"My five-year-old son had a blast at your facility! Zach did a lesson with him and taught him how to lateral breath and swim full freestyle! Zach is going to give him two more lessons so he is ramped up for the beginning of the season. We are looking forward to our lesson next week. Thanks again!"
"Karen is great! My kids love her classes."
Private Coaching for Athletes of all Ages & Abilities
Private Swim Coaching
Because of the flexibility, affordability and effectiveness, our lesson program has become extremely popular in the Brecksville-Broadview Heights community. In addition, swim lesson participants are welcome to swim in our Cyclone home meets! Base rate for private instruction is $20/half and $35/hour. Our USA Coaches and College/High School instructors are not only incredibly talented, they are extremely passionate about sharing their knowledge and love for swimming. If you haven't done so already, call Katey (440-463-5366) to schedule your first lesson.
Learn-To-Swim: Private Lessons can be used as an alternative to group lessons. Basics of swimming and water safety will be taught in a nurturing, safe and positive environment.
Pre-Team: Private Lessons can equip children who are not yet ready to commit to a competitive swim team with the fundamentals and techniques of "legal" strokes while in a one-on-one, fun and motivating swim practice environment. Watch your child's love for swimming develop and their skills advance, preparing their journey toward becoming a competitive swimmer.
Secondary Sport: If Swimming is a secondary sport for your child, use Private Lessons as a way to keep your child engaged year-round!
Competitive Swimmers Edge: Scheduling Private Lessons on a monthly basis is the fast track to strengthening individual stroke mechanics and technique.
Adult Swim Lessons: Swimming is a safe, sustainable and effective form of exercise. It's never too late to learn how to swim or overcome a fear of water. We will provide the nurturing, encouraging, supportive environment that will enable you to feel comfortable and competent in the water at your pace.
PRIVATE COACHING - BASE RATES
Call 440-463-5366 to schedule your first session
(up to 4 swimmers)
(up to 4 swimmers)
Hannah Bach: Hannah is a current captain of the CSI team and graduate of BBHHS. After being recruited as a Junior, she committed to attend The Ohio State University in the fall, swimming as part of the 2023 class. She is a three-time High School All-American in the 100 Breast and a four-time state qualifier. Hannah had a truly outstanding Junior year. She broke the State Record, placing 1st in the State with an incredible time of 1:00.75! Also qualifying in the 50 Free and breaking the school record with a time of 23.93!! Her Senior was even better. She broke her own state record in the 100 Breast, becoming a two-time state champion and the first girl in Ohio history to swim the 100 Breast in under a minute (59.29 seconds)! Hannah was a multi-sport athlete before deciding to swim full time. She was a competitive gymnast for 3 years, a travel softball player for several years, an AAU basketball player for 3 years, and a cross country/track runner. Both Freshmen and Sophomore year, Hannah qualified for the OHSAA Track and Field State Track Meet. During her 2-year track career, Hannah was awarded MVP twice and broke many school records in several events. While juggling all of these sports, Hannah had been swimming club. She has been a club swimmer for 9 years, switching to CSI soon after it’s opening. She has given lessons to multiple families in Brecksville- Broadview Heights and has assisted CSI Junior Group practices. She works well with all age groups and is available for private swim lessons at the rate of $30/half and $50/hour.
Jeanne DeBonis: Coach Jeanne was captain of her high school track team, NCAA Division III All- American college swimmer, 2000 Olympic Trials Marathon qualifier and four-time Ironman World Championship qualifier in Kona, HI. She became an age-group Half-Ironman World Champion and continues to hold three Ironman age-group course records. In 2011, she was named USA Triathlon’s Master Triathlete of the Year, Honorable Mention. Jeanne currently takes on open-water marathon swimming challenges, including the 12.5mile swim around Key West (this past weekend). Jeanne is a current lifeguard at the Brecksville Community Center and Coach of the CSI Primary and Junior groups. She can’t help but bring out the best in her athletes! She is available for private swim lessons at the rate of $25/half and $40/hour.
Zeb Hart: Zeb has been swimming since he was in 1st grade. He recently finished his freshman year, swimming at Williams College in Massachusetts. During his high school career, he made the state team all four years, finishing 1st in the state in two relays. As a senior at Hawken, he was nominated as team captain. Zeb is excited to be home for the summer coaching the CSI Cyclones and is looking forward to working with your children this summer! Zeb specializes in backstroke and butterfly and is available for private swim lessons at the rate of $20/half and $35/hour.
Claire Kenney: Claire is a high school and senior group swimmer who has been competitively swimming for the last 9 years! She is willing to work with any age group! In the past, Claire has been a coach for a rec swim team and a swim lesson instructor for levels 1-6. Her accomplishments as an athlete includes being a two-time OHSAA State Championship individual and relay qualifier, an NCSA JR National Championship qualifier, and a Futures and Sectionals qualifier. She is also seeded top 24 in the state in both the 50 and 100 Freestyle. Claire is available for private swim lessons at the rate of $20/half and $35/hour.
Karen Krosky: Karen is a current distant freestyler for CSI and BBHHS. She holds individual school records in the 200 and 500 Free. She has made the state team since her freshman year. Karen’s swimming career started when she was 6 months old, attending mom-and-me swim lessons. She started her competitive swimming career at 8 years old, where it took her 2 years to dive off the starting blocks. She is able to relate to your child’s fears and excitements while in the pool! She will be able to help your child feel comfortable in the water and achieve milestones at their own pace. Karen understands children develop at different rates and we all have different comfort levels. Karen is able to work with children as young as 2 years of age to swimmers trying out for swim team. Karen is available for private lessons.
Dolores Martin: Dolores has been swimming since she was in 2nd grade and was a 4-time state qualifier at BBHHS. She has been a Cyclones coach since our first season in 2017! She loves working with kids and is pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education at the University of Kentucky. Dolores is available for private swim lessons at the rate of $25/half and $40/hour.
Riley McNichols: Riley is a high school and senior group swimmer who has been competitively swimming for the last 13 years! She is willing to work with any age group. In the past, Riley has been a swim lesson instructor for preschool through level 5 as well as a rec team coach. Her accomplishments as an athlete include being a two-time State Championship qualifier, a NCSA Jr National Championship swimmer, Futures and Sectionals qualifier, and a three-time Lake Erie Zone Team Member. She is also an At-Large Athlete Representative to Lake Erie Swimming on the National USA Swimming level. Riley is available for private swim lessons at the rate of $20/half and $35/hour.
Zach Toothman: Zach is currently a year-round swimmer for CSI and has 13 years of experience in competitive swimming. He has a strong knowledge of the sport, specializing in breaststroke, individual medley and backstroke. Zach was selected for the Mid-States All Star Team 3 years in a row, a Lake Erie Central Zone member for the past 5 years, a USA Sectional team qualifier, Lake Erie Top Ten member and is currently a Central Zone record holder in the 50 Breaststroke. He is an experienced coach, having taught lessons and volunteer coached with the developmental, primary and junior groups. He is rooted with the CSI philosophy and is a role model for the younger swimmers on the team. Toothman works well with all ages and is able to help out in developing swimmers any way necessary in the pool. Zach attends St.Ignatius high school and will be entering 11th grade this fall. He is available for swim lessons at the rate of $25/half and $40/hour.