Head Coach Ryo Kito was born in Japan and is a university graduate in Information Technology. On moving to Australia in 2000, Ryo pursued his interest in swimming, joining Carlile Swimming at Killarney Heights, where he taught and coached all levels. Ryo was ‘Employee of the Year ‘ in 2003 and Austswim ‘Rookie Swimming Teacher of the Year’ in 2004 and received ASCTA ‘JX Gold Coach of the year award’ in 2009. Ryo is an ASCTA Bronze and Silver Licence Coach, along with the Open Water and Coaching Swimmers with a Disability coaching accreditations. Ryo has coached numerous swimmers since 2008 working with junior, age and national performance squads. Ryo took over as Head Coach of Narrabeen Swimming Club in October 2019.