Ellis is the Early Childhood Coordinator at the Jim Montgomery Swim School. She enjoys teaching lessons and sharing her love of the water. She was born and raised in Dallas, where she graduated from Highland Park High School. Ellis earned a degree in Human Development and Family Studies with an emphasis on Early Childhood Development from Texas Tech University. She received her teaching certificate in Early Childhood through sixth grade and Special Education. Ellis previously taught kindergarten and enjoys incorporating learning into all aspects of lessons. She taught private and group lessons during her summers through high school and college. Ellis loves to encourage kids to do their best and watch them grow.