The Coaching Programme in Stockport provides comprehensive resources for young swimmers who aspire to further their potential at local, regional, national and international level.

Led by full-time Head Coach Richard Blackshaw and a team of highly motivated assistant coaches and support staff, with access to some of the best facilities in the UK and more than 24 hours of pool and land training, the Age Group & Youth Programmes address the needs of young athletes throughout all the stages of their career.

Within the Age Group Programme, the Junior Programme, with its team of dedicated coaching staff led by full-time Head of Junior Development Lucas Connolly, provides a comprehensive programme of coaching and competition, designed to give junior swimmers every opportunity to reach their full potential. As part of the curriculum the swimmers will be taught advanced stroke technique and racing skills, and will be introduced to the fundamentals of training in an environment that they will find stimulating and enjoyable.