Founders Col and and Ann Jones both have a passion for sports and swimming. They were both graduates in Physical Education from Sydney Teachers College . Col represented at first grade rugby union club level with St George before transferring to rugby league with Canterbury Bankstown club. In the off season he worked with Don Talbot (Australian Olympic coach) learning the profession of learn to swim and competitive swim coaching. Ann represented Australia in diving at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games.
Col has been awarded for his outstanding contribution to swimming by the Australian Swim Coaches Association.