Swim England North West Discipline Groups

Swim England North West covers the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire and is responsible for ensuring that development “pathways” for all level of competition exists across the region. The region operates with four management groups, one for each aquatic discipline.

The groups meet quarterly with the purpose of steering the direction of the sport within the region and to put in place development opportunities for all athletes, volunteers and coaches.


Swimming Management Group

Swimming Manager/Administrator 


Board Liaison

Mark Davies

Regional Club Coordinator 

Kiera Hall

Championship Secretary

Garry Whittle

Licensing Officer

Jane Whittle

Officials Co-Ordinator

Colin Evison

Cheshire County Rep

Jackie Beard Jones

Cumbria County Rep

Mark Ralph

Lancashire County Rep

Janice Whittle


Bob Bolton (Interim)

Open Water

John Stout



Diving Management Group

Diving Manager


Board Liaison

Mark Ralph

Club Development Officer

Karen Carter


Claire Brown

Scott Taylor

Camille Fitzgerald

Toni Guerin

Stephen Patterson

Bradley Astles


Synchro Management Group

Synchro Manager

Susan Foex

Board Liaison

Bob Thorpe

Club Development Officer

Karen Carter


Stuart Howard

Fiona Haworth

Sarah Clarke


Water Polo Management Group

Water Polo Manager

Mike Dixon

Board Liaison

Diane Stafford

Regional Club Coordinator

Kiera Hall


Mike Hesketh

Joanne Mountfield

Theo Nousios





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