The Coaching Team
Richard Pilcher: Rich brings a wealth of experience to the programme as a level two coach and experienced physical education teacher. Rich is a former competitive swimmer and member of the club since 1992. He still swims occasionally in the masters’ squad for fitness.
Mark Bromage: Mark is another graduate of the Coderby swimming pathway. Mark worked his way up to the national squad becoming a county champion along the way! He recently rejoined the club as a qualified coach.
Jay Leadbetter: Jay is a volunteer coach and ex national squad City of Derby swimmer.
Marija Millere: Marija is an experienced coach and swimming teacher.
Swimmers will need the following items: hat, goggles, mesh bag with kickboard, pullbuoy and training fins. Drinks bottle.
Swimmers are expected to wear club kit and the club hat when they are representing City of Derby at competitions and open meets. For details of equipment, clothing apparel and branded City of Derby Swimming Club items that are available to purchase please visit the club kit section.
City of Derby is a competitive swimming club and we ask that swimmers do their best to comply with the following requirements of the squad:
Click here to view squad expectations.