Meet Our Team
To be part of the Splash Stars team, you have to have a love of swimming, a passion for it, a drive and determination to help children succeed. It doesn’t just take a keen eye, to train as a teacher our staff go through 48 hours of study, 30 hours pool training, an STA assessment, train as a lifesaver, study and learn child development, countless hours studying lesson plans, safeguarding trained, DBS checked and assessed by our technical director before they teach their first lesson!
Once our swimming teachers are trained they are given ongoing support such as phone conferences, face to face meeting and in the pool practice which is ongoing to top it off they are all also have an assessment twice a year to ensure high quality of teaching is maintained.
Director, Baby and Pre-School Teacher, StarAcademy Teacher and Additional Needs Teacher
Nichole is the driving force and creative mind behind Splash Stars, she develops all our lesson plans, songs and progressions she works closely with the STA to create an incredible swimming program that is both progressive, fun, focused and adopts a method that not only teaches your child to swim beautifully and effortlessly but to love and respect the water.
Nichole’s lessons are always fun filled, she injects love and life into all her classes. She has a very calming approach and parents and children respond very positively to that. She is always striving to get the best out of your children and encourage them without ever being forceful, Nichole is extremely passionate about what we do and is always striving for the best. Nichole has worked in the industry for many years in many different pools teaching children of all ages, from Nichole’s wealth of knowledge gained from her experiences working as a swimming teacher, Nichole felt there was a huge gap in the market for high quality, child led swimming lessons that teach children to swim correct strokes from an early age, so Splash Stars was born! Nichole is also in charge of managing the team, training and developing our staff, marketing as well as teaching in Bolton, Moston and Bromley Cross. Nichole’s mission is to ensure the highest standards across Splash Stars she trains all our teachers, provides ongoing training and support as well as assessing our teachers twice a year, Nichole also is constantly updating her knowledge to ensure Splash Stars are delivering the highest quality lessons and we have the best teachers. Ready to book your little Star into lessons with Nichole – Click here.
Vicky deals with all the day to day running of our office from taking your calls, answering your emails, ordering stock, catch up requests and so on! Vicky works in the office Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am – 2:30pm.
As a qualified teacher Vicky understands the lessons and the ups and downs that come with teaching your child to swim! She is more than happy to chat through any question or queries you may have why not give her a call on 01942 576049.
Vicky has worked in the leisure industry for many years and has a keen interest in swimming meant that Splash Stars is a great fit for Vicky she get to combine her natural organization skills with her love of swimming! Win win!
She is extremely organized and manages all our office policies and procedures, staff qualifications, interviewing and assisting our technical director as required.
Ready to book your little Star into lessons – Click here
Social Media and Marketing Manager & Cover Baby and Pre-School Teacher
Splash Stars have some of the best and most highly trained amazing teachers in the business, we are all STA qualified and receive high levels of training.
Emily has taught as a Baby and Pre-School teacher with Splash Stars since January 2017 and has just recently taken on a new role, taking care of all things Social Media and Marketing due to to moving to the countryside! Emily has a calm demeanour and a fun personality, she is caring, nurturing and kind person who will support and encourage both you and your children and answer all your questions and enquires on any of our many social media platforms.
Once our teachers are STA qualified the training does not stop! They receive very high levels of intensive and ongoing training with the technical director and founder to become a Splash Stars teacher, which is why we offer the best swimming lessons possible!
We have the best teachers!
Ready to book your little Star into lessons with Emily – Click here.
Splash Stars have some of the best and most highly trained amazing teachers in the business, we are swimming experts with a love drive and passion for teaching your children to swim. Our Teachers are all STA qualified and receive high levels of training, which is ongoing.
Gemma is trained in our StarAcademy program and teaches lessons in Bolton, Gemma has a calming and friendly personality and always injects lots of fun into her lessons, her enthusiasm and love of teaching your little Stars is always evident.
Gemma started with Splash Stars as a customer, when she her son Jake into our pre-school swimming class, after a break from teaching swimming, being part of Splash Stars reignited Gemma’s passion for teaching swimming.
Once our teachers are STA qualified the training does not stop, we are constantly seeking to enhance and update our knowledge to make us truly swimming experts! We receive very high levels of intensive and ongoing training with the technical director and founder to become a Splash Stars teacher, which is why we offer the best swimming lessons possible!
We have some of the best teachers in the business!
Ready to book your little Star into lessons with Gemma– Click here.