Coach Li joined Beijing Synchronized Swim Team at the age of 10. During her twelve years of professional athletic career, she was honored as National Master Athlete and awarded with Merit of National May Day. She won gold medals of National Synchronized Swimming Championships for 7 consecutive years. She was also champion of Asian Synchronized Swimming Tournament and duet champion of International Synchronized Swimming Open. In 2008, she was invited to perform at Beijing Olympic Emblem Launch Ceremony. In 2012, she was invited to be synchronized swimming event commentator at the Olympic Game.
After retired, she founded individual synchronized swimming team and held the position of head coach. Her team performed more than one hundred shows both in and out of the country. In 2014, she immigrated to the U.S as EB-1 and took up her residence in Houston, TX. In the same year, she founded Blue Legend Swimming Academy. Under her coaching, many students have won the top three in Houston community swimming competitions. Many students won several championships in Texas Synchronized Swimming Competitions and the top three in National Synchronized Swimming Competitions. Coach Li is currently an ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association) certified coach. She also holds both coaching certificate and referee certificate from USA Synchro. With eleven years of teaching experience, coach Li has developed a scientifically proven teaching and training system for child and adolescent swimming. Continuous learning and improving build the solid foundation of Blue Legend and win the love and trust of many parents.
“More than a decade of professional swimming career taught me perseverance and never to give up. And from all those countless days and nights that I devoted myself to intensive training and competitions, I learned to be humble, positive and optimistic. I appreciate all that competitive sports have taught me. Through Blue Legend, my goal is not only to teach our children professional swimming techniques, but also help build their personalities and characters through competitive sports. I wish every child a happy and healthy childhood. We are looking forward to building our children a bright future with the support of our parents.”