The  Best  Instructors  For  The  Best  Swimming  Experience

Knowledgeable and Fun

All of our instructors have a wealth of teaching experience and will work hard to keep you actively engaged throughout each class.

Safe and Responsible

All of our instructors are also fully certified lifeguards who have passed criminal record screenings.


By sticking with the same instructor throughout your swimming advancement you’ll find that you learn much faster than if you were constantly switching instructors. At Propel Swim School, you always get to pick your instructor.

Also if you know an amazing instructor who should on our team send them our way! We are always looking to hire the very best instructors.

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From Our Team

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Kiel Olver
Male 25 Years Old 8 Years Experience

Hey I’m Kiel (sounds like Kyle).

I’ve been teaching swimming and lifeguarding for 9 years and I know how hard it can be to find and register for quality swim lessons. So in 2011 I started Propel. I built the website you’re viewing with its …

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Guilherme Rosales
Male 24 Years Old 5 Years Experience

Guilherme Rosales has been teaching all levels and ages of swimming for five years. He also teaches lifesaving courses, bronze medallion and bronze cross. Enthusiastic, energetic, patient, creative/ inventive and understanding, Guilherme can cater to anyone’s swim needs tailoring his swim lessons to match their …

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Amie Nguyen
Female 25 Years Old 6 Years Experience

Born and raised in Vancouver, Amie has been in the world of aquatics her entire life. Ever since she could walk, she was in the water. Amie has been a lifeguard and swimming instructor for over 7 years and loves working with kids. Although her …

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Rosanna Chen
Female 24 Years Old 5 Years Experience

I am a certified lifeguard and swim instructor with over 5 years of experience. I am fluent in English, Cantonese and Taishanese. I have a competitive swimming background and I also have some experience coaching. I teach a wide range of levels from parent & …

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Hayley Enns
Female 25 Years Old 3 Years Experience

Hi, I’m Hayley and I love to share my passion and enthusiasm for swimming. Introducing a young swimmer to the water is one of my favourite things! I’ve also worked with a lot of special needs students as well as Adult beginners. I really appreciate …

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Marcus Jung
Male 18 Years Old 3 Years Experience

I am a certified lifeguard and water safety instructor who brings youthful energy and enthusiasm into the water. With me, you are guaranteed to feel comfortable learning how to swim as I promise to be there every step of the way. I have much experience …

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Terilyn Olver
Female 18 Years Old 3 Years Experience

I am fully prepared to do whatever it takes to help you meet your goals in and around the water. I love to teach anybody, at any age. From total beginners, to those who just want to improve or brush up on their swim skills. …

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Spencer Allen
Male 20 Years Old 5 Years Experience

Hey, my name is Spencer Allen and I’m a student currently studying history & law at The University of Victoria. I am a certified Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor, so you can feel safe in the water with me. I’ve been teaching swimming and stroke …

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Pouya Bahrami
Male 20 Years Old 4 Years Experience

Hey my name’s Pouya, I’m Persian and I speak fluent Farsi. I’m in UBC Sciences and I love to teach! I love playing such a major role in a developing swimmer’s skills, since I can effectively teach the proper foundation needed to grow upon. Form, …

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Katie Morgan
Female 24 Years Old 6 Years Experience

I have 6 years of teaching experience at several pools are Vancouver and have been swimming since I was 12 years old. I have taught private lessons for 2 years and enjoy working with kids and adults of all ages. I am fluent in American …

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Olivier ‘Octopus’ Hovasse
Male 23 Years Old 4 Years Experience

My name is Olivier Hovasse and I have been a lifeguard and swimming instructor for the last 4 years. I really enjoy helping kids overcome their fear of the water and adults achieve their swimming goals. The kids call me Octopus but you can call …

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