The Association Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governing body of the Association. It is made up of the following positions: President; Vice-President and five Members at large. Each Board Member is elected by the membership and holds their position for a three-year period. Board Members act as liaisons to the committee chairs of the Association.

Your 2019 Board of Directors are as follows:

John Kirk
President – elected 2019
Little Otter Swim School
8200 Tower Point Drive
Charlotte, NC 28227
(704) 846-7946
johnkirk [at] littleotterswim.com

Tracy Koleber
Vice President – elected 2019
Nitro Swimming
15506 D West Hwy 71
Bee Cave, TX 78734
(512) 861-7946
tracy [at] nitroswim.com

Buffy Folise
Treasurer – elected 2018 
Chicago Swim School
2020 E Northwest Hwy
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 870-7946
buffy [at] chicagoswimschool.com

Karen Clay
Board Member – elected 2019
SwimWest Swim School
1001 Deming Way
Madison, WI  53717
(608) 831-6829
Karen [at] swimwest.com

Brad Grzelka
Board Member – elected 2019
Atlanta Swim Academy
732 Johnson Ferry Rd.
Marietta, GA 30068
(770) 973-3120 x 555
brad [at] atlantaswimacademy.com

Bobby Hazen
Board Member – elected 2018
SAF-T-SWIM
2100 Dear Park Ave
Deer Park, NY 11729
(516)578-3453
bhazen [at] saf-t-swim.com

Melissa Taylor
Board Member – elected 2018
Small Fish Big Fish Swim School
346 Pike Rd #3
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
(561) 818-7946
melissa [at] smallfishbigfish.com

Lisa M. Zarda
Executive Director – hired 2017
US Swim School Association
7100 E. Cave Creek Rd., STE 109
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
(480) 447-4987
lisa [at] usswimschools.org