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.

  • Sean Thackray

    Sean is a level 2 coach and is our Lead Coach for Performance 2. Although not from a competitive swimming background, he is a great asset to our coaching team. He is about to start the Level 3 ASA Swim England Senior Swimming Coach Certificate.

  • 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

A Spectacular Spooktacular!

Our recent Torfaen Spooktacular (which was held in conjunction with our partners - the Torfaen Leisure Trust) was a brilliant success! You can read more about… Read more »

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Upcoming Events

Nov232018

South East Sub-Regional Competition

When: November 23 2018 | Where: Newport International Sports Village

The South East Sub-regional swimming Competition is a short course Meet that takes place on Friday 23rd - Sunday 25th November 2018... View details »

Nov302018

Swim Wales Winter Championship 2018

When: November 30 2018 | Where: Wales National Pool, Swansea

The Swim Wales Winter Championships is a competitive open event aimed at top ranked swimmers. The event this year will be swam short course and incorporates the Welsh Short Course Age Group Championships.... View details »

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