Bram Montgomery - Head Coach and Lead Coach for National Development Squad

After graduating from Brown University with a BA in Child Development and Education and as a varsity team captain and school record holder, Bram has since been coaching full time for 18 years, most recently spending the last 10 years as Head Coach of Chelsea and Westminster SC. While at CWSC he developed numerous County, Regional and National Champions while also placing two swimmers on the GB team at Junior and Senior Level. Bram was named London Region Junior Coach of the year in 2014 and Senior Coach of the Year 2015.



Joanna Basista - Lead Coach for Junior 2 Squad, Assistant for all Squads

Joanna Basista graduated from Physical Education University in Warsaw Poland with Master's degree in Sports Science. After representing her country at international level competitions, Joanna has been coaching and teaching swimming for 13 years, including the last 6 as one of the lead coaches for Brompton SC.


Claudia Costa - Assistant Coach for all Squads

Claudia is originally from Brazil where she was a finalist at the Brazilian Senior National Championship in the 200m Back Backstroke and won medals at Junior National level as well. Claudia started swimming competitively at the age of 12 with the Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, one of the biggest swimming teams in Brazil, where she trained 3 hours a day, 5 days a week for over 10 years. As an experienced coach and teacher, Claudia provides a comprehensive teaching programme for all ages and abilities. Claudia strives to develop and advance her teaching techniques to deliver a consistently top-notch coaching service.



Ramtin Shahbazi - Lead Coach for Academy & Junior 1 Squad, Assistant to National Development Squad

Ramtin has been a club swimmer since a young age at BANL, carrying on to progress and swim at National and European meets representing ULU, Otters and Barnet Masters. He pursued his passion of swimming after graduating by working with a number of Learn to Swim programmes. He used this experience to begin coaching, at CWSC, before joining Brompton in January 2018.


Ozan Mert Kurtcu  - Lead Coach for County Squads, Assistant to National Development Squad

Ozan has been passionate about swimming since he began competing at the age of 8. Through is hard work and focus Ozan was able to represent Turkey at a number of internatoinal competitions including the the European Youth Open Water Championships as well as the European Senior Open Water Championships. Ozan graduated from the Marmara University with a degree in Sport Science in 2019 and also recently completed his certificate in Physical Education Teaching. Ozan has been coaching and teaching swimmers of all ages within some of the top age group clubs in Turkey. 



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