(Gen / Infants / Adults / Access & Inclusion / Comp Strokes)
Jodi has been in pools for over half a century (that explains the wrinkles) and still has that undeniable passion for teaching people this important life skill. Jodi is also a regular speaker on the Swim Australia circuit, traveling Australia wide talking to other instructors, and has released two books about Teaching Swimming.
(Gen / Adults)
Lindsay got dragged into this from his other life as a First Aid Instructor. He’s got a real talent for passing on information and getting the best out of his students.
(Gen / Infant / Comp Strokes)
Clare is one of our long term instructors and we have seen her grow from a teenager to a wife and mum of three great kids. She loves teaching and her students all love her.
(Gen / Infants / Adults / Access & Inclusion / Comp Strokes / Bronze Lvl Coach)
Narelle has been hanging around pools all of her life and teaching swimming was the natural thing to do. She’s warm and fuzzy and loved by all.
Kiba has been around the pool since he was a toddler and loves to run a tight ship. You’ll probably speak to him if you call up to enquire about lessons.
Desk & Deck Assistant / Trainee Teacher
Nicola’s bubbly personality and “can do” attitude make her a welcome addition to our team. Now that Nicola is working on her Swim Teacher training, we are pretty sure that her classes will be a reflection of her – fun, interesting and educational.
Reception / Trainee Teacher
Andrew comes from Vietnam via Western Australia where he was a top notch age-group Breaststroker. He’s also known as Jimmy’s little brother and is currently studying at TAFE and completing his Swim Australia Teacher’s qualification. His friendly smile and genuine warm welcome is there for all our visitors.
(Gen / Infants)
Married to a baker and mummy to her 1 year old son, Adrienne has always loved helping others learn and also teaches music and languages. Swimming, playing netball and exploring waterfalls are her favourite ways to move and have fun. Adrienne’s favourite colour is green and she enjoys collecting stationery and writing letters.
Michelle is like part of the family here at Swim Central. She started out as a parent in Water Babies classes and decided to expand her horizons and did her Austswim course. She is an exceptional instructor, especially with her small pool classes. She is talented, inventive and loves all her kiddies and families.
(General / Adults / Access & Inclusion)
Susan has been an integral part of our team since we first opened in 2000. Her firm but fair attitude is the perfect approach to teaching.
(Gen / Infant)
Jodie has a long history and connection with swimming in Tasmania, having been a competitive swimmer in her youth and a Swim Teacher for the last 20 years. After a break, Jodie is back in the pool teaching the children of Hobart swimming and Water Safety skills. We are delighted to have her on our team.
Jimmy comes from Vietnam, by way of Perth, Western Australia where he and his brother attended school. They moved to Hobart in 2019 and have settled in as Tasmanians. Jimmy is currently studying at Uni and lives with his younger brother Andrew, who has also started working at swim Central. You’ll notice that Jimmy always has a big smile on his face, as he loves being able to share his passion for swimming with all his students.
Gemma is sweet and may seem quiet but her bubbly personality will shine through. She is multi talented when it comes to running the front desk, wIth a background in Administration and Hospitality. Gemma will make sure that you get what you need.
Li Yii is from Malaysia and a mother of two. She loves to see young kids learn swimming and enjoys watching improvement in young swimmers. She is friendly, gentle and have compassion for the little ones who fear water. Li is being trained by both Michelle and Narelle and is so happy to be part of our team.
(General & Infants)
Sonia is back with us after a year’s break and keen to get back into the water. She spends her weekdays working at a local School Farm, caring for the plants and animals and teaching students husbandry skills. We’re delighted to welcome Sonia back on our team.
Desk / Deck Assistant
Amber learned to swim at SC and is currently enjoying her competitive swimming career with Sandy Bay club. Also known as Michelle’s daughter, Amber is keen to do her Teacher Training when she is old enough, but in the meantime is loving her first job as a Desk Assistant at our centre.
Lachlan Krelle & Felicity Carter
Desk / Deck Assistants
Lachlan is another former SC Student who has taken on a role as a Desk / Deck Assistant. He is an awesome big brother to Georgia and a talented track and field athlete. We love having Lachie on our team.
Felicity also learned to swim with us and hopes to be a Swim Teacher one day in the near future. She mainly works weekends, when she can fit it in around her Rowing and Dancing commitments and offers a warm welcome to our families.
(Teacher in Training)
Nik is a former competitive swimmer, hailing from the NW Coast but has been in Hobart a number of years now, studying at Uni. He is currently working on his thesis and pouring is love and passion for swimming into completing his training as a Swim Teacher. Nik admits that these days the most swimming he does is when he falls out of a kayak, but he is loving the teaching side of things! Welcome Nik!
Ummul comes straight to us from Pakistan where she studied and worked in Fabric Design. She has experience in Admin but her passion is swimming. Ummul spent all of her school years pursuing her swimming with her local club and is incredibly keen to keep the connection to the water.