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


TD Summer Party & Promise Auction

When: July 13 2019 | Where: Pontypool Active Living Centre

An evening full of fun and fundraising at our annual TD Summer Party!!Β We're hoping to raise enough money to pay for a series of courses for additional coachesΒ for the clubΒ & some much needed new equipment.... View details »

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3 days ago

Torfaen Dolphins

Congratulations to all our swimmers who took part in our TD Long course meet this weekend. It was a great success and would not have run so smoothly without the help of all our amazing volunteers, coaches and officials. Your efforts are hugely appreciated. πŸ™πŸ˜πŸ‘

If anyone would like to post pics of their swimmers to our page, then please do so, as we would love to celebrate their success. 🌟
Here are some of our overall best boy and best girl trophy winners. Well done!!!
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Well done everyone, fab job πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹

Well done all.

Fab well done everyone xx

Fab event. Thank you all! X

Brilliant well done everyone x

Brilliant guysπŸ‘‹

Thanks to all the coaches too, such a great opportunity for our children. Everyone involved works so hard. Team work pays off

Love the TD meets 😊

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2 weeks ago

Torfaen Dolphins

Don't forget you can buy your tickets for our TD Summer party (13th July) at Palc tonight and tomorrow night from Chris on the balcony.
Β£20 for a family ticket or Β£5 pp.
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Dont forget you can buy your tickets for our TD Summer party (13th July) at Palc tonight and tomorrow night from Chris on the balcony. 
Β£20 for a family ticket or Β£5 pp.
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