Meet The Team. 

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Hi I'm Sue, I own and actively manage Octanauts Swim School

I have been involved in teaching swimming for close to 25 years, it is my passion that every child and adult should learn to swim, share a love for the water.

My early years were spent assisting beginners at a local swimming club prior to gaining formal qualifications in 1999.

I am also an experienced Tutor of Swimming Teachers and National Tutor for the Royal Life Saving Society.

Over the last 10 years I have developed swimmers, lifeguards and teachers internationally. 

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Hi I'm Jenna, I attend Blue Coat Sixth Form.

I teach at Cardinal Wiseman on Saturday afternoons

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Hi I'm Nichola, known to most as Nic.

I am the lead teacher at Tiverton Monday to Friday. I also teach at Tiverton on Saturday mornings for the SEND sessions and Saturday afternoons for parent and child classes. I also teach at Cardinal Wiseman on a Saturday afternoon.

As well as being a swim teacher I'm a mermaid instructor, I also teach parent and child sessions at Tiverton.

I'm passionate about my role and get great pleasure from teaching.

I'm a mum of 3 and enjoy spending my spare time with my family.

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Hi I'm Ria,

I teach at Cardinal Wiseman on Monday, Thursday and Friday evening and Sunday afternoon.

As well as a teacher I am also an Aquabatix instructor.

I am passionate about my job and love to see everyone gaining confidence in the water and progressing through the stages.

Water safety is a very important life skill that I feel everyone should learn.

I am a mum to 4 daughters so in my spare time I love to spend time with my family having fun.

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Hi I'm Marcel and I've been swimming all my life.

I'm currently at sixth form studying Engineering.

I started working for Octanauts in 2018, which is where I began assisting in the water. During Lockdown I gained a few more qualifications and I am now a qualified swim teacher.

I teach at Cardinal Wiseman on Friday evening and Sunday afternoons.

I really enjoy helping out and watching all the swimmers progress through their stages.

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Hi I'm Luke, I attend Blue Coat sixth form studying business, philosophy and PE.

I am grade 8 drums and like music.

I was on course to get my silver Duke Of Edinburgh but was halted by covid.

I recently stopped playing top tire academy football for Southam and Coventry.

I love going to the gym in my spare time as I would like to join the Royal Marines in the future.

I am a swimming teacher at Cardinal Wiseman on Wednesday evenings. 

I am really passionate about my job as I love seeing people improve.

I really enjoy my job and try my best to achieve the best.

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Hi I'm Alycia, I teach at Cardinal Wiseman on Wednesday and Thursday Evenings. I'm passionate about swimming.

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Hi I'm Charley,  I'm an assistant at Cardinal Wiseman on a Saturday afternoon.

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Hi I'm Elina, I'm an assistant at Cardinal Wiseman on Friday evening and Sunday afternoon.

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Hi I'm Braydon, I'm an assistant at Tiverton on Tuesday and Thursday Evenings, I also assist at Cardinal Wiserman on Monday and Wednesday evenings.

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Hi I'm Mason, I'm an assistant at Tiverton on Monday,  Wednesday and Friday evenings

All Octanauts teachers hold the following Qualifications
*Level 2 Swimming Teacher*
*Level 2 Pool Rescue Qualification*
*Safeguarding Certificate*
*Emergency First Aid Qualification*

*Customer Care Certificate*
Full enhanced DBS check