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Your Team

About Your Team

Our team of talented and dedicated swim instructors will guide you through every step of your swimming journey, starting from the basics and advancing to refined technical performance, from the comfort of your in-home pool.

Swim instructor at Swim Lessons Vancouver
Raiyana

Meet Raiyana!

Swimming has been Raiyana’s passion for as long as she can remember. She developed her love for the sport by being part of a swim club and participating in synchronized swimming.

Raiyana has extensive experience teaching individuals of all ages, specializing in infants, toddlers, as well as adults. She incorporates fun and engaging teaching strategies, especially for children, and tailors her lessons to each swimmer’s unique needs.

Her primary goal is to create an environment where swimmers can develop confidence, learn new skills, and enjoy a positive experience in the water.

Certifications:

  • Swim Instructor Award from the Lifesaving Society
  • Standard First Aid & CPR/AED-C
Swim instructor at Swim Lessons Vancouver
Mina

Meet Mina!

Mina’s passion for swimming began at a young age, and her background as a competitive swimmer and lifeguard has made pools feel like a second home.

With 14 years of experience, Mina excels in teaching children aged 4 and older. Her joyful and spirited approach makes her lessons lively and engaging, and she customizes her teaching to suit each swimmer’s needs.

Mina is dedicated to creating an environment where swimmers build confidence, acquire new skills, and thoroughly enjoy their time in the water.

Certifications:

  • Swim Instructor Award from the Lifesaving Society
  • Standard First Aid & CPR/AED-C
Diogo

Meet Diogo!

Originally from Florianópolis, Brazil, Diogo is a seasoned swim instructor with over two decades of expertise. He is a Lifesaving Society Swim for Life Instructor and a practicing Kinesiologist with a Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia.

Diogo began teaching in 2000 and has a background in competitive swimming in Germany and Canada. He specializes in teaching adults and individuals who face significant challenges in learning to swim. Diogo believes everyone can learn to swim and tailors each lesson to meet individual needs, ensuring a positive and effective learning experience.

Join Diogo on your swim journey and let his expertise guide you toward achieving your aquatic goals.

Certifications:

  • Swim Instructor Award from the Lifesaving Society
  • Standard First Aid & CPR/AED-C