Nicole’s professional journey started at the age of 16 by qualifying as a lifeguard and shortly thereafter as a swimming teacher, pool plant operator and most recently, a National Pool Lifeguard Trainer Assessor. Nicole’s undertaken roles within various sectors (private and public) of the leisure industry such as duty manager, swimming coordinator and swimming teacher.

Nicole is a committee member of the Nottingham Neptunes Lifesaving charity and teaches National Pool Lifeguard Courses.


Nicole achieved a first-class honours degree in business and management in 2015 from the University of Lincoln which she says has been invaluable in giving her the skills and knowledge to set up Core Aquatics. Nicole set up her business infrastructure alongside her final year studies. As a regular guest lecturer, Nicole is still involved in supporting both under and post graduate students at local universities.

Nicole supported a local school’s Young Enterprise competition with their presentation for the finals. During 2019/2020 Nicole will be mentoring the next team!