Staff & Swim Instructors - Senior Instructors

Chuck Warner

Coach Chuck Warner - Director of Little Dolphins Swim Academy

After spending thirteen years as head coach of the varsity program at Rutgers University, three-time USA National Team coach Chuck Warner created the Little Dolphins Swim Academy. Coach Warner brings a perspective that comes from a lifetime of teaching swimming to people of all ages, as well as developing world class swimmers and winning team championships. Coach Warner is the former President of the American Swimming Coaches Association (the largest swim coaching organization in the world with more than 10,000 members) and has authored two highly acclaimed books on swimming: "Four Champions, One Gold Medal" and "...And Then The Won Gold: Stepping Stones to Swimming Excellence." 

Coach Lisa Rivera -Director of Internal Systems & Master Coach

Coach Lisa Rivera has 10+ years of experience in swim classes for kids and adults. She is a certified physical education teacher and swim coach. Lisa is also a Masters swimmer who has competed in numerous long-ocean swims as well as the Tough Mudder.

Coach Allison Serries - Outreach & Facility Coordinator

Allison is the former Aquatics Coordinator at the Raritan Bay Y and has been active coaching in the ARETE Swim Camps & Clinics. 

Coach Katie Woodward

Katie is a former collegiate competitive swimmer and a chemist duing her week job. 

Coach DC Clemmons

Coach DC has been an instructor for five years in the Franklin Park area. She is in first year at RVCC as a film major. 

Coach Ellen Weirich

Ellen brings with her years of experience as Aquatics Coordinator at Rutgers University and much experience with special needs students. 

Coach Anne Warner

Annie has been an instructor at LDSA for three years and is a freshman at the University of Florida that is planning a career in International Relations. 

Coach Sara Lewis

Sara is a junior at Rutgers University, that is planning a career in "camping."