Training Elite Swimmers

Welcome to TD Swimming, the only performance club in the Torfaen Area. Our aim is to encourage all our swimmers to be the best that they can be. If you would like to join, or support us in any way, then please contact us.

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Join Torfaen Dolphins

If you are looking to join, we run free taster sessions on a weekly basis.

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Training Schedule

Find out more about the training schedules for our squads.

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Our Coaches

  • Ian Rosser

    Ian has been Head Coach of Torfaen Dolphins since 2015 and has represented Wales in two previous Commonwealth Games. He was a member of the GB Swim Squad, representing them at The World Student Games and European Youth Championships. Since being in charge of TD the club has gone from strength to strength.

  • Brett Nowell

    Brett is our lead coach for Performance 3 and has been coaching with Torfaen Dolphins since 2015. He is a former Torfaen Swimmer, representing Wales at youth and senior level in the 400 and 1500 freestyle events. Brett is hugely passionate about coaching and thrives on developing his young squad to help them achieve their full potential.

  • Sarah Croke

    Sarah has recently taken on the lead coach role for the academy, development squads and Spartans from Claire Rosser. She has done an amazing job supporting Claire over the past few years and the club is so pleased that she agreed to step into the role.

  • Tom Croke

    Tom has recently completed the Level 3 ASA Swim England Senior Swimming Coach Certificate. He has coached across all squads within the club and is now assisting Ian, the Head Coach in Performance 1.

  • Leighton Coleman

    Leighton has worked with swimmers across all squads at Torfaen Dolphins. He currently assists Brett coaching the Performance 3 squad. He represented Wales at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in the 50 and 100 Freestyle relay, and Nofio Cymru at various World Cup meets.

  • Ray Morgan

    Ray is a multi-sport coach and personal trainer who specialises in youth sport. He is also a qualified Youth Strength and Conditioning Coach, Triathlon Coach, Swimming Coach, Running Coach and Personal Trainer and regularly attends CPD's with both Swim Wales and Welsh Triathlon.

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Latest News

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Upcoming Events


Halloween Spooktacular

When: November 02 2019 | Where: Pontypool Active Living Centre

A fun and friendly swimming event that is a brilliant starter competition for those who are new to competing.... View details »

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1 day ago

Torfaen Dolphins

Congratulations to our 4 newly qualified Level 2 Team Managers who completed their TM1 & TM2 courses today. Lightning Coleman, Frances Newton, Suzanne Jayne Willis & Chris Crawshay-Williams.
Well done guys!! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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Congratulations to our 4 newly qualified Level 2 Team Managers who completed their TM1 & TM2 courses today. Lightning Coleman, Frances Newton, Suzanne Jayne Willis & Chris Crawshay-Williams.
Well done guys!! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘


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Well done guys xx

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Fab well done all x

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Well done all

Congratulations all πŸ‘ŒπŸ»

You lot are just fab xxx

well done everyone :-)

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1 week ago

Torfaen Dolphins

Well done again everyone for giving up your time yesterday at our bag packing fundraising event in Tesco, Pontypool. We raised just under Β£850 for the club, which is amazing!!!
Thank you so, so much or your help!
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Well done everyone

Brilliant job everyone πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»

Awesome effort... well done dolphins πŸ‘ŒπŸ»

Wow that Is fab - well done everyone - me and lib will definitely be at the next one x

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Well done everyone for turning up , it doesn't take a lot to give a lot, brilliant job TD x

Fantastic x

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1 week ago

Torfaen Dolphins

A massive, massive thank you to all the swimmers and parents who came to Tesco in Pontypool today to help with the bag packing fundraiser!! Your efforts are hugely appreciated and the kids were all superb!!! We will let you know how much we raised as soon as it's counted, as well as which group raised the most!
Thank you again for your help!
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Fab kids, well done all ❀️❀️

Well done everyone xx

I was really surprised how generous people were x

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Brilliant! Well done everyone! 🀩🀩🌟🌟🀩🀩

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