Coaching Team


Nicky Emery (Lead Coach)

Nicky has a Level 2 Coach qualification and coaches all swimming groups. She is training for her level 2 teaching/coaching qualification and has completed her ASA officials’ training. Nicky is passionate about swimming; she has a child who swims with the Club and at National level.


Theresa Atal

Theresa has been teaching/coaching since 2004 and has a level 2 teaching qualification. She can be found on poolside three times a week where she coaches all of our swimming groups from Bronze through to Squad. Theresa is an ASA licensed official, judge and starter and she officiates at the Open Meets that the Club enters as well as the Cotswold Series of galas.


James Fidell

 James has a Swimming Coach qualification (the replacement for Level 2 Coach) and has two children who swim with the club at County and Regional level.  He's also a regular swimmer himself and plans to compete in Masters events in the future.


Adrian Newstead

Adrian started swimming with the club 15 years ago aged 10. He obtained his level 1 teaching qualification in 2013 and now coaches our younger swimmers in the Bronze, Silver and Gold swimming groups.  When he is not coaching at Wellington Swimming Club Adrian teaches Pelican Swim School and Aqua Swim School.


Matt Williams

Matt has also reccently qualified as a Level 1 Coach and has two children swimming with the club.