Mike Robinson

Head Coach

Joined: 2019

Awards: SENW Inspirational Coach 2021

Bio: A former coach at Pioneer ’79, Burnley Bobcats and most recently Bolton Mets, Mike has worked with and developed some of the best swimmers in the region.

Martha Smith

Swimmer / Assistant Coach

Joined: 2008

Awards: Welsh National, Regional & County

Bio: Martha is a senior swimmer, representing Wales at National level and swimming for many years at County and Regional events up and down the country. 

Lee Scanlan

Assistant Coach


Awards: SEQ Level 1, SEQ Level 2

Bio: Lee is also a qualified Rugby Coach and dedicated Chairman of our club. Passionate about Swimming he has a great record of developing talent. 

Hugo Snowden

Assistant Coach

Joined: 2009

Awards: SEQ Level 1, SEQ Level 2

Bio: A qualified swim teacher, Hugo has a long affiliation to Dolphins. A favourite with the D3 group he is a fantastic member of the coaching team.

Nick Wilson

Assistant Coach

Joined: 2014

Awards: SEQ Level 1, SEQ Level 2

Bio: A former National Water Polo player, Nick is a Level 2 coach with years of experience pool side and experience of county, regional and national swimming. 

Rene Calitz

Assistant Coach


Awards: SEQ Level 1, SEQ Level 2

Bio: Rene coaches our younger dolphins and D3 swimmers.  She is also our Vice Chair and is an integral member of the club. 

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