Teaching the science of swimming since 2003!

PHD SWIM SCHOOL

Katie B. is a former sprint triathlete and triathlete coach.  She also has experience teaching fearful adult beginners how to swim.  Katie is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice.  She also has prior accounting and business administration experience with Raleigh Brewing Company and Charles & Colvard. 

Katie has two boys herself (ages eleven and fifteen) and loves working with young children.  She is a gifted teacher with special strengths in class organization, maintaining structure in a fun environment, and establishing a relationship of trust with her students.  Katie has undergone over fifty hours of intense in-water and academic training to learn our method.  She primarily manages all day-to-day business activities and is also an instructor.  She currently teaches I Can Swim (survival), Kicks & Tricks, and Fundations. 

Katie Blalock: 

Instructor & Director

of business operations