MEET OUR TEAM
The Swimmers behind the goggles!!
Senior National Swimmer - 25
I am a dedicated, hard working swimmer who loves to push the limits. Swimming is not only a passion for me, but a lifestyle. When I am not swimming, I am either in the gym, coaching or studying for my Honours degree in Psychology.
Finalist: SA Short Course, SA Senior Nationals, Swiss Senior Nationals
4th in 50 and 100 Fly – SA Short Course
2nd in 4x50 Medley and Free relay – SA Short Course
1st 100 Fly – NTS Champs
1st 50 Fly – CGA Short Course
Set: 40 x 25 Underwater Fly Kicking with Fins
Movie / Series: Criminal Minds
CATHERINE ELIZABETH WILCOCKS
Senior National Swimmer - 18
I am currently a medical student at the University of Pretoria. I live life loving others and deeply value the people in my life. I am passionate, determined, committed, hardworking and make the most of every opportunity I am given. Swimming has always been a big part of my life and I consider my team mates and coaches to be family.
Qualified to swim Senior Nationals (2017-2020).
Medallist: NTS Champs, SA Short Course, Cana Zone IV (Mauritius), SA Schools, Inter high A-league and Rossini Cup
Finalist: SA Junior Nationals, NTS Champs, SA Short Course, TYR Prestige and SA Schools
Represented Swimming South Africa at the Cana Zone 4 Championships (2016), was part of the provincial team going to Mozambique (2015 and 2016) and the tour going to Italy (2018).
Set: Nothing feels better than completing a seemingly impossible set.
Food: Fresh and healthy food. A Sunday braai.
Movie/ Series: Bones/ The Blacklist
Senior National Swimmer - 15
I would consider myself an energetic, caring, kind and willing to take up challenges, person. I am someone who believes a positive mindset and hard work is exactly what has got me to where I am today. I’ve had a true love for swimming since day one and am passionate about it. I am very grateful for my family who are supportive and my coaches for all the hard work and extra hours they put in. Notable Achievements:
Record at NTS Champs 2016 (50m breaststroke), numerous records at Woodhill Academy / PAC Year End Gala.
Finalist at SANJ 2017 (50m breaststroke), 2018 (50m, 100m, 200m breaststroke), 2019 (400m I.M, 200m I.M, 200m breaststroke), finalist and medalist at NTS Champs 2016-2019, finalist at SA Short Course Champs 2019 (200m breaststroke).
Youth qualifying times 2018-2020 (400m I.M, 200m I.M, 100m breaststroke, 200m breaststroke).
Italy, Treviso and Pesaro Swim Cup.
5/more medals at NTS Champs 2016-2019
Stroke: Breaststroke and I.M
Set: 6x400m I.M / Classic Hell Week I.M Christmas Tree
Movie / Series: Grey’s Anatomy / Little Fires Everywhere / Chicago Fire
Senior National Swimmer - 16
I am very dedicated and hard-working person. I do every task to the best of my abilities. I am very passionate about swimming and have a deep love for my sport. I enjoy spending time with family and friends in my spare time.
SANJ Silver Medallists & Seniors Youth Bronze Medallist in 2019
Finalist at SANJ (50 & 100 fly) and Seniors (50 fly) in 2019
SANJ and Seniors qualifying 2019 & 2020
Italy, Treviso and Pesaro Swim Cup Finalist and Silver Medallists
NTS Championships Finalist and Medallists (2016 – 2019)
Set: 8×50 MS off the blocks for time with rest
Senior National Swimmer - 14
I am a self driven, motivated individual. I enjoy the swimming environment, galas and competing. I think a lot and flourish on challenges.
Senior National Time 2020
3 Youth Times 2020
SANJ 2019 silver and bronze medallist
NTS Champs 2019 3 x bronze medallist, finals
SA Short Course 2019 semi- final
Top SA ranking 2020 - 3rd 14 yr 50 fly
Treviso Italy and Pesaro Swim Cup Finalist 2018
NTS SC 100 m back record 11-12 yr
Senior National Swimmer - 16
I would say I am a very enthusiastic person, who likes to work hard and always willing to take on a
challenge. I want to take my swimming career further and to achieve my dream. I am not one that
falls under pressure easily. I love training and being in the company of the team.
1st place @ TYR Prestige 2019 100m Backstroke
Made Finals @ Italy Pesaro 2018, TYR Prestige 2019, Champs 2019, (100, 200 Back,200 Free)
Qualifying times @ TYR Prestige 2019 (Youth and Junior Nationals)
Medals @ Italy Pesaro 2018, NTS short course 2019, TYR Prestige 2019, Champs 2019
Set: 20 x 100m Kicking @1:45
Food: See Food (everything I see I eat)
Movie / Series: The A team
Senior National Swimmer - 17
I am a passionate and dedicated swimmer. I aspire to achieve the highest possible level in swimming. I am a firm believer in maintaining a balance between my swimming, academics and social activities. Over the years swimming has taught me valuable lessons, which I am grateful for.
Best junior swimmer Hillcrest Sprints 2018
Records @ PAC year end gala 2020
5 finals @ 2017 SANJ, 3 finals @ 2018 SANJ & 2 finals @ 2019 SANJ
6 finals @ NTS Champs 2019
Qualifying times @ SANJ 2015-2019 & Seniors 2019
Medals @ NTS Invitational 2020 & TYR Prestige 2019
Set: IM Sets
Food: Chicken Schnitzel with mushroom sauce and roast veggies
Movie / Series: Not confined to a specific one/type.
Senior National Swimmer - 16
I am a passionate , confident , hard-working and adventurous person always looking for new challenges to take on. I love swimming and truly have a passion for it. I am determined to reach my full potential. I love pushing myself to the limit and spending time with my friends and family.
Junior national qualifying time
Senior National qualifying time
Nts championship finalist 2019 (100m butterfly, 200m IM, 50m backstroke)
High school D league Junior Victrix ledorum 2020 ( 200 IM gold medal), (50m backstroke+butterfly gold medals), ( Medley, freestyle and ladder relay gold medals)
Regional level 3 medalist (100m breaststroke gold), (50m backstroke bronze), (50m breaststroke silver), (200 breaststroke bronze), (Freestyle relay gold), (Medley relay gold)
Set: 50m sprint sets
Movie / Series: Outer Banks
Junior National Swimmer - 16
I’m a hard-working person who loves swimming. I have been doing it most of my life and I hope to be doing it for a long time to come. When I’m not swimming I Enjoy spending time with my friends and family.
Qualifying for Junior Nationals in 2016,2017,2018 & 2020
3 Junior Nationals finals for 200 Backstroke
Italy Swim Tour Team Member 2018
Silver for 400IM at NTS Champs
Set: 6 x 400 IM descend
Food: chicken snitchel
Movie / Series: Suits
Junior National Swimmer - 16
I am an easy-going individual with a hard-working and committed approach to getting to where I want to be. I love swimming and have a great passion for the sport. I enjoy being around my friends and having a good time with whatever I'm busy with.
Italy, Treviso and Pesaro Swim Cup
2 Finals @SANJ 2019 (100 fly, 200fly)
SANJ Qualifying 2018 & 2019
3 Finals @NTS Championships 2019
Set: 8x50s Fly off the blocks on 5:00 for time
Movie / Series: Stranger Things
Junior National Swimmer - 15
I am totally dedicated to swimming. It is my greatest passion. I also enjoy doing middle distance
running and playing hockey. I want to take my swimming to the highest level and I dream of being
able to swim for an American University Team in the future.
Achieved SA National Junior Qualifying times in 100m and 200m Freestyle since age 13
Gold Medals 100m Freestyle, 200m Freestyle, Bronze 100m Butterfly @ 2020 NTS Invitational Gala
Victor Ludorum at Inter Schools Gala 2018, 2019 and 2020
Several new records set at each of the Inter Schools Galas
Set: 50m and 100m sprint sets
Food: Depends on the moment
Movie / Series: Band of Brothers/1917
Junior National Swimmer - 14
Swimming is my passion. I am very committed to swimming. I work hard in training and at school. Loyalty and trustworthiness are important to me in swimming as well as friendships. When I do get free time, I enjoy gaming. I would like to be a professional swimmer one day.
1st place @ NTS Champs 2019
Records @ Maragon Olympus school 2019
Finals @ Prestige 2019
Qualifying times @ 2017-2019 SANJ times
Medals @ NTS Champs 2017
Movie / Series: Bondi Rescue
Junior National Swimmer - 11
I am sporty, friendly, talkative, have always loved being in the water ever since I can remember. Love spending time with my family and being at the beach.
1st place: NTS champs, NTS invitational gala, NTS and Aquatics Gauteng Short Course gala, Primary schools A League gala, Hillcrest Sprint Gala
Records: 100m butterfly under 12 girls at NTS invitational 2020, numerous Woodhill College Swimming Records as well as Woodhill Swimming Academy. Gauteng and Gauteng North Lifesaving records.
Finals: Level 3, Prestige gala, NTS champs
Qualifying Times: 100 free Jnr national time
Medals: The Top 11 and under swimmer at NTS champs 2019 (Guppie award), Jnr and snr Victrix Ludorum at Woodhill College.
Set: Sprint set
Food: Spaghetti bolognaise
Junior National Swimmer (12)
I am a happy-go-lucky type of person, but when I get into the water, I become a fighter. I am an active person who gives my best in all that I do. I love animals and enjoy spending time with my family.
Place: 1st place @ NTS Champ 2019, Gauteng short course gala as well as regionals
Records: 100m backstroke NTS Champs 2019
50m backstroke NTS Champs 2019
Finals: 6 finals @ NTS Champs 2019
Qualifying Times: Qualify for Junior Nationals 2020 in 100m backstroke
Medals: 3 X gold and 4 x silver medals at NTS Champs 2019
Junior (2017/2018) and Senior (2019) Victrix Ludorium at Laerskool Garsfontein
Food: Spaghetti Bolognaise
Set: Sprint sets
Movies/Series: Modern Familiy