Meet The Team
Lilia is the founder of Lilly’s Bluefin Aquatics. She started taking swim lessons at the age of six and swam competitively in high school. She decided to return to swimming in 2015 when she enrolled at Los Angeles Technical College to become a swim instructor. Lilia has 8 years of experience teaching children and adults of all ages and abilities. She is trained in the Swim Angelfish® Methodology that helps swimmers in need of adaptive swim lessons. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Deaf Studies in 2022.
English, Spanish, Intermediate American Sign Language
Joe, a native of New York, has dedicated almost 11 years of his life to teaching swim lessons. In addition to his passion for teaching, he enjoys weightlifting and voice-over production. During his leisure time, Joe likes to explore beautiful new places in California on his motorcycle and cook delicious meals. He finds working with children to be a very fulfilling experience, as he values the chance to make an impact on someone's future.
Emily has been swimming for over 12 years and has taught swim lessons for two years. Her passion for aquatics and teaching adaptive lessons has grown significantly throughout the past two years. She is attending BYU Provo and planning to study exercise science to become a physical or occupational therapist. Her future goal is to open a pool facility that focuses on aquatic strengthening and wellness and also provides adaptive swim lessons.
Assistant Program Administrator
Angelica is the Assistant Program Administrator for Lilly's Bluefin Aquatics. She was born and raised in Los Angeles. She graduated from California State University, Northridge in 2020 with her Bachelor's Degree in Family & Consumer Sciences: Interior Design. Aside from assisting at Lilly's Bluefin Aquatics, Angelica also works as an interior designer.