BSAC has formally launched its model new swim lesson program which provides eight progressive levels of growth. This thrilling enlargement is being led by Miranda Briggs, BSAC’s new Director of Swim Schooling.
After a latest drowning spike in Hillsborough County, the BSAC aquatics staff discovered Miranda, and used actual case research to restructure curriculum and create a plan of motion, which can straight affect the youth in our space. Youngsters will progress via enjoyable ranges of growth whereas studying very important water security abilities that can assist preserve them secure round our bodies of water.
“Our new program compares to no others,” mentioned Miranda. “We put a big focus on teaching safety skills that will translate for the rest of these kids’ lives.”
In 2018, Miranda grew to become a Gold Star Partner after shedding her husband, Garrett Briggs, an Military Ranger in 1st Battalion at Hunter Military Airfield in Savannah, Georgia. Relocating to the Brandon space has given Miranda and her one yr previous daughter, Essex, the chance to start out a brand new chapter and make a serious affect in the neighborhood.
“I know how happy my husband would be for this chance to work with so many awesome people at BSAC in such a beautiful place!” mentioned Miranda. “I feel very close to him still- he was a swimmer- so I know how excited he would be.”
This will likely be Miranda’s 15th yr within the aquatics subject since beginning as a swimming teacher. As her ardour for instructing grew, so did her profession. She efficiently coached diving, USA Swimming, Grasp’s swimming, Summer time League, and Particular Olympics. She additionally has invaluable expertise as a Water Security Teacher and Lifeguard Teacher, and can make an excellent addition to the BSAC staff.
For greater than 55 years, BSAC has labored to satisfy its mission of youth drowning prevention within the Tampa Bay space. Miranda hopes to develop this system even additional by writing new curriculum that might serve US veterans via aquatic remedy sooner or later. BSAC proudly provides navy reductions to households.
Go to Miranda and Essex on the pool deck throughout BSAC’s Dolphin and Pup class this summer season. For extra info: www.mybsac.org/swim