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Edward Sinclair

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Edward Sinclair


Edward Sinclair swam for Team GB at the 2000 Sydney and 2004 Athens Olympic Games. He also raced and won medals at World and European Championships and he also held the British record of 1.45.81 for the 200 Freestyle.

After retiring (in 2005) from professional swimming Ed began his coaching career at Millfield School, where he also headed the Strength & Conditioning Programme. Currently he runs Maximum Performances and he also is the Head Coach at Teddington Swimming Club. Ed is also involved in the The England National Talent Programme as part of the coaching team.


Over the past nine years Edward has coached some of Britain’s most talented young swimmers, including Karl Botha (European Junior Finalist and British Age Group record holder), Georgia Holderness (GB Senior International and World Finalist), James Clarke (double European Junior Finalist), Rob Holderness (European Junior Finalist and World Youth representative), Lucy Titchin ( European Junior representative), Tristan Slater (World Youth Games representative), Amelia Maughan (ranked No. 1 in her age in the world in 2009), James Guy (Multi-World Junior Medalist), Joel Knight (Youth Olympic Champion & Record Holder 1500 and British Record Holder). Ed was also very proud to watch James Disney-May, who he used to coach at Millfield, compete on the highest level during the London 2012 Olympics.

Ed has many years of experience in coaching and training with triathletes, such as: Vanessa Raw (GB International), Chris Carter (GB International), Eliza Cottington(International Junior), Emma Pallant (GB International), Pavan Rooprai (GB International),Stuart Hayes (Olympian 2012) and Michelle Dillon (Olympian 2004).

Many years of competitive swimming at the highest level combined with rich experience in coaching swimmers at all levels equipped Edward with the ability to adapt to the swimmer’s needs and deliver highly focused swimming and swimming specific land training sessions.

Edward's qualifications include;
ASA Level 1 and 2 Swimming Teacher
ASA Club Coaches Level 3
ASA Team Manager
Diploma In Personal Training Level 3
B.W.L.A Award Weight Lifting
Thump Boxing For Fitness Level 1 & 2 Instructor
National Rescue Award NPLQ Lifeguard
BSCA Member
Institute Of Swimming Member
Safety First Aid Qualified II
National Child Protection Award
National Pool Plant Operators Cerificate (CIMSPA)

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