Our Fantastic Staff
"I believe this is the best staff you'll find anywhere" - Russ
Owner, Russ Marsh is back to what he
loves . . . . teaching kids how to be safe and how to love the water. Russ has been involved with the swimming world for almost 50 years and has been teaching & coaching kids for over 40 years. He has coached at every level from 2-year-old beginners to an Olympic finalist. Russ is a lifetime member of the American Swimming Coaches Association, a longtime member of USA Swimming & is a former world record holder as a member of U.S. Masters Swimming.
He started the ROCK Swim Team. Before starting Smilefish he was the GM of the largest swim school in Colorado.
Not all of these instructors are with us all of the time. Several of them come and go as their schedule allows.