Ella is the newest member of our team and can always be found in the pool or the office with a big smile on her face. Ella is living and working in her dream job and has just moved to Coolum to live. Swim 1 is very fortunate to have such a strong team with such a broad level of skills. Ella teaches our infants from 4 months of age through to our older school age swimmers and also works in the office.


Mark is the owner of Swim 1 and teaches our afternoon classes. Mark has his Cert 4, Bronze Coaching Licence, Infant Teaching Cert, as well as numerous other awards. It is very exciting starting school for the first time as it also means that Mark might be your teacher in the afternoons. Mark specialises in building efficient strokes with fitness and encouraging swimmers to enjoy swimming as a life skill. Mark enjoys spending time with his family and his favourite football teams are Essendon, Bulldogs and when it is State of Origin time he enjoys decorating the pool in Maroon banners.


Angela is the multi tasker and wears numerous hats throughout the week. Angela has an Early Childhood Teaching Degree as well as numerous other certificates. Angela specialises in Early Childhood Development Programs and building this in to the swimming curriculum. Swimming in water provides opportunities to promote development that can be limited on land. Angela also looks after the administration requirements of Swim 1. Angela enjoys camping, reading and watching her children play sports.