Andy began teaching swimming in 1987 at the Iris Ryker
swim school. Before that, he swam competitively on the
swim team at Canoga Park High school. He is currently
certified through the American Red Cross as a Water
Safety Instructor (WSI), as well as certified in CPR and
first aid to ensure the safety of his swimmers. As a father
of two young children, Andy has taken his love of
children and his love of swimming and water, to provide
a nurturing swim school.
Nick trained competitively in swim for 11 years, as well
as won 10 championships in the backstroke. He is currently
certified in CPR, first Aid and AED training to ensure the
safety of his swimmers. Nick is passionate about teaching
proper technique and stroke development. He is fluent in
both Russian and Armenian languages, and served in the
Armenian military for two years.