Coaching Staff

All of our coaches hold Swimming Australia/Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Assocication qualifications. All of our coaches are also current or former swimmers and have all swum at State level or higher in the past.

Peter Johnston

Bronze Licence Coach, Masters Level 1M Coach, Open Water Coach, Swim Australia Teacher, Silver Licence Trainee
Peter coaches the Novice, Age, Senior, Masters, Adult and Teen Squads and oversees the entire Squad Program for the Club, which also includes coaching or supervising the other squads in the program. Peter has been a coach of the Metro South West Area Squads in the past.
Peter has been coaching since 1994, and the club's Head Coach since 2005. In 2013 and 2017, Peter was named as both the NSW and Australian Masters Coach of the Year, and the ASCTA Masters Coach of the Year.

Alison Johnston

Bronze Licence Coach, Masters Club Coach
Alison coaches the Junior and Development Squads and has been a Learn to Swim Teacher for the Club. Alison also coaches sessions of the Age, Senior and Masters/Adult Squads.
Alison has swum competitively since the age of 5. She has represented the club at the NSW Metropolitan Championships, NSW State Open Championships, State and National Masters Championships and FINA World Masters Championships.
Alison has been coaching since 2015.

Sarah Tran

Junior Squad & Assistant Coach
Sarah coaches the Novice Squad and has also been a coach of the Metro South West Area Squads.
Sarah has been coaching since 2005.

Katie Hope

Teacher of Competitive Swimming Trainee
Katie is a former competitive swimmer and is currently completing a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science at The University of Technology Sydney. Katie coaches the Novice Squad and assists with coaching the other squads in our program.

Reece Tomkinson

Trainee
Reece coaches the Novice Squad and has represents the club at the NSW Metropolitan Championships, NSW State Age Championships and NSW State Open Championships.

Ian Wilson

Teacher of Competitive Swimming
Ian coaches the Junior and Development Squads and is a Learn to Swim Teacher for the Club.
Ian has been coaching since 2013.

Rachel Palise

Teacher of Competitive Swimming
Rachel coaches the Novice, Junior and Development Squads. Rachel also coaches sessions of the Age, Senior and Masters/Adult Squads.
Rachel has been coaching since 2003.