Rhys Gormley - Head Coach

Great Britain Coach:
Olympic Games, World Championships, Commonwealth Games.
Great Britain Head Coach - Backstroke Stroke Camps 2001-2004.
Great Britain Head Coach - Boys Youth Tour Australia/New Zealand 2008.
Head Coach - AASE Camp 2016.
Coached 4 World Record holders:


Sarah Price– Double Commonwealth Games gold medallist, World Record Holder 200 Backstroke.

Therese Alshammer– Olympic silver medallist, World Record Holder 50/100 Free and 50 Fly

Chris Holmes MBE – 9 x Paralympic gold medallist.  Multiple World Record Holder

Giles Long– Paralympic gold medallist, Multiple World Record Holder


In addition to Coaching 4 World Record Holders - Rhys has coached swimmers to

4 European Records

6 Commonwealth records

39 British Senior Records

2 British Age Group records

Multiple World, European, Commonwealth and British Paralympic records. (over 50)


Great Britain National Coach of the year 2002

Coached over 550 swimmers to National Qualification.

Coached at least one National Champion every year since 1998

Education:    Drury University, Missouri, USA - Swimming Scholarship




Christine Green


Great Britain Coach

GB Youth camps Head Skills Coach

GB Age camps 

GB Stroke camps 

GB Age group potential camps 

GB Coach on US open & World cup Tour



European Junior – Bronze medallist

Numerous National Age Group Champions (too many to mention)

Over 300 swimmers to National Qualification Level



Great Britain Junior Team

Professional Golfer


GB International – British Amateur under 21 champion
Won 4 professional tour tournaments
Honorary member of W.P.G.A & Founder member of tour






Degree in Sport & Physical Therapy

Level 1 Assistant Swimming Coach

Level 1 Teacher

Level 2 Teacher


With a background in competitive swimming up to National and International level and his Educational/Teaching/Coaching qualifications along with his passion to inspire and mentor younger swimmers Andre is ideally suited to lead the Junior Groups at Barnet Copthall.

Outside of swimming Andre has a keen interest in all physical activity and also enjoys watching historical films, his favourite film is 'Gladiator'.