Meet the pool staff

Coaches & Teachers

Paul -



Louise - Ex- competitive Swimmer 


Alison - I was a competitive swimmer for at a young age Basildon Swimming Club & then Canvey Island Swimming Club. I began as a volunteer poolside helper at 13, level 1 Teacher when I turned 16. As soon as I turned 18 (the age you had to be at the time to do the course) I took my Level 2 teachers and have been teaching ever since. 

Dean - Started swimming at 10 years old for Dagenham Swimming Club, he moved onto Romford Town Swimming club where he went on to compete at International level. He represented Team GB in 1998 at the Junior European championships and part of Swim 2000 Team prior to the Olympics. His favourite quote is "Winners focus on winning, losers focus on winners".  Dean completed his level 1 & 2 teachers course and Level 1 Coach in 2021.

Maddie - Previous Competition swimmer with CISC, Maddie completed her Level 1 & 2 Swimming teacher course in 2021

Memphis- A newly qualified Level 2 teacher, having competed both teaching courses in 2021, She is female Club Captain & an ex competitive swimmer at the club

Poolside Helpers

Hayley - Previous Competitive Swimmer with CISC, working towards her Level 1 teachers
Monica - CISC Swimmer who helps around poolside
Maisy - CISC Competitive Swimmer who helps before her own training session.

Occasional assistants *-
Charlotte - CISC Competitive Swimmer

Joshua - CISC Competitive Swimmer
Zane  - CISC Competitive Swimmer
Chris - CISC Committee member & Rescue Tester

Some of these are youngsters are working on their volunteering badges for DoE and for the Scouting Group