Emmanuel has been working in Fitness First Swim Academy as a swim instructor in Uptown Mirdif since 2017. He has been teaching swimming for over 11 years in the Philippines and UAE Land Forces before joining his current role. His goal is to build a career by sharing his experiences and dedication to inspire the younger swimmers. He is a positive, fun individual and gains satisfaction in helping swimmers achieve their goals.

  • 2018 – STA Level 2 Certificate for Swimming  Teachers (QCF)
  • 2018 – STA Level 2 Award for Swimming Teachers (QCF)
  • 2020 - STA School Swimming Academy CPD
  • 2017 – STA Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
  • 2019 - Breathing by Straight-Line Swimming
  • 2019 - Body Position by Straight-Line Swimming
  • 2019 - Motion by Straight-Line Swimming
  • 2020 - Today’s Youth…Tomorrow’s Athlete” Seminar by IDEA Health & Fitness Association
  • 2017 – STA Introduction to Risk Assessment
  • 2017 – STA Junior Lifeguard, Diving Starts and Turns
  • 2019 – STA Level 2 Award in Safety Award for Swimming Teachers (QCF)
  • 2018 – HSS Emergency First Aid with Defibrillation and Incident Management  Course
  • 2009 – Bachelor of Science in Physical Education (BSPE)
  • 2016 – Swim America Swimming Instructor Course
  • 2011 – FINA International Swimming Coach Clinic
  • 2020 - UAE AID – MBRU –Community Immunity Ambassador Program of COVID-19



Emmanuel likes to do a lot of sports including swimming, cycling and running.

He joined Ironman 70.3 Dubai 2018 in the Team Relay in which he swam the 1.9km and he participated in the team relay in Ironman 70.3 Dubai 2019 as the cyclist completing 90km.

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