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Coaching Bio

Current Australian Dolphin, Tokyo 2020 Olympic Gold Medalist, 3x Commonwealth Games Medalist. My senior swimming career has only just begun however, I have represented Australia internationally multiple times as well as having a wide range of experience at all levels of swimming. I pride myself on my passion for swimming specifically breaststroke and have always aspired to share my own love, knowledge and experience with the upcoming generation of swimmers through personal swim coaching.

I started competing at the junior level of swimming at the age of 6 years old in a small country town of Biloela where my passion for racing, swimming and sport flourished. After my family relocated to the Gold Coast in 2009 I joined the Southport Olympic Swimming Club where I still am today! My most recent team selection was the 2022 Commonwealth Games where I claimed Bronze in the 50m & 100m Breaststroke and Gold in the 4x100m Medley Relay. I have also recently been selected on the 2022 World Short Course Team. Previously, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Team where I came 9th in the 100m Breaststroke narrowly missing the final by 0.01 seconds however I bounced back and was a part of the Gold Medal winning 4x100m Women's Medley Relay bringing home my first Olympic Medal. In 2015 I suffered a painful hip injury which went undiagnosed for 18 months resulting in me being unable to kick or swim much breaststroke. In 2016 after countless Physio appointments, scans and doctor's appointments I was diagnosed with a complete tear of my labrum (cartilage), cysts on my femur and fluid build up in my hip capsule which required surgery to fix. My hip still requires rehabilitation to this day however, I have learnt the importance of resilience, goal setting and persevering. I am passionate about working with the next generation of swimmers and their families to assist them in achieving their goals big or small. I am excited for the opportunity to assist swimmers in all aspects of the sport whether it be breaststroke skills development, goal setting and many more. Notable Swimming Achievements -2022 Commonwealth Games 2x Bronze & 1 x Gold Medalist -Australian Record Holder - 50m Breaststroke - 2020 Olympic Games Gold Medalist - 5x Australian Age Gold Medalist, 100m Breaststroke - Current Australian Champion, 100m & 50m Breaststroke - 2017 Junior World Championship Team, 7th 50m Breaststroke - 2018 Junior Pan Pacs Team, 6th 100m Breaststroke - 2018 Youth Olympic Games, 2nd 50m Breaststroke & 4x100m Medley Relay, 11th 100m Breaststroke - 2019 World University Games, 3rd 50m Breaststroke, 4th 100m Breaststroke - Australian All Comers Record 50m Breaststroke - QLD State Record, 100m & 50m Breaststroke


  • Breaststroke
  • Dives
  • Turns
  • Drills and Skills
  • Mentoring
  • Goal Setting


  • QLD Working with Children Card expiry 2/12/2026

Coaching Locations

  • Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, Marine Parade, Southport, Gold Coast, QLD 4215, AU

Session Types

One-on-One Coaching 30 MINS $90

One-on-One Coaching 60 MINS $150

Small Group up to 4 athletes 60 MINS $250

Team up to 15 athletes 60 MINS $400

Online Mentoring up to 4 athletes 30 MINS $40

Online Mentoring up to 2 athletes 60 MINS $80


Maya Monita - 04-05-2024

My daughter is so happy with Chelsea’s coaching, she gave lots of input and advices, will def do more sessions when we can❤️

Jade - 16-03-2024

Chelsea is an amazing coach! My daughter really enjoys their sessions & has taken a lot from them in a short time. Highly recommend!

Katherine - 15-10-2022

Absolutely brilliant 👏🏻. Chelsea tailored our sessions to what our daughter hoped to learn. She came prepared with worksheets and her trademark beautiful smile. She instantly made our daughter comfortable and we can honestly say she walked away learning more than we expected. Chelsea is not just an incredible athlete but an absolute gem of a person and a wonderful coach. Thank you Chelsea.

Rebecca - 17-03-2022

Chelsea instantly made my daughter feel at ease when we first met. Chelsea had all notes to hand to her and went thru everything with her before she got in the pool. The amount Chelsea showed her and taught her in that hour was unbelievable definitely money well spent. Highly recommend a one on one session we will definitely be booking again Thank you for a lovely afternoon