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Aquatics Staff of Fall 2019

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    Position:

    Assistant Director of Aquatics & Safety

    Certifications:

    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Water Safety Instructor Trainer
    • Lifeguard Instructor Trainer
    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED and Oxygen Administration
    • Water Front Lifeguard
    • Wilderness & Remote First Aid Instructor
    • Certified Pool Operator

    Hometown:

    Lake Jackson, Texas- City of Enchantment!

    Major/Minor:

    Graduated from Texas State when it was still known as SWT in 2003 with a bachelor's in Recreation Adminsitration. I then obtained my Master's in Recreation Management & Policy at the University of New Hampshire.

    Birthday:

    August 7th

    Favorite Place to Eat in San Marcos:

    Root Cellar

    Favorite Place to Study on Campus

    My office with the door closed

    What is Your Dream Vacation Destination?

    Hawaii

    What is Your Favorite Thing About TXST/San Marcos?

    The river and the students!

  • Position:

    Graduate Assistant

    Certifications:

    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED and Oxygen Administration
    • Lifeguard Instructor
    • Water Safety Instructor

    Hometown:

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    Major/Minor:

    Recreation and Leisure Services/Therapeutic Recreation

    Spirit Animal:

    Dolphin

    Dream Job:

    Working as a CTRS for people rescued from human trafficking and/or working to change policies for accessibility and human trafficking.

    Favorite Music Album:

    Currently it's YSIV by Logic, but favorite of all time is American Beauty by Grateful Dead.

     

     

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    Position:

    Head Guard of Swim Lessons

    Certifications:

    American Red Cross Certifications in: 

    • Water Safety Instructor
    • Lifeguard Instructor 
    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED and Oxygen Administration

    Hometown:

    Roma, Texas

    Major/Minor:

    History Major with minors in English and Military Science

    Spirit Animal:

    Salem from Sabrina the Teenage Witch

    Dream Job:

    Becoming a Tanker in the U.S. Army, later be a Professor

    Favorite Music Album:

    Artificial Selection by Dance Gavin Dance

  • Position:

    Head Guard of Marketing & Promotions, LGI/LG

    Certifications:

    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED and Oxygen Administration
    • Waterfront Lifeguarding
    • Water Safety Instructor
    • Lifeguard Instructor

    Hometown:

    San Antonio, TX

    Major/Minor:

    Photography Major with Minors in Mass Communication and Biology

    Spirit Animal:

    Bear

    Dream Job:

    Either working for the National Parks Service, doing conservation and research for an aquarium, or opening her own art studio.

    Favorite Music Album:

    Pacific Daydream by Weezer

  • Position:

    Head Lifeguard of American Red Cross Course Instruction, LGI, WSI, LG

     
    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED
    • Water Safety Instruction
    • Oxygen Administration
    • Lifeguard Instruction

    Hometown:

    Alvin, Texas

    Major/Minor:

    Major in History with a Minor in Political Science

    Spirit Animal:

    Dog

    Dream Job:

    Unknown

    Favorite Music Album:

    N/A

  • Position:

    Lifeguard

    Certifications:

    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED and Oxygen Administration

    Hometown:

    College Station, TX

    Major/Minor:

    Business Management

    Birthday:

    June 3rd

  • Position:

    Lifeguard, Senior Guard of Swim Lessons

    Certifications:

    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED 

    Hometown:

    Brady, Texas

    Major/Minor:

    Advertising Major, Art Minor

    Sprit Animal:

    Black Cat

    Dream Job:

    Working Artist

    Favorite Music Album:

    Dirty Computer by Janelle Monae

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    Position:

    Lifeguard

    Certifications:

    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED and Oxygen Administration

    Hometown:

    Weatherford, TX

    Major/Minor:

    Anthropology with a minor in Physics

    Birthday:

    September 17th

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    Position:

    Lifeguard, Lifeguard Instructor

    Certifications:

    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguard Instruction
    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED and Oxygen Administration
    • Water Safety Instructor
    • Waterfront Lifeguarding

    Hometown:

    Round Rock, Texas

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  • Position:

    Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard Instructor

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    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED
    • Lifeguard Instruction
    • Water Safety Instruction
    • Oxygen Administration

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    Lifeguard

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    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED and Oxygen Administration

    Hometown:

    Texas

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  • Position:

    Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor

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    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED
    • Water Safety Instruction
    • Oxygen Administration

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    Lifeguard

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    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED

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    Position:

    Lifeguard
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    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED
    • Oxygen Administration

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    Position:

    Lifeguard

    Certifications:

    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED

    Hometown:

    Katy, TX

    Major/Minor:

    Computer Information Systems Major with a Minor in Japanese

    Spirit Animal:

    Grey Wolf

    Dream Job:

    Data Analytics Consultant in Japan

    Favorite Music Album:

    Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

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    Position:

    Lifeguard

    Red Cross Certifications:

    • Lifeguarding/CPR/AED/First Aid

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    Position:

    Lifeguard

    Certifications:

    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED

    Hometown:

    San Antonio,Texas


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    Water Safety Instructor

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    • Water Safety Instruction

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    Position:

    Maintenance

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  • Position:

    Lifeguard and WSI


    Certifications:American Red Cross Certifications:

     

    Lifeguarding and Water Safety Instructor

    Hometown:

    Plano, Texas

    Major/Minor:

    Theatre Education Major

    Spirit Animal:

    Orca Whale

    Dream Job:

    Theatre Teacher

    Favorite Music Album:

    Happiness Begins by The Jonas Brothers

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    Position:

    Lifeguard

    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED
    • Water Safety Instruction
    • Lifeguard Instruction
    • Oxygen Administration

    Hometown:

    Baytown, Texas

    Major/Minor:

    Major in Chemistry with a Minor in Computer Science

    Spirit Animal:

    Dolphin

    Dream Job:

    Mad Scientist or Programmer for Google

    Favorite Music Album:

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    Lifeguard
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    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED
    • Oxygen Administration

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    Position:

    Lifeguard

    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED

    Hometown:

    Katy, Texas

    Major/Minor:

    Journalism & Mass Communication Major with a Minor in Writing

    Spirit Animal:

    Cat

    Dream Job:

    Novelist

    Favorite Music Album:

    Shadowboxer by Mansionair

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    Position:

    Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard

     

    American Red Cross certifications in:

    • Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED
    • Water Safety Instruction

    Hometown:

    Dallas, Texas

    Major/Minor:

    Major in Healthcare Administration with a Minor in Psychology

    Spirit Animal:

    Dolphin

    Dream Job:

    Hospital CEO

    Favorite Music Album:

    Ctrl by SZA