The Carlile Story

For over 60 years Carlile Swimming has been recognised in Australia and internationally as a leader in aquatic education. This worldwide reputation for quality and innovation continues today.

Our founders Forbes and Ursula Carlile, are world renowned Olympic swim coaches, pioneering sports scientists and educators. Their collective passion for swimming training and education has received great recognition and accolades over many years.

In collaboration with Forbes and Ursula, Directors John Coutts and Richard Cahalan (both international swimming competitors themselves) have developed the world’s leading swim school program. Through extensive research, observation and training, Carlile Swimming has brought together the world’s best practices into the Carlile Teaching System. This system allows us to consistently deliver the highest quality swimming program to our customers.