Who We Are
About the company
For over 45 years Andy Broido has become a worldwide leader in the aquatics industry by scaling multiple swim schools and developing a proven curriculum.
Head Swim Consultant, Andy Broido, is known worldwide as a leader in the aquatics industry.
With over 45 years of experience developing competent swimmers and running a large multi-location swim school, Andy wanted to share her knowledge with like-minded child activity centers.
In 2011, Andy launched Swim Consultant, a leading full-service management and consulting firm to the child activity center community. Serving child activity centers, as well as, gyms & preschools in the USA and internationally, Swim Consultant specializes in curriculum development, teacher training, on-site visits and more.
Andy is a frequent presenter at multiple USSSA conferences and holds several industry memberships including:
- United States Swim Schools Association (USSSA) 2016 Hall of Fame Recipient
- United States Swim Schools Association (USSSA) since 1989
- Past Board Member of USSSA
- One of the original members of the USSSA Infant Toddler Educator Training
- Committee and Presenter for their course
- National Drowning Prevention Alliance
- Swim Australia
- Safe Kids
- Stop Drowning Now
- Hope Floats
Andy’s personal passion is her family dogs, which she has taught to be safer around water.
Marcella Miciano is the Senior Consultant for our Leadership Development division, empowering swim school owners to cultivate strong, cohesive, and happy company cultures.
Marcella is also the co-founder and CEO of The Swim Academy, Broward County’s leading multi-location outdoor swim school, serving South Florida families for the last two decades. The Swim Academy is also a proud physical education partner to Sagemont and Chesterbrook Schools located in Weston, Florida.
Prior to founding The Swim Academy, Marcella was an international Corporate Teambuilding and Training Specialist developing recreation and leisure centers for clients across the US, Africa, and the Caribbean. Serving both the sports & recreation and travel & hospitality industries, Marcella’s most notable clients include The Walt Disney Company, Sandy Lane Hotel, and The Boca Resort and Club. Marcella is also a veteran corporate emcee, hosting over 100 events for organizations including Playmasters, the Concierge Society of Atlanta, and multiple Fortune 500 companies across the US. Marcella is a proud alumna of East Carolina University with a Bachelor’s in Recreation Management and a concentration in Marketing.
With over 25 years of experience in recreation management and water safety, Marcella is a recurring speaker at the USSSA and Swim Consultant’s annual conferences, and an ambassador for drowning prevention organizations including the United States Swim School Association, the National Drowning Prevention Association, the National Recreation and Park Association, Water Smart Broward, and SWIMCentral.
Galen Broido is the Product Specialist for Swim Consultant. Galen’s marketing experience and passion for swimming help her support all of Swim Consultant’s clients. Her main focus is sharing Swim Consultant’s Curriculum and E-Learning platform with existing, new and future members.
She helps clients with any questions they have and is constantly working to add and improve the services that Swim Consultant offers. Galen loves getting to know each member and helping them reach their goals!
Brittney Clark swam for a USA team for 14 years before joining the swim school family. She has over 15 years of swim lesson experience and for the last 9 years she has also taught lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid classes through the American Red Cross.
For the last 5 years, Brittney has volunteered her time training service dog puppies for Canine Companions for Independence. Her first 4 puppies have all been successfully placed as service dogs and Milly, her newest puppy, is hoping to be the 5th success story.
After completing her masters degree in Counseling Psychology at the University of West Florida she was able to rejoin the SwimConsultant team. She is here to help our clients with any questions and is excited to get to know each and every SwimConsultant member.