Amanda Pope has spent her life around the water and has swimming in her blood. She is the founder of Tide Water Adaptive Aquatics Center and has dedicated her life to water safety for all children. Amanda studied Psychology at Drexel University and is currently completing the requirements for the Registered Behavioral Technician Certification in Applied Behavioral Analysis. Amanda has been teaching water safety and swimming for over 10 years. She has dedicated years to developing an adaptive water safety certification course, training and resources to help start and successfully develop adaptive swimming programs.