She absolutely loves working with kids and helping them discover their passion and reach their potential for swimming.
Whenever she sees her students overcome their fear or excel at learning a new stroke, it makes her very proud of them.
Teaching swimming requires leadership skills and patience, especially with children. When with her students, she sees herself as a leader rather than a teacher.
Uncle Kenneth has been with APS Swim School for 11 years… since 2010!
The journey of seeing a child being able to swim efficiently is very rewarding. Through the process of engaging the children, he gets to understand himself better and adjust & adapt accordingly. He grows along with his students! This two-way learning and continuous self-discovery process are very satisfying for him.
Uncle Ozy teaches at APS Swim School @ ACJC location.
He wants to be a Swim Teacher as he feels it is meaningful to impact children from the younger generation!
He values his students a lot and being able to see their growth brings joy to him!
He graduated from Learn-To-Swim program and is currently a competitive swimmer with APSC for more than a decade!
He feels joyful working with children and when he sees them smile. Also, he feels accomplished and proud of them when he sees them pass their grading and promote to the next level.
"I'm usually a very quiet person. I feel that APS has allowed me to show another side of me; I am able to express myself more when I'm teaching." - Uncle Fang Yi
Uncle Nizal joins APS Swim School as he feels the Swim Teacher role will allow him to actively apply what he has learned about Sports Science in school.
"Teaching kids swimming requires patience and energy. The best part of being a Swim Teacher is seeing the kids try their best and improve!" - Uncle Nizal
Aunty Xanthe is also an Alumni who used to train at APS Swim School and APSC (Aquatic Performance Swim Club)!
She joined the Swim School hoping to do her part for APS! What she likes most about teaching at APS Swim School is the people! Everyone is very nice, warm and friendly! Swim Teachers here readily share tips and their experiences to make teaching more effective for one another.
From Learn-to-Swim to current competitive swimming, APS Swim School has been Uncle Nicholas' home for more than a decade! He took up the Swim Teacher role to do his part to contribute back to the swim school / club which has greatly shaped who he is today.
Aunty Qirong used to be our Learn-to-Swim student all the way to Cross Training! Since then, swimming has been one of her hobbies and she decided to return to APS Swim School as a Swim Teacher to pursue her interest. Heartwarming indeed!
Uncle Adriel has a passion for swimming which he uses towards fetching a little extra income while studying. He will always ensure you have your rainbow hamburger on just right!
During the week, Uncle Alex works as a stockbroker! He works at APS Swim to do something meaningful and contribute back to society, which also is a break from his 9-5 job. Also doesn't hurt to have a bit of pocket money and enjoy the outdoor sun!
Uncle Chern Yi works full time in research. He started out at APS for some extra income, and has stayed because he finds working at APS fun. He loves working with the kids as they are so truthful with their emotions!
Aunty Saint is a full time Student working at APS to gain some income while completing her studies. She chose APS because she also gets to gain new skills from teaching!