Laura Quilter

Region : Auckland

Club : North Harbour Triathlon Club

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Planning, adaptability and clear communication are at the centre of Laura’s coaching style.

Born and bred in Gisborne, she is a former New Zealand representative Swimmer and Surf-lifesaver who competed in the 2014 Commonwealth Games and was a member of the national Surf Lifesaving team who won consecutive World Titles in 2012, 2014 and 2016. From an athlete with a love of sport to a coach with the enthusiasm to help others realise their ambitions, Laura strives to support people to discover their own potential.

Swim Coaching:

  • General swim technique and speed improvement for all ages and abilities
  • Beginner adult learners
  • Athletes wishing to refine technique and speed for competition
  • Individuals with injuries looking to improve technique and swim pain-free

Strength and Conditioning:

  • Personalised strength programmes


  • Qualified Personal Trainer (Levels 4 and 5)
  • 2019/20 Surf Life Saving New Zealand NZ Assistant Youth Coach
  • Swimming coach since 2012
  • Five years’ experience coaching youth swimmers
  • Two years’ experience coaching adults (beginner to competitive open water swimmers and triathletes)
  • Laura has experience competing at top international level. She has represented New Zealand in both Swimming and Surf Lifesaving, is a former world champion and multiple New Zealand champion