Katie Hall

Katie Hall

Owner

Katie started swimming competitively at six years old. She swam at the University of California, Berkeley – one of the most elite swim programs in the nation. READ MORE

Tim Hall

Tim Hall

Owner

As a three-time Ironman triathlete, Tim is an accomplished open water swimmer as well as a member of the Sierra Nevada Masters swim team. READ MORE

Lauren Handy

Lauren Handy

Site Director - Reno

Lauren graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Human Development & Family Studies. She has been with Silver Bear Swim School since 2011. Lauren supervises all the day-to-day functions of our Reno school.

Lauren swam competitively throughout her childhood (her favorite stroke is breaststroke!) as well as played water polo in high school. She has completed the Alcatraz open water swim twice and loves to snorkel when on vacation. When Lauren is not at the pool, she tries to road-trip to the snow or beach.

Nichole Poirier

Nichole Poirier

Site Director - Sparks

Nichole graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a degree in Business Management. Nichole has been with Silver Bear for five years and has played a crucial role in our Baby Bear and Swim Team programs. Nichole supervises all the day-to-day functions of our Sparks school.

Nichole has extensive competitive swim experience and participated on high school and club teams in Las Vegas, NV. When she is not at the pool, Nichole can be found hiking with her dog.