Ursula Carlile Dip. Phys. Ed (Adelaide)

Coaching Coordinator, Superfish Coach

Ursula founded the Carlile Organisation with Forbes in 1958 operating at Drummoyne. Ursula first started teaching beginners and just above. From 1962 to 1964 Ursula coached the Dutch National team for three years with Forbes and was a coach for the Netherlands at the Tokyo Olympic games in 1964. In 1972 Ursula was the Assistant Olympic Coach to Don Talbot at the Munich Olympic Games. This was followed in 1974 with duties as Joint Head Coach for the Commonwealth Games at Christchurch New Zealand and in 1975 was the Coach for the Australian World Championship team at Cali Columbia.

During the 1970's and 1980's Ursula made various coaching visits to the Peoples Republic of China. Both Forbes and Ursula were named as Honorary Swimming Coaches to the Peoples Republic. Ursula was Head Coach of the Ryde-Carlile Swimming Club for over 25 years and is a life member of the club.  Ursula's committment to the club continues to this day, poolside at our club race nights and key competition meets.



 Greg McWhirter

Greg McWhirter

Performance Head Coach

Greg has been coaching for over 25 years. During his career Greg has developed swimmers from local Area Championships through to Olympic and International representatives.  Greg holds the ascta Gold License coaching accreditation.

During 2014, Greg has represented Australia as a coach at the 2014 Oceania Championships in Auckland, and as a coach of the NSW Team at The State Team's held in the ACT.




 Andrew Taufer

Andrew Taufer

Ryde National Performance Squad Head Coach

Andrew first joined Carlile Swimming in 2002 and has been a competitive coach since 2003. Andrew is a Silver License accredited coach with a certificate III and IV in fitness and is a registered personal trainer.

Andrew has produced multiple national representatives and medalists. And has placed swimmers on a number of junior Australian Teams. 








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