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Louisa Ewing - Coach and Teacher

Name: Louisa Ewing

 

Qualifications (relevant to swimming/coaching/teaching):

Level 1 and 2 teaching, Level 1 coach

 

Years in Swimming (can be split coaching and swimming):

16 years

 

Why did you get into coaching?

I wanted to work with children helping them achieve their goals and aspirations in the sport I love. 

 

Background/List of achievements past and present:

Deputy head girl at the Wavell school, along with the head of year and house. I was a swimmer for 14 years achieving county, reginal and national standard.  I started pool helping at the age of 14 worked my way up achieving high coalification in school and college as well as progressing to get my level 1 and 2 teaching, this year I passed my level 1 coach, alongside this I’m doing a sports degree.

 

Favourite Pool:

Mountbatten Portsmouth Leisure centre

 

Greatest achievement in swimming/coaching:

"Being able to swim in a national relay team, as well as working with some of the top coaches in Hampshire."

 

Favourite set: Katie Ledecky’s threshold set

 

Most important piece of advice to a swimmer: Believe in yourself

 

Other interests/hobbies: "I sail and like to wake board."