Team Bath AS Performance Swimming Club - Coaching Team

Coaching Team

Head of Swimming Liam Willcox

Liam Willcox

Head of Swimming

Liam is the driving force behind our club's swimming program, overseeing the development of swimmers across all levels, from the lower squads to the elite Performance Swimming category. With a coaching career that began in 2015 at Aquae Sulis (AS), Liam's expertise has grown through stints at Frome Swimming Club and Millfield Swimming, ultimately leading him back to Bath in 2018 to become a crucial part of the Team Bath AS Academy swimming program.

As a Level 3 coach, Liam possesses a comprehensive skill set that extends beyond traditional coaching boundaries. He has also made significant contributions as a para swimming coach working with athletes with diverse abilities. Additionally, his involvement with Swim England Talent Programmes, from county to national levels, has further solidified his reputation in the swimming community.

He has participated in prestigious events such as the British Swimming Championships, Comic Relief, and the Invictus Games, showcasing his commitment to supporting and promoting the swimming community.

Calum Jarvis MBE

Performance Assitant Coach

Calum Jarvis MBE is a highly accomplished Welsh swimmer who has competed at the highest levels of international swimming. Representing Great Britain in the World Championships and the Olympics, as well as Wales in the Commonwealth Games, Calum specialised in freestyle and backstroke events.

Having an intimate connection with the University of Bath, Calum studied and trained at the National Training Centre. After a successful career in competitive swimming, he decided to retire following the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Currently, he holds a part-time coaching position with the Team Bath AS Performance squad, managing his club responsibilities alongside his commitments to British Swimming.

Kay Willcox

Academy Coach

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

Now, Kay supports our Academy swimmers with competitive swimming drills, skills, and techniques, preparing them for training and swim meets. With extensive paralympic experience, she also trains our junior para swimmers.

As a qualified Judge Level 2, Kay excels in various aspects of judging, and officiating events at club, county, regional, and national levels. Her expertise extends to international competitions such as the European Masters Aquatics Championships, World Para Athletics Championships, and the Invictus Games.


Luke Wilkinson

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Luke is an Accredited Member of the UK Strength and Conditioning Association, awarded a  Master of Science in Sport Strength and Conditioning, and specialises in youth development.

He currently works in the Department of Sports Development and Recreation for the University of Bath as a Strength and Conditioning Coach overseeing rugby, hockey and football training in Performance Sports. He also works with the  Talented Athletes Sporting Scholarships (TASS) programme, Team Bath Dual Career athletes, and Team Bath Futures programme.

Luke also has six seasons of elite rugby experience with Bristol Bears as an Academy Athletic Performance Coach.