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 

Carolyn Dawe

Board Liaison

Mark Davies

Regional Club Coordinator 

Kiera Hall

Championship Secretary

Rick Atkinson

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



Diving Management Group

Diving Manager

Toni Guerin (Interim)

Board Liaison

Mark Ralph

Regional Club Coordinator

Sue Robinson


Scott Taylor

Camille Fitzgerald

Stephen Patterson

Carlos Ferra


Synchro Management Group

Synchro Manager

Susan Foex

Board Liaison

Bob Thorpe and Lesley Fawkes

Regional Club Coordinator

Sue Robinson


Stuart Howard

Fiona Haworth

Sarah Clarke


Water Polo Management Group

Water Polo Manager

Mike Dixon

Board Liaison

Diane Stafford and Helen Whittle

Regional Club Coordinator

Kiera Hall


Mike Hesketh

Joanne Mountfield

Theo Nousios





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