Swim Instructors

Learn more about the highly-qualified Swim Instructors at the Marshall University Recreation Center.

 

Kaitlin Slayton


Swim lnstructor and Lifeguard- American Red Cross CPR/AED, First Aid and Lifeguard certified. Kaitlin has been teaching swim lessons for 5 years for all ages. She was also apart of a competitive swim team for 6 years. She first decided to become an instructor because she wanted to be able to teach others something she felt was an important skill to know in life. The relationship with her clients drew her into being passionate about teaching others the skills of swimming. “I love being able to be interactive with the swimmers and also teach something I love myself.”

 

Morgan Karnell

Morgan Karnell

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Vince Murphy

Vince Murphy

Vince is first year Marshall University Student studying to be a Nurse. He has been swimming for the past 5 years, became certified as a Lifeguard 4 years ago and began teaching swimming 3 years ago. Vince started working at Marshall Recreation this past fall. He has quickly become a favorite in our group lessons. Vince feels everyone should learn to swim, as it is such an important life skill. A compassionate teacher who enjoys teaching all ages and abilities Vince’s favorite students are the Level 1 students who are just beginning their swimming adventures.

Marissa Miluk

Marissa Miluk

Marissa Miluk is a junior at Marshall University. She is passionate about nutrition and health, leading her to Dietetics as her major. Marissa began swimming she she was 6 years old and has been an avid swimmer ever since. She obtainer her Lifeguard certification in 2009 and began working here at Marshall Recreation Center in the summer of 2017. Her favorite part of working at the Rec Center is all the wonderful friends she has made. She loves to watch the students she teaches progress from struggling in the water to doing skills they never thought they could. Marissa is a patient teacher who finds teaching individuals at a Level 2 and up to be the most rewarding.