JAMES NOCK

BSCA Member

Head of Performance at Eastbourne SC

About Me

I’m a Level 3 performance swimming coach with over a decade of experience in teaching and coaching swimming. I’ve helped develop swimmers in every age group from mother and baby groups through to the eldest of masters across the world. I’m also a Level 2 gym instructor and I try to get to the gym as often as possible.

Qualifications & Experience

UKCC/ASA Level 3 Coach
UKCC/ASA Level 2 Swimming Instructor
Level 2 Gym Instructor
> 10 years Swimming Coaching Experience

DBS Valid until 07/04/2022
CoachSafe insured as a BSCA Member

Notable Successes

Took a swimmer to Olympic Trials in 2012 who just missed the final by 1 position. In 2013 they made semi-finals and a final at World Trials.

Grew a club from Division 2 of Sussex League with a handful of County level swimmers up to Premier division of Arena League with multiple Regional and National qualifiers.

Achievements & Recognition

Lead coach for Sussex 2018 - present
Sussex Swim Committee member 2018 - present
BSCA Regional Rep 2013 - 2014

Favourite Drills / Sets

Just about anything "IM approach" gets a big ✅ from me
Underwater turns
Backstroke Spin drill