Michael grew up
in Kirkland, where he attended Peter Kirk Elementary and
International Community School. He worked for the City of
Kirkland for 14 summers, doing everything from teaching
swim lessons at the Peter Kirk Pool to managing the beach
lifeguards at Houghton, Waverly and Juanita. Michael went to school
at UC San Diego, but he couldn't stay away from the Pacific
Northwest. He enjoys snowboarding at Stevens Pass, playing soccer
for Finn Hill United, spending weekends on Whidbey
Island, and travelling near and far to support
our Seattle Sounders.
Michael has been with
Wave Aquatics since September 2012. You can find him at
the Redmond Pool or JAC on weekday
WSS Director, Operations Manager
Felipe was born in Mexico City, where he discovered his passion for learning about new things, especially other people's cultures and customs. He learned how to speak english, as a second language, at the age of 10 and learned how to swim proficiently at the age of 12. He is currently attending Cascadia Community College, on his pursuit of a Business Degree. Felipe loves to spend time with close friends, playing the guitar, making electronic music and writing as a hobby. You can catch Felipe at the pool weekday afternoons, most likely with a cup of coffee and a huge smile on his face, so be sure to say hi!
Dan grew up in Kirkland, where he has worked for the City of
Kirkland Aquatics Program as a Beach Manager and Program
Supervisor. He is attending Cascadia Community College, and plans
to transfer to Seattle University in pursuit of a Civil Engineering
Degree. He coaches lacrosse for the Kirkland Lacrosse Program and
enjoys playing sports in the City Rec. Leagues.
Dan can be found at the Juanita Aquatics Center most weekday
evenings. He enjoys working with the staff and helping with
Matt grew up in Washington state until he and his family
moved to Alaska, where he graduated high school and started
his career in Aquatics with the Ketchikan Gateway Borough. Matt has
spent the last 10 years working at various pools in Alaska,
Washington, and Texas, doing everything from teaching lifeguard
classes and swim lessons to managing a pool in Houston. He is
currently pursuing a degree in Finance and enjoys weight lifting,
reading, and hiking in his free time.