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About eSWIM

Elena Nesci

 eSWIM head coach, Elena Nesci, has over 18 years’ experience teaching and coaching swimming and specialises in working with adults. Elena took up swimming as an adult and has an excellent understanding of what it takes to learn to swim with good technique and to prevent and assist in recovery from injury. As a Masters Swimmer, Elena has competed at Club, State and World level and trains throughout the year for fitness and the mental benefits of swimming.

Elena is a qualified AUSTSWIM teacher and Masters Swimming Australia Coach. She is a Coach Educator and Assessor for Masters Swimming Australia, a member of the Masters Swimming Australia National Coaching Committee, Masters Swimming WA Coaching Committee and is also an active Coach with her own Masters club, Claremont Masters. Elena also holds current CPR qualifications with Royal Life Saving WA.



Coaching Philosophy

Elena’s primary objectives when coaching are:

  • To establish a sound technical foundation
  • Foster a lifelong love of swimming
  • Create an inclusive and supportive environment for all eSWIMMERS to thrive in
  • Ensure that everyone is having fun while harnessing the incredible benefits of swimming
  • To treat all clients as individuals and address their needs so they can achieve their goals
  • To provide support for clients beyond the pool deck with open communication channels for advice on training and injury management/prevention



Coaching Qualifications & Achievements

AUSTSWIM Teacher Licence
Masters Swimming Australia Club Coach
Masters Swimming Australia Coach Educator and Course Presenter 2015 - present
Masters Swimming Western Australia Coaching Committee member 2013 - 2018, 2023

2003-2013 Kids and Adult Swim Teacher Challenge Stadium Swim School
2003-2020 – Event Coordinator, Swim Thru Perth

2009 Masters Swimming WA Coach of the Year 
2010 Nomination ANZ Sports Star Awards – Sports Coach of the Year
2010 Dept Sport & Rec Community Coach of the Year – Masters Swimming
2011 Member 2011 Masters Swimming Australia Nationals Championships Organising Committee
2012 Dept Sport & Rec Industry Sports Coaches Awards – Certificate of Commendation 
2013 Dept Sport & Rec Industry Sports Coaches Awards – Certificate of Commendation 
2013 Dept Sport & Rec Certificate of Presenter Training
2013-2019, 2023 Committee Member – Masters Swimming WA Coaching Committee
2014-15, 2023 Head Coach – Claremont Masters Swimming Club
2015 Co-creator / Presenter - new Masters Swimming Australia Coaching Course
2015-present Committee Member - Masters Swimming Australia National Coaching Committee
2015 Perc Edwards Volunteer of the Year Award, Masters Swimming WA
2015 Annual Service to Masters Swimming WA Award
2014-2022 Coach, Subiaco Primary School and Interschool Swim teams (Interschool Champions 2018, 2019, Runners Up 2021,2022)
2016 WA Sports Star Awards Nominee - Service to Sport
2018 10 Year Service Award  - Master Swimming WA
2018 Member 2018 Masters Swimming Australia National Championships Organising Committee 


Swimming Achievements

Member of Claremont Masters Swimming Club: 1999 – present
Rottnest Channel Swim crossings: 

  • Solo  –  2005 (20th female)
  • Duo  – 2002, 2004
  • Team –  2000, 2001, 2012 (1st place overall Women’s Team)

Multiple National relay record holder – Masters Swimming Australia
State individual & relay record holder – Masters Swimming WA
Age Group winner –MSWA State Championships
Top Ten Age Group ranking – Masters Swimming Australia