Youth Performance Squad

Jordan Honour – Head Coach
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Jordan has swam with the club since he was 6 years old. He was a National medallist and British Championships competitor. Jordan moved into coaching in 2018 working with most of our squads. He is a Level 2 Coach (Training Level 3) and is also Level 2 Teaching Aquatics qualified.

Age Group Performance Squad

Claire Miles – Assistant Coach
21340615214_9b89277829_k.jpgClaire had been coaching with our Junior Squad swimmers for the past 12 years, delivering stamina and skills based training. Winning Kent Junior League and producing outstanding swimmers for progression through our squad structure. Claire now coaches our Age Group Performance Squad.

Claire is Level 2 Coaching and Level 2 Teaching Aquatics qualified.

Hannah Denny – Assistant Coach

An Thanet ex-swimmer for over 10 years, she competed at National level. Hannah studied for a degree at the University of Bath, attaining BSc (Hons) in Sport (Sports performance). In her 3 years at Bath she worked with World Class coaches and trained with multiple Olympians.

Senior Competition Squad

Sam Woodard – Lead Coach and Assistant Head Coach

Sam has been coaching with the club since 2019, Sam was a National Level swimmer and is Level 2 Coach. He competed a degree in Sports Coaching Science as well as coaching at several local clubs.

Support Coaches

Robyn Moon

Lisa Porreca

George Andrews

Junior Performance

Hannah Denny – Lead Coach

Junior Transition Squad

Lisa Porecca – Lead Coach

Lisa joined Thanet Swim Club in 2019 and is the Lead Coach for the club’s Academy Squads.  Lisa has continued to develop her coaching skills. Lisa is Level 2 Teaching Aquatics qualified.

Junior Competition

Sue Jones – Lead Coach

Development Squad

Sue Jones – Lead Coach
2018-12-24 - jones sueSue has lead the delivery of teaching technique improvement to the club’s non-competitive swimmers since 2014.  A keen swimmer herself, Sue has been a Master’s swimmer since 1997 and has represented Thanet at the East Invicta Masters Championships. Sue is Level 2 Teaching Aquatics qualified and also teaches with the Your Leisure Swim School.

Support Coaches

Stephanie Groombridge
Stephanie supports Sue in teaching our non competitive swimmers. Stephanie is Level 2 Teaching Aquatics qualified and also teaches with the Your Leisure Swim School.

Sue Groombridge
Sue is Level 2 Teaching Aquatics qualified.

Academy Squad

Lisa Porreca – Lead Coach

Lisa joined Thanet Swim Club in 2019 and is the Lead Coach for the club’s Academy Squads.  Lisa is Level 2 Teaching Aquatics qualified.

Retired Coaches:

John White (Retired December 2017)
21340383244_5e4bb2842e_k.jpgJohn dedicated his life to coaching swimming since his youngest daughter joined Margate Swimming Club at the age of 6.  Over his extensive career spanning 43 years of coaching swimming, John worked for Margate Swimming Club, Herne Bay Swimming Club and has been with Thanet Swim Club since its formation.


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