About Us

Wendy's involvement in swimming in the following areas:

Administration:

  • Swimming Secretary: Northern Transvaal Swimming 1986 - 1987
  • General Secretary: Vaal Triangle 1988 - 1989 - 1990
  • General Secretary: Northern Tigers Swimming
  • (Previously Northern Transvaal) 1997 - 2001

Technical Official:

  • USA: 1978 - 1981
  • South Africa: 1981 - 2008

Team Official:

  • Over a period spanning 25 years including provincial, national, international competitions

LTS Instructor:

  • 10 years - on and off
  • 12 years - on a regular basis

Coaching Experience: 1982 - 2013 (31 years)

Community Service:

  • Coaching: 1983 - 1986
  • Lyttelton Primary School Team
  • Valhalla Primary School Team
  • Lyttelton Manor School Team

Club Coaching:

  • 1982 - 1986: Lynwood Primary School (Assistant to Lionel Durrant)
  • 1987 - 1988: Sasolburg Club Junior Squad (Assistant to Kobi Louw)
  • 1989 - 1997: Bluefin - Valhalla (Fanie van Rensburg pool)
  • 2001 - 2013: Virgin Active Centurion
  • 2009 - 2013: Cornwall Hill College

Swimmers Competed at all Levels including:

  • Local, National & International Schools
  • Level 1 to Senior Nationals
  • Medal winners at all levels including local and National Schools; Level 1 to Senior Nationals

Courses / Conferences / Certificates

  • South Eastern Swimming Official: Alabama¬† USA: 15.4.1980
  • Bronze Medallion: Defence Life Saving: Voortrekkerhoogte 25.2.1977
  • National Swimming Teaching Certificate: University of Pretoria 30.3.1984
  • Sport Research & Training Institute Certificate: 23.11.1985
  • National Coaches Symposium: University of Pretoria
  • Training Techniques Clinic by Fina Technical Expert - John Verrier: 8.12.1993
  • SSA LTS Instructor Certificate 15.02.2001
  • SSA Advanced LTS Instructor Certificate 15.02.2001
  • Professional Swim Coaches Association Conferences 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003
  • Fina Conference 30.03.2003
  • Coaches Conference by Dirk Lange October 2004
  • Total Immersion Workshop 23 & 24 July 2005
  • Attendance at all Annual Speedo Coaches Conferences
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