Meet Our Facility Leaders

Jessica Malak

Arlington Heights Facility Leader

Jessica started working at Chicago Swim School as a Swim Instructor a few years ago. She is very excited to continue making a difference at Chicago Swim School as the Facility Leader. She is passionate about ensuring the growth of our students in and out of the water. She hopes to continue making Chicago Swim School a wonderful place for families and staff. 

In her free time, you can find Jessica reading a good book or trying new restaurants. She also loves to take her dog, Callie, for long walks. She spends her weekends with family and friends oftentimes at concerts or sporting events.

Kristin Pharr

Mokena Facility Leader

Kristin has been swimming almost her entire life, starting with swim lessons at her country club. She joined a swim team at the age of 4 and competed all the way through college. Kristin has been working in aquatics for over 14 years as a swim instructor, swim coach and aquatics director. She is motivated to make a difference in children’s lives every day. She is excited to be a part of the Chicago Swim School Family where she can continue exploring her passion and act as a role model for others.
In her off time, Kristin enjoys watching tv (especially the Green Bay Packers), cooking, working out, and spending time with her husband, step-children, her dog Shimmer, and the rest of her family.