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

Additionally Rhys has coached swimmers to 39 British records, 4 European records & 6 commonwealth records, 2 British Age Group Records plus numerous World, European & British Paralympic records.

Rhys was named GB National Coach of the Year 2002

Education:    Drury University, Missouri, USA - Swimming Scholarship

Favourite Film: Billy Elliot
Favourite Music: Elvis Presley to Hard House
Most embarrassing moment: Too many and most too rude to mention!
Most annoying question: What do you do for a real job?
Favourite saying: 'Death before dishonour!'

 

 

Christine Green

 

Great Britain Coach

GB Youth camps Head Skills Coach, GB Age camps, GB stroke camps, Age group potential camps, Coach on US open & World cup Tour

Coached

European Junior – Bronze medallist – Numerous National Age Group Champions (too many to mention)

Swimming 

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

Favourite film: GI Jane
Favourite music: Michael Buble
Most embarrassing moment: Trousers split during British open on TV!! Crashed into husbands Porsche on way home.
Favourite saying: Stand up and finish what you’ve started.

 

 

Jamilla Bethley

 

COACH

London Youth Games

Middlesex County Coach 2021-2022

Swim England London Region Skills Coach 2021-2022

Member of the BSA (Black Swimming Association) 

Swimming

National Level Swimmer, swam for 10 yrs at Barnet Copthall.

Education:     Bsc in Sport and Exercise Science

                       Qualified - Swim England Level 1 and 2 Teacher

                       Qualified - Swim England Level 1 Coach 

                       Currently taking Level 2 Coach Qualification.

Has been coaching at Barnet for 8 years.

 

Favourite Film:   The Life of Pi

Favourite Music:   Bob Marley 'The sun is shining'

Most Embarrassing Moment:   Slipping into a puddle of mud on the way to college.

Favourite Saying:   'If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you'