Team Bath AS Performance Swimming Club - Coaching Team

Coaching Team

Lead Development Coach Liam Willcox

Lead Development Coach  Liam Willcox

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Liam heads up the Transition and Academy Squads, and designs comprehensive training programmes for all squads from Pathway to Performance Swimming.

Having started coaching for Aquae Sulis (AS) in 2015, Liam went on to coach at Frome Swimming Club and Millfield Swimming. He returned to Bath in 2018 to join the new Team Bath AS Academy Swimming programme.

A Level 3 coach, Liam also has experience as a para swimming coach and team manager, and has been involved with Swim England Talent Programmes from county to national levels. As a keen volunteer and qualified official, he has also taken part in the British Swimming Championships, Comic Relief and the Invictus Games.

Performance Assistant Coach Calum Jarvis

Calum Jarvis MBE is a Welsh competitive swimmer who has represented Great Britain in the World Championships and the Olympics, and Wales in the Commonwealth Games. He competed primarily in freestyle and backstroke events. 
Calum is very familiar with the University of Bath, having studied and trained at the National Training Centre. He retired from competitive swimming after the Commonwealth Games in 2022. Today, he coaches the Team Bath AS Performance squad part-time, while balancing his commitments with British Swimming. 

Performance Assistant Coach Sarah Cozens

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Sarah is a former Australian Olympic swimmer who brings her unique international experience and expertise to Team Bath AS. She spent her childhood in Australia and became a national swimming champion aged 13 (backstroke), before competing very successfully on the international stage at 16.

Before joining Team Bath AS in 2016, Sarah was head coach at Trowbridge Swimming Club. There, she coached swimmers from beginners to British Swimming Championships and Nationals competitors, including open water swimmers and disability swimmers who competed at multiple international competitions, including the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

A Level 3 coach, Sarah coaches our Performance squad. Her philosophy is to ensure swimmers have all the tools they need to succeed by encouraging them to focus on the skills and ethos required to achieve their goals.


Academy and Pathway Coach  Kay Willcox

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Kay was the heart of Norton Radstock Swimming Club for over 18 years, where she was head coach and worked with junior swimmers aged up to 18. Kay joined Team Bath AS in 2021 as a Level 2 coach.

Today, she supports our Pathway and Academy swimmers with their competitive swimming drills, skills and technique, and prepares them for competitive training and swim meets. With considerable Paralympic experience, Kay actively supports and trains our junior para swimmers.

As a qualified Judge Level 2, Kay has a thorough understanding of all the aspects of judging, having officiated at many events including club-, county-, regional- and national-level events, as well as the European Masters Aquatics Championships, World Para Athletics Championships and the Invictus Games.