Our Team

Management

David

Aquatics Manager, Degree in Teacher of Swimming KNZB Degree in Teacher for children with learning and behaving problems. Sports Mangement (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.”

Koen

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.”

Marloes

Marketing Manager, MA Degree in Linguistics – Master of Arts
“A fanatic swimmer myself – I am excited to be in charge of aquaDucks’ marketing and build our brand into one that will be recognised and known islandwide. With more than 10 years of experience in hospitality, education and all-round Marketing, I am confident that I can help aquaDucks stand out and grow together with our bubbly international team.”

Coaches

Agnes

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.”

Annabelle

Bachelor of Secondary / Physical Education
“It is such a great joy when you see your students build their confidence and learn new skills. Teaching children brings so much delight to my heart, especially as they are challenged to do new things and crave to learn more.”

Annalie

Bachelor of Secondary / Physical Education
“I like teaching swimming because it is the total all-in-one fitness package for physical, mental and emotional well-being. It is a valuable life-saving skill and is also a relaxing form of exercise. I enjoy helping children build their confidence both in and out of the water.”

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.”

Faliq

Swim Australia teacher (ASCTA)
“I take pride to impart my knowledge and bring out the greatest potential in each and every one of the kids I teach. Building their water confidence and expanding their water safety knowledge. I like to believe that through my lessons, they can head home happy and having learnt essential swimming skills for life.”

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.”

Hestira

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.”

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.”

Jens

AUSTSwim Teacher of Swimming
“It is an absolute joy to be around children and to teach them an important life skill. My goal is to make every student a confident, proficient and safe swimmer.”

Jeroen

American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA)
“I love sports and I love children. Teaching swimming is the perfect combination to pursue my passion.”

John

Swim Australia teacher (ASCTA)
“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!”

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.”

Laura

Degree in Teacher of Swimming KNZB
“Since I was young, I loved the feeling of being in the water. I became a teacher so I can share this experience with others. Watching my students develop new skills and grow more confident in the water, gives me a lot of satisfaction. There are so many people in the world that don’t know how to swim, I just wish I could teach them all.”

Leo

Swim Australia teacher (ASCTA)
“I started swimming with aquaDucks as a toddler and to now be able to teach everything I have learnt is an amazing feeling. My aim is to make swimming as fun and enjoyable for others as it was for me.”

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.”

Marthijn

USSA Diploma in Sports Coaching, AUSTSwim Teacher of Swimming
“I want to share my passion and love for sports, and the only way to achieve my goal was to join aquaDucks. Teaching someone to become a great swimmer is fantastic, although the ultimate satisfaction for a teacher is to make his or her student a better person.”

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.”

Nicolette

Office Team, Diploma In Mass Communication (PSB Academy)
“I’m grateful to be apart 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!”

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.”

Shawn

ASCTA Swim Australia teacher
“ The smile on parents and students faces, being part of their journey in achieving their ultimate goal in swimming is what makes me do what I do.”

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.”

Syazani (Tom)

Teacher of Swimming (American Red Cross)
“As a swim teacher, not only do I enjoy teaching kids this enriching and rewarding sport, but I am also able to instill in them an important life-skill. I believe in the value of having fun and motivation as a means to bring out the best in every child.”

Tatiana

AFPA (American Fitness Professionals and Associates), wellness and weight management, Holistic Nutritionist as well as WATSU (holistic aquatic therapy) practitioner.
“I love helping my students to get in shape and put a smile on their faces. I am very passionate about water exercise and believe that it is the best way to work out outdoors in hot and humid Singapore climate without breaking into sweat! I have 20+ years of experience running aqua aerobics classes in Singapore, Shanghai and Thailand. “

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

Anggun

Newton Programme Coordinator, AUSTSwim Teacher of Swimming, Swim Australia teacher (ASCTA)
“ aquaDucks aspires to continue building trusting relationships with their clients, just as they provide a safe and engaging environment for their children to learn. I take pride in upholding those relationships through customer service.”

Bonnie

Queenstown Programme Coordinator, Bachelor in Early Childhood Education
“Being formally trained in early childhood education, I have great faith in the child-centered approach that aquaDucks practices in our swimming lessons. Don’t just take my word for it, come and give it a go yourself!”

Hillary

Dempsey Coordinator, BSc. (Hons) in Business Management with Communications
“It is essential for humans 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.”

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.”