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Meet the Founder!

Brown Girls Swim Founder and Lead Swim Instructor, Amani Khabeer, is an African-American former collegiate swimmer who has swam competitively for a total of eighteen years. Amani was a former USA Club Swimmer (ten years), Philadelphia Public League Champion (four years), and a NCAA Collegiate Swimmer (four Years). Amani brings extensive knowledge and experience of competitive coaching and swim instruction to Brown Girls Swim. After competitively swimming for eighteen years, Amani has shared her love of swimming by founding Brown Girls Swim an organization that aims to eliminate the minority gap in swimming and Amani is dedicated to ensuring there is a sacred space for swimmers of color within the aquatic community. 

Specialty Events: 50 Yard Freestyle & 100 Yard Backstroke

Favorite Stroke: Butterfly

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