We care about physical and psychological health. Our M2O coaches are trained/certified in all and/or a majority of the following:
Water Safety Instruction (WSI)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
American Red Cross First Aid
American Red Cross Lifeguard
CDC Heads Up Concussion Training
Athlete Protection Training: Safe Sport
Youth Mental Health First Aid
Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
Mental Health America Certificate programs
Chrisanna began swimming on the USA swim team, Big Blue. She became a certified swim instructor in high school. She was recruited to swim in college for SUNY Cortland swim team. While attending Cortland for childhood education, she taught swim lessons to children and taught a college level Aquarius course and for the college. Chrisanna also coached an adaptive swim program for children with disabilities called Cortland Adaptive Swim Team (C.A.S.T). She acted as Head Coach for Peekskill High School and currently coaches on the Patriot Swim Team.
Alyssa has been a part of the swimming world since childhood, starting with the team the Dolphins and all the way through competitive high school swimming. She then began exploring her passion for teaching others through learn to swim lessons, as she excelled in this she joined Patriots Swim team to Coach the younger age group assisting them in the development of the fundamentals of competitive swimming and understanding water safety. She is also a Lifeguard Instructor.
Sylvia started her aquatics coaching career as an assistant coach for the Putnam Valley High School girls swim team. In 2004, Sylvia joined the staff of the West Point Swim Club. She continued her career as a Dolphin coach on the Patriot Swim Team and coaches with the Patriot Swim Team today. She strives to build a strong foundation for all her beginning swimmers: She imparts a competent understanding of basic technique and promotes a solid work ethic in a safe, non-judgmental environment. In addition to her numerous years of coaching, she has been a school teacher for over two decades and holds her Masters in Education and certification in K-12 Special Education.