Q: What is your role(s) at the Club
A: Open Water Coach and Wednesday front desk
Q: When and why did you join Kingfishers?
A: 1978, a 10 year old swimmer
Q: How did you get involved and eventually join the Committee
A: I’ve been on the committee 3 times once as captain in the 1980’s, once for 15 years or so 2000 – 2015 and was the CPD officer and Open Water Coach where I enabled people to take teaching qualifications and upskilling all the volunteers
Q: Are you a swimmer?
A: I will always be a swimmer at heart, I have swum many pieces of water around the uk including Windermere in 5hrs 12mins, I have swim all the local sea swims and am still the youngest female to have swum Loch Rannoch in Scotland and competed for Kingfishers indoors for years in Butterfly and Freestyle
Q: Occupation / favourite pastime / All time hero
A: Teaching Assistant at a special needs school, spending time by a piece of water, my parents, I aspire to follow in their footsteps and always help anyone achieve their swimming dreams.
Q: What annoys you and what makes you happy about Kingfishers Swimming Club
A: People assuming you have all the answers right there and then and not showing the respect the volunteers deserve. I am at my most happy by a piece of open water, helping individuals achieve dreams in the sport and keeping Scarborough at the forefront of UK Open Water Competitions