Todd Rozelle began teaching swim at a local swim school in 2010 for 3 years while he was attending Dallas Baptist University. After he obtained his Bachelors degree in Business Management he went on to pursue a career in Industrial Sales. However, Todd’s passion for teaching kids to swim did not fade. Todd taught a handful of students during the summer at their homes for several years before realizing he had a special niche. His business doubled year after year just from word of mouth from parents. Fast Fins was created in 2018 and strives to be the best Private Swim Lesson provider in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
Todd resides in McKinney, TX, has a brother named Tyler who serves in the US Army, and enjoys playing basketball, going to the gym, golfing, country dancing, and traveling in his spare time.
Cassie has been working with children, ages 2mo - 18 years for over a decade. She first began teaching swim lessons at a formal swim school in the summer of 2012 and quickly fell in love. Within 4 months, she took on roles working with children as young as 2 months and became a manager overseeing curriculum implementation, training new teachers, and parent/student/teacher relationships and communications. Her high energy, enthusiasm, and animated style make her a vibrant teacher who instantly connects with students. Cassie continued working in these swim environments until 2016. In the summer of 2018, Summers joined Fast Fins having a niche for working with children in the water, especially under the age of 6. Cassie also holds a degree in Dance and teaches ballet and contemporary at dance studios through out the metroplex to ages 4-18. She is a registered yoga teacher, holding her RYT200 and teaches Ashtanga and Power Flow classes in East Dallas. When Cassie isn't busy teaching, she's attending shows and traveling to music festivals, taking classes herself (dance or yoga), or snuggled up with a book and her 2 cats.
Sara Plotkin was born and raised in Dallas. She is currently a student at Indiana University in Bloomington for the past 4 years, Go Hoosiers! Sara will be graduating from IU in May 2020 with her degree in Early Childhood Education. Her experience in Indiana has been amazing, but Texas will always be home for her. Teaching swim lessons with Fast Fins has allowed Sara to participate in her favorite summertime activity and combine that with her passion for teaching. She loves getting to develop relationships with children and their families and watch their confidence and skills grow tremendously with lessons. In Sara's free time you can find her playing with her golden retriever Sadie, spending time with friends and family, or reading a good book.
Kristin was born and raised in Texas and is the oldest of 3. She began working with children at her church's childcare center where she learned valuable skills to teach children.
In 2011, she started working at a local swim school for 3 years where she quickly fell in love with teaching kids to swim. In 2013, Kristin moved to Missouri to pursue other career and personal choices but moved back to Texas in 2020. Kristin came on board with Fast Fins summer of 2020, and we are so happy to have her! In her spare time, she enjoys being with her friends, family, and dog, as well as watching sports. She also has a passion for photography which she utilizes when Storm Chasing! Kristin has a highly energetic and bubbly personality that connects well with children of all ages!
Nick Guidry is a lifetime competitive swimmer who started teaching swim lessons through his hometown and high school swim teams. As an all-state swimmer, he found a passion for sharing his gift by teaching swimming and stroke technique to younger teammates and children in his community. He grew up in south Louisiana and moved to Texas when he attended Texas Christian University for his undergraduate degree. After receiving a Bachelor’s in business, he worked as a technology consultant in Dallas for two years before making a career change away from corporate technology. Nick loves working with kids, especially in the pool, and enjoys being a teacher and mentor in all aspects of a student’s development aside from just swimming. In Nick’s free time he enjoys traveling, reading, creating art, and spending time with his dog Lenny.
Catherine was born and raised in Charlotte, NC. She started competitive swimming at the age of 6 and moved to Texas when she was recruited to swim for Texas Christian University as a butterfly and mid-distance freestyle swimmer. Catherine began teaching swim lessons in high school for underprivileged inner-city children, continued to teach during college for kids of all ages and recently joined Fast Fins. Catherine’s years of competitive swimming, passion for the sport and love for children help her to be a great swim instructor. She graduated TCU in 2019 and is currently working at a doctors office in Dallas as she prepares to apply to PA school this year. In her free time, Catherine enjoys traveling, taking medical mission trips, and spending time with her friends and family.
Megan has a passion for organizing and spreadsheets. She loves working behind the scenes to make everyone's jobs a little easier. As a seasoned Administrative Assistant, she is excited about streamlining processes and exceeding client expectations. She takes pride in being part of Fast Fins amazing team! In addition to work, Megan finds joy in cooking, taking her two dogs to the park, party planning, and spending time with her fiancé, Dustin. Her wedding is in September and she can barely wait! Megan grew up in the Dallas area and graduated in 2015 with her Bachelors in Communications from Oral Roberts University.