Meet the Team
Bach Bus Studies Maj in Management, Dip in Rec & Sport
Craig helps the CLM team to achieve their potential as people/staff, thus delivering outstanding service and a great customer experience. Craig is very proud of everyone at CLM and works by the CLM values of Innovation, Fun, Respect, Continuous Improvement and Quality on a day to day basis.
Bach of Social Sciences
John has a wide range of experience in community recreation gained from working inside local government and in the private sector. He has assisted departments in the development of management systems and policies, and has worked on a voluntary basis with community and national organizations.
Bach of Arts Maj in Social Work, Dip in Community Development
Joe has a broad range of experience in community recreation from working initially in hotel management and the restaurant business, before managing and overseeing a number of recreation and aquatic centres. Joe was responsible for community facilities in Upper Hutt and then Auckland City Council.
General Manager of Operations
Bach of Sport and Exercise Science, National Cert in Water Treatment
Kirsty has extensive experience in facility management and provides assistance in all aspects of operations to the aquatic sites managed by CLM. Her role includes training and development, aquatics operations, internal audits, health and safety systems and procedures and compliancy.
Cert in Human Services, National Cert in Water Treatment, Cert in Supervision, NPLA Cert
Pierre started work for CLM in 1999 as a lifeguard and swim school instructor. He has a comprehensive background includes managing several aquatic facilities. Pierre provides support with operations, health and safety, emergency response, training, compliancy and processes. When not working, Pierre enjoys playing soccer and golf.
General Manager of Projects and Customer Service
Bach of Bus – Dble Maj in Management and Marketing Communication, National Cert in Water Treatment
Bridget has worked with CLM in a number of roles for other a decade. Currently Bridget provides training and support to CLM facilities with the Centaman operating system, reception and administration processes and conducts Cash Handling & Admin Audits.
Skills Active Recreation & Sport L2, SFRITO Aquatics L3, Cert Information & Technology L3
Neven began volunteering on Holiday Programmes in 1998. This led to running the Holiday Programme and Sport Leagues at Papakura Rec. After coaching football overseas, Neven worked at Franklin Sport, Swim & Fitness. As Programmes Manager, Neven's knowledge, experience and energy provides valuable support to all CLM programmes.
Nicky comes from a strong banking background. After working as a bank teller/customer service representative in Wellington and Melbourne, she returned to Wellington to spend the next nine years working in Foreign Exchange. Nicky has worked for CLM for fifteen years and is responsible for managing the overall cash flow and financial position of the CLM Group. She is directly responsible for Payroll and Monthly Financial accounts and reports for the CLM Facilities in Northland, the lower North Island, and the South Island.
Nicole brings to CLM and SwimMagic 12 years of relevant industry experience and has been a key person within the Support Office Accounts department for five years. During this time Nicole has been involved in the development and establishment of many systems both in the accounts and administration areas of the business but also within the SwimMagic programme. Her experience working across multiple sites and within the different business units makes her a hugely valuable asset to the team.
General Manager of H.R and Marketing
Bach of Bus – Dble Maj in Management and Human Resources & Employment Relations
Annalies has a comprehensive background in swim school management and operations and is hugely respected in ‘Learn to Swim’ circles. Annalies also has experience in policy writing and development within the recreation and leisure industry.
Bach of Physical Education / Bach of Commerce – Marketing Management
Tom has been actively working within the Recreation and leisure industry for the last 6 years with a key focus on social sport programmes for all ages. Tom spent 6 months running free programmes throughout the South Auckland region over the summer in partnership with Auckland Council.
Te Ha Maori o CLM
Bach of Exercise Sport Science, Dip in Elite Sporting Performance
Ko Piwakawaka toku maunga
Ko Waimamaku toku awa
Ko Whakamaharatanga toku marae
Ko Ngatokimatawhaorua raua ko Mahuhu ki te rangi oku waka
Ko Ngati Pou me Te Roroa me Te Popoto oku hapu
Ko Ngapuhi te iwi
Ko Scott Linklater taku ingoa
Scott’s greatest passions are spending time with his partner, dog, and family or surfing on Northland’s beautiful coastlines in his waka or stand up paddleboard.
SwimMagic National Manager
BSc Hons in Physiology & Sports Science, AUSTSWIM Presenter and Assessor
Lynn has worked for CLM since 2009. She was a SwimMagic Coordinator before becoming the SwimMagic National Manager in 2015. While working as a Coordinator she led her team to win the CLM SwimMagic Swim School of the Year in both 2012 and 2013. She has taught babies through to coaching adult Triathlon Squads. As SwimMagic National Manager Lynn provides support to the Swim School Coordinators and ensures all the swim schools are profitable and running efficiently. Lynn focuses on the programme delivery, administration and the training and development of the staff.
CLM Senior Programme Manager
Christine has worked with CLM since 1997 in facility management at both Papakura and Otahuhu. True to her passions of community and fitness Christine has delivered seniors exercise classes for the past 25 years. Her experience, energy and determination make her well suited to drive programme development for CLM in the 55+ market.
General Manager of Programmes and I.T.
Diploma Sport Studies (Otago)
Geoffs' career in the recreation industry spans over 30 years. In that time Geoff has worked in many different facets of the industry from being a Fitness Consultant and Group Fitness Instructor, to Fitness Manager of a number of Fitness Centres, to Manager of a number of sites for CLM, to CLM National Fitness Manager and now CLM General Manager of Programmes and I.T. supporting CLMs Fitness, Swim School and School Age Programme National Business Managers and overseeing I.T. for CLM nationally.