All swimmers within the scheme up to Senior squad are trained for competitive swimming and on all strokes and all distances.

The programme provides the following squad structure, comprising:

  • Learn to Swim
  • Dolphins
  • Sharks
  • Preliminary
  • Junior Age Group
  • Age Group
  • Seniors
  • Club Squad

Barnet Copthall Swimming Club has one of the best coaching teams and facilities in the country. Our Chief Coach, Rhys Gormley represented Great Britain at European and World Championships, Olympics and Commonwealth Games.

He has established an excellent coaching team who are each responsible for the development of swimmers in their respective programmes.

Rhys has created a structured programme for swimmers of all abilities that offers graded coaching and training for progression to the highest level in line the long term athlete development (LTAD) programme.