Ben Messore - Asst. Swim Lesson Coordinator


Meet our Assistant Swim Lesson Coordinator who also manages/coaches the JEA Orcas Swim Club! Ben is originally from Rhode Island but has been in Savannah for six years now. Ben has a Master’s of Sports Administration degree from Arkansas State University. He has been providing swim lessons for 10 years and has coached other sports including soccer, baseball and basketball. He is now making quite a splash at the J!

Theresa Uritescu - Specialty Coach


Miss Theresa is a long-time resident of Savannah who began providing swim lessons over 25 years ago. Theresa took her love of teaching and founded her own private business where she served countless families in the area for 10 years before joining the team at the Savannah JEA. Theresa is now our Swim Lesson Coordinator leading the JEA Starfish Swim School and supervises our Swim Team staff. She serves as a specialty coach to our JEA Orcas and supervises many of their swim meets as well!