Swimming Coaches




Brian MillerBrian holds a Silver level coaching licence and has a philosophy that supports competitive swimmers of all ability to achieve their goals. He has extensive coaching experience and has worked with past Australian champions and National coaches. He is currently part of the coaching team for Swimming Victoria’s Development and Talent ID squads.
Brian’s Values for squad swimmers:
•    Develop confidence, perseverance, motivation to achieve their best
•    Develop discipline, initiative and independence
•    Understand and value themselves and respect those around them
•    Be aware of their actions and the impact they have
•    Accept responsibility for their development as athletes and people
•    Implement strategies to overcome challenges and disappointments
•    Become responsible members of the community

Brian is supported by the following coaching team:


Adele Bothma

Adele first joined DVE as a parent of two swimmers in 2013 but then in September 2014 acquired her Bronze coaching licence. Adele is a committed and passionate member of the coaching team and assists Brian with the junior program.



isobelJessye has recently joined DVE and comes to us from Mill Park Swimming Club where she has coached for many years.

Jessye holds a Bronze level licence and is passionate about assisting young athletes to further develop their skills in swimming.

Jessye assists with the junior and Development level squads.





isobelIsobel has recently joined our coaching team and is a past member of the DVE squad program.

Isobel is a very enthusiastic member of the team and is assisting us with the Junior squads.