Faces of FOSS: Tatum Gross

Meet Tatum Gross!

Swim Teacher | Fargo, ND

What is your favorite color?


What is your favorite ice cream flavor?

Chocolate fudge.

What is your favorite food?


What is your favorite animal?

Golden retriever.

What is your favorite swim skill?

Dolphin kicks.

What is your favorite part about working at FOSS?

My favorite part of working at FOSS is being able to help children while being part of a family.

What is your favorite FOSS story? 

My favorite story is when one of my middle who was very scared of water started to love water and he decided to go for a ring and he got it. Made me tear up a little!

What is your personal favorite water activity?

My favorite water activity is tubing with my family and friends behind a boat.

Tell a story about a student who experienced a major “lightbulb” moment when you were with them.

A student who was having trouble putting their eyes in gained the confidence to try and when I celebrated with the student, they continued to do it again and again.

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