Rebekah McCoy is a Bronze
Licence coach who is currently completing her Silver Licence.
Rebekah studied exercise science and sports studies throughout
school to year 12.
Rebekah was a previous
National level swimmer who had swum with Tuggeranong Vikings club
for 8 years and has been coaching for 6 years. She held previous
ACT, NSW Country and NSW State records, she competed in 5
Australian National Championships, ACT School Championships and
Pacific School Games. Rebekah was selected onto numerous ACT and
NSW age development and distance squads.
Rebekah has developed
swimmers to compete at ACT, NSW Country, NSW State and Australian
Age National level and has had numerous swimmers selected onto ACT
squads. Rebekah has had the opportunity to learn beside Australian
and Olympic Coaches recently to advance her coaching skills and
Rebekah loves helping
swimmers along the pathway to reaching their potential and watching
them grow as a swimmer and a person.
Jaan Murphy started coaching
in 1995. He is a Silver Licenced Coach at holds a Masters of
Applied Science (Sports Coaching) from the University of Queensland
and Diploma of Sport (Development) from Loftus TAFE. He currently
works as the Casual Senior Coach, coaching the Gold and Silver
Squads when required and mentoring the junior
Jaan has coached in both
Australia and overseas, including in Singapore and the United
States. Locally, Jaan previously
worked as the Head Coach of the Brindabella, Tuggeranong Vikings
and Ginninderra swim clubs. He has coached numerous medal winners
at the Australian Age, NSW Open, NSW Age and Country
levels. Jaan coached a number of
Australian Open finalists, some of whom went on to represent
Australia in various competitions.
Jaan has also coached
international representatives for Singapore and other
countries. Jaan coached
swimmers that have won medals at international competitions such as
the World Cup series and Oceania, as well as appearing in World
Championships, Commonwealth Games (including semi-finalists),
Olympics, South East Asian Games, South Asian Games and Asian Age
Group Championships. Many
of the swimmers he coached overseas won medals at Australian Age,
Queensland and NSW Championship competitions when part of
Singaporean representative teams.
Whilst Jaan exited
full-time coaching in 2012 to become a lawyer, he continues to have
a passion for the sport and enjoys seeing young people learn
valuable life lessons from swimming and the pursuit of their