Administration

Alyce Coulson
Has completed her traineeship and Cert III in Sport and Recreation at the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre, and also her Cert 3 & 4 in Fitness. Alyce can be found working hard in Administration and also holds her Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety and Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics qualifications and is also a Life Guard. Alyce loves her sport and is always up for a game of netball.
Nikola Talbot
The eldest child of the Talbot family, Nikola has been teaching for about 2 years. Nikola holds her Austswim of Teacher and Water Safety and Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics qualifications and is a passionate instructor, she shows a sensitivity and understanding towards the children which inspires their confidence. Nikola has also just started working in administration. Nikola has a beautiful baby girl of her own, Ellie. Ellie is a happy bubbly little baby just like her mum.

Swim Safer Instructors

Kesiah Herweynen
Is currently studying a Bachelor of Education degree in Launceston, and teaches at the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre on weekends and some week nights. Kesiah holds her Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety qualification.
Adriana Byrne-Batchelor
Adriana is one of our new Swim Safer teachers and is currently studying her 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. Adriana holds her Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety qualification.
Kirsten Ambrose
Is a previous student of the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre, then became an assistant teacher before completing her course to gain her Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety qualification. Kirsten has a natural talent for swimming herself, which will be invaluable in her future teaching career.
Erin Sykes
Erin is another one of our Uni Students who is studying her Bachelor of Health Science (Exercise Science) and holds her Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety qualification. Outside of work Erin loves travelling and going to the gym. Erin is a great asset to our teaching team.
Nikki Swanepoel
Nikki is another one of our new teachers gaining her Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety qualification, 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.
Steve Gates
Steve has been teacher at Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre for many years now, and holds his Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety qualification. Steve loves being out in nature, is into fitness and nutrition, loves producing electronic music and is a student of life.
Ryan Talbot
Ryan is the Son of Stuart and Tam. You will find Ryan in the Kiosk or in the water teaching, Ryan holds his Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety qualification. Ryan is also the process of doing his Life Guard qualification. Outside of work Ryan is active in Surf Life Saving, loves and bike ride or bush walk.

Kiosk Staff

Phoebe Talbot
The youngest daughter of the Talbot family, is currently at college, Phoebe is a hard-working individual, very bubbly and approachable, Phoebe is also active in Surf Life Saving, loves her gymnastics and can always be heard singing while cleaning.
Ryan Talbot
Ryan is the Son of Stuart and Tam. You will find Ryan in the Kiosk or in the water teaching, Ryan holds his Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety qualification. Ryan is also the process of doing his Life Guard qualification. Outside of work Ryan is active in Surf Life Saving, loves and bike ride or bush walk.
Josie Gargioni
Josie is the newest member of our team, and is currently doing her traineeship. Josie can be found in the kiosk with her beautiful smile ready to help you, or in the water as an assistant teacher. Josie has attended her Austwim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety course, and will now do her training to gain her full qualifiction. Josie is already showing signs of being a great teacher. Josie is also in the process of gaining her Life Guard qualification. Josie loves to surf, bike ride, loves art and cooking and loves her animals.
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. Josh has attended to Austwim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety and is now an assistant teacher working towards his full qualification. Josh is showing a great ability in is teaching and will be a valuable teacher once he has finished his training.
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

Josie Gargioni
Josie is the newest member of our team, and is currently doing her traineeship. Josie can be found in the kiosk with her beautiful smile ready to help you, or in the water as an assistant teacher. Josie has attended her Austwim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety course, and will now do her training to gain her full qualifiction. Josie is already showing signs of being a great teacher. Josie is also in the process of gaining her Life Guard qualification. Josie loves to surf, bike ride, loves art and cooking and loves her animals.
Leesa Bouman
Leesa is one of our crèche ladies, who loves spending time with children, and has 3 children of her own. Leesa has also just attended her Austwim Teacher of swimming and Water Safety course and can now also be found in the water as an Assistant Teacher, where she shines with confidence as she teaches.
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. Josh has attended to Austwim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety and is now an assistant teacher working towards his full qualification. Josh is showing a great ability in is teaching and will be a valuable teacher once he has finished his training.
Tom Ambrose
Tom is one of our young teaching assistants, who loves swimming and is still participates in our Aqua Squad level.
Toby Herweynen
Toby is one of our young assistants, who helps us out weeknights and Saturdays and has a great relationship with the kids. Outside of school and work Toby loves playing soccer and has a huge passion to pursue this sport to the highest level.
Sophie Mason
Sophie is one of our young assistants and when in the water her confidence is shining through when communicating with the kids. Sophie loves to play tennis and plays musical instruments and loves to read.

Management

Stuart Talbot
The proud co-owner of the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre with wife Tam. Stuart has lived in the local community for over 20 years. Stuart is actively involved in Surf Life Saving. Stuart holds his Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety and Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics qualifications as well as his Life Guard qualification. Stuart has a huge passion to have children confident in the water and this shows with how much fun he has with the children.
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 utilises in her Aqua classes and also with her involvement with the Aqua Squad Children

Creche

Catherine Glowacki
With three bundles of joy of her own, Catherine has got the kids covered! She might just be Wonder Woman! Outside of work she loves to sew.
Leesa Bouman
Leesa is one of our crèche ladies, who loves spending time with children, and has 3 children of her own. Leesa has also just attended her Austwim Teacher of swimming and Water Safety course and can now also be found in the water as an Assistant Teacher, where she shines with confidence as she teaches.

Swim Safer and Swim Safer Infant Instructors

Stuart Talbot
The proud co-owner of the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre with wife Tam. Stuart has lived in the local community for over 20 years. Stuart is actively involved in Surf Life Saving. Stuart holds his Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety and Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics qualifications as well as his Life Guard qualification. Stuart has a huge passion to have children confident in the water and this shows with how much fun he has with the children.
Alexis Varndell
Alexis has completed her traineeship and Cert III in Sport and Recreation at the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre, along with her Austwim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety and Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics and holds her Life Guard qualification. Alexis has a huge passion for teaching infants, and this shows in her gentle and nurturing nature. Alexis is a very busy Mum with two beautiful twin boys, Noah and Jack.
Alyce Coulson
Has completed her traineeship and Cert III in Sport and Recreation at the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre, and also her Cert 3 & 4 in Fitness. Alyce can be found working hard in Administration and also holds her Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety and Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics qualifications and is also a Life Guard. Alyce loves her sport and is always up for a game of netball.
Amanda Slyp
Amanda comes to us with many years of experience and qualifications under her belt. Amanda holds her Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water safety, Teacher of Infant and Preschool aquatics and Teacher of Adults, Aqua Instructor and has her Cert 3 in fitness. When not in the pool, Amanda enjoys walking, running and photography.
Roelien Hidding
Roelien is AUSTSWIM qualified in both Swimming and Water Safety and Infant 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 holds her Austswim of Teacher and Water Safety and Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics qualifications and is a passionate instructor, she shows a sensitivity and understanding towards the children which inspires their confidence. Nikola has also just started working in administration. Nikola has a beautiful baby girl of her own, Ellie. Ellie is a happy bubbly little baby just like her mum.
Georgia Wyatt
Georgia holds her Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety and Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics qualifications and also holds her Life Guard qualification. Georgia is also a Uni student studying Nursing. Although Georgia is a very busy girl, will go for a bush walk when ever possible.

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 utilises in her Aqua classes and also with her involvement with the Aqua Squad Children
Amanda Slyp
Amanda comes to us with many years of experience and qualifications under her belt. Amanda holds her Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water safety, Teacher of Infant and Preschool aquatics and Teacher of Adults, Aqua Instructor and has her Cert 3 in fitness. When not in the pool, Amanda enjoys walking, running and photography.

Lifeguards

Stuart Talbot
The proud co-owner of the Kingston Pool and Wellness Centre with wife Tam. Stuart has lived in the local community for over 20 years. Stuart is actively involved in Surf Life Saving. Stuart holds his Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety and Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics qualifications as well as his Life Guard qualification. Stuart has a huge passion to have children confident in the water and this shows with how much fun he has with the children.
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. Josh has attended to Austwim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety and is now an assistant teacher working towards his full qualification. Josh is showing a great ability in is teaching and will be a valuable teacher once he has finished his training.