Swim Instructors

Patti Walker

Patti Walker

Aquatics Director
  • Senior Program Director for the YMCA, private fitness clubs, and swim schools for 25 years
  • Master’s of Science Degree in Exercise Science and Sports Studies
  • Age Group and High School Swimming and Diving Coach for 15 years
  • Collegiate Diver and Softball player at West Chester University, PA
  • Swimming Instructor for 30 years and current Red Cross Certified Lifeguard/ Professional Rescuer
  • Enjoys walking, cooking, and playing with her dog "Boomer", Irish Wolfhound mix
Gabrielle Walker

Gabrielle Walker

Swim Administrator
  • Born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Office Administration
  • Loves children
  • Loves music and dance
  • Favorite hobby is singing

Sarah Sidelinger

Sarah Sidelinger

Swim Instructor
  • KSU for Industrial Engineering
  • Teaching swim lessons for 8 years
  • Head Coach for a summer league swim team
  • Loves spending weekends at the lake
  • Has a black lab named Stella
Tishanna Winter

Tishanna Winter

Swim Instructor & Camp Counselor
  • Loves working with kids
  • CPR Certified
  • Graduated high school at 16 years old
  • Always has a positive vibe!
  • Favorite hobby is dance
Tori Motteler

Tori Motteler

Swim Instructor
  • Graduated in 2013 from Winthrop University in South Carolina with a degree in Business Management
  • Swam competitively for 9 years and life guarded for 6 years
  • Has two cats and a corgi at home
  • Loves to scuba dive, teach swim lessons, and go on international adventures
  • Has lived in 8 states and 2 countries
Savanna Taylor

Savanna Taylor

Swim Instructor
  • Graduated from UGA 2017 with a degree in Computer Animation
  • Swam competitively for 12 years
  • Has taught private swim lessons for 3 years
  • Red Cross CPR Certified Lifeguard
  • Loves drawing and Disney movies!