Our Teachers & Staff

All group lessons are taught by ASA level 2 or equivalent and above qualified instructors.

Staff Training Information

TEACHERS

Marie

Is an ASA level 2 instructor with over 4 years of teaching experience and specialises in group and private lessons.

Elaine

Is lifeguard trained, ASA Level 2 & Aquafit instructor with 15+ years experience. Specialises in beginner group lessons and adults/children with disabilities helping with their enabling needs through swimming. Elaine has a Diploma in Exercise Referral which can promote recovery with a referral from your Doctor. 

Abi

Is an ASA level 2 instructor with nearly two years of teaching experience 

and specialises in 1:1 lessons.

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Adam D

Is an ASA level 2 instructor with over 10 years of teaching experience 

and specialises in 1:1 lessons & schools.

Will

Is an ASA level 2 instructor with over 15 years of teaching experience and specialises in group and private lessons.

Jen

Is an ASA level 2 instructor with over 10 years of teaching and experience 

specialises in group and 1:1 private lessons.

Anna

Is an ASA level 2 instructor with over 4 years of teaching experience, specialising in group and private lessons.

Mark - MA BA PGCE

Lifeguard since the 1970's, holder of an RLSS Distinction and is NPLQ qualified.  ASA Advanced Swimming Teacher and a certified RLSS Teacher.  Mark has taught a number of subjects since the 1980's and continues teaching national curriculum swimming and Rookie Lifeguards. He has experience teaching all ages in the UK and abroad.

Joe

Is an ASA level 2 & Aqua Fit instructor with over 18 years of teaching and experience 

specialises in group and 1:1 private lessons.

Ben

Is an ASA level 2 instructor with over 8 years of teaching experience and specialises in private lessons.  He is also a qualified lifeguard and RLSS Trainer assessor.

Amanda

Has many years of experience as a qualified ASA advanced teacher and RLSS teacher.  She is also a specialist ASA teacher for those with disabilities and enjoys the confidence and pleasure that learning to swim can give to all.  Amanda is also an ASA coach and ASA Aquafit teacher. 

Adam

Is a Duty Manager and lifeguard.  He is a qualified instructor in shallow & Deep Aquafit and an experienced  ASA level 2 swimming instructor.

Megan

Having practically grown up at the Flamingo pool Megan is a level 2 swimming teacher, aquafit instructor and lifeguard. Megan has taught a range of ages in group lessons and 1:1 including the nervous to club level. 

Zoe - FIOS MIOS (LC)

ASA level 2 swimming instructor & lane coach, RLSS lifeguard trainer assessor, (PXB specialism) 20 years experience. 
Aquafit instructor, Level 3 diploma in exercise referral and one of or team of
GP referral consultants at the pool.

Nick

Is an ASA level 2 pool & open water  instructor for children and adults one to one and group sessions.

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Kate G

Is an ASA level 2 pool & open water  instructor for children and specilises in adults one to one, group sessions.

Pool Staff

Steve

Centre Manager and ASA Level 2 teacher with over 20 years of experience.

Gareth

Assistant Manager. ASA Level 2 instructor with over 8 years’ experience. RLSS Lead Trainer assessor with AED and PXB specialisms along with RLSS Rookie Lifeguard instructor. Level 3 diploma in Exercise Referral and First Aid at Work qualified Instructor.

Alistair

Runs our reception and website/IT through the week part time. He is a qualified ASA level 2 swim & Rookies instructor, teaching groups on a Thursday afternoon.  Specialises in group and school lessons.

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Kate

Is one of our Duty Managers, running the reception on a part time basis. Kate began working at the Flamingo Pool as a volunteer in 2012.

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Steve P

He is an experienced qualified ASA level 2 swim instructor and specialises in 1:1 lessons.

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Richard

Is an ASA level 2 instructor with over 8 years of teaching experience specialising in school groups and private lessons.  He is also a Duty Manager for the pool.

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