(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.
In 2021 Jodi was awarded the highest honour, Diamond Recognition by Swim Australia for her services, dedication and passion for Learn to Swim.
(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.
Larissa is a former swimmer and current UTas student, hailing from the mainland. She is bubbly and enthusiastic and has a passion for swimming. Larissa is joining us in 2022 after several short but impressive visits to our centre in Term 4 to show us her style!
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.
Relief Instructor (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.
Reception / Trainee Instructor
Brooklyn is a wonderful team member who came to us early in 2021 determined to add to her many skills by becoming a Swim Teacher. She can be a little on the quiet side, but enjoys running a tight-ship on reception and will always go out of her way to help our families.
(General / Infants)
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 has compassion for the little ones who fear water. Li was trained by both Michelle and Narelle and is so happy to be part of our team.
Natalie-Rose learnt to swim at Swim Central and now teaches in between her Uni studies. She is currently studying her Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education) at Uni and is a valuable addition to 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.
Hannah is a local girl who is currently studying at Uni and teaching swimming in her spare time to pay the bills and fulfil her passion to educate. She is a very practical person and straight to the point and is an integral part of our team.
(General / Infants)
Tracey decided to give this swim teaching thing a go and over the past 2 years has completed her training with Jodi and Michelle, got married and had a baby, amongst other things! Hailing from Huonville, Tracey has a great connection with the kids and parents having working in early Childhood Education and Care. We can’t wait to have her on our team.