Lead Squad Coach – Junior & Senior Performance Squads
Sam has been involved in competitive swimming for over 30 years and swam for Saxon Crown SC at Nationals level in the 1990s. More recently he has been working at Greenwich Royals Swimming Club as a coach and at London Aquatics Centre delivering the Olympic Legacy and working closely with British Swimming.
Currently Sam has the honour to sit along side some of his own mentors on the London Region Events committee for the delivery and success of the London Regional swimming.
In 2016 Sam won both British and European championships in Powerlifting and came second in the world with the WPF/BPO
He has also competed in several semi-professional Cage fights back in the early 2000s and hold 3 martial art black belts.
Lead Squad Coach – Progressive Group
Mick has been involved in swimming since the age of 8yrs old, and became a national age group freestyle swimmer.
He went on to play Water Polo for Great Britain and coached the Under 16/18 Club Team to become National Champions and produced several international players. After coaching in the UK for several years, he went on to be an age group development and masters coach in Australia for 3yrs and then in Kentucky, USA for a further 3 yrs. He is very much looking forward to helping move BSC forward and enjoys coaching, encouraging and developing the individual talents of our swimmers.
Lead Squad Coach – The Development Academy
Vicki Solly – Trainee Assistant Coach
Beth Inglis – Trainee Assistant Coach
Jamie Tunsley – Trainee Swimming Assistant (Teaching)
Andrew Macklin – Trainee Assistant Coach
Arena – Sam Minster
Tudor – Chelsey Denney
KJL – Mick Couzens
All of our coaches hold the relevant Swim England qualifications along with up-to-date DBS, Safeguarding and NRASRC certificates