Q: HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THE INDUSTRY FOR?
A: Since 1993 (25 Years)
Q: WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB IN THE AQUATICS AND LEISURE INDUSTRY?
A: Fitness Leader at Willoughby Aquatic Centre, Warringah Aquatic Centre and Healthy Life Style
Q: WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT YOUR JOB?
A: Getting to see the benefits and results of what we provide to our customers.
Q: TELL ME ABOUT YOUR MOST CHALLENGING DAY?
A: My most challenging days are when staff do not turn up for work – Not having enough staff
Q: WHAT CAN YOU NOT LIVE WITHOUT IN YOUR JOB / WHAT IS IT THAT YOU VALUE IN YOUR JOB THE MOST?
A: My Staff/Team
Q: WHAT SKILL WOULD YOU LIKE TO MASTER? (PERSONALLY OR PROFESSIONALLY)
A: Psychology- To help me with all of the different personalities that I deal with everyday and have a greater understanding of how to get the best out of everyone.
Q: WHAT WOULD BE YOUR ADVISE FOR SOMEONE STARTING IN THE INDUSTRY?
A: Communication – Internal and external – The importance of really timely, honest, open and relevant communication.
Q: WHAT COULD YOU GIVE A 40-MINUTE PRESENTATION ON WITH ABSOLUTELY NO PREPARATION?
A: The consequences of loosing experience and knowledge from your team.
Q: WHAT WOULD MAKE YOUR JOB EASIER?
A: Having a well established, high performing, cohesive team every day.
Q: WHO HAS BEEN AN INDUSTRY / AQUATICS INSPIRATION TO YOU?
A: Gary Penfold and Roz Neville
Q: IF YOU COULD TRAVEL WHERE WOULD YOU GO?
A: The mountains in Colorado and then The Maldives.