Tim W.


Timothy was born and raised in Jamaica and recently graduated from the University of Southern California. He learned how to swim at the age of 3 and joined his school swim team in kindergarten. He continued swimming for the next 15 years up to the collegiate and Olympic level. A fun fact is he was one of two swimmers to represent Jamaica at the Rio Olympic Games. Timothy advocates for water safety so he became a lifeguard and a swim instructor. His favorite part of teaching lessons is seeing a person’s face light up with joy when they accomplish something new in the water.

Ages Tim Works With: 2yr through Adult
Tim's Schedule: Saturday/Sunday

Areas Tim Teaches: DowntownLA and surrounding areas

Read on to get to know Tim even better...


Q1: Where did you grow up?

Kingston, Jamaica

Q2: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

Tokyo, Japan to explore the food and culture.

Q3: What is your favorite thing about being a swim instructor?

Seeing a person’s face lit up with joy when the accomplish something new in the water

Q4: Who is your hero?

Alia Atkinson because she has accomplished so much as an athlete and advocate, but is still one of the most humble and caring people I know.

Q5: If you could eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?


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