Brit's Build World-Class Programme
Jul 23, 2008
Craig Lord

British Swimming has announced some key appointments:

British Development Coach: Chris Martin, the American coach who has been based in Scotland for several years and was the man behind the success of Nelson Diebel, 100m breaststroke Olympic champion in 1992.

Open Water Performance Manager: Mark Perry, one-time coach to Caitlin McClatchey and Mel Marshall.

Sports Science, Sports Medicine Manager: Andrew Logan, currently High Performance Manager for Triathlon Australia and former sports science sports medicine co-ordinator for Swimming Australia.



Britain's National Performance Director Michael Scott said: 'I'm delighted to welcome these three valuable additions to the programme and look forward to working with them while utilising their experience in the best interests of British Swimming for years to come. Together we will increase the number of athlete and coach partnerships throughout the UK and raise the level of support that is provided to them. They will work and support myself as National Performance Director and newly appointed Head Coach Dennis Pursley.'



All roles will begin after the Olympic Games in Beijing.