Tonya / Office Aide/Content Manager – Tonya joined the Aquatic Academy team in 2019. Tonya has a strong background in communications. She spent many years during and after college as a reporter for both news print and magazine publications. Tonya has also freelanced for several companies as a content writer for websites. She is a published author and has experience as an Editor.
When she joined the Aquatic Academy as an Office Aide, she also took on the role of Content Manager thus utilizing her skills.
Tonya is a mother of 2, and after working with the Aquatic Academy a short period of time decided to enroll her children in lessons to hone their skills. She has had the opportunity for her children to receive lessons from multiple instructors with the academy and has experienced first hand that all of the instructors with the Aquatic Academy excel in their positions. “The level of patience each instructor has while teaching such a critical skill is impressive.”
Aside from an obvious love of the written word, Tonya also enjoys travelling, gardening, organizing (nearly anything), crafting and cheering on her family in all of their extra-curricular activities.
Krystal / Office Aide/ Events Coordinator – Krystal started with the Aquatic Academy as a client. For nearly two years Krystal enjoyed watching her three children gain confidence in their swim abilities and progress to able swimmers under the guidance of Coach Charyl. Krystal decided to join the Office Team with the Aquatic Academy as an Office Aide as well as the dual responsibilities of Social Media Manager and Events Coordinator.
Krystal has 20 years of customer service experience. Including time with IBM and RiverKids. Krystal’s customer relations skills makes her a valuable addition to the Aquatic Academy team. Krystal says her go to moto for both her professional and personal life is “You’re as happy as you make up your mind to be! Start each day with gratitude.”
When Krystal is not vibrantly assisting Aquatic Academy clients she enjoys travelling as a “5 pack”, she loves all things Gilmore Girls and RomCom’s. She is a midwestern girl with deep southern roots who loves stalking food trucks!
“I am fully loving this phase of life, soaking in each moment. The days are long but the years are so short. Being with my people keeps my heart happy!”
Anne / Back Office Aide – Anne too joined our family as a parent. Her daughter and nephew took lessons with Coach Charyl. Anne also taught First Aid/CPR/AED with Coach Charyl. Now Anne serves as book keeper, and back office aide. Ensuring our platforms and data are efficiently used. Anne has a BS in Chemistry.
Tristin / Customer Relations Specialist -“An obstacle is often a stepping stone, and that laughter is the best medicine” Tristin comes to The Aquatic Academy with many years of hospitality, retail and guest services experience making her position in customer relations the perfect fit. Tristin is TABC, CPR/AED certified. As a mother of a 4 year old Tristin understands the importance of learning to swim early. Her drive for excellence, joyous personality and open to new ideas demeanor make Tristin a wonderful addition to The Aquatic Academy team and wonderfully suited to interact daily with our clients. Tristin is a native Texan, born in Houston and raised in Tomball. Tristin enjoys spending time with her family, taking her dogs Ricky and Lucy for a run, and cooking. She never turns down a joke and loves to travel and explore new foods and cultures. Tristin says “I will always try something new and love to challenge myself physically and emotionally. Life is too short to not take risks. You never know when you might just find something new.”