MEET THE TEAM

TRAINED AND QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS

Meet the Team

Our qualified and passionate teachers all  hold current First Aid and CPR certificates and are committed to ensuring you or your child learn to swim in a fun, caring and safe environment. 

CATHY CRONJE

Cathy has been teaching swimming for over 20 years having been involved in competitive swimming all her life. Cathy is the founder and owner of Starfish Swim School.

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MONIQUE SCHOLTZ

Monique has recently joined Starfish Swim School and had been teaching swimming in Pretoria for the past two years before joining our team.

ARTHUR JOSHUA

Arthur joined the team in January 2014 and the kids just love him. Arthur has a diploma in sports management and works as a physical education teacher and helps out at Starfish as a locum and on weekends.

EMMERENCI OELOFSE

Emmerence (Emma) is the Operations Manager at Starfish Swim School. Emma is also an experienced swimming teacher, however makes sure things are running smoothly from out of the water. Emma is busy completing her degree in Sports Management.

NDUMI MARMAN

Ndumi joined Starfish Swimming School in September 2015 and had been teaching swimming in Cape Town since 2011 where she was involved in development swimming for the past few years. Ndumi is our wonderful 'baby swim' teacher.

DANIELLE DAHLMANN

Danielle joined Starfish Swim School in January this year and is doing a wonderful job with the kids and adults.

NADIA ALIQUO

Nadia has 14 years swimming teaching experience (part of the Starfish team for over 7 years) and is especially good with babies and adults. She is also experienced in teaching special needs swimmers.

MARIA

Maria has been with us for almost 8 years and helps keep everything clean and tidy, she also helps dress the kids and with supervision. As with all our staff, Maria is trained in First Aid and CPR.