Head Coach – Jonathan Winter
Jon Winter is a former Olympic swimmer. He is a level 3 qualified coach, with over 20 years coaching experience, 16 years in a head coach role. Jon is responsible for all coaches and swimmers. He has coached swimmers at the 2010 commonwealth games and the 2011 World Swimming Champs. He attended the Olympic games in 2012, as Head Coach for the Tongan swimming team.
Jon subscribes to the coaching philosophy of Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD).
Assistant Coach – Grant Campbell
Grant is our latest addition to the RSC team. Grant used to coach for RSC and is returning to swim coaching after a long break. Grant enjoys swimming both for masters and as an open water swimmer.
Junior coach – Val Payne
Val Payne coaches the Mini and Junior B squads. Val has been swim teaching for over 18 years and has taught most of kapiti to swim! Val’s is involved in Tuesday Club Night and runs the fitness squad for adults.
Val is studying for her Bronze coaching accreditation.
Past Coach – Danyon Loader
Danyon Loader (Olympic double gold Medallist and experienced swim coach) joined us from North Shore swim club from April 2013 to September 2013. He coached the senior squad.