Coaches & Directors

Newham & UEL Swimming Club is a successful local club based in Newham, East London (home of the 2012 Olympics).  We are run and managed by volunteers; only the coaching staff are paid staff.


Here is a short summary of the club's history:

  • Formed in 1991 when Plaistow and East Ham Swimming Clubs merged
  • Grant aided by The London Borough of Newham
  • Trains at Atherton, Balaam and East Ham Leisure Centres and London Aquatics Centre
  • Competes in local league events
  • Organises the London Borough of Newham Swimming Championships
  • Assists in selecting the LBN Teams for the London Youth Games and Mini Games
  • Supported the bid for London to host the 2012 Olympics
  • Involved in the planning of the New Aquatic Centre in Stratford
  • Has achieved the ASA/Swim England  Swim 21  certification (which from April 2017 is re-branded as ‘Swim Mark‘)
  • Always needs new Swimmers willing to train hard and have fun and volunteers to help us run ...
Coaching Staff