Our Coaches

Travis Nederpelt

Director of Coaching

Travis is the Director of Coaching at Tuart Hill Swimming Club and represents the coaching team at a Committee level. As an athlete, Travis represented Australia at the 2004 and 2008 Olympic games, the 2006 Commonwealth Games and the 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2011 FINA World Championships.

Since retiring from swimming, Travis has completed his Bachelor of Education, Bronze coaching licence and his Cert IV in Fitness. Travis holds a passion for development at all levels of swimming and he actively promotes participation and enjoyment of swimming in the community.

Cameron Hawthorn

Head Coach / High Performance Coach

Cameron Hawthorn is our Head Coach and High Performance Coach.

Cam is a dedicated and experienced high performance swim coach. He is extremely passionate about working with all levels of swimmers having developed many learn to swim and squad programs from inception. Cam is not only enthusiastic about his swimming club but swimming in Western Australia as a whole. He loves and continues to work closely with Swimming WA to provide coaching clinics, talent ID and coach mentoring across the State, especially throughout regional WA.

After spending the majority of his coaching career in NSW, he relocated to WA in 2018 to be Head Coach at Breakers Swim Club. When the opportunity arose to take on the high performance role at Tuart Hill Swim Club out of the iconic Scarborough Beach Pool, he couldn't let the opportunity pass him by.

Cam is a National Silver Level coach and is currently completing his Gold Licence through Swimming Australia and ASCTA. He also sits on the ASCTA WA Board. Cam has several State record holders, National finalists, National podium finishes as well as Master's world record holders to his name.

He prides himself on motivating his swimmers to reach their utmost potential but ensures they're having fun and are cared for in the process.

Sarah Petroff

Sarah is the Junior State Coach at Tuart Hill Swimming Club. Sarah has dedicated many years developing Learn to Swim and Junior squad programmes and has taken such a welcomed fresh approach to developing our top Juniors as well as also playing a big part in looking after our introductory squads. Sarah is a Bronze level ASCTA coach with a great work ethic and clear understanding of current techniques. She has been working closely with our High-Performance Coach in many personal development sessions in order to appropriately work in the techniques and skills necessary to prepare the Junior squads for the next levels.

Sarah is studying a Bachelor of Commerce, double major in Business Law and Economics and still jumps in the pool with our squads from time to time. She is a fantastic role model for all of our swimmers.

Lenny Bremer

Lenny is a former Elite swimmer who has competed at both National and International level, working with some of the world's best athletes, coaches and support staff.

He has experience coaching young kids, developing swimmers and elite athletes, with a focus on creating a positive, challenging and rewarding team environment. His passion for swimming has seen him involved in the sport for over 15 years and he loves sharing his knowledge and experience of training and competing with his swimmers to help them achieve their potential.

Madison Lambly

Madi is our Dolphins Squad Coach, also assisting with the Adult & Surf squad and State Age squad.

Madi has come from a background in swimming, having competed throughout her childhood and reaching a National level. She loves the water and hopes to encourage all kids to continue swimming and enjoy the experience just as much as she does.

Madi has completed a Diploma in Sport Development and is currently studying a degree in Exercise Sport and Rehabilitation at University. She also has previous experience in swim teaching, which she does during the holiday vacations.

Corina Stagg

As an Athlete, Corina competed with multiple clubs both at State and National levels, being one of the top swimmers in Australia. She was given the opportunity to train with the Australian Dolphins when she was 14 years of age and advanced to Nationals with Perth City, aiming to reach the Rio Olympics.

After an unforeseeable injury, she retired from racing, but still uses her experiences to encourage and motivate others to reach their highest potential both with Learn To Swim programs and as a coach at Tuart Hill Swimming Club.

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