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The Royal Wolverhampton School Swimming Club

We are an Age Group and Youth performance swimming club based in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands. 

We have a successful track record of developing swimmers to junior and senior international teams.

Successful swimmers developed in our programme have:

  • Won Olympic and Paralympic Gold medals
  • Qualified for European Junior and European Youth Olympic Festival teams, winning medals
  • Qualified for World, European and Commonwealth Games teams 
  • Been selected for National Centres
  • Been accepted into outstanding universities in the UK and around the world 
  • Been offered top scholarships to US universities 

Our swimmers come from the Midlands area and our partnership with the Royal School means swimmers from across the United Kingdom and around the world also join our programme as boarding students.


To develop the young people in our squads so they are happy, confident and driven young leaders ready for the next stage of their lives and swimming careers.


Our team values: 


We aim to be the most successful club in the Midland region and one of the top clubs in Great Britain.

We strive to serve as the model amongst age group and youth programmes for swimming performance and academic success.

We aim to ensure championship performance whilst balancing education and preparing students for the next stage in their swimming and academic career.


Club Officers

Mark Heywood 


Peter Hill 


Dave Painter

Head Coach

Jo Phillips


Rob Sherrey


Committee Members

Ruth Hadley

National Development Coach

Gaynor Leary

Membership Secretary

Alison Hickman

Welfare Officer

Sue Clark


Simon Humphreys

Team Kit Coordinator

Gaynor Leary

Team Manager