Meet the Team
At SwimEasy, you don't just buy swimming lessons; you buy the best swimming teachers!
Aquatic learning experts, SwimEasy, is not only the largest independent provider of quality swimming lessons in Scotland but we understand more than anyone, about the sport of swimming at its highest levels.
Gail Smith, Managing Director of SwimEasy, is a passionate and driven business-woman who takes a hands-on approach to delivering the very best for each child in SwimEasy. Gail comes from a very sporting background and has competed at national level in basketball and was a competitive swimmer.
Gail's elder son, Taylor, was a Scottish Junior Breaststroke Champion and just missed the qualification standard for Team Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne in 2006.
Gail's younger son Lewis, represented Scotland internationally for the first time at the 2004 at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Australia, winning two silver medals. He swam for Great Britain at the European Junior Championships in 2005 and 2006 and was British Junior record holder for a short period. More recently, Lewis qualified to represent Team Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India in October 2010 where he brought back a team silver medal and competed in the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
Our Teaching Staff
We carefully select our teachers from a competitive swimming background, with many of our teachers having come through the SwimEasy programme as kids and have competed at national and international level. Only we can boast that our teachers played their part in producing current National, International and Commonwealth swimmers. SwimEasy Graduates, Lewis Smith, Craig Hamilton and Craig McNally have represented Scotland and GB to the highest level at world class events.
Our enthusiastic and engaging core team work with us on a full time basis, meaning that their sole focus is the progression of your child. Regardless of experience, our teachers undergo regular training clinics to keep them up-to-date with the latest techniques in teaching swimming.
Our highly experienced Quality Control team routinely attend the lessons to work with our teachers to ensure your child receives world class teaching standards.
Our teaching and office staff understand children and understand the sport of swimming at the highest levels which is why nobody does it better!