Caulfield aquatics Announce Head Coach

New Caulfield aquatics Head Coach, Kenrick Monk (Right), with Caulfield Grammar School Head of Swimming Jerome Elliot (Left)
New Caulfield aquatics Head Coach, Kenrick Monk (Right), with Caulfield Grammar School Head of Swimming Jerome Elliot (Left)

Caulfield aquatics is excited to introduce Kenrick Monk as its new Head Coach. With his impressive Olympic background and reputation as a respected coach, Kenrick is set to lead Caulfield aquatics to new heights, fostering talent and nurturing the champions of tomorrow.

Kenrick Monk, a two-time Olympian, knows the pool like the back of his hand. His journey from the Olympics to coaching is a testament to his love for swimming and his dedication to helping others succeed. With firsthand experience as a top-tier athlete, Kenrick brings a unique perspective to coaching that combines high-level competition know-how with effective training techniques and mentorship.

Kenrick Monk’s track record speaks volumes. He played a pivotal role in building up the swimming program at Cranbrook Private school, showing his ability for developing young talent. His time as Head Coach at MSAC (Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre) produced remarkable achievements, including:

•2023 Number 1 swimming program in Victoria for Age and Open swimmers.
•Number 1 program in Victoria at National Ages 2023.
•2023 Multiclass Coach of the year.
•2023 National age championships – 7 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze medals. One Australian Age record.
Kenrick Monk’s Vision for Caulfield Aquatics

“I’m honoured and excited to join forces with Caulfield aquatics,” Kenrick Monk stated. “My aim is to create a well-rounded program that not only shapes exceptional swimmers but also nurtures individuals of character and integrity. Together, we’ll pursue success both in and out of the water.”

Caulfield aquatics would like to acknowledge the work of Jerome Elliot who undertook the interim Head Coach role, as part of his position as Head of Swimming for Caulfield Grammar. Jerome’s passion and hard work has set the club up for future success, and we look forward to continuing to have Jerome working alongside Kenrick and with our athletes as a senior coach.

For further information regarding the Caulfield aquatics program, please go to our website