Meet the Team

We are delighted to have such a wonderful team of teachers at KickStart. Here's a little bit more information to get to know them better...

Hannah

What made you want to be a teacher? I was a competitive swimmer and I then wanted to stay involved with the sport when I couldn't compete anymore...

Adam

What is your favourite skill to teach? My favourite skill to teach is backstroke arm movement...

 

Suzi

Where in the world would you like to swim? I’d love to have an infinity pool somewhere hot...

Lauren

Have you got a funny swimming story? I once slipped into the pool right after teaching fully clothed, in front of EVERYONE!

Tom

What made you want to be a teacher?  It was actually Hayley who encouraged me to do the courses and helped me in the early days when I was more nervous. So basically Hayley is responsible for me being here today!...

Jenny

Where in the world would you like to swim? Any pool I can relax and just swim in without feeling like I’m on lifeguard alert as well...

Amberley

What made you want to be a teacher? At the club where I swam they encouraged me to volunteer and gain my qualifications...

Caitlin

Tell us something interesting about you?  I also work at a secondary school as an Learning Support Assistant, where I work with children with additional needs...

Darren

What made you want to be a teacher? The opportunity to teach a life skill...

 

Ellie-Ann

What’s your favourite skill to teach? My favourite skill to teach is buoyancy and balance because this is an important safety skill and there are lots of fun games to help teach this skill...

Karen

How long have you been a swimming teacher? I qualified as a swimming teacher 21 years ago.

Chloe

Where in the world would you like to swim? My dream place to swim is the Hierve El Agua springs in Oaxaca, Mexico...

Marcello

Which stage do you think is the hardest Teaching correct breaststroke legs in Stage 4 is very challenging and requires vast amounts of patience and persistence. 

 

Sophie

Where in the world would you like to swim? Great Barrier Reef - Australia...