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:



Joel MillerJoel enjoys coaching all levels of swimmer and currently assists Brian with the senior squads. He is also the primary coach for our Multiclass squad. As a successful swimmer in his younger years, Joel understands what is required to swim at the highest level. Joel holds a Bronze level coaching licence.



Matt MoulderMatt is a Life Member of the club and has been coaching competitive swimmers to success for many years. Matt holds a Bronze level coaching licence and previously represented Eltham Swimming Club at National level of competition. He assists Brian with the senior squad program.



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.



Dominic BakalisDom joined the coaching team at DVE in September 2014. He works primarily with the Junior level swimmers and takes pride in each and every success his squad members achieve. Dom holds a Bronze level coaching licence.


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