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The Board


Dr. Tom Janoshalmi - President

Tom is a growth and outcome driven corporate executive, with 20 years of leadership experience in delivering digital transformations at Global Fortune 500 companies. 


Tom's background origins in the most successful water polo country, Hungary, where older family members played water polo at the highest levels. Tom was a former competitive athlete, who played the sport and also competed successfully in other sports (e.g. wrestling). He is a member of the Water Polo Australia Sports Development Committee. Tom has also provide volunteering services to water polo at various competitions as table official.


Tom's passion is to make water polo accessible to everyone, to make Water Polo Victoria a benchmark service provider to our athletes, clubs and the community for best results. This includes our aspiration to have Victorian athletes in the 2032 Brisbane Olympic teams.


Kai-Yang Goh - Treasurer

Kai is an active member of the water polo community who has the privilege of wearing all hats from player to coach to administrator. Kai began his water polo journey in 2015 as a university student and is passionate about the fun, social and learning opportunities the sport provides.


Kai's vision for Water Polo Victoria is to provide fulfilling participation opportunities for athletes of all ages, skill levels and regions, and to send the message that anyone can play our sport.


Outside of the pool, Kai is a disputes lawyer and aims to use his professional expertise to assist with the development and execution of Water Polo Victoria's strategic plan.


Kate Healy - Board Director

Kate brings experience, enthusiasm and empathy to her role as a director. A commercial lawyer by training, and social impact and change maker professionally, she also has a decade under her belt as a water polo parent and several years service as an office bearer at Melbourne Collegians.


Kate’s day job is as a consultant, and she understands the passion and commitment that the Victorian Water Polo community has for the sport, and is keen to see us lift our participation numbers and profitability across the State.


Chloe Lim - Board Director

Chloe was appointed to the Board of Water Polo Victoria back in 2022. Chloe is an active member of the water polo community not only as a player, but also as a coach and referee. 

Being involved with the Academy program and National State Championship teams', Chloe aspires to provide opportunity for growth and devlopment to young athletes to strive towards their goals. 

Chloe is committed to the continued development of water polo; seeking new opportunities to grow our membership database.


Nikki Burger - Board Director

Nikki was appointed to the Water Polo Victoria board in February 2024 and brings enthusiasm and extensive sport management experience to her role as a director.

With a versatile skillset honed over two decades, Nikki has held various leadership roles in sport, highlights including Yanqing Olympic Village Manager (Sliding Sports & Alpine) at the 2022 Beijing Olympic Winter Games, and Volunteer Manager at the 16th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) in Melbourne (2022).


Nikki established Life Sport Journey, in 2012, a boutique sports consultancy. Nikki is a strategic thinker, specialising in strategic planning, program and pathway evaluation, stakeholder engagement and policy development; she works closely with sports including swimming and netball.


Nikki is committed to seeing the development of water polo in Victoria from participation programs to high performance.

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