Our coaches

Anna Kazakova coachAnna Kazakova Lindegren
Anna started swimming when she was 20 to recover from a surgery. Hiring a coach was a key to her success despite a later start. Today she is a swimming coach and life guard licensed by the Swedish Lifesavers Association(SLS) since 2013. She crossed the Bosphorus channel (6,5km) , finished Stockholm Olympic Triathlon, swam Stockholms Simmet (3,3 km) i 2015. Anna has been coaching breaststroke and crawl since 2012 at SSIF, Stockholm City, Kamishi Swim, SLS Gotland Summer Swimming School. Since autumn 2015 she is involved in Stockholm International Swimming Club, working hard to teach adults swimming. Languages Anna teaches in: English, Swedish, Russian.

Home is where the pool is

Oxana Lundström

Oxana started swimming when she was 11 and can’t get enough of it since then. Back in the 90s she was competing in the Moscow youth swimming league, today she is a Masters swimmer and an open water enthusiast. She won a silver medal in free style relay in Stockholm VM 2014, swam Riddarfjärdssimningen 2014, Stockholms Simmet 2015 (3,3 km) and is training for more. Oxana is also a mom of two and can give you advice on training during pregnancy and postpartum.

Oxana is a trained life guard and has been coaching aspiring swimmers since 2013 at SSIF and Kamishi Swim before starting at Stockholm International Swimming Club.  Languages Oxana teaches in: English, Russian.


Swimming for me is a form of meditation, an opportunity to be one with nature and to feel truly alive.

Agustin Lòpez
Agustin is originally from Mexico, now he is studying in Stockholm University. He started swimming when he was 3 years old. Since then he did a lot of sports including soccer, fencing, athletics and swimming. In his home country he was competing constantly. Recently he has broke his leg, this was the point to choose swimming as his main sport again, because of its low impact.

He loves to teach and to transmit his knowledge and love for swimming. As a instructor he likes to help people to improve and to push beyond of what they know. Languages Agustin teaches in: English, Spanish.

Swim fast or slow, just keep swimming.

Saima Kivimäki

Saima is originally from Finland and is now studying at Karolinska Institutet. She has been swimming since she was a baby and started to compete at the age of 7. She was training hard and attended the Finnish nationals several times. One year ago, she decided to quit swimming and took a gap year in Australia and New Zealand. She moved to Stockholm to study biomedicine last August 2017. Besides pool swimming, Saima is interested in open water swimming and triathlon.

As swimming used to be a huge part of her daily life, she thinks that she has a lot of knowledge to share with other swimmers. She loves the feeling when she can see others learning and getting better. Saima is a licenced swim teacher by Finnish Swimming teaching and Lifesaving federation and also a swimming coach. She has been teaching and coaching kids and adults in Finland for three years. Laguages Saima can teach in: English, Finish, Swedish

Enjoy swimming.