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Meet the Teachers

  • Adhya Spencer

    Name: Ms. Adhya

    Levels: All levels and all ages, including infants and toddlers.

    Certifications: ACIC, CPR, ISS, LFL, SDS, TSS

    She is trilingual, speaking Spanish, Portuguese and English. She comes from an extensive swim background, swimming on a full scholarship in college, and teaching lessons in the ocean in Brazil! She is highly knowledgeable in stroke and swim technique. This calm and patient mother strives for balance and harmony in all that she does. She is a certified yoga instructor, and primary school teacher, which makes her a warm and loving fit for our swimmers!

    Instructor of the Month: June 2018


  • Aimee Rodriguez

    Name: Ms. Aimee

    Levels: All levels and all ages.

    Certifications: ACIC, CPR, LFL, TSS

    Ms Aimee teaching all levels, and is amazing with babies and toddlers. She is a mom to 2 kids (ages 4 and 6 years old). When she's not in the pool, or at school (getting her nursing degree), she loves spending time outdoors, hiking, boating, and adventuring with her family. Because they spend so much time on the boat, she knows how important water safety is for kids. Ms. Aimee mixes fun and play, with learning and safety, making her an incredible swim instructor.


  • Art Luna

    Name: Mr. Art

    Levels: All levels and all ages, specialty: stroke development.

    Certifications: CPR, ISS, LFL, SDS, TSS

    Mr. Art is bilingual in English and Spanish. He is amazing with all children, but works especially well with ages 4 and up. Mr. Art is soft spoken, and a very calming teacher. He is great with children of all abilities, and excels with autistic children! If your child is striving to go to a swim team, Mr. Art is the perfect fit. He will get your kiddo swim team ready, and perfect their strokes at every lesson.
    Instructor of the Month: September 2017
  • Brittany Merritt

    Name: Ms. Brittany

    Levels: All levels and all ages, including infants and toddlers.

    Certifications: CPR, ISS, LFL, TSS

    She recently received her undergraduate degree in Theatre with a minor in Dance and Music with an emphasis on Opera Performance. You will definitely hear her singing in the pool with kids, and it's AMAZING. Ms. Brittany loves swimming and will pass her passion to every kiddo she teaches. Instructor of the Month: July 2018


  • Callie Rutledge

    Name: Ms. Callie

    Levels: All levels and all ages, including infants and toddlers.

    Certifications: ACIC, CPR, ISS, LFL, SDS, TSS

    She is a mom to a beautiful little boy, and loves teaching all ages. She is such an outgoing, loving and fun instructor. She gives just the right amount of cuddles, while helping kids to achieve their swimming goals. Safety is very important to Ms. Callie. You will love her energy and enthusiasm in the pool and with your kiddos.
    Instructor of the Month: May 2018
  • Ciara Page

    Name

    : Ms. Ciara (pronounced like Kira)

    Levels: All levels and all ages.

    Certifications: CPR, LFL

    Ms. Ciara is fun, but also passionate about teaching kids to be water safe! When Ms. Ciara is not in the pool she is going to school for American Sign Language (she's almost fluent)! She has been doing martial arts for ten years, and teaching it for five years. She also trains service dogs for medical alert, and loves all animals!


  • Cori Torres

    Name: Ms. Cori, Lead Instructor, Trainer, Team Manager

    Levels: All levels and all ages, including infants and toddlers. Certifications: ACIC, CPR, ISS, LFL, SDS, TSS

    Ms. Cori finished her Master's degree in Child Psychology, and is amazing with children of all ages and abilities. Her primary focus is water safety and survival, with enthusiasm! She was a competitive diver and loves the water. Ms. Cori is a trainer here at Little Fins, bringing an extraordinary level of excitement to lessons! Your child will LOVE swimming with Ms. Cori!

    Instructor of the Month: December 2017


  • Jessika Klocker

    Bio coming soon
  • Kory Skalsky

    Name: Ms. Kory

    Levels: All levels and all ages, including infants and toddlers.

    Certifications
    : CPR, ISS, LFL, TSS

    She is a fun, loving mom to 4 beautiful kids (1 set of twin girls) who keep her very busy outside of the pool. *Fun fact: Ms. Kory is a twin herself!* Her funny, outgoing, and upbeat attitude make learning enjoyable! She will welcome your kiddo with a warm smile and is always ready for cuddles and hugs between easy swims and back floats!
    Instructor of the Month: January 2017
  • Melanie Carpenter

    Name: Ms. Mel

    Levels: All levels and all ages.

    Certifications: ACIC, CPR, LFL

    Ms. Mel was a lifeguard at one of the biggest water parks in the world, and not a day went by that she didn't have a save. She takes water safety very seriously, while making learning to swim fun! As an adventurer, she loves to travel and learn about new cultures. She is passionate about creating art and refurbishing old furniture. This sweet mom of a beautiful little girl, will connect with your kiddos quickly as they learn to swim.


  • Michelle Preble

    Name: Ms. Michelle

    Levels: All levels and all ages, including infants and toddlers.

    Certifications: CPR, ISS, LFL, SDS, TSS

    Ms. Michelle is outgoing, funny, charismatic and one of the most fun instructors! She is a mom of 3 kiddos, certified yoga instructor, and loves fitness and the outdoors! When she's not at the gym or pool, she can be found at the lake, camping, fishing, and paddle boarding. Her favorite part of teaching is making the kids smile and laugh, while learning a valuable life skill! You and your child will love to learn to swim with Ms. Michelle!


  • Naomi Serrano

    • Name: Ms. Naomi

      Levels: All levels and ages.

      Certifications: CPR, LFL

      Ms. Naomi teaches all levels. She is excited to swim with your child, and connects well with kids of all ages. Ms. Naomi is an ABA therapist (by day), working with kids with autism, she is kind, passionate and patient. She has two dogs and loves to hike. Her favorite stroke is freestyle, and your child will love learning it from her. She moved to Colorado for the snow and is a huge movie buff! Ask her what her favorite movie is when you see her!












  • Shay Almonte

    • Name: Ms. Shay

      Levels: All levels and ages.

      Certifications: CPR, LFL

      Ms. Shay teaches all ages and levels and is bilingual in both Spanish and English. She is a fun-loving and passionate preschool teacher, with a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education. She is a mom to a beautiful baby girl. She loves participating in musical theater, and puts on a yearly musical with her class.












  • Rachael Schiller

    Name: Ms. Rachael

    Levels: All levels and all ages, including infants and toddlers.

    Certifications: CPR, ISS, LFL, SDS, TSS

    This Colorado Native loves the outdoors! When she's not in the pool she loves hiking, camping, exploring lakes, rivers and reservoirs. Because of her love of the outdoors, she also has a deep love and respect for the water, which she passes on to all of her swimmers. Her strong passion for water safety drives her to teach kids to swim. She is gentle and loving, but will push your little one out of their comfort zone, while giving tons of love and hugs!
    Instructor of the Month: March 2018
  • Anthony Herrera

    Bio coming soon
  • Tyler Stryfler

    Name: Mr. Tyler
    Levels:
    All levels and ages 4 and up.
    Certifications:
    CPR, LFL, AKCI

    Mr. Tyler teaches Aqua Kids, small group lessons, and kiddos over 4 years old. This dad (you will see his little guy floating and learning to swim at Little Fins), is full of fun! Our Aqua Kids program is awesomely tough, 4 kids, 1 instructor, no sitting on the wall! Mr. Tyler rocks it! The kids absolutely love him and his non-stop, moving, fun, fast-paced lessons. He has an extensive swim background, and is great at teaching ages 4 years and up how to swim! These classes are EXCLUSIVELY held at the Academy location.
  • Alexis Jakuszeit

    Bio coming soon