Are You Thinking of Becoming an Infant Swimming Resource Instructor?

March 08, 2017 | JoAnn Barnett, ISR SMI
Tags: ISR Instructor Certification, Becoming an ISR Instructor

Being an Infant Swimming Resource Instructor gives you far more than the opportunity to own your own business, to set your own hours, and be a part of a growing team of over 500 professionals in 17 countries. Since 1966, we have delivered over 8,000,000 ISR lessons to over 300,000 ISR students with unparalleled results. If you’re reading this, you are probably well aware of the significant threat drowning poses to infants and young children, in fact, drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children under the age of four in the United States, but you many not know that in as little as 6 weeks you can fulfill your professional aspirations while safeguarding the most vulnerable members of your community.

ISR Instructor Training

The truth lies in the the way in which ISR trains and supports its Instructors. For over 50 years, we've continually refined the process of becoming an Infant Swimming Resource Instructor to ensure that even ISR's newest team member is fully capable of delivering our safest and most effective lesson to date. Now, the Instructor Training Program has been enhanced to include online academic coursework, in-person academic study, and an unashamedly elite and rigorous in-water hands-on training experience.

Kate Armentano in training with Kelli Roop, Certified ISR Master Instructor

Kate Armentano in training with Kelli Roop, Certified ISR Master Instructor

A Career With ISR: Your Business With Our Support

ISR has a full-time staff dedicated to making sure each of our new ISR Instructors has everything we’ve learned about not only being the most effective survival swimming Instructor, but also owning a successful independent ISR business, at their fingertips. And our ongoing support as you gain tenure within the ranks of our ISR Team... in a word? Unparalleled. As you might imagine, we get the privilege of talking with a significant number of people who are considering becoming Infant Swimming Resource Instructors and we know that it’s likely that you’re considering other opportunities and are therefore aware of the threats and statistics facing new business owners, and we are quite competitive in this space. By leveraging our massive brand recognition, industry leading web traffic, and unparalleled results, we effectively mitigate the threats you’ve likely heard and read about when researching owning your own business, and put you in a position to succeed and manage all that lies ahead.

What Lies Ahead For a New ISR Instructor

The truth is, there are a host of threats facing a new business owner, but the difference between being an ISR Instructor, and starting a completely new entity, lies in the fact that though each ISR Instructor is an Independent ISR business owner, ISR Instructors have the benefit of the most recognizable company in a massive industry, with refined tools, oftentimes a waiting list of clients in an area, an ISR blueprint for success, and a team of full-time staff ready to make sure you are ISR’s next successful business; but don’t take our word for it, listen to what your future colleagues have to say about what being an ISR Instructor means to them:

Ultimately, we urge you to do as much research as you feel necessary, and when you’re ready to join our team and write your own ISR Story, visit and schedule a time to speak with one of our ISR Expansion Team members. We think you’ll be pleasantly surprised at our communication process. There isn’t a sales pitch, nor incessant follow-up calls, just an open conversation with a friendly, knowledgeable, ISR staff member and Instructor ready to help assess whether or not becoming an Infant Swimming Resource Instructor is a good fit for you, your family, your goals, and our culture.