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

Mar302019

Tiger Bay Open Meet

When: March 30 2019 | Where: Cardiff International Pool - CF11 0JS

The Tiger Bay Open swimming Meet is a long course event that takes place on Saturday 30th – Sunday 31st March 2019. It is a Level 3 Meet.... View details »

Apr282019

Wyvern League Round 3

When: April 28 2019 | Where: Newport International Sports Village

The 2nd of 3 Rounds of the Wyvern League hosted by Newport & Abertillery... View details »

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4 days ago

Torfaen Dolphins

**Wyvern League at PALC 2:30pm Warm Up**

Right then calling all Torfaen Dolphins parents/carers/grandparents/siblings/friends etc!!!
This Saturday is our home meet of the Wyvern league and the Torfaen Dolphins need as much support/shouting as we can possibly give them!
Even if your child is not swimming it’s an amazing competition to come and support and don’t forget Torfaen Dolphins is defending the title so please please bring your voices for a 3pm start 🐬 #letsbringthetrophyhome
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3 weeks ago

Torfaen Dolphins

Please read a great round up of the St. David's Day Meet on our website, written by our fabulous Lead Development, Academy & Spartans coach, Sarah Croke.

www.torfaendolphins.com/news/
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Please read a great round up of the St. Davids Day Meet on our website, written by our fabulous Lead Development, Academy & Spartans coach, Sarah Croke.

https://www.torfaendolphins.com/news/

 

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Sarah I just read your piece and wow what an inspiration you are to our younger swimmers. Your enthusiasm is boundless not just to the younger swimmers but the older swimmers too! I personally think you are an asset to the dolphins and the little ones are lucky to have a lovely smiley encouraging coach xxx

Brilliant brilliant brilliant I must say! Well done to all involved!🤗🤗😎🏊‍♂️🏊‍♀️👍💪🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿x

It was a brilliant gala Sarah. You looked fab and your enthusiasm is boundless. Can’t wait to see your costume for the spooktackular! Do you know what date it will be yet? Just in case I can nag Jon into booking a weekend away in October half term. Xx

3 weeks ago

Torfaen Dolphins

If you have any photos of your children swimming at Sunday's St. David's Day gala or wearing their medals, please do post them to our Facebook page so that we can celebrate their achievements. 🏊‍♀️🥇🥈🥉🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🎉👏👏
Thank you
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