Wellbeing Team

Student Coordinators

Mr Nick Marsh (Year 7 Coordinator 2019)

2016 Nick Marsh

Nick began teaching at San Clemente High School in 2011 and is a consistent contributor to all facets of school life. Apart from teaching across three key learning areas of PDHPE, Mathematics and Religious Studies, he has acted in various management positions including Careers Advisor and Student Coordinator. In 2015, Nick facilitated and coordinated the implementation of the school’s new House System, and the Tony Kelly Cup. Nick prides himself on the positive relationships and strong connections he has with students in the San Clemente community. He has a strong passion for the wellbeing of all students in his care and is dedicated to supporting students in their social and emotional development. 

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Mr Mitch Allan (Year 8 Coordinator 2019)

MitchI have the pleasure of being the Year 7 Coordinator for 2018. I am excited about the opportunity to work with the Year 7 students as part of the San Clemente Wellbeing team. 

I am very proud to work at San Clemente and to be part of such a caring, active and connected community.

I am grateful to have the opportunity to work with the students within the Positive Education framework. We aim to continue being active and connecting with our community.

I am really excited and looking forward to working with you during 2019.

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Mrs Kate Tolfree (Year 9 Coordinator 2019)

2016 Kate Tolfree

Kate began teaching at San Clemente in 2011. She brings much experience to her role as Student Coordinator, having worked in a number of diocesan schools in different capacities in Middle Management, including both pastoral and curriculum areas. Kate is a teacher of both PDHPE and Religious Studies and she has also had experience in HSIE and Food Technology. Kate’s relational style of leadership, with a focus on proactive individual care, along with a keen a sense of humour, is well received by students. Her strong personal family values clearly translate to the way in which she fulfils the responsibilities of the role. Kate’s warm, nurturing and approachable demeanour ensures the students in her care are often seeking her company and support.



Mr Patrick Doyle (Year 10 Coordinator 2019)

2016 Patrick DoylePatrick is a HSIE teacher who began at San Clemente in 2007. He is currently in his 23rd year of teaching with experience both in Australia and abroad where he spent time involved in special needs and behaviour management. His attributes as a Student Coordinator are enhanced by his past experiences in leading the HSIE faculty at the school; therefore he demonstrates a high level of both academic and pastoral care for students. Patrick enjoys contributing to various aspects of school life, including the Ministry Team, Retreats and Camps, coaching sport and also his organisation of various school fundraising events. His active and energetic style of leadership means that he is often present with the students, seen daily talking and interacting with them during break times in the school day. Patrick sets high expectations for his year group and he is a well-respected Coordinator who has a very good knowledge of the students in his care.

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Mr Nathan Beckett (Assistant Principal - Wellbeing)

2016 Nathan Beckett

Nathan is a PDHPE and Religious Studies teacher who has been at San Clemente since 2002. He has a strong philosophy of student advocacy and a passion for the pastoral care of young people. Nathan has been a Student Coordinator for the past 9 years and is a dynamic and innovative member of the Pastoral Care Team. He also contributes to the school through regular involvement in the Ministry Team, Retreat Facilitator and the coaching of various sports. Furthermore, he has assisted in developing and enhancing the school’s student leadership structure.  Nathan is devoted to the overall wellbeing of the students and this, coupled with a keen sense of humour, has allowed him to develop a great rapport with them. His extensive pastoral experience has given him a thorough knowledge of the effective management of significant adolescent issues. 

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Mentor teams

Year 7
Year Coordinator - Nicholas Marsh
Mentor Name of group   House
Desley Sharman Aquinas   Aquino
Emma McCarthy Dixon   Aquino 
Katie Smith Gilroy    Calaroga
Lynette Van Zeeland MacKillop    Calaroga
Michael Quinn O'Donohoe   Castile
Paul Mlotkowski Polding   Castile
Priscilla Payne  Tenison    Sienna
Julia Nolan Therry    Sienna 


Year 8
Year Coordinator - Mitch Allan
Mentor Name of group   House
Jessica Bellamy Banks   Aquino
Narelle McInnes Chisholm   Aquino 
Ellie Drury Farrer   Calaroga
Danielle DiPrinzio Flynn   Calaroga
Geraldine Hook Kingsford   Castile
Amy Wilde Lawson   Castile
Ian Morrissey  Paterson   Sienna
Leticia Wakely Wentworth    Sienna 


Year 9
Year Coordinator - Kate Tolfree
Mentor Name of group   House
Ellen Seaniger Awabakal   Aquino
Helen Wilks Carrington   Aquino 
Gillian Rutherford Dangar    Calaroga
Loretta Browne Glenrock    Calaroga
Joanna Godden Kooragang   Castile
Ashely Ruddy Mayfield   Castile
Keiran Knight  Shortland   Sienna
Summer Harrison Redcliff   Sienna 


Year 10
Year Coordinator - Patrick Doyle
Mentor Name of group   House
Anne-Marie Kelly Bashir   Aquino
Sheridan Pruteanu Bligh   Aquino 
Karen Brennan Bourke    Calaroga
Jillian Davy / Josh Lam Brisbane   Calaroga
Jordan Newbery Hunter   Castile
Anna O'Brien King   Castile
Jessica Lopez  Macquarie   Sienna
Rose McAllister Phillip   Sienna 

Counselling Support

Ms Jenny Morris (School Psychologist)

Pastoral Care Worker

Mrs Sally Lykouras - Monday and Tuesday


Careers Support

Mrs Sheridan Pruteanu is the school’s Careers Advisor. Please refer to the Information section of the website (Careers) for further details.