Faces of FOSS: Emily Snyder

Emily Snyder Swim Teacher and Enrollment Specialist Ankeny, IA   How long have you worked for FOSS?  8 months!   What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   Seeing kids’ faces light up ...
Emily Snyder Swim Teacher and Enrollment Specialist Ankeny, IA   How long have you worked for FOSS?  8 months!   What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   Seeing kids’ faces light up when they learn something new.   Can you tell us your favorite FOSS Story?  I was teaching a Big 1 ...
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Faces of FOSS: Shae Clostermery

Shae Clostermery Teacher Sun Prairie, WI   What is your favorite skill to teach and why?   Monkey cheeks and humming bubbles. I get to see the kids’ funny faces! What ...
Shae Clostermery Teacher Sun Prairie, WI   What is your favorite skill to teach and why?   Monkey cheeks and humming bubbles. I get to see the kids’ funny faces! What is your favorite swim lesson activity to do with kids and why?  Humpty Dumpty and chop-chop timber. The kids love ...
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Faces of FOSS: Kayla Schintz

Kayla Schintz Teacher Woodbury, MN What is your favorite part of working for FOSS? I love working with kids—seeing them love the water makes me remember how much I loved ...
Kayla Schintz Teacher Woodbury, MN What is your favorite part of working for FOSS? I love working with kids—seeing them love the water makes me remember how much I loved the water as a kid! What is your favorite level to teach and why?   I love Littles! Getting them to ...
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Faces of FOSS: Kristin Koester

Kristin Koester Office Manager and Teacher Sun Prairie, WI How long have you worked for FOSS?  More than 5 years—I started back in 2007, took a break to be a nurse ...
Kristin Koester Office Manager and Teacher Sun Prairie, WI How long have you worked for FOSS?  More than 5 years—I started back in 2007, took a break to be a nurse and happily came back in 2016! What is your favorite skill to teach and why?   So many to choose from, ...
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Faces of FOSS: Maddie Gustafson

Maddie Gustafson Teacher Sun Prairie, WI How long have you worked for FOSS?  2 months! What is your favorite skill to teach and why?   The safety turn—Humpty Dumpty makes it fun, ...
Maddie Gustafson Teacher Sun Prairie, WI How long have you worked for FOSS?  2 months! What is your favorite skill to teach and why?   The safety turn—Humpty Dumpty makes it fun, and we’re learning a life-saving skill! What is your personal favorite water activity? Diving for rings in a deep pool. ...
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Faces of FOSS: Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson Deck Assistant / Teacher Woodbury, MN   How long have you worked for FOSS?  1 year!   What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   Seeing kids progress and watching their ...
Derek Anderson Deck Assistant / Teacher Woodbury, MN   How long have you worked for FOSS?  1 year!   What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   Seeing kids progress and watching their excitement at knowing they’re becoming more skilled.   What is your favorite skill to teach and why?   Backfloats because it ...
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Faces of FOSS: Shell Woods

Shell Woods Enrollment Specialist / Teacher Woodbury, MN   How long have you worked for FOSS?  1 year and 6 months.   What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   The people that ...
Shell Woods Enrollment Specialist / Teacher Woodbury, MN   How long have you worked for FOSS?  1 year and 6 months.   What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   The people that I get to work with!   What is your favorite skill to teach and why?   Flip to breath is my ...
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Faces of FOSS: Jennifer Anderson

Jennifer Anderson Office Manager Ankeny, IA   What’s your name and do you have any nicknames students call you?  Jennifer Anderson aka. Swimming Jenny   What is your current job ...
Jennifer Anderson Office Manager Ankeny, IA   What’s your name and do you have any nicknames students call you?  Jennifer Anderson aka. Swimming Jenny   What is your current job title at FOSS?  Office Manager at our Ankeny location   How long have you worked for FOSS?  Almost a year!   What ...
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Faces of FOSS: Kayla Whittrock

Kayla Whittrock Shift Coordinator St. Louis Park, MN How long have you worked for FOSS? 5 years! What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   Teaching a lifelong skill ...
Kayla Whittrock Shift Coordinator St. Louis Park, MN How long have you worked for FOSS? 5 years! What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   Teaching a lifelong skill to kids and having fun while doing it. Can you tell us your favorite FOSS Story? When we had one ...
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Faces of FOSS: Nathan Cook

Nathan Cook St. Paul, Minnesota How long have you worked for FOSS?  9 years and counting. What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   My favorite part of working ...
Nathan Cook St. Paul, Minnesota How long have you worked for FOSS?  9 years and counting. What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   My favorite part of working at FOSS is making relationships with all the kids and families inside and outside of the pool!  What is your ...
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Faces of FOSS: Beth Thompson

Beth Thompson Fargo, North Dakota Do you have any nicknames students call you?   Beth. How long have you worked for FOSS?  4 months. What is your favorite part of working ...
Beth Thompson Fargo, North Dakota Do you have any nicknames students call you?   Beth. How long have you worked for FOSS?  4 months. What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   Working with kids! What is your favorite skill to teach and why? Paint the ceilings. The imaginative portion ...
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Faces of FOSS: Leo Moreno-Rodriguez

Leonardo Moreno-Rodriguez Libertyville, IL Do you have any nicknames students call you?   Everyone calls me Teacher Leo or just Leo. How long have you worked for FOSS?  4 years. What ...
Leonardo Moreno-Rodriguez Libertyville, IL Do you have any nicknames students call you?   Everyone calls me Teacher Leo or just Leo. How long have you worked for FOSS?  4 years. What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   Making kids laugh.  Tell us your favorite FOSS Story.  One of my ...
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Faces of FOSS: Max Hewitt

Max Hewitt Shift Coordinator Maple Grove, MN How long have you worked for FOSS? 2 years! What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   Making kids laugh. Can you ...
Max Hewitt Shift Coordinator Maple Grove, MN How long have you worked for FOSS? 2 years! What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   Making kids laugh. Can you tell us your favorite FOSS Story? It’s too hard to pick a favorite, every day I come in something new ...
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Faces of FOSS: Maresa Wynd

Maresa Wynd Teacher Chicago, IL How long have you worked for FOSS? For about a year and a half! What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   Getting to ...
Maresa Wynd Teacher Chicago, IL How long have you worked for FOSS? For about a year and a half! What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   Getting to work with great people, and helping students take their first step in learning how to swim. Can you tell us ...
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Faces of FOSS: Malwina J.

Malwina J. Enrollment Specialist South Barrington, IL How long have you worked for FOSS? I’ve been at FOSS for 3.5 years.  What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   ...
Malwina J. Enrollment Specialist South Barrington, IL How long have you worked for FOSS? I’ve been at FOSS for 3.5 years.  What is your favorite part of working for FOSS?   My favorite part is working with kids and seeing how they master the lifelong skill of swimming. Can you tell ...
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