Administration

Kali Cranage
Kali is the head of administration. She has been in admin at the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre for three years. If she can do it, she will make it happen! This woman never stops.
Alyce Coulson
Has completed her traineeship and Cert III in Sport and Recreation at the Kingston Pool, has recently taken on an administrative role. Alyce loves her sport and is always up for a game of netball. Alyce also loves to dance competitively (and also around the pool deck when she thinks no one is watching)

Swim Safer Instructors

Kesiah Herweynen
Is currently studying a Bachelor of Education degree in Launceston, and teaches at the Kingston Pool on weekends and some week nights. Kesiah holds both the AUSTSWIM and Swim Australia teaching license.
Adriana Byrne-Batchelor
Adriana is one of our new Swim Safer teachers and is currently studying Pharmacy degree at uni in Hobart, and teaches at the Kingston Pool on weekends and some week nights. Adriana started swimming at a young age, and for a while had a go at competitive swimming.
Kirsten Ambrose
Is a previous student of the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre, then became an assistant teacher before completing her course to become a qualified Austswim teacher. Kirsten has a natural talent for swimming herself, which will be invaluable in her future teaching career.
Lauren Wade
Lauren comes to us all the way from New Zealand. Lauren has friendly and bubbly personality which fits in swimmingly here at the Kingston Pool. She has a great passion for teaching and we are excited to have her on board.
Nikki Swanepoel
Nikki is another one of our new teachers, Nikki loves swimming and has also participated in competitive swimming. Nikki's background in swimming shows through in her teaching. Its great to have Nikki on our team.

Kiosk Staff

Phoebe Talbot
The youngest daughter of the Talbot family, Phoebe is a hard-working individual, very bubbly and approachable!
Ryan Talbot
You will find Ryan out in the kiosk or pool deck if he is not out riding his bike! He is the son of Stuart and Tam Talbot and is very willing to learn in his new role at the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre.
Josh Raspin
Josh is a swimmer himself, very active in Surf Life Saving, holding is Bronze Medallion. Josh also holds his Pool Life Guard qualification. Out side of school and work, Josh loves surfing and is currently in training to compete in the Coolangatta Gold later this year.
Tyler Raspin
Tyler is our newest addition to the kiosk staff. Tyler is a swimmer and also active in Surf Life Saving holding is Bronze Medallion. Tyler loves to surf in his spare time.

Assistant Teachers

Ryan Talbot
You will find Ryan out in the kiosk or pool deck if he is not out riding his bike! He is the son of Stuart and Tam Talbot and is very willing to learn in his new role at the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre.
Cristina
Cristina has 2 children that swim with us, she has been in the hospitality scene and is looking for a career change, so you will now find Cristina in the water learning the ropes of becoming a swimming teacher. Outside of work Cristina loves photograghy

Management

Stuart Talbot
The proud owner of the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre, Stuart has previously been a client and employee of the pool himself. Stuart has gained both his AUSTSWIM teachers and infant licence. Stuart loves being in the water teaching the teachers and his enthusiasm shows by how much fun he has with the kids.
Mark Cranage
Has an amazing array of knowledge and experience behind him in the aquatic industry. Between building his own business, Total Health and Rehabilitation, and taking on a managerial role at the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre, Mark is your go to man!

Creche

Catherine Glowacki
With three bundles of joy of her own, Catherine has got the kids covered! She might just be Wonder Woman! Her youngest daughter Ebony is a very active member of the Kingston Pool family.
Nikola Talbot
The eldest child of the Talbot family, Nikola has been teaching for about 2 years. Nikola is a passionate instructor, she shows a sensitivity and understanding towards the children which inspires their confidence. when not in the pool you can find Nikola in the crèche room looking after your children. Nikola has a beautiful baby girl of her own, Ellie. Ellie is a happy bubbly little baby just like her mum.

Swim Safer and Aquatic Wonders Instructors

Alexis Varndell
After completing her traineeship and Cert III in Sport and Recreation at the Kingston Pool, Alexis continued to teach as a Aquatic Wonders and Swim Safer teacher. With a particular passion for teaching infants. Alexis is again working a couple of days a week. Alexis is the best story teller and has everyone in tears with laughter at some point during the day! Alexis is a very busy Mum with two beautiful twin boys, Noah and Jack.
Nellie McGann
Nellie has re-joined us in the water after 12 months in admin. Nellie flourishes in the water and teaching babies is her favourite thing to do. Nellie also has three gorgeous children of her own, which makes her a very busy Mum.
Caitlin Burns
When she’s not teaching learn to swim, she is instructing aqua aerobics, and when she’s not doing either of those she is working for her own business Catch Cleaning and Gardening, and looking after her two beautiful sons. Busy woman!
Amanda Batchelor
Amanda comes to use with many years of experince and qualifactions under her belt. Amanda is a Teacher of Infant and Aquatics, Teacher of Swimming and Water saftey, Teacher of Adults, Aqua Instructor and has her Cert 3 in fitness. When not in the pool, Amanda enjoys walking, running,photography and craft.
Roelien Hidding
Roelien is AUSTSWIM qualified in both Swimming and Water Safety and Infants and Preschool Aquatics. Roelien is a very experienced teacher and has a great passion for teaching.
Nikola Talbot
The eldest child of the Talbot family, Nikola has been teaching for about 2 years. Nikola is a passionate instructor, she shows a sensitivity and understanding towards the children which inspires their confidence. when not in the pool you can find Nikola in the crèche room looking after your children. Nikola has a beautiful baby girl of her own, Ellie. Ellie is a happy bubbly little baby just like her mum.
Georgia Wyatt
Stuart Talbot
The proud owner of the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre, Stuart has previously been a client and employee of the pool himself. Stuart has gained both his AUSTSWIM teachers and infant licence. Stuart loves being in the water teaching the teachers and his enthusiasm shows by how much fun he has with the kids.

Aqua Aerobics and Gentle Exercise Class Instructors

Tam Talbot
Tam Talbot is a co-owner of the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre with her husband Stuart. Tam is a qualified personal trainer and brings with her a knowledge and passion that she utilised in her aqua classes.
Amanda Batchelor
Amanda comes to use with many years of experience and qualifications under her belt. Amanda is a Teacher of Infant and Aquatics, Teacher of Swimming and Water safety, Teacher of Adults, Aqua Instructor and has her Cert 3 in fitness. When not in the pool, Amanda enjoys walking, running, photography and craft.

Lifegards

Richard McNair
Richard has returned to us after a few years at Uni.
You will see Richard around the pool deck week day mornings and on weekends. Richard is a great host at our birthday parties and is great with the kids!
Lachie Tilbrook
You will see Lachie most afternoons and some weekends in our kiosk and around the deck. Lachie is also a teacher of Water and Swimming Safety and will be assisting with our Squad classes.
Josh Raspin
Josh is a swimmer himself, very active in Surf Life Saving, holding is Bronze Medallion. Josh also holds his Pool Life Guard qualification. Out side of school and work, Josh loves surfing and is currently in training to compete in the Coolangatta Gold later this year.