Emily Heller

Location Manager

SB Head Instructor

Emily Heller was born in Los Angeles, California. Emily has had a love for competitive swimming since she was 7 years old and continues to swim for her high school. Emily's favorite strokes are freestyle and butterfly. Her love for teaching children new things grew when she volunteered at Agoura Stingrays, a program in which she taught children with disabilities to swim and play water polo. Other than swim, Emily enjoys hanging out with friends, swimming in the ocean, and being with her family. She has worked for as a Senior Instructor for the Sailfish Swim School in the San Fernando Valley for 2 years.


Emily now manages our Santa Barbara Branch.

Female Swimmer
  • First Aid/AED/CPR Certified

  • Lifeguard Certified

  • Competitive Swimmer


Bella Favazzo

Swim Instructor

Head Basketball Coach

  • First Aid/AED/CPR Certified

  • Competitive Swimmer

  • NEW! Head of our Basketball Program

Bella Favazzo was born in Burbank, CA. She swam competitively for 7 years. Bella's favorite strokes are breaststroke and freestyle. She began teaching lessons for her old swim coach, prepping young kids ages 3-10 for competitive swim. She was raised going to the beach and swimming with her cousins. She enjoys, surfing, playing basketball, and spending time with her huge family. Bella is going to play basketball at SBCC.

Bella is now the Head of our new Basketball Program! Rolled out this year, she has developed a program for everyone from beginners just learning to experienced players looking to hone their skills.

Bella serves SANTA BARBARA and the surrounding area.


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