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).
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.