Lifeguard Training

Meet the Instructor


Heidi Sussman is an American Red Cross instructor certified to teach swimming lessons, lifeguard training, first aid, and CPR classes to students of all ages.  She is currently the Aquatics Director at La Madrona Swim & Racquet Club and an adult fitness swim coach with the County of Santa Cruz, Parks & Recreation.  She has 35 years of aquatics coaching and teaching experience with outstanding knowledge of the mechanics and psychology of swimming to help students of all ages gain confidence and/or improve their swimming skills.