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Angela – our dolphin biologist

Position: Co-Founder Care for Dolphins

Founder of Dolphin Watch Alliance, Biologist Zürich University, guest researcher at TU Berlin Campus El Gouna since 2015

Whenever she can she is where the dolphins are, finning with her long blades somewhere in the Red Sea. Her catalogue of her 200 bottlenose dolphins in the wild is impressive, her presentation about her dolphin family, inspiring and her dedication is amazing!




Anja – our graphic designer, coffee, cake and animal lover

Position: Freelance Art Director, Care for Dolphins Messenger, Care for Dolphins fb Admin

Owner of stunning-designs.com: She is the awesome designer of all our contemporary logos, adverts, stickers and flyers.

As much as she loves coffee and cakes at the cat cafe after 11 am, she is our helpful adviser for all social media questions and even managed to finally convince Sandy to join Facebook.

Loves swimming only during the months without an R in it….



Anna – our helpful fairy by the pool or behind the scenes

Position: Booking and Course Reservations Coordinator, Fairy to remind us about all the important things and sending out our Newsletter on time, Care for Dolphins Messenger

She is always willing to help, happily looking for solutions to meet the clients requests, what so ever is needed.




Position: Mascot

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Becky – broadcasting our message of dolphin-friendly behaviour out to the whole world

Position: Care for Dolphins Messenger

Her whole family adore snorkelling in the Red Sea as often as they can. She is thoroughly dedicated to educate others on important conservation awareness issues to keep the Red Sea and its s safe and clean for humans, plants and animals.



Chris – our superwoman

Position: Sea Swim Coach and Lifeguard

Retired nurse who loves swimming in the sea and enjoys living in El Gouna. Initiator of The Big Swim – El Gouna Long Distance Swimming Competition.

Her cakes and sweets (freshly baked daily for her husband Dave and in case any come to visit) are as amazing as her daily swimming sessions in her lagoon all through the winter.



Dave – our kayak man

Position: Sea Swim Coach and Lifeguard

Retired sports lover and husband of Chris, Dave loves being hands on in the house or on the beach. Chief of measures for The Big Swim on his kayak – El Gouna Long Distance Swimming Competition.

He can always be found doing something active somewhere in El Gouna, whatever day of the week it is.



Denise – our smiliest frog who always keeps going no matter what

Position: SSI Swim Teacher Instructor, SSI Lifeguard Instructor, SSI React Right Instructor, Personal Swim Trainer and involved in all the Specialties in her role as al Manager.

She can turn her hand to anything, whether it is changing a tyre in record time, breaking into Sandy’s house (with her permission of course!) or teaching our how to swim the perfect stroke.

Previous History: Teacher (ages 7-16 years), Diving Instructor, Special Needs teacher

She loves nature, riding horses at the beach with her two daughters, Amina and Raya and diving in the underwater of the Red Sea from time to time.



Elena – our Safari lady

Position: Care for Dolphins Messenger

Originally from Estonia, Elena left for St Petersburg, Russia in 1985. She studied Interior Design until 1997 and then became a school teacher until she came to Egypt, became a Divemaster and fell in love with her now husband with whom she runs a dive centre and owns a lovely safari boat, Nadine.




Nadia – our eloquent native English speaker and the British voice of our publications

Position: SSI Swim Teacher, SSI Lifeguard Instructor, Sea Swim Coach, Social Media and Events Coordinator, Publications Editor, General Admin and Care for Dolphins Messenger

Previous History: Cabin Crew, Hotel Receptionist, Workplace First Aider, Tourism Officer

She is so funny and loves anything to do with swimming, scuba diving, SUP, kayaking also, yoga and of course her niece and nephew



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Last but not least:

Sandy – our crazy team leader

Position: Founder, Owner and CEO Frogs Swim & Lifeguard Academy Egypt, SSI Swim Teacher Instructor Trainer, SSI Lifeguard Instructor, SSI React Right Instructor, EFR Instructor, Personal Swim Trainer, Special Needs Swimming Instructor

Previous History: Marketingplaner, founder of Pro Sea Team Diving Center, aerobics instructor

Her idea to open the first swim school at the Red Sea was born in 2005 during a holiday abroad and from there things developed to the point where she also founded, within the successful swim school, the Care for Safety Campaign in 2011 and in 2012 the Care for Dolphins program which was brought together through a vision with Angela Ziltener, Marine Biologist and founder of the Dolphin Watch Alliance.

Since then things have moved on and diversified through the following timeline:

2013 - Medical First Aid

2014 - Aquarelax

2015 - Fin Swimming

        - Mermaid and Monofin Swimming

2016 - SSI Swim Schools International

        - Establishing Lifeguard Academy in affiliation with SSI Lifeguard Program as first SSI Swim & Lifeguard School in the Middle East & Africa

2017 - Relaqua

2018 - Freeswimming Eventweeks

Sandy has just too many ideas to fit into one life, from A as in Adult Swim Instructor to Z like in Zoo just like the one in her house where she has more than one hundred animals!



  Job Vacancies  


We are always looking for passionate individuals who would like to join our dynamic team and help us to provide high standard training and in a professional and friendly .

If you are inspired by what we do and feel like one, some or all of our avenues and projects are something that you could contribute to we would love to hear from you. We can offer flexible working hours, valuable training in your chosen interest and a rewarding profession within the sports sector.