Heidi was a competitive swimmer with the YWCA Otters Swim Team, the Twin Cities Swim Team, and the South High Swim Team. In high school, she swam the 500 free and the 100 backstroke. She also taught swimming lessons at the YWCA for over five years. She still enjoys swimming laps and helping others improve their strokes and become stronger swimmers.
Steve has been swimming for as long as he can remember and teaching people how to swim for seven years. He is particularly interested in helping people who feel stuck at an intermediate level of swimming gain confidence in their own ability to refine their stroke and build endurance. He lives with his cat Munchausen in North Minneapolis.
Alayne lives in south Minneapolis and has taught swimming for seven years. She enjoys open water swimming and has participated in triathlon. She also has experience as a synchronized swimmer. Alayne is a certified personal trainer, group fitness instructor, and health coach with the American Council on Exercise. She is also a USMS level 2 coach and adult learn to swim instructor. Alayne sees swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle and believes that health must become accessible to all people regardless of their socioeconomic background.
Daniel has spent the last two years working in aquatics all over Minneapolis. Currently he is also studying geography.