 year


Ivan is one of our excellent male instructors, and returns to Swim Vegas with a great desire to teach. Ivan is attending UNLV focusing on a pre-med track. During the school year he teaches swim lessons at UNLV’s student recreation center. He is also one of our experienced lifeguards available for private parties and corporate events.