Meet Our Swim Instructors

Dennis Judson

Dennis Judson

Rest in Peace
Kyle Gorham

Kyle Gorham

Aquatics Director / Instructor

Kyle has been teaching with ASU since 2005. Kyle knows exactly what it takes to become an excellent swimmer and helps all of his students become just that. Kyle is a graduate of UCSC studying Chemistry and is currently a certified dive instructor for PADI here at ASU. Kyle teaches group lessons on Tuesdays/Thursdays and works in the office most of the week.

Contact Kyle via the swim office: swim at asudoit dot com

Beatrice Bloom

Aquatics Instructor

Beatrice teaches group lessons on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Emily Zimmel

Emily Zimmel

Vice president of ASU / Aquatics Instructor

Emily has been a part of the ASU team for about 6 years now, teaching swim and working in the scuba shop. Her love for the water and raising her own kids in it, brings a unique stance to the swim program.

Dario Margheriti

Dario Margheriti

Aquatics Instructor

Dario works well with children and in one lesson you’ll see why! He is high energy, encouraging, and just a lot of fun! Kids and parents agree!

Claudia Bloom

Aquatics Instructor

We are so lucky to have Claudia! She has worked for many years as a nurse and has a clear and precise expectation she lays out for the children. She is always in high spirits and we are happy to have here as an Adventure Sports Instructor.