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 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 holds a Master’s degree and teaching credential in Physical Education with an emphasis in swim. He is currently certified in CPR and first Aid training to ensure the safety of his swimmers. As a father and love for children, Nick is passionate about teaching proper technique and stroke development. In addition to English, he is fluent in both Russian and Armenian languages.