Meet our awesome team
The founder Julia Ham
Title: Just Julia the Shark
Just Julia the Shark has been teaching swimming since 1999, when she established Hampton Swim School whilst training and competing for Australia. Her love of child development saw her open a land-based program, Tumbletastics in early 2011, an early learning movement and activity centre.
After many years on the front line of teaching and administration, Julia continues her role of Director working closely with her team to continuously grow, develop and improve the services Hampton Swim School and TumbleTastics delivers to our wider community. Julia is mother to 2 young water babies, Ollie and Archer, who she fosters their development everyday. If Julia was an animal she would be a Great White Shark – loves her food and swims bloody fast.
Learning & Development Manager
Title: Jazzy Jen The Tiger
Jen joined Hampton Swim School as our Learning and Development Manager in 2010, bringing over 15 years experience in Human Resource Development especially Team Building and Training. Jen had also undergone a sea change becoming a Swim Instructor in 2005, with a passion for achieving children’s learning through positive reinforcement and behaviour management techniques. At Hampton Swim School and TumbleTastics, Jen ensures a high standard of ongoing people and process development for continuous improved service to our Customers. Jen’s personal learning philosophy is that “Everybody deserves every opportunity to learn every time”. . loves her food and swims bloody fast.