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HEAD LIFEGUARD / LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTOR / SWIM TEAM COACH / SWIM INSTRUCTOR

Min has many positions here at the Y. Specifically as a lifeguard and he helps train lifeguards for the community and here at our Y.  Min helps our members mostly by lifeguarding and keeping them safe while swimming and making them feel comfortable while swimming.  Min is also a swim instructor, he says, " I love teaching kids and adults how to swim as it's very rewarding. I also speak Korean so I help translate for our members and guests."

When asked what he enjoys most about his job, Min responded, "All the members and the staff treat me like family so a day at work does not feel like work. My daughter, Sohia takes classes here and has made many new friends through the Y."

Fun Fact: Min has been swimming since he was 5 years old and was on the National Korean Swim Team when he was 16 years old. He adds, "I've been working in different fields/jobs for 20 years and I finally found a perfect job and that is working here at the Y."