LOCATION: 18922 181 AVE NE Woodinville, WA 98077
Lisa Worthington is the business owner, swim instructor and triathlon coach. She has been teaching swim lessons for over 30 years and competing in triathlons of all distances for 25 years, and coaching for over 15 years. Lisa learned to swim at a young age, competed thru the collegiate level and has continued swimming competitively thru her adult life.
Lisa has grown up with a passion for the water and teaching others how to swim. She loves to teach the new beginner and help them advance. She is the founder and owner of Eastside Swim school which began at Gold Creek Sport Club and moved to Willows Prep School. Both pools have been torn down but Eastside Swim School survives and still thrives. The school has moved to Lisa’s private residence along with her talented staff of instructors teaching under the “eastside style”.
Lisa has raised two children, volunteered in classrooms and taught children swimming, and loves kids! She is comfortable teaching babies, and kids of all ages and abilities. Being an Adult Learn to Swim certified instructor her recent passion is for the beginner adult.
Lisa has tremendous experience with the advanced level swimmer. She has experience with age group coaching, Masters swimming as well as triathlon specific swimming. Lisa offers a wide array of services for the advanced swimmer, she utilizes an underwater camera to analyze and correct a swimmers stroke and technique.
Lisa is has been the head triathlon coach for the University of Washington Husky Tri Team. She also was the head coach for the Masters swim program at the Gold Creek Club and previous founder and owner and manager of Team FASTT and Elevation Multisport, local triathlon teams. Lisa is the co-founder and current owner of Finish Strong Events (a local events company).
Besides swimming, Lisa is also an avid cyclist and currently road races with a local bike team. Current certifications include: USA Swimming Adult Learn to Swim, USA Triathlon Coach Level 2, USA Cycling Coach Level 3, Adult Learn to Swim, Heart Zones Cycling and Personal Training, Certified Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR.