Meet the Team

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 17th World Championships, as well as the 14th, 15th and 16th FINA World Championships.

Sue is also a FINA 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.

Image Right: Sue with swimmers Emma and Laura at the Austrian Open where they achieved a second place finish in 2017.


Assistant Coach/Technical Manager: Fatima Isaacs

The BSSC assistant coach, Fatima retired from competitive synchro after National Championships 2013.

Fatima was one of four Barracudas to compete at The 14th Fina World Championships 2011, Fatima has been doing synchro for 8 years.

No longer competing herself, Fatima has taken the role of Assistant Coach and Technical Club Manager.