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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Upcoming Events

Dec222018

TD Christmas Party

When: December 22 2018 | Where: Pontypool Active Living Centre

A wonderful end to the year and a chance to celebrate Christmas together at our annual TD Christmas party... View details »

Jan052019

RCT New Year Open Meet – Level 3

When: January 05 2019 | Where: Cardiff International Pool - CF11 0JS

The RCT New Year open swimming Meet is a long course event that takes place on Saturday 5th – Sunday 6th January 2019. It is a Level 3 Meet.... View details »

Feb012019

SEW Regional Championships 2019

When: February 01 2019 | Where: Newport International Sports Village

The South EastWales Regional swimming Competition is a short course Meet that takes place on 1st-3rd AND 9th, 10th February 2019... View details »

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