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Coaching Programme

Our aim as coaches is to run a happy, caring and progressive swimming programme that meets the needs of all our swimmers and allows them to reach their true potential in the fullness of time. We go to great lengths to ensure that the swimmers get the very best attention both technically and physiologically.

Training and coaching has been structured in a way to optimise available pool and gym time and to ensure that we help develop our swimmers at a level that is appropriate for their personal experience, ability and development rate.

Squad

Year Groups

Requirement

Coach

Elite Years 10 – 13 700 FINA Points Female
665 FINA Points Male
Emma Collings-Barnes
(Director of Swimming)
assisted by Josh Norrie
(Strength & Conditioning Lead)
Sprint Years
10 – 13
550 FINA Points (Years 12 – 13)
500 FINA Points (Years 10 – 11)
Joel Knight
(Performance Swim Coach)
Middle Years
10 – 13
550 FINA Points (Years 12 – 13)
500 FINA Points (Years 10 – 11)
Greg King-Limb
(Assistant Director of Swimming)
Distance Years
10 – 13
550 FINA Points (Years 12 – 13)
500 FINA Points (Years 10 – 11)
Neil Edwards
(Performance Swim Coach)
Year 9 Year 9 500/450 FINA Points
required to access transition sessions
Harry James
(Performance Swim Coach)
supported by Greg King-Limb
(Assistant Director of Swimming)
Development & Multi Sport Years
10 – 13
250 FINA Points Emma Collings-Barnes
(Director of Swimming)
Prep 1 Years
6 – 8
200 FINA Points
400/350 FINA Points required to access transition sessions
Rikki Morris
(Performance Swim Coach)
and
Harry James
(Performance Swim Coach)
Prep 2 Years
5 – 8
Completion of Swim England Stages 8 – 10 Emma Collings-Barnes
(Director of Swimming) supported by
Harry James & Rikki Morris (Performance Swim Coaches)