Coaches and Directors

Coaches and Directors
Coaching Staff
Ben Hatchett Head Coach

- ASA Level 3 Coaching Swimming
- BSc (Hons) Sport Science for Performance Coaching (Sheffield Hallam University)
- MSc Performance Coaching - Currently Studying (University of Stirling)
- Coached swimmers to multiple National Medals (England & Scotland)
- Placed swimmers onto England Talent, Beacon and National Development programs

Mike Perry Assistant Head Coach

Assistant Head Coach

Performance 2 Lead Coach


ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher

ASA Level 2 Coach

Royal Life Saving Society Mentor


Swimming Career



Ashton Central and St.Helen’s Swim Training Scheme

Warrior of Warrington



National Age Groups for 100, 200 Breaststroke, 200 and 400 Individual Medley.

Margaret Ward Junior Potential Coach

Level 2 Swimming Teacher.

Level 2 Swimming Coach

Level 1 Water polo coach

Team Manager (International Trips)

NRASTC, safeguarding course, DBS checked


Stephen Ward Club & Masters Coach

Level 1 and level 2 swimming teacher and coach.

Licensed swimEngland swimming official.

Licensed swimEngland Water Polo referee.

NRASTC, safeguarding trained, DBS checked.

Sophie Hole Junior Competitive Coach
  • ASA Level 2 Qualified - Swimming
  • ASA Level 1 Qualified - Water Polo
  • Volunteer swimming teacher/coach since 2000
Oliver Smith Entry Squad Coach
Board of Directors
Kelly Dunbar Secretary
Karen Bruce Treasurer
Caroline Davison Membership Secretary
Ben Hatchett Competition Secretary
Dave Low Committee Member
Joanna Royle Marketing & Communications
Susan Jobling Club Shop, Medals Co-ordinator
Lesley Joyce Swim Mark Co-ordinator
Catherine Hryniszak Volunteers Co-ordinator
Fiona Milnes Welfare Officer - Non Committee
Stephen Wilkinson Chair
Nicky Chater Water Polo Secretary