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 Coaching Team 2017/18

Callum Lawson


Callum Lawson : Head Coach

BSc (Hons) Sports and Exercise Science

Level 3 Coaching Swimming & Level 2 Fitness Instructor

Callum joined as Head Coach at SLCSC in March 2012.

During his coaching career Callum has coached  National, Midland and County level medallists, worked as a Coach on ASA talent camps Phase 1 and Phase 2 in addition to regional talent camps. He has worked on World class potential swim camps for Para-swimming. He is the former World and European record holder in SB9 50,100 & 200 metre Breastroke Long & Short course. Represented Team GB at 2001 European Championships, 2004 Para Olympic Games in Athens & 2006 World Championships.

Hilary McKenzie

Hilary McKenzie - Development Squad Coach

Level 2 Teaching Aquatics, Level 2 Coaching Swimming & Judge Level 2S

Hilary joined SLCSC in 2007 when her daughter Rebecca started swimming competitively. She started coaching in 2012.

Her last course was in Plymouth, where she coached with John Rudd and the Plymouth Leander coaching team coaching British team swimmers 'I work mainly with the development squads, which allows me to work on the in water skills of our swimmers and see their progress and achievements.'

Tracey Walker

Mandy Houghton

Level 2 Swimming Teacher




Ron Pates

 Ron Pates -  County Development Squad Coach

Ron Pates  is a loyal and dedicated coach who has been involved with SLCSC for many years and comes to the pool every Thursday,Saturday and Sunday to train the swimmers. His daughter Sarah was a swimmer with the club and Ron has continued to show keen enthusiasm to all the swimmers he coaches. 


Lorraine McCann

Head of Learn To Swim

Level 2 Teaching Aquatics

Level 1 Coaching



Brendan White-Skills Academy Coach

 Level 1 Coaching Swimming


Graham-D3 Coach

 Level 1 Swimming Teacher



Karl O'Brien

Level 1 Coaching Swimming

Tracey Walker D3 Coach

Level 2 Teaching Aquatics



Tracey Abbott County Development Coach

Level 1 Coaching Swimming


Matt Gosling

Level 1 Coach

Amanda Lawson


Poolside Helper



Leo Rahman - Lane Coach

Level 1 Teaching Aquatics & Level 1 Coaching Swimming


Tom Hannam

Judge Level 1& Level 1 Coaching Swimming

Former Swimmer with SLCSC

Rosanna Abbot

Level 1 Coaching Swimming

A current County Development Swimmer and Senior Girls Club Captain