Dave Laurie

Assistant Head Coach

Squad –  Competitive Group

Dave is our Assistant Head Coach and has responsibility for overseeing Academy, Development and Progressive Groups.
Born in Southampton, Dave started swimming with Southampton, then Eastleigh before moving to Portsmouth Northsea Swimming Club as part of their elite group. He swam at National Age Group, Senior National Championships, and at two World Cup meetings in 1998. Dave has a wealth of competitive coaching experience and leading swimming programmes. He coached national and international level swimmers with Eastleigh and Winchester City Penguins before moving to London in 2003. He had been coaching with Saxon Crown (Lewisham) Swimming Club, before joining us in November 2017.