Coaching Team


Nicky Emery (Lead Coach)

Nicky has a Level 2 Coach qualification and coaches all swimming groups. She is training for her level 2 teaching/coaching qualification and has completed her ASA officials’ training. Nicky is passionate about swimming; she has a child who swims with the Club and at National level.


James Fidell

 James has a Swimming Coach qualification (the replacement for Level 2 Coach) and has two children who swim with the club at County and Regional level.  He's also a regular swimmer himself and plans to compete in Masters events in the future.


Adrian Newstead

Adrian started swimming with the club 15 years ago aged 10. He obtained his level 1 teaching qualification in 2013 and now coaches our younger swimmers in the Bronze, Silver and Gold swimming groups.  When he is not coaching at Wellington Swimming Club Adrian teaches Pelican Swim School and Aqua Swim School.


Matt Williams

Matt has also reccently qualified as a Level 1 Coach and has two children swimming with the club.