Coolum Beach SLSC Nippers amazing coaches help build nippers skills and mental strength through a huge range of training activities on the beach, in the ocean, and in the pool.
Board and ocean swim coach. Rhys is a highly skilled surf lifesaving athlete. He is a full-time lifeguard at Marcoola, responsible for R&D at Crossbow Paddleboards, and an Ocean6 athlete.
Board and ocean swim coach. Ben is a Bronze Medallion holder, patrolling member, operation support and IRB competitor. He holds a number of awards and is a friendly face behind the bar upstairs in the restaurant.
Coach for beach flags, sprints, and fitness training (run club). Chris is a super volunteer. He is a silver medallion holder, patrolling member, operation support (jet-ski) and masters competitor. Chris has been heavily involved in Coolum Nippers for nearly 10 years.
Pool swimming coach. Karen is a highly experienced swim coach. She coaches pool sessions with a focus on open ocean techniques and endurance training.
Find out more about Coolum Nipper training sessions here - Nipper Training
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