Our Team

Management

Koen

Founder / Director (Degree in Teacher of Swimming KNZB Teacher in Swimming for Infants and Toddlers (USA) STA Teachers of Swimmers (England))
“We are the pioneer and leading swim school in Singapore for babies and pre-school swimming. We are dedicated to continual learning and adaptation of our programme with the goal to give the best service possible to our valued clients. On behalf of the aquaDucks team, I wish you all a warm welcome!​”

Lindy

Operations Manager (Diploma in Business management. Bachelor of Commerce (Management & Marketing)
“It is my privilege to be part of the aquaDucks team which has become an extended family for me. Over the past 15 years, I have seen our team evolve in many positive ways and I enjoy that we are constantly looking for ways to enhance the overall learning experience for the children and parents alike. It is indeed a blessing for us to be part of the children’s lives and their families. As our slogan goes, Dive into the fun.”

David

Aquatics Manager (Degree in Teacher of Swimming KNZB Degree in Teacher for children with learning and behaving problems. Sports Management (MBO))
“Having been with aquaDucks since 2008, I love swimming and teaching in the beautiful surroundings of the Singapore pools. What makes our job so important is that we teach not only a sport/skill but a lifesaving skill in the most fun way possible. All students become part of our aquaDucks family and we build a friendship and relationship to remember for life.”

Coaches

Agnes (Mentor Coach)

Swim Australia Teacher (ASCTA), Swimming Teacher Association (STA)
“I enjoy teaching children to swim simply because it is a lifetime survival skill and I love to see children having fun in the water and at the same time able to keep themselves safe.”

Andrew

Swim Australia teacher (ASCTA)
“When I am in the water, I get a sense of freedom and serenity. It is something that everyone should experience and enjoy. Coaching at aquaDucks allows me to spread my passion to fellow children via safe yet fun and engaging classes.”

Andrii

Bachelor in Physical Education (Ukraine)
World Junior Champion
World Junior Record Holder (50 Fly)
World Champion Finalist (2017)
“I was an elite swimmer and now, as a coach, I want to share my experience and knowledge with children. I look forward to teaching them the best swimming techniques in all strokes in a fun and exciting manner so that they can swim at their full potential!”

Carmie

AUSTSwim Teacher of Swimming, Bachelor in Psychology
“Its a privilege for me to teach the importance of water safety and lifesaving skills. Knowing your students are safe in the water is a rewarding feeling. I want to teach my students that swimming is fun and help them respect the water and most of all make progress in their swimming skills.”

Danny

AUSTSwim Teacher of Swimming
“My passion is teaching swimming with the aim that students will love it as much as I do, and be successful in their swimming goals.”

Dennis

Diploma in Sports Management, ASCTA Swim Australia Teacher
“The desire to help little ones grow and seeing them improve bring about a sense of satisfaction that is indescribable. As a swim coach with aquaDucks, it is a great privilege to be part of the process, to help little ones become the better version of themselves with every stroke they take.”

Hannah

Swim Australia teacher (ASCTA)
“As an ex-national swimmer, I would like to share my experience to help swimmers improve their strokes and times. It gives me great satisfaction when my swimmers achieve their goals in this sport. “

Hazel

Bachelor in Physical Education and Sports
“I chose to teach swimming because sports and swimming are great passions of mine. I love being with children as much as I love being in the water. It is tremendous fun to have this profession.”

Haziqah

Swim Australia Teacher (ASCTA), Diploma in Special Needs Education and Child Psychology
“It brings me so much joy to see how the children enjoy being with their friends while splashing around in the pool. I hope that through our swimming programme, the children will grow to love swimming as much as I do while learning the importance of water safety and having fun at the same time!”

Jal

American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA)
“Sharing knowledge with children to enjoy swimming whilst being comfortable and safe in the water is a lifelong skill that will never fade away. Keep encouraging kids regardless their potential, we have no idea what they are capable of.”

Jaryl

Bachelor of Science (Psychology)
“I chose to be a swimming coach as there is nothing more satisfying than being able to share my knowledge with children and watch them develop their swimming skills over time. I also enjoy being part of their swimming progression and character development. More importantly, being a swimming coach allows me to contribute to the society by creating awareness and educating about water safety.”

John

Swim Australia teacher (ASCTA), Bachelor of Business Administration 
“What I love about my job is getting to work with the most purest and fun little persons. Children are always full of surprises when we teach them and that inspires me. My goal is to help them develop their swimming skills and water safety. Love what we do and do what we love!”

Keed

ASCTA Swim Australia Teacher
“Teaching students to be safe and comfortable in the water is my aim as a coach. This gives them confidence to pursue and enjoy swimming and water sports of all kinds in life!”

Keryn

American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA), Diploma in Early Childhood Education + Leadership, Bachelor in Arts (Contemporary Dance/Performance/Education)
“The pool is the most dynamic ‘classroom’ environment I’ve ever experienced. I love that I can engage children and their parents in such an open environment, especially when it also brings us closer to the nature.”

Marilou

Bachelor in Physical Education
“I love to teach swimming because I can share and transfer my knowledge to other people help them to be safe in the water and learn a valuable life-saving skill.”

Mei

AUSTSwim Teacher of Swimming
“I love engaging children through sports! Watching them develop confidence and new skills gives me a great sense of satisfaction. aquaDucks is a great place to teach because it provides me with the training and positive environment, such that I aspire to provide quality teaching and service.”

Nazurah

ASCTA Swim Australia Teacher, Diploma in Sports Management
“Swimming is not only an enjoyable sport but it is also a life-saving skill. I would love to impart my skills and knowledge of water safety to children and have a splashing good time with them at the same time!”

Nurul

Swim Australia teacher (ASCTA)
“Swimming is one of the most important skills in life. Witnessing babies and children developing their swimming skills and confidence in the water really gives me joy and motivates me to always give the best in teaching swimming.”

Rahah

Teacher of Swimming (American Red Cross)
“I have been teaching swimming for almost a decade, and absolutely love what I am doing! Swimming is a skill that you use for your entire life. I love teaching kids to develop their swimming techniques and to grow more confident and independent in the water with a lot of fun! Every child learns differently and at his or her own pace, so I adapt to them so that each child will reach his or her maximum potential.”

Roy

ASCTA Swim Australia Teacher, CPR, AED & First Aid Certification
“What I most love about kids is their innocence. To them, it doesn’t matter who we are or where we are from – as long as they have a good time with us. Kids are great imitators and I am able to give them something great to imitate, swimming.”

Sandra

ASCTA Swim Teacher Australia
“Swimming has always been a passion of mine from a young age. To be able to share my passion with the children brings me so much joy. I want them to love being in the water as much as I do along with achieving a very valuable life-saving skill. Majority of the earth’s surface is made up of water, why limit the fun only on land?”

Sharon

Bachelor in Exercise & Sports Science
“There’s nothing more satisfying than teaching a child and being able to watch them develop over time, not only with their swimming ability but also as a person. Being a passionate swimming teacher gives me countless opportunities to make an impact on a child’s life.”

Stephanie

Bachelor in Physical Education
“Swimming has been a part of my life. It made me who I am today. That’s why I am passionate to share this life skill to anyone most specially to young individuals because it makes me happy, young and fulfilled.”

Tiara

AUSTswim Teacher of Swimming, Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
“aquaDucks is like an extended family and it is an honour to be part of the team. I have had the privilege to work with children for the past 10 years. As a former aquaDucks student and competitive swimmer, I can ensure that children are getting top quality swimming lessons and training. Teaching and training swimming is a passion of mine. I feel grateful to be able to pass on the knowledge with a fun learning approach.

Yan

ASCTA Swim Australia Teacher, Bachelor in Arts (Contemporary Dance/Performance/Education)
“Having finished my education in Dance Pedagogy, my interest in teaching and movement studies brought me to aquaDucks. I am drawn to the culture of the company. A collaborative team working towards a common goal; providing our kids the best swimming experience possible.”

Office

Hestira

Programme Coordinator, Assistant Teacher      (AUSTSwim Teacher of Swimming)
“Working with parents and children has always been my passion. I believe that as a coordinator, my goal is to build a close working relationship with families and support them in my professional capacity. The satisfaction I derive from being part of our families’ support system here at aquaDucks, motivates me to keep striving for excellence.”

Hillary

Programme Coordinator (BSc. (Hons) in Business Management with Communications)
“It is essential for humans to keep moving and to stay active. As a former aquaDucks student myself, the classes were instrumental in conquering my young self’s fear of the water, and developing essential swimming skills that I continue to hone today. It is fulfilling to know that I am helping current and future students grow the same passion and skillset as myself.”

Nicolette

Programme Coordinator (Diploma In Mass Communication (PSB Academy)
“I’m grateful to be a part of the aquaDucks team, an extended family. AquaDucks gave me an amazing opportunity to coordinate young minds to the suitable coaches & classes, which brings utter satisfaction! Everyone should have confidence & be fearless, endless opportunities will arise along the way!”

Renee

Accounts Executive (Diploma in Accounting)
“We do our best to ensure things run smoothly on the accounts side of things. Assisting parents in ensuring they are up to date with their bills and securing their children’s classes. Ensuring things run professionally makes for happy clients.”

Sabrina

Accounts Manager (Bachelor in Accounting)
“I have been with aquaDucks since April 2013 as an Accounts Executive, handling the company accounts. I’m very excited to be part of this dynamic team with colleagues/coaches from different countries. I am looking forward to the exciting journey and many excellent years ahead.”