Karen has been swimming since she was three years old. Throughout her childhood, she swam competitively. In her sophomore year of high school, she found her passion for coaching other swimmers. Since then, Karen has enjoyed instructing and coaching in a variety of forms. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in human resources from Rutgers University, and her water safety instructor certification through the American Red Cross.
Through gentle encouragement and skillful guidance, Karen helps her students overcome their fear of the water so they can excel. She creates a fun instructional environment for all ages and skill levels.