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Swim Instructor

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
October 19, 2016

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Surname: Okao

Given Name: Meshack Mogaka

Address: Al Rebbat St. Dubai Festival City P.O BOX 45777 Dubai

Mobile No: +971*********



Highly knowledgeable skillful and caring Swimming Instructor with more than four years experience conducting instructional aquatic program aimed at increasing safety and swimming skills as prescribed by the American Swimming Coaches Association.


Thorough knowledge of policies, rules and regulations governing the use of pool facilities.

Excellent knowledge of and ability to perform strenuous water rescues, including C.P.R. and first aid techniques and practices.

In-depth knowledge of methods and techniques of instructing swimming lessons.

Profound knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety practices.

Solid knowledge of pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.

Exceptional ability to recognise emergency and dangerous situations and react quickly and calmly.

Strong ability to enforce established policies, rules and regulations.

In-depth ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Remarkable ability to respond to requests and inquiries from the general public and employees.

Proven ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Immense ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Deep knowledge of and the ability to perform American Red Swimming Coaches Association strokes and

Strong ability to teach swimming strokes and skills to participants of all ages.

Solid ability to perform the duties of the job for the scheduled workday.

Exceptional ability to perform a variety of tasks simultaneously or in rapid succession.

Sound ability to concentrate and accomplish tasks despite interruptions.

Immense ability to work with minimal daily supervision.


Intercontinental Hotel

Pool Instructor and Lifeguard Present

Conduct an effective swimming program as prescribed by the American Swimming Coaches Association, including swimming, planning, implementing and evaluating with the ability to demonstrate proper swimming techniques.

Prepare and maintain required record and reports.

Schedule "make-up" classes when necessary in the event of inclement weather.

Assume assigned duties connected with the maintenance of the pool.

Observe and enforce all rules and regulations of the facility pertaining to both staff and patrons.

Identify and assist patrons having difficulty.

Properly use, maintain and store all equipment and supplies associated with swimming instruction.

Responsible for handling questions and concerns from patrons.

Teach or coach one-to-one or in groups

Plan and deliver sessions appropriate to the level of swimmer

Provide explanations and demonstrate swimming techniques

Correct faults in swimming techniques and identify ways to improve performance

Make sure safety standards are followed

Check that life-saving equipment is in full working order

Organise and supervise assistants and helpers

Deal with minor injuries and accidents.

Professional Park & Beach Instructor/Lifeguard Supervisor.

Atlantis The Palm

Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility;

Acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergencies

Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services

Watch for swimmers in difficulties

Stop any kind of dangerous activities

Uses lifesaving techniques when necessary

Set up equipment

Oversees users of beach and inland waterways

Advice when and where swimming is safe

Ensures that people are in safe areas

Identify potential hazards and take necessary actions

Provide first aid when necessary

Set up the beach and the necessary lifesaving equipment

Educate and Inform guests about any upcoming and developing issues about the beach.

Consistently met daily class attendance goals

Moi International Swimming Club

Swim Instructor

Provided water safety instruction and taught swim lessons at the pool.

Ensured adherence to safe work practices and procedures and established policies, rules and regulations.

Responded to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provided information within the area of assignment; resolved complaints in an efficient and timely manner.

Functioned as a crew member within an emergency plan for the handling of accidents in pool areas.

Maintained accurate records of all essential functions related to the job.

Assisted other pool staff in the conducting of duties including swimming lessons as required.

Followed all safety rules and procedures established for work area.

Conducted special program and swimming activities.

Observed patrons and enforced the safety rules and regulations of the pool; administered first aid and C.P.R. as needed; performed water rescue functions.

Participated in monitoring water chemicals and maintaining the pool and surrounding deck areas including guard house, diving boards and gutters.

Performed related duties and responsibilities as required.

YMCA Swim Club

Swim Coach and Instructor.

Plan and develop pool programs and use to ensure maximum benefit of the facility for residents of the community.

Main Activities.

Plan and develop pool related activities.

Develop a schedule for pool use including public swims,lessons and other activities.

Supervise recreation facilities and staff.

Develop swim activities to meet local needs.

Coordinate involvement in regional,territorial and provincial swim meets.

Coordinate an active community relations campaign to promote pool programs.

Arrange for advertising of programs.

Evaluate pool activities.

Administer pool programs to ensure budgets and records are maintained in an accurate and timely manner

Main Activities

Assist in preparation of the pool budget.

Monitor the budget and spending.

Collect revenues and fees.

Prepare monthly usage reports

Maintain office files

Perform guarding and instruction duties

Main Activities

Teach swimming lessons

Act as a lifeguard

Setup and instruct lessons for school groups


YMCA IN Nairobi, Kenya

Certificate in:

Pool Maintenance

Swimming Instructor

Swim Coach


Fast Aid

Padi Open Licence Diver

Certified Swim Instructor/ Coach

Trained at Al Nasr Swimming Club in the U.A.E

Acquired the following:

Lifeguard Certificate

Fast Aid Responder

CPR/ AED Certified

Swim Instructor/Coach

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