Our Instructors


Terry Maul

He has been director of the Tallahassee Swim School since it’s beginning. He has over 40 years experience in aquatic instruction. He was head swimming coach at Florida State University for 16 years and is currently the head coach of the City of Tallahassee sponsored Area Tallahassee Aquatic Club.

In addition to these duties, he is an assistant professor of statistics and sociology at Thomas University in Thomasville, Ga. His wife Dr. Jodi Yambor is a professor of psychology at Thomas University.


Amanda M.

Amanda has over 10 of experience teaching swim lessons to swimmers of all ages. She has experience teaching swimmers with varying ability levels, and is always determined to help swimmers reach their goals in the pool. When not at the pool, Amanda is a Second Grade teacher that is determined to help her students reach her goals in the classroom. Before becoming a teacher Amanda attended Florida State University where she earned a degree in Early Childhood Education. Amanda was a coach for ATAC’s developmental program from 2007-2015.

Sarah M.

I have been a competitive swimmer for over 12 years and I have close to four years of teaching and coaching experience. I am more than comfortable working with all ages in the water, including adults! I am currently a student at Florida State University, where I am a member of the Water Polo team, as well as a part of Florida State’s swim club.

Natalie H.

I have been teaching swim lessons for 7 years as well as coaching age groupers for over 3 years.  I was a competitive swimmer for 12 years down in sunny Sarasota, FL and continue to swim with the Florida State club team! I currently attend Florida State University where I major in Clinical Professions to later apply to medical school this Fall. I am super excited to work with all ages in swim lessons and allow the kids to have an overall fun environment.

Ally R.

Ally is from St. Petersburg, Florida and comes from a family of swimmers including her immediate and extended family! She swam for West Florida Lightning Aquatics, a year-round team, as well as Bardmoor Aquatic Team, a summer league team. She started coaching for Bardmoor for three summers and primarily worked with three to eight year olds. The pool deck is practically her home and she hopes to instill the love of the sport in the little ones as her coaches have for her! She is currently a second year student at Florida State University studying to become a Dietitian and hopes to go on to Physician Assistant School.

Sara-Kellet C.

I have been swimming competitively for over 10 years and teaching lessons for more than 5 years. I attend The University of Tampa Spartans and swim for the Spartans as a distance swimmer. I am always excited to continue teaching lessons in the summer.