Meet The Team!
We endeavour to foster a company environment in which our teachers are respected, valued, listened to, and are part of the FloatPlus Swimming family.
Professional development is an essential aspect of the company, and we offer in-house training and external courses in order to further staff knowledge and to encourage continuous learning.
We have coaches fluent in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, and German.
We are extremely proud of our young, talented, personable, and multi-lingual team!
Karen grew up in Hong Kong and has been in, and around water, since a baby.
She has always enjoyed swimming as it seemed to be her natural environment, and her efforts in the pool culminated in representing Hong Kong at the 1976 Olympic Games and 1978 Commonwealth Games.
Now much older and wiser, Karen brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to every class, and truly believes that learning (and having fun!) is a life-long journey, both in the pool, and out.
Sandra is our Water Polo player and Open Water challenger!
Representing New Zealand in her youth and sharpening her skills as a professional water polo player in Holland, Sandra brings many different qualities to the FloatPlus Team.
As the third founding Director, Sandra has taught and has spent many years teaching and honing her coaching skills. With over 20 years of experience. Sandra is an avid open water swimmer and water polo player.
A multi-talented coach, in and out of the water.
Having spent over 20 years coaching sport in Hong Kong and honing his skills, Robin is a highly popular coach with a passion for swimming, and for helping others.
One of the three founding owners of FloatPlus Swimming, Robin is an accomplished sportsman with many to his bow. One of which is winning the FloatPlus Coach of The Year since the company started!
DAVE CAMERON, TI Master Coach and the Head Coach of YWCA of Minneapolis in Minnesota, US and has developed elite swimmers from technique and scholarship based programs in Minneapolis, MN in the USA.
For 25 years, Dave Cameron has coached swimmers at every level, from developing young racers to elite triathlon and open water swimmers, to completely new swimmers of any age.
Dave is an ASCA level 3
USMS level 3 coach
Worldwide Coaching Director of Total Immersion Swimming.
known as "Distance Dave" since he has completed two solo swims of the English Channel in 2004 and 2007.
He has developed team members to national and WORLD rankings, state championships and coached members of swim Team USA for the IPC World championships, Junior Olympics and Rio Paralympics.
Our resident HK Age-Group Triathlete, Clayton spends his spare time on his bike or running in the hills of Hong Kong.
He loves working with kids because it’s so rewarding to watch them learn new skills and grow into safe, confident, and capable swimmers.
Clayton teaches all levels from Beginners through to the senior Orcas level and will shares his skills working with the Splash Foundation
Shane is not just an Open Water Swimmer and Coach but has a passion for Water Polo. Representing New Zealand Junior Water Polo and an active member in the Hong Kong Water Polo Scene. Shane is a force in the pool or open water. Looking at Shane's extensive life saving qualifications you would feel very safe with him swimming along side.
NZ Surf Lifeguard Award (bronze medallion)
Advanced First Aid
Marine VHF Radio Operators Certificate
NZ Senior Lifeguard Award - IRB Driver
NZ Senior Lifeguard Award - Patrol Captain
INZ Instructors Award - Surf Lifeguard
NZ Advanced Lifeguard Award
NZ Pool lifeguard qualification
SNZ level 1 Coach
Hong Kong Cold Half Open Water Team 15 K swim
Surf Lifesaving National Champion - 2011,2012
New Zealand University Games - Rowing 8’s Champion, 4’s Second.
New Zealand Water Polo Squad
2 time champion, Cold Half 15km Relay.
3rd Place Maui Channel Relay
Bosphorus cross continental swim
Lake Tahoe relay.
Hannah may now be the "new kid on the block", but brings a great energy and humour to her work.
We are delighted to have Hannah as part of our diverse team, and we're looking forward to introducing her skills at the Learn-To-Swim level classes.
Just don't mess with Hannah out of the pool, as the former South African Karate Champion may just put you in your place!
Completed with Starfish Aquatics Institute and certified through the Amazi Swim Centre.
Babies / Toddlers 6 months to 36 months • Swim School (preschool, youth, adult)
Stroke School (preschool, youth, adult)
• Played Baseball for my Province & Club 2008-2014
- For ‘Indians Baseball Club’ during my schooling career and got selected each year to play for my Province. This experience has helped me to be great with teamwork, problem-solving, adaptability and interpersonal skills.
• South African Karate Champion 2008 / Girl's Under 13
- I started karate to be able to protect myself, as well as for fitness. It has helped me to be independent, and feel secure if trouble arises.
is our Water Polo player and English Relay Channel Swimmer!
As well as representing the University of Surrey for the BUCS swimming team in long and short course swim meets, Katie brings many different qualities to the FloatPlus Team with extensive WaterBabies knowledge and enthusiasm.
ASA Level 2 Certificate for Teaching Aquatics completed in 2014 (ASA Swim England)
ASA Level 1 Certificate for Teaching Aquatics completed in 2012 ASA Swim England Completed safeguard training
Swam the English Channel as part as a 6-person relay team in 2012, raising over £5,000 for charity
Learnt to swim at my local club and became a competitive swimmer up until the age of 17, while studying for A levels I transitioned from the performance squad to the masters squad
Senior Girls Captain 2012-2013