MEET THE TEAM

 
THE MANAGEMENT TEAM

 

Without these amazing managers and co-ordinators the business wouldn't succeed and we believe we have the best team in the country! It can be daunting arriving at the pool for the first time so put a 'face to a name' before you get there with our handy guide below!

The team will always be there to help and support your child from the moment you walk in the door to greet you with a big smile to the end of your swimming journey with us. The role of the co-ordinator is to manage all of your day to day enquiries either at the pool or via email, text or Whatsapp. They also handle termly awards, work hard 'behind the scenes' making sure everything runs smoothly and organise all termly group activities, but more importantly, be there on poolside to ensure the safety and enjoyment of the children 

 
Chris (Worcester)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

You will find Chris at our New College, Worcester pool on Mondays.

He says “I believe in giving children the skills they need to enjoy a lifetime of fun in the water”
Early Years Foundation Degree Undergraduate - First Year University of Worcester

I am a RLSS UK Trainer Assessor, Swim England Qualified Level 2 Teacher and Coach with more than 15 years experience teaching children and young people.

TAKE A LOOK AT CHRIS'S WEBSITE TOO! https://lifeguardtrainer.co.uk/

Bronwyn (Worcester)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bronwyn runs our sessions at New College on Thursdays. She says:

"Upon completion of swim school, I joined my local swimming club where I competed for 11 years.  It was here that I reached national standard and ranked 8th in Great Britain in the 100m & 200m breast stroke. Having retired from swimming, at University I enjoyed playing water polo and dabbled with rowing too but I couldn’t resist the lure of the competitive swimming and now train and compete with Worcester Masters Swimming Club."

 

Alex (Worcester)
 
 
 
 
 

 

Alex looks after Sundays at New College, Worcester. He says:

"I have swam competitively at a number of clubs, competing from county to national level over a number of years. Furthermore, I have swam at numerous local swimming clubs including Worcester, Stourbridge, City of Birmingham and RWS. Lastly, I’ve been teaching for just under five years, so I can’t wait to pass my experiences to you guys!"

 
Emily (Worcester)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Emily looks after the children on Saturdays at New College. She says about herself:

"I started swimming at a young age and progressed all the way up to rookie lifesaving and through the lifesaving medallions to compete in lifesaving nationals. At the age of 13 I started teaching lifesaving working as an assistant preparing and progressing my own small group for lifesaving competitions. From there I achieved my assistant teacher in lifesaving and my NPLQ qualification. Working as a lifeguard alongside teaching I achieved my Level 2 Swimming teacher and worked between three leisure centres focusing on the learn to swim stages. Currently I am the co-ordinator for Saturday swimming classes with Nemo whilst studying for my degree in outdoor adventure leadership and management."

Ann (Wolverhampton)

 

You'll find Ann teaching across the weekend (Saturday afternoons & all day Sundays for us at the lovely Tettenhall College Private School ! She says:

"For me teaching is a pleasure not a job! The first time a child does a few strokes in the water independently is for me the best feeling in the world and after 30 years of teaching that feeling never gets old!

For many years I swam for my school teams and for the Staffordshire county when I was a teenager. Fun fact ! I also used to open water swim in Chasewater Pool in Staffordshire. Everyone thought I was insane at the time but now its a huge sport!

Natalie (Aldridge)​

 

 

Nat has been with us from inception and you'll find her at Cooper & Jordan and Aldridge Schools'. She says: 

I'm Nat mom to 2 children, 2 horses and 1 dog 

I have 21 years experience teaching.

The first 15 has a horse riding instructor and the last 6 has a swimming teacher and Co-ordinator.

I feel I'm at my best teaching the younger children or those that are nervous about being in the water. I aim to make lesson fun and interactive with the children so they learn new skills without even realising.

Lisa (Walsall)

 

 

 

 

 

I'm a 51 year old mother of two. 

I've always loved swimming from a young age and swam in competitions for the school I attended. 

I never had the skills to teach my own children to swim, but after deciding to become a swimming teacher in 2012, and this becoming a co-ordinator, I can honestly say I love my job and wish I had done it sooner! 

 
Charlene (Aldridge)

Lastly but certainly not least our longest serving Coordinator and Manager Charlene. You'll currently find Charlene at Cooper & Jordan School on Fridays running our babies & toddlers classes and then on Mondays at Aldridge School with 4yrs  plus classes. She says about herself;

  Hi I'm Charlene, Mum to lily and expecting our 2nd child soon. I've been a swimming teacher for 16 years and have taught both in the UK and abroad. I enjoy teaching everyone from babies to iron man. I've Swum from an early age competing at club level until the age of 15. I love swimming in open water and would love to complete a triathlon one day.