Bayswim Team

Matthew

BaySwim Manager

Kia Ora, my name is Matthew Strange and I am the BaySwim Manager. I have worked in the recreation industry since 2001, including teaching Learn to Swim, squad coaching, beach and outdoor education before more recently managing the Arataki Community Centre and Mount Hot Pools. I grew up through Learn to Swim from the age…

Matthew

Baywave BaySwim Co-ordinator

Hi, my name is Matthew and I am the Baywave: BaySwim Co-ordinator. I began working with Bay Venues in 2011 at Greerton Aquatic & Leisure Centre. There I progressed to Reception Team Leader / Aquatic Coordinator position and also had stints as ‘Acting Manager’ of the Greerton venue. In 2016 I was awarded the Bay…

Jeanne

Greerton: BaySwim Co-ordinator

Hi, My name is Jeanne and I am the Greerton: BaySwim Co-ordinator. I have been working with BaySwim in a Learn to Swim instructor and Coordinator role since 2016, gaining an understanding of the needs and requirements of both our BaySwim team and customers at operational level. I originate from South Africa where I was…

Aimee

Swim Teacher

“Come get lost with me in my super fun development focussed classes”

Alex

Swim Teacher

“I want to see people of all ages grow in their swimming ability and be proud of their accomplishments”

Andrea

Swim Teacher

“My passion is to watch kids growing and developing a skill that is important, which they will keep for life. Sharing the moment when they achieve something is just a priceless joy”

Angela

Swim Teacher

“I love to see children’s confidence in the water grow and feel privileged to be a part of their early learning experiences”

Anna

Swim Teacher

“I love to see the kids have fun and grow in their confidence and ability in the water”

Bluey

BaySwim Mascot

“My purpose is to make our community safer by providing the highest quality swimming lessons and water education programmes”

Catriona

Swim Teacher

Fiona

Swim Teacher

“I like to help prevent loss of Life and promote survival in the water, along with having fun while teaching skills”

Gabe

Swim Teacher

“My passion is to enable more people of all ages and backgrounds to learn to swim and be safe and around the water”

Helen

Swim Teacher

“I’ve been a swimmer for many years and I want to pass on the same skills, passion and security swimming has given me to the kids I teach”

Islah

Swim Teacher

“I love seeing the kids enjoying themselves in the water and being proud of what they accomplish each week”

Issy

Swim Teacher

Jack

Swim Teacher

“I love watching the kids improve with their swimming skills and giving knowledge they can use for the rest of their lives”

Janet

Swim Teacher

“I aim to develop a life-long love of water, making it a safe place to play, compete or relax”

Janine

Swim Teacher

“I feel so lucky to be doing a job I love! I am passionate about the importance of learning to swim, and about teaching a life skill so children can have fun, yet be safe in and around water. Working with children is so rewarding, their honesty and enthusiasm is contagious”

Jesse

Swim Teacher

“To ensure everybody can learn a vital life skill for life”

Jessica

Swim Teacher

“I am proud to teach a life-long skill and watch my students’ progress”

Julia

Swim Teacher

“I love it when they are happy with their improvements and feel proud of themselves after each lesson”

Kaitlyn

Swim Teacher

“My purpose is to see children love the water, and helping them to feel success through progressing through levels”

Kaylie

Swim Teacher

“I love seeing the kids grow and develop their personalities”

Kelly

Swim Teacher

“I love to see all of the kids improving each week”

Kim

Swim Teacher

“I enjoy teaching children of all ages and seeing them improve”

Kim

Swim Teacher

“I enjoy seeing students improve their swimming ability and enjoy doing it”

Kirsten

Swim Teacher

“Helping children achieve ‘Gold Nugget’ moments in swimming”

Laura

Swim Teacher

“My purpose is to not only to help children grow as swimers, but to grow as people”

Marina

Swim Teacher

“I have a passion to teach the life skills of water safety. Seeing children being confident in and around water is truly rewarding”

Michelle

Swim Teacher

“I want to help improve the future of our next generation”

Michelle

Swim Teacher

Niamh

Swim Teacher

“I want to help kids get more confident in the water and improve their skills so they can have fun while being safe”

Olivia

Swim Teacher

“I love seeing the kids become more confident in both their swimming ability and themselves”

Paula

Swim Teacher

“Water safety is an important life skill and I am very proud to be able to share this knowledge with the children and staff I meet in through the ‘Schools in Pools’ programme. I enjoy watching children’s confidence grow in the water and having fun, whilst being safe”

Que-ann

Swim Teacher

“To make a difference in the community through water safety awareness”

Rebecca

Swim Teacher

“I love to build kids’ confidence, not only with swimming but within themselves”

Rebecca

Swim Teacher

“I love teaching a life skill that they will have forever”

Sophie

Swim Teacher

“I want to enable every child to be confident in the water, while having fun”

Sophie

Swim Teacher

“My purpose is to teach children a new skill that they can have with them for life”

Susan

Swim Teacher

“Being a swimming instructor is the most rewarding job for me.  Seeing kids happy and excited to learn a life skill and grow in water confidence while having fun.  Watching them attempt something that they would never do, is amazing”