Instructors

All KostaLA swim instructors hold Lifeguard and CPR certifications through the American Red Cross.  Our staff is professional, experienced, and very well trained.  We pride ourselves on giving each student individualized lessons and care.  

Danny

The Director of KostaLA, Danny has been working with children for 20 years as a camp counselor, swim instructor, school teacher, and summer camp director. Danny's personalized approach to swimming lessons and connection to his students is the backbone of KostaLA's mission and teaching method.  Danny always mixes challenging his students with having so much fun in the pool!  Qualifications include CPR certification, Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, and 20 years of teaching experience.  Danny is so excited to see you at the pool! 

Katey

Katey is so excited to be a part of KostaLA!  Katey swam on her high school swim team and swam year round for Bakersfield Swim Club.  During her Junior year, she qualified and competed in the Junior Olympics.  Her passion is helping her students develop a strong stroke in freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly.  Katey is a very enthusiastic instructor and can't wait to teach her students!