The Coaching Team

Rob Bonner – Head Coach
Rob has been involved with the club for many years and is qualified as a level 2 swimming coach. He particularly enjoys coaching the senior squad and master swimmers.

Craig O’Connor – Assistant Coach
Craig has returned to progress our development coaching in the Autumn 2023.
Craig leads the development of the Heath Town Swimmers from Swim England awards 3 onwards. Working with a number of skilled teaching assistants to coach and encourage the best out of the children. The aim of the squad is to prepare swimmers who (usually) have just exited learn to swim programmes for competitive swimming. All four strokes; starts, turns, finishes.
Margaret Bennion- Swimming Teacher
Margaret a level 2 qualified swimming teacher has been with the club form many years and in that time has taught hundreds of children to swim as part of Heath Town Swimming Club to swim for many years.
Connor Newell – Swimming Teacher
Connor has been with the club from a young age. Starting out with learning to swim and then moving to competitive swimming. For many years he helped as a poolside helper before moving on to level 1 and level 2 swimming teacher qualifications. Connor is in his post graduate years teaching sport in education.
Jordan Beale – Swimming Teacher
Jordan is a qualified lifeguard and a Level 2 swimming Teacher, also teaching in swim academy at Wolverhampton Swimming and Leisure Centre. Jordan is developing and working towards level 1 coaching certificate. Was a former national swimmer in the 100 fly.
Rachel Harrison -Assistant Swimming Teacher
Rachel is developing her skills towards qualifying as a swimming coach and teacher. Over the last 2 years Rachel has benefited from mentorship under Josh Bradley – first runner up as Coach of the Year Award by Swim England.
Poolside Helpers
Dee Banks

We are lucky to have poolside helpers. Their help is valuable to the club in assisting with equipment set up, helping supervise children, undertaking timings, and general organisation of club sessions.
Swimmers wishing to volunteer as part of their DofE please speak to the head coach.