Ms Donna is the mother of three adult children, Christopher, Rachel, and Andrew. She is a former school teacher. She and her husband, Michael, homeschooled all three children.
Ms Donna was a reluctant swimmer. One might even say terrified. She learned to swim as adult. She is keenly aware of the fear and anxiety that some experience when learning to swim.
Ms Donna enjoyed teaching and lifeguarding at Dynamo Swim Club for two years before becoming director of Dynamo Swim School. After 9 years as director of the swim school, she left to start Swim With Donna Swim School.