Coaches

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The club has a professional Head Coach, who is assisted by a team of dedicated volunteer coaches and poolside helpers

The list of our coaching team and their contacts can be found below, along with a short introduction about their vision and ethos on swimming.

Patrick Blake

Head Coach

Pat Blake is the Head Coach of City of Hereford Swimming Club, returning to the club after a number of years coaching at the City of Bristol and Keynsham swimming clubs

Chris Treanor

Assistant Coach

Chris Treanor is the assistant head coach at the City of Hereford Swimming Club.

Dave Cash

Water Polo Coach

Dave is an ASA level 2 water polo coach and was instrumental in starting the water polo section of the club in 2013. Since then he has coached junior players to county, regional and national level. Despite being only a small section, Dave has been key in forging partnerships with other clubs and associations to give his players the best opportunity to reach their potential. In 2015 the club joined with Worcester Crocodiles to enter a junior team in the Midland League for the first time.

Andy Barden

Volunteer Coach

Andy is a volunteer coach, supporting the coaching team and swimmers in Leominster

Wayne Taylor

Volunteer Coach

Wayne is a Level 1 volunteer coach and responsible for the Leominster squads, as well as taking the club and masters session on Sunday's in Hereford and assisting Roy in the Junior Performance session on Sunday's

Paul Thorpe-Williams

Volunteer Coach

Paul is a qualified Level 1 coach, supporting the coaching team and swimmers in Ross-on-Wye

Jean Lea

Volunteer Coach

Jean is a volunteer coach, supporting the coaching team and swimmers in Ross-on-Wye

James Cockroft

Volunteer Coach

James is a Level 1 coach and chairman of the City of Hereford Swimming Club.