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Swim Instructor & Trainer, Lifeguard Instructor, Scuba Diver

Melissa has been in aquatics for 15 years, and loves to see students of all ages achieve success in swimming. Mel is great at getting students to overcome fears in the water, helping them to achieve personal goals. She also runs our Scuba Rangers program, a diving club for kids 8-12 years. She rounds out her position here as a Lifeguard Instructor for the American Red Cross. Originally from Colorado (and a year in Florida working in Disney World), Melissa lives here with her husband Andrew (who is our lead Scuba Rangers Instructor) and little boy.




Administrative Manager, Scuba Diver




Swim Instructor, Lifeguard

Melanie swam competitively for 4 years for her high school swim team on Long Island and majored in Education at UNCC. She has worked at The Great Wolf Lodge as a lifeguard and loves to snowboard in her spare time. Melanie’s favorite stroke is butterfly!








Swim Instructor, Lifeguard

Abigail is from Concord, NC and is in her Junior year at Cox Mill High School. She was a competitive gymnast for 12 years and wants to attend UNC Chapel Hill.







Swim Instructor, Lifeguard

Matt is from Greensboro, NC and is currently a Senior at UNC Charlotte majoring in History. Matt swam competitively for 14 years and was an All-State swimmer in high school.





Swim Instructor, Lifeguard

Lauren is a Charlotte native and is currently studying Mechanical Engineering and Math at UNC Charlotte. She swam on her high school swim team for 3 years and is recently engaged.







Swim Instructor, Lifeguard

Kallie has loved the water since birth and has been a lifeguard for the past 7 years. She is currently studying to become an ultrasound tech.






Aquatics Director,Swim Instructor, and Lifeguard








Swim Instructor, Lifeguard

Emilee is a mother of 2 with a lifetime love of swimming. When she is not teaching you can find her enjoying running and cooking.








Swim Instructor, Lifeguard

Jonathan has had a life long love of the water. His favorite strokes are freestyle and butterfly. Jonathan can be found scuba diving in his spare time.






Swim Instructor, Lifguard

Joe is currently a Senior at UNC Charlotte majoring in Finance. He has 4 years competitive swimming experience with freestyle and butterfly being his favorite strokes.







Deck Manager

Matt is persuing an English degree at UNC Charlotte. He swam competitively for both his high school team as well as for UNC Charlotte. When he is not working or studying Matt can be found seeing all types of music around the Charlotte area.