Coaching Team

The Satellites coaching team have a wealth of experience in helping swimmers develop to their full potential.

The Satellites coaching team are committed to providing a high level of coaching to our swimmers at all times. We are happy to discuss any aspect of the coaching provided by Satellites. Please feel free to chat to us after any training session. We can usually be found in the corridor by the notice boards following each session.

Stephen Parry

Head Coach

Steve is a long-time member of Satellites and took over as Head Coach at the beginning of 2018. Steve coaches the Age Group and Performance squads.

  • ASA Level 3 Swimming Coach
  • ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher
  • TA Pool Lifeguarding 8th Edition
  • AED Trainer NPLQ 8th Edition

Craig Yates

Assistant Head Coach

Craig is a core member of Satellites. He used to swim for Satellites himself at a national level and has gone on to become an excellent coach. Craig coaches the Performance and Fast Track squads.

  • ASA Level 3 Swimming Coach
  • ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher
  • BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
  • National Teacher Rescue Award

Carl Cawood

Coach

Carl coaches fast track and age group development.

  • BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise with Psychology
  • Swim Englad Tutor
  • Currently Completing Level 2 Swimming Coach
  • Level 1 Assistant Coach
  • Level 2 Swimming Teacher
  • Level 3 Personal / Advanced Trainer
  • Swim Strength – An introduction to swim strength and conditioning
  • Swim Strength – Floor and medicine ball based strength and conditioning

Liz Mirrlees

Coach

Another ex-swimmer-turned-coach, Liz has a wealth of coaching experience. Liz coaches the Junior Development squad.

  • ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher
  • RLSS NPLQ Pool Lifeguard

Samm Lewis

Academy Teacher & Coach

Samm is a coach and an active swimmer within Satellites. Samm has competed and succeeded at the very highest levels within the para-swimming world. Samm coaches the Academy squads.

  • ASA Level 2 Swimming Coach
  • ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher

Dr Sean Harmer

Age Group Coach

Sean is relatively new to Satellites but is a life-long swimmer and is still training and competing. Sean is a volunteer coach for the Age Group squads.

  • ASA Level 2 Swimming Coach

Adam Frost

Age Group Coach

Adam competes at a national standard and has a long list of achievements in competitive swimming. Adam is a volunteer coach for the Junior Development squad.

  • ASA Level 2 Swimming Coach
  • ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher
  • RLSS NPLQ Pool Lifeguard

Holly Martindale

Academy Teacher & Coach

Holly is an active swimmer and now a popular coach and teacher for the Academy squads.

    • ASA Level 1 Swimming Coach
    • ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher