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About Kelly Swimming

Welcome to  Kelly Swimming

Kelly College swimcap and goggles

For more than three decades Kelly College has been synonymous with world class swimming and coaching. Kelly Swimming has helped to produce more than 50 International swimmers and 20 Olympians during this time and Kelly's commitment to achieving excellence, in and out of the pool, is never more evident than today.

Heather Fell receiving Modern Pentathlon Silver in Beijing, 2008

Olympians, Paralympians and Junior European Internationals currently train side-by-side in preparation for the qualifying process for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi and the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

In addition to our Youth and Senior programme, our Junior Development squads are also thriving, with many new 9, 10 and 11-year-olds winning County Championship medals for the first time.

To find out more about Kelly Swimming, please feel free to browse our website.

For information about our Swimming and Scholarship programme, or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact:

Antonia Gould
Admissions Manager
Kelly College
PL19 0HZ

Tel: + (44) 1822 813171

The aims of the Coaching Programme are:

Olympians: Robin, Sharron, and Andy in Kelly College Main Hall
  • To provide a safe, enjoyable and positive coaching environment, which fosters best practice and helps swimmers make significant improvements.
  • To ensure long term development of our athletes through a unique academic and training timetable, which ensures an optimum balance of training time, study, rest and recovery.
  • To set realistic and attainable short, mid- and long-term goals for performers of all abilities and to ensure that they develop the necessary physical, technical, tactical and psychological skills in order to reach their full individual potential.
  • To encourage, motivate and direct swimmers towards greater achievements by the planning and evaluation of performance in training and racing.
  • To ensure that all our aspiring performers receive the very best coaching, training, teaching and mentoring by regularly reviewing and updating our training and coaching methods, allowing them to reach their full sporting and academic potential without compromise.
  • To help produce the next generation of International and Olympic performers.
  • To enjoy the journey....

Kelly's History