Tobey and Tim Kelly are the owners of Goldfish Swim School in Milford, Massachusetts. They decided to dive head first into opening a Goldfish Swim School location after seeing first-hand the positive impact their sister and brother-in-law have had in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Colorado bringing water safety education to these communities. Both Tobey and Tim earned their degrees at Syracuse University and have spent more than 30 years in the Financial Services and Technology industries respectively. They have two grown daughters and consider themselves “outdoors people”, enjoying running and hiking when not at Goldfish. Both have a passion for helping others, which is why they are so excited to be part of the Goldfish Swim School family. They love bringing the Goldfish Swim School proven swim lesson curriculum, water safety knowledge, and the Golden Experience to the community of Milford, MA and the surrounding towns.
Lauren has been with Goldfish Swim School in Milford since before it opened in the fall of 2019. After moving back to Massachusetts, Lauren fell in love with the Goldfish Swim School concept of teaching kids life skills and water safety through swimming. Prior to working at Goldfish Swim School, she was an athletic director and coach, and truly loves watching young children grow through sport. A college basketball player at Bentley University, Lauren has grown up participating in sports all her life. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. Both of Lauren’s sons swim at Goldfish and share her love for the water!
Amanda Cavaco has been with Goldfish Swim School in Milford since February 2019, shortly after it opened! After leaving a 16 year career in childcare and moving into bank management Amanda realized she missed working with children and started working at Goldfish. She quickly realized the importance of water safety and fell in love with the curriculum and atmosphere at Goldfish. Her son attends Goldfish and is flourishing in a Mini lesson. Amanda truly believes that instilling water safety skills at a young age is life saving. Amanda has worked in management since earning her Business degree from Nichol’s College and loves building relationships with all the employees at Goldfish. In Amanda’s free time she enjoys all of the seasons that New England has to offer and loves to be outside!
Tyler grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended the Georgia Paramedic Training Center and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Management. Tyler has an extensive background in aquatics safety and risk management consulting. His love of swimming and aquatics was born at a young age, where he swam competitively from the age of 5 through High School. He has taught Lifeguard and Lifeguard Instructor classes for over 20 years. He holds American Red Cross and Ellis & Associates Instructor certifications. He also is a certified Aquatic Facility Operator by the National Recreation & Park Association. Tyler’s favorite part of working at Goldfish is seeing children progress in our program and learn important water safety skills. When Tyler isn’t at Goldfish, you will find him spending time with his daughter Peyton (most likely at the beach) and taking photographs of New England lighthouses and the rocky coastal landscapes that are so typical of our area.
Kalie has been working at Goldfish since March of 2019 when she started as a swim instructor. Her favorite part about Goldfish Swim School is that we are able to teach children a life saving skill. She loves watching the swimmers grow, while having so much fun at the same time. Outside of working at Goldfish she loves traveling, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends.
Jacqueline True joined the Goldfish Swim team in December of 2019. She enjoys working with the children and teaching them how to swim and loves to focus on teaching safety! Outside of working at Goldfish she enjoys walking, going to the beach, watching movies and spending time with her children.
Emily Novack has been with Goldfish since February of 2023. She loves helping children learn crucial water safety skills while still having fun! Outside of working at Goldfish, Emily enjoys playing pool, reading, and watching scary movies!