Coaching team

Head Coach  Chris Alderton

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Chris joined Team Bath AS as head coach in 2017 and set about bringing a new approach to training and team culture to life. Drawing on his experience as a swimmer and passion for personal development, Chris has driven the introduction of pioneering personalised training and created a dynamic programme using the wealth of expertise in sports science and athlete development available at the University of Bath.

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Academy Coach  Liam Willcox

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Liam has a long history at Bath, having been a coach at the club earlier in his career before being appointed the Team Bath AS development coach in 2018 to help run the new Academy Swimming Programme.

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Assistant Coach Sarah Cozens

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As a former Olympic swimmer and knowledgeable coach, Sarah brings a unique mix of experience and expertise to Team Bath AS. Spending her childhood in Australia, she became a National Swimming Champion aged 13 and went on to compete on the international stage the age of 16. Sarah knows what it’s like to grow up with a love for swimming.

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Strength & Conditioning Coach  Mike Muckelt

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Mike’s expertise in sports and exercise science is matched only by his passion to help our swimmers reach their full potential. Working with the squads at all levels, Mike's vital input ensures that pool time is complemented with appropriate land training and gym work, while also helping swimmers understand their own physiology for optimal training, performance and injury prevention.