Head Coach: Sue Manners-Wood 

An ex-SA synchronised swimmer with 30 years of coaching experience. Sue has coached club, provincial and national teams.

She coached the South African team that competed at The 16th World Championships, as well as the 15th, 16th and 14th FINA World Championships.

Sue is also a G Judge and SA technical committee member. She started the synchronised swimming discipline of Barracudas Swimming Club in 2000, and has had very successful results, ever since.

Assistant Coach/Technical Manager: Fatima Isaacs

The BSSC assistant coach, Fatima retired from competitive synchro after National Championships 2013. One of four Barracudas to compete at The 14th Fina World Championships 2011, Fatima has been doing synchro for 8 years. Only recently did she become a Barracuda, previously competing for Trafalgar Aquatics Club. No longer competing herself, Fatima has taken the role of Assistant Coach and Technical Club Manager.

 

The Seniors

 

Emma Manners-Wood - 1991 

A member of Barracudas since its launch in 2000, Emma not only competes but also choreographs and assists with coaching.

She is also a member of the provoncial and national teams having competed at 3 FINA World Aquatic Championships. Watch her in action HERE.

She also qualified for the duet event in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Emma has performed in numerous advertisements and events.

Laura Strugnell - 1992

A former Gauteng swimmer, Laura joined Barracudas in 2010 to swim with her duet partner, Emma. The national solo and duet champion, Laura is known for her choreography skills.

Also a member of both provincial and national teams, Laura has been competing since the age of 6. She has competed at 3 FINA World Aquatic Championships. She also qualified for the duet event in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Watch Laura in action HERE.

Laura has performed in numerous advertisements and events.

 

Nadine Vaarland

 

Faith Adonis

 

Shannon Whyte

 

The Juniors

 
 

 

Zoe Amato

 

Leah Gluckman

 

Jess Holing

 

Sarah Williams

 

Sabrina Otto

 

Jemma Higgins

 

Tatum Wrensch

 

Casey Williams


Kayla-J Aucamp

 

Teagan Moffat

 

 

Skye Macdonald

12&Us


 

Mbali Hlope

 

Fenella Wyly

 

Amy Gluckman

 

Novices

 

 

Mikayla Sissing