'Specialising in the Science of Swim Coaching...'

Paul Dowey is currently 'Swimming Development Coach' for Pembrokeshire. He oversees the Pembrokeshire County Swimming Elite Pathway. This involves advising on the Learn-to-Swim program, advising 5 development clubs of Fishguard Flyers, Milford Haven Tigers, Haverfordwest Seals, Pembroke & District and Tenby Swimming Club; advising on the school swimming program and leading the coaching programme as Head coach of the Pembrokeshire Elite Performance, Pembrokeshire County Potential and Pembrokeshire Skills Squads. This totals nearly 3000 swimmers.

He previously was head Coach of Amman Valley Swimming Club (AVSC), a development club in Carmarthenshire, Wales and as a volunteer coach at Bridgend County Swim Squad as well as some of the junior Welsh squads.

In addition he has regulary been invited to coach, the Welsh Skills, Regional & Youth programs with Swim Wales.

"I have also managed large swimming projects such as the Kelloggs Swim Active Project in Ammanford and have wide experience from Learn-to-Swim level all the way to Welsh competitive standard."

Listed below are a few of the qualifications he posesses:

  • Post Grad. Dip. Coaching Science
  • BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching
  • ASA Level 3 Club Coach
  • BTA Level 2 Triathlon Coach
  • Dip. Sports Massage Therapy
  • BSA Level 1 Surf Instructor